Period
to 15 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Billing over the 6 months to 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Billing
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 82 88
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 +1
Contract jobs citing Billing 11 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.93% 0.48% 0.15%
As % of the General category 3.07% 1.32% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Cheshire median daily rate £406 £575 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.35% - -
North West median daily rate £385 £550 £531
% change year-on-year -30.00% +3.53% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Billing is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 358 453 453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 30.34% 36.53% 35.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 340 312
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £237 £235
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 14 18
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -37.78%
10th Percentile £13.27 £13.00 £13.25
90th Percentile £40.22 £34.63 £25.13
North West median hourly rate £26.00 £22.06 £27.50
% change year-on-year +17.85% -19.77% -21.43%

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Billing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Billing in Cheshire

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Billing in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Billing in Cheshire

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Billing in Cheshire over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Billing in Cheshire

Billing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Billing in Cheshire

Billing
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 15 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -7 3 - -
Crewe -10 2 £413 -28.26% 2
Warrington +1 1 £475 -17.39% 2
Billing
North West

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Billing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Billing.

1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 6 (54.55%) Service Design
3 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
3 5 (45.45%) Supplier Management
4 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Wealth Management
4 3 (27.27%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (27.27%) Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Law
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (27.27%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (18.18%) Business Process Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Intranet
5 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
5 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging
5 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management

Billing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Chocolatey
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Service Manager
2 5 (45.45%) Service Design Manager
3 4 (36.36%) Service Transition Manager
3 4 (36.36%) Transition Manager
4 3 (27.27%) Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (18.18%) Service Implementation Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (9.09%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Billing Business Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Business Finance Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
6 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
1 6 (54.55%) Service Design
2 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
2 5 (45.45%) Supplier Management
3 3 (27.27%) Acceptance Criteria
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) Wealth Management
4 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging
4 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Business Process Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau
3 1 (9.09%) VMware