The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 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
England / North East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 57 60
Rank change year-on-year -19 +3  
Contract jobs citing Billing 8 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.10% 1.84% 0.31%
As % of the General category 6.02% 7.92% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 1
Median daily rate £283 £420 £900
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.73% -53.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £12.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year +82.00% +8.69%  

Billing is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 133 202 153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 18.34% 23.25% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 129 88
Median daily rate £365 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £194 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Median hourly rate £11.33 £15.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.06% -37.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.56% +25.00%  

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Billing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Billing in the North East

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Billing in the North East

Billing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Billing in the North East

Billing
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham -5 8 £283 -28.93%
Billing
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Billing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Billing.

1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 5 (31.25%) Service Management
3 5 (31.25%) ITSM
3 5 (31.25%) Siemens
3 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (31.25%) OpenScape
4 4 (25.00%) Middleware
4 4 (25.00%) IVR
4 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (12.50%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (12.50%) ETL
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team Management
5 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
5 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (6.25%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (6.25%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (6.25%) Service Design
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (6.25%) User Experience
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Utilities

Billing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Utilities
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) OpenScape
2 1 (6.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (6.25%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Billing Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Middleware Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Billing Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Billing Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) IVR
2 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
3 1 (6.25%) e-Learning
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITSM
1 5 (31.25%) Project Management
1 5 (31.25%) Service Management
2 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (12.50%) ETL
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team Management
3 1 (6.25%) Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.25%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (6.25%) Service Design
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Siemens
3 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow