Period
to 21 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Billing over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 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 West
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 189 198
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9 +14
Contract jobs citing Billing 29 17 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.47% 0.30% 0.47%
As % of the General category 1.66% 0.85% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 24
North West median daily rate £375 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £310
90th Percentile £581 £500 £679
England median daily rate £450 £435 £405
% change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
North West median hourly rate £21.04 - £12.00
10th Percentile £19.89 - £11.00
90th Percentile £22.19 - £13.00
England median hourly rate £28.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +83.87% +3.33% +21.56%

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 the North West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,746 1,989 2,568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 28.20% 34.82% 33.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,040 1,175 1,603
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £265 £245 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 108 95
North West median hourly rate £20.22 £25.00 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.12% -6.82% -14.55%
10th Percentile £12.44 £11.60 £12.77
90th Percentile £43.08 £51.71 £49.01
England median hourly rate £26.93 £24.23 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.17% -3.10% +11.11%

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Billing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Billing in the North West

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Billing in the North West

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Billing in the North West over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Billing in the North West

Billing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Billing in the North West

Billing
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. 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
Cheshire +13 19 £330 -22.35% 5
Manchester -21 8 £438 -12.50% 6
Billing
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Billing.

1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (24.14%) IT Strategy
3 6 (20.69%) HP ALM
3 6 (20.69%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (20.69%) Legal
3 6 (20.69%) HP
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (20.69%) ITIL
3 6 (20.69%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (20.69%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (20.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (17.24%) Service Management
4 5 (17.24%) Service Design
5 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
5 4 (13.79%) ERP
5 4 (13.79%) Migration
5 4 (13.79%) SQL
6 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.34%) SAP
6 3 (10.34%) ETL
7 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
7 2 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle
7 2 (6.90%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio Team System

Billing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.45%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (3.45%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) Skype
1 1 (3.45%) SSH
1 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (3.45%) MSI
2 1 (3.45%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Legal
3 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.45%) Law
4 1 (3.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Analyst
1 6 (20.69%) Designer
2 5 (17.24%) Transition Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Service Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Service Transition Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Data Migration Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Environment Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Migration Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Mobile Product Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Test Environment Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Service Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) CentOS
1 1 (3.45%) Fedora
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) IT Strategy
2 6 (20.69%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (20.69%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (20.69%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (17.24%) Service Design
3 5 (17.24%) Service Management
4 4 (13.79%) ERP
4 4 (13.79%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
5 3 (10.34%) ETL
5 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (6.90%) Load Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.90%) PLM
6 2 (6.90%) Software Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.45%) Go
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) PHP
2 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) VB
2 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.45%) PMO
1 1 (3.45%) QA
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) HP ALM
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) HP
3 3 (10.34%) SAP
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) Intapp
5 1 (3.45%) Ivanti
5 1 (3.45%) Progress
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Xerox