Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 183 217
Rank change year-on-year +7 +34 -9
Contract jobs citing Billing 35 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.59% 0.36% 0.26%
As % of the General category 2.27% 1.04% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 13
North West median daily rate £350 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £310
90th Percentile £505 £550 £660
England median daily rate £450 £450 £396
% change year-on-year - +13.56% -5.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North West median hourly rate £21.04 - -
England median hourly rate £18.25 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -13.10% +5.00% +73.91%

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 1,539 1,915 2,220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 25.94% 34.13% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 1,210 1,417
North West median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £258 £256 £263
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 90 81
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £21.89 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.04% -12.44% -18.09%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £43.00 £47.45 £53.50
England median hourly rate £23.65 £26.44 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.55% +14.96% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Manchester +2 19 £350 -30.00% 8
Cheshire +7 13 £330 -20.00% 4
Lancashire -21 2 £375 -9.09% 2
Billing
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (34.29%) .NET
3 11 (31.43%) C#
3 11 (31.43%) Finance
4 10 (28.57%) ITIL
5 9 (25.71%) Oracle
5 9 (25.71%) Service Management
6 8 (22.86%) MVC
6 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Excel
6 8 (22.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (22.86%) AngularJS
6 8 (22.86%) Mobile Device Management
6 8 (22.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (20.00%) Service Design
7 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (20.00%) SMS
7 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (20.00%) Perl
7 7 (20.00%) PHP
7 7 (20.00%) SQL
8 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 5 (14.29%) MySQL
8 5 (14.29%) ERP
8 5 (14.29%) Linux
8 5 (14.29%) MariaDB
8 5 (14.29%) CentOS
9 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (11.43%) React

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 (5.71%) SAS
1 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.86%) Elite 3E
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.86%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.57%) Office 365
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) SMS
2 2 (5.71%) Intranet
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) MariaDB
2 5 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.86%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MSI
1 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
1 2 (5.71%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (2.86%) Chocolatey
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Law
4 1 (2.86%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 6 (17.14%) Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Transition Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Service Transition Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Lead Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Perl Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Applications Packager
7 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Environment Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Finance Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Implementation Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Mobile Product Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Service Design Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Service Implementation Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) .NET
2 8 (22.86%) AngularJS
3 4 (11.43%) jQuery
3 4 (11.43%) React
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.71%) CSS
4 2 (5.71%) HTML
4 2 (5.71%) OCX
4 2 (5.71%) XHTML
4 2 (5.71%) XML
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.86%) RESTful
5 1 (2.86%) WCF
5 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) CentOS
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) ITIL
2 9 (25.71%) Service Management
3 8 (22.86%) Mobile Device Management
3 8 (22.86%) MVC
4 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (20.00%) Service Design
5 5 (14.29%) ERP
6 4 (11.43%) Application Packaging
6 4 (11.43%) Migration
6 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.57%) CRM
7 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.57%) Workflow
8 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.71%) Load Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.71%) System Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) C#
2 7 (20.00%) Perl
2 7 (20.00%) PHP
2 7 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) VB
5 2 (5.71%) VBScript
6 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) PMO
1 2 (5.71%) QA
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (5.71%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (5.71%) XenApp
3 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.71%) Oracle
3 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.57%) VMware
5 2 (5.71%) Citrix
5 2 (5.71%) Ivanti
5 2 (5.71%) SAP
5 2 (5.71%) Xerox
6 1 (2.86%) Intapp
6 1 (2.86%) Reuters