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 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Billing
England / North West
Rank 129 135 141
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6  
Contract jobs citing Billing 2 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.077% 0.60% 0.31%
As % of the General category 0.24% 1.81% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 7
Median daily rate £365 £475 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.15% +72.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £364
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £12.50 £12.25
% change year-on-year +82.00% +2.04%  

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 West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 850 1271 1292
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.68% 33.12% 36.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 782 674
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £536 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 53 65
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.54 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.09% +25.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.85 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 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
Manchester +7 1 - - 4
Merseyside - 1 £365 -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for Billing.

1 4 (25.00%) SAP
1 4 (25.00%) ETL
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Network Management
2 3 (18.75%) SDH
2 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) CRM
2 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
2 3 (18.75%) DB2
2 3 (18.75%) MS Project
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Data Quality
2 3 (18.75%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) Software Asset Management
3 2 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Nokia
3 2 (12.50%) Middleware
3 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis

Billing
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Project
1 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) SDH
2 1 (6.25%) Broadband
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) DB2
1 3 (18.75%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Data Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Data Quality Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Project Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Billing Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement Manager
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
4 1 (6.25%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ETL
2 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (18.75%) CRM
2 3 (18.75%) Network Management
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 2 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (12.50%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) ABAP
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CISM
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) SAP
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Nokia
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
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