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 27 June 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 West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 147 142
Rank change year-on-year +22 -5  
Contract jobs citing Billing 14 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.48% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the General category 1.47% 0.96% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 6
Median daily rate £500 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +9.33% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year - -9.09%  

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 955 1248 1284
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.43% 32.88% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 800 721
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 40 38
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £15.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.31% +28.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.73 £47.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Billing in the North West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 +17 11 £500 -11.11% 2
Lancashire +3 1 £413 +17.85%
Cheshire - 1 £425 -
Billing
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 7 (43.75%) SAP
2 6 (37.50%) Web Services
2 6 (37.50%) ABAP
2 6 (37.50%) Web Dynpro
2 6 (37.50%) BAPI
2 6 (37.50%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
3 3 (18.75%) CRM
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) FMCG
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.25%) Presales
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (6.25%) Trend Analysis

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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) ABAP Developer
2 6 (37.50%) SAP Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Billing Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Requirements Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Manager
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) BAPI
1 6 (37.50%) Web Dynpro
1 6 (37.50%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 2 (12.50%) FMCG
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Change Management
1 3 (18.75%) CRM
1 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
1 3 (18.75%) Project Management
1 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) SDLC
2 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
2 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) Data Management
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (6.25%) Presales
3 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) ABAP
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CISM
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) VMware