Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 182 201
Rank change year-on-year +13 +19 +13
Contract jobs citing Billing 51 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.85% 0.35% 0.37%
As % of the General category 3.26% 1.06% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 16 15
North West median daily rate £383 £500 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.50% -6.98% +19.44%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £347
90th Percentile £485 £600 £600
England median daily rate £450 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £17.75 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -15.48% +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 1,565 1,881 1,981
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 26.02% 33.09% 30.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 945 1,200 1,274
North West median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.13% -4.76%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £613 £550
England median daily rate £495 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 87 78
North West median hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.15% -11.54% -14.81%
10th Percentile £12.62 £12.21 £12.50
90th Percentile £43.45 £56.00 £56.81
England median hourly rate £24.00 £26.47 £23.72
% change year-on-year -9.33% +11.62% -5.14%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +1 28 £350 -30.00% 8
Cheshire +9 15 £375 -23.08% 5
Lancashire -17 6 £438 +6.06% 2
Billing
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 20 (39.22%) C#
2 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 15 (29.41%) .NET
3 15 (29.41%) Finance
4 14 (27.45%) Oracle
5 13 (25.49%) ITIL
6 11 (21.57%) MVC
6 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
7 10 (19.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 10 (19.61%) SMS
7 10 (19.61%) Perl
7 10 (19.61%) PHP
7 10 (19.61%) Application Packaging
8 9 (17.65%) VMware
8 9 (17.65%) VB
8 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
8 9 (17.65%) Windows
8 9 (17.65%) CRM
8 9 (17.65%) Workflow
8 9 (17.65%) Service Management
8 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (17.65%) Service Design
9 8 (15.69%) Xerox
9 8 (15.69%) Application Virtualisation
9 8 (15.69%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (15.69%) Personalization
9 8 (15.69%) SCCM
9 8 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (15.69%) Visualisation
9 8 (15.69%) XenApp

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 3 (5.88%) SAS
1 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.92%) Elite 3E
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.96%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) SMS
2 2 (3.92%) Intranet
3 1 (1.96%) DNS
3 1 (1.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) MariaDB
2 7 (13.73%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MSI
1 8 (15.69%) Wise Package Studio
2 6 (11.76%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.96%) Chocolatey
3 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Law
3 4 (7.84%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Legal
4 3 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.88%) Marketing
5 1 (1.96%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Service Manager
4 8 (15.69%) Applications Packager
4 8 (15.69%) Business Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) .NET Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Transition Manager
6 6 (11.76%) Service Transition Manager
7 5 (9.80%) Billing Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) Billing Business Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) Service Design Manager
8 4 (7.84%) CRM Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) CRM Business Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) Lead Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Perl Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Consultant
9 3 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (5.88%) Senior Delivery Manager
9 3 (5.88%) Senior Manager
10 2 (3.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) .NET
2 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
3 8 (15.69%) OCX
4 6 (11.76%) jQuery
4 6 (11.76%) React
5 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.92%) CSS
5 2 (3.92%) HTML
5 2 (3.92%) XHTML
5 2 (3.92%) XML
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.96%) RESTful
6 1 (1.96%) WCF
6 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Windows XP
3 7 (13.73%) CentOS
3 7 (13.73%) Linux
4 6 (11.76%) Windows 10
4 6 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 6 (11.76%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) ITIL
2 11 (21.57%) MVC
3 10 (19.61%) Application Packaging
4 9 (17.65%) CRM
4 9 (17.65%) Service Design
4 9 (17.65%) Service Management
4 9 (17.65%) Workflow
5 8 (15.69%) Application Virtualisation
5 8 (15.69%) Personalization
5 8 (15.69%) Software Testing
5 8 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (15.69%) Visualisation
6 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (13.73%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 5 (9.80%) Acceptance Criteria
8 5 (9.80%) ERP
8 5 (9.80%) Risk Management
8 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
8 5 (9.80%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) C#
2 10 (19.61%) Perl
2 10 (19.61%) PHP
3 9 (17.65%) VB
4 8 (15.69%) SQL
4 8 (15.69%) VBScript
5 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) QA
1 8 (15.69%) SLA
2 3 (5.88%) PMO
3 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.96%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (15.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (15.69%) Virtual Desktop
2 8 (15.69%) XenApp
3 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (27.45%) Oracle
3 9 (17.65%) VMware
4 8 (15.69%) Citrix
4 8 (15.69%) Ivanti
4 8 (15.69%) Xerox
5 7 (13.73%) Red Hat
6 5 (9.80%) SAP
7 2 (3.92%) Intapp
7 2 (3.92%) Reuters
8 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.96%) Siebel
8 1 (1.96%) Tableau