The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 29 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.

Billing
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 44 67
Rank change year-on-year +7 +23  
Contract jobs citing Billing 22 28 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.34% 2.76% 0.79%
As % of the General category 7.69% 7.95% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 5
Median daily rate £450 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £550 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £590 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £364
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £12.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year +82.00% +8.69%  

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 Reading with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 286 352 283
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 43.47% 34.65% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 149 115
Median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £235 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.22% -18.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00%  

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Billing in Reading

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Billing in Reading over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Billing in Reading

Billing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Billing in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 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 Reading region with a requirement for Billing.

1 19 (46.34%) Telecoms
2 14 (34.15%) ITIL
3 12 (29.27%) Degree
4 9 (21.95%) CRM
5 8 (19.51%) SLA
5 8 (19.51%) Incident Management
5 8 (19.51%) Trend Analysis
5 8 (19.51%) Risk Management
6 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
6 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
6 6 (14.63%) SAP
6 6 (14.63%) Project Management
6 6 (14.63%) Presales
7 5 (12.20%) Finance
8 4 (9.76%) CMMI
8 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
8 4 (9.76%) PMI
8 4 (9.76%) PMI Certification
8 4 (9.76%) RIA
8 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
8 4 (9.76%) Migration
8 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
9 3 (7.32%) Business Process Mapping
9 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (7.32%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
9 3 (7.32%) Information Security
9 3 (7.32%) Retail
9 3 (7.32%) eTOM
9 3 (7.32%) Reverse Engineering

Billing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.88%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (2.44%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.44%) SAP FI-CA
2 1 (2.44%) SAP MDG
2 1 (2.44%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) BGP
1 1 (2.44%) Broadband
1 1 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (2.44%) DNS
1 1 (2.44%) HSRP
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
1 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.44%) ICMP
1 1 (2.44%) MPLS
1 1 (2.44%) MVNO
1 1 (2.44%) OSPF
1 1 (2.44%) SNMP
1 1 (2.44%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.44%) Telnet
1 1 (2.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
General
1 19 (46.34%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Front Office
4 2 (4.88%) Legal
5 1 (2.44%) Back Office
5 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Business Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Incident Manager
4 6 (14.63%) Engagement Manager
4 6 (14.63%) Telecoms Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) IT Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Process Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Salesforce Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Salesforce Business Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Incident Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Salesforce Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Salesforce Business Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Billing Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Telecoms Billing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) BAPI
1 1 (2.44%) J2EE
1 1 (2.44%) SAP ALE
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Smart Forms
1 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) PMI
1 4 (9.76%) RIA
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
1 2 (4.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) ITIL
2 9 (21.95%) CRM
3 8 (19.51%) Incident Management
3 8 (19.51%) Risk Management
3 8 (19.51%) Trend Analysis
4 6 (14.63%) Presales
4 6 (14.63%) Project Management
5 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
5 4 (9.76%) CMMI
5 4 (9.76%) Migration
5 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.32%) Business Process Mapping
6 3 (7.32%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
6 3 (7.32%) eTOM
6 3 (7.32%) Information Security
6 3 (7.32%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (7.32%) Workflow
7 2 (4.88%) Process Improvement
7 2 (4.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) ABAP
2 2 (4.88%) VBA
3 1 (2.44%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Degree
2 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) PMI Certification
3 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.44%) CCA
5 1 (2.44%) CCIP
5 1 (2.44%) CCNP
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) PMO
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
1 6 (14.63%) SAP
2 3 (7.32%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.88%) Ariba
3 2 (4.88%) Concur
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) F5
4 1 (2.44%) hybris
4 1 (2.44%) Juniper
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Siebel