Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Billing over the 6 months to 24 November 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 > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 238 217
Rank change year-on-year +18 -21 -81
Contract jobs citing Billing 160 144 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.95% 0.87% 0.96%
As % of the General category 2.70% 2.62% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 70 92
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% +25.71%
10th Percentile £256 £245 £234
90th Percentile £538 £575 £541
England median daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
South East median hourly rate £34.43 £10.24 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +236.35% -11.00% -82.03%
10th Percentile £31.94 £10.23 £9.60
90th Percentile £35.72 £22.73 £12.25
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +73.91% -14.81%

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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5925 5500 6855
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.21% 33.04% 35.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3248 3102 3834
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £220 £230
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 237 213
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +32.35%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.65 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.88 £48.65
England median hourly rate £25.50 £24.50 £24.93
% change year-on-year +4.08% -1.71% +13.30%

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Billing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Billing in the South East

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Billing in the South East

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Billing in the South East over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Billing in the South East

Billing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Billing in the South East

Billing
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley +10 91 £475 +18.01% 4
Berkshire -7 52 £458 +12.96% 4
Oxfordshire +43 35 £475 +74.31%
Hampshire -16 28 £375 +2.74% 3
Surrey +13 26 £500 -3.61%
West Sussex +3 9 £400 -
Middlesex +9 5 £400 +3.23%
Buckinghamshire -22 4 £500 +25.00%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Billing
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Billing.

1 48 (30.00%) Finance
2 47 (29.38%) Telecoms
3 33 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (18.13%) CRM
5 27 (16.88%) Salesforce.com
6 26 (16.25%) Project Management
7 24 (15.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
8 23 (14.38%) SAP
8 23 (14.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (13.13%) SDLC
10 20 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 17 (10.63%) QA
12 16 (10.00%) Quote-to-Cash
13 15 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (8.13%) Service Management
15 12 (7.50%) SQL
15 12 (7.50%) Degree
15 12 (7.50%) Document Management
15 12 (7.50%) Migration
16 11 (6.88%) Apex Code
16 11 (6.88%) MVNO
16 11 (6.88%) ITIL
16 11 (6.88%) MS Visio
16 11 (6.88%) SLA
17 10 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
17 10 (6.25%) ERP
17 10 (6.25%) Oracle
17 10 (6.25%) Validation
17 10 (6.25%) Six Sigma
17 10 (6.25%) SAP SD

Billing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (3.75%) Documentum
2 4 (2.50%) Confluence
3 3 (1.88%) Apache
3 3 (1.88%) SAP Portal
4 2 (1.25%) IIS
4 2 (1.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.63%) CICS
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 11 (6.88%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (6.25%) SAP SD
2 6 (3.75%) PlanetPress Connect
3 3 (1.88%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.88%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (1.88%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.88%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.88%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.25%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (1.25%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.25%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.25%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.25%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.38%) IBM Blueworks
2 6 (3.75%) IaaS
2 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.50%) GitHub
4 4 (2.50%) Slack
4 4 (2.50%) Trello
5 2 (1.25%) PaaS
5 2 (1.25%) SaaS
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.88%) MVNO
2 7 (4.38%) WAN
3 6 (3.75%) MPLS
4 5 (3.13%) Firewall
4 5 (3.13%) LAN
4 5 (3.13%) VPN
5 4 (2.50%) FTP
5 4 (2.50%) Internet
5 4 (2.50%) PBX
5 4 (2.50%) Symposium
5 4 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.50%) VLAN
6 3 (1.88%) DHCP
6 3 (1.88%) DNS
6 3 (1.88%) LTE
7 2 (1.25%) 3GPP
7 2 (1.25%) ADSL
7 2 (1.25%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (1.25%) MRTG
7 2 (1.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (1.88%) EDMS
1 3 (1.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.25%) Big Data
2 2 (1.25%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.25%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.25%) Sisense
2 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.63%) DB2
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (1.88%) LSMW
2 1 (0.63%) SoapUI
General
1 48 (30.00%) Finance
2 47 (29.38%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.00%) Marketing
4 6 (3.75%) General Ledger
5 5 (3.13%) Back Office
6 3 (1.88%) Publishing
6 3 (1.88%) Retail
7 2 (1.25%) Automotive
7 2 (1.25%) Electronics
7 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.63%) German Language
8 1 (0.63%) Legal
8 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (25.00%) Analyst
2 28 (17.50%) Consultant
3 26 (16.25%) Architect
4 25 (15.63%) Project Manager
5 19 (11.88%) Business Analyst
6 18 (11.25%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (8.13%) Developer
8 12 (7.50%) Designer
9 10 (6.25%) Process Analyst
9 10 (6.25%) Salesforce Analyst
9 10 (6.25%) Salesforce Developer
10 9 (5.63%) BSS Engineer
11 8 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
11 8 (5.00%) Salesforce Consultant
11 8 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
12 6 (3.75%) Integration Engineer
12 6 (3.75%) Salesforce Architect
12 6 (3.75%) Salesforce Solution Architect
13 5 (3.13%) Business Architect
13 5 (3.13%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.50%) EDI
1 4 (2.50%) REST
2 3 (1.88%) Spring
3 2 (1.25%) .NET
3 2 (1.25%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (1.25%) HTML
3 2 (1.25%) J2EE
3 2 (1.25%) SAPUI5
3 2 (1.25%) Web Services
4 1 (0.63%) IDoc
4 1 (0.63%) SOAP
4 1 (0.63%) Spring Boot
4 1 (0.63%) VXML
4 1 (0.63%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.50%) IVR
3 4 (2.50%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.88%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.88%) User Experience
5 2 (1.25%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.25%) PMI
5 2 (1.25%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.63%) FMCG
6 1 (0.63%) iPad
6 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.13%) Unix
2 3 (1.88%) Linux
2 3 (1.88%) Windows
2 3 (1.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (18.13%) CRM
3 26 (16.25%) Project Management
4 24 (15.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
5 23 (14.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (13.13%) SDLC
7 16 (10.00%) Quote-to-Cash
8 13 (8.13%) Service Management
9 12 (7.50%) Document Management
9 12 (7.50%) Migration
10 11 (6.88%) ITIL
11 10 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (6.25%) ERP
11 10 (6.25%) Product Management
11 10 (6.25%) Service Design
11 10 (6.25%) Six Sigma
11 10 (6.25%) Validation
12 9 (5.63%) Process Improvement
13 8 (5.00%) Network Design
13 8 (5.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.50%) SQL
2 11 (6.88%) Apex Code
3 7 (4.38%) ABAP
4 3 (1.88%) Java
4 3 (1.88%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.88%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.25%) C#
6 1 (0.63%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 12 (7.50%) Degree
2 6 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.88%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.25%) HND
5 2 (1.25%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.25%) PMP
5 2 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.25%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.63%) ISEB
6 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.63%) QA
2 11 (6.88%) SLA
3 5 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.25%) GDPR
5 1 (0.63%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (2.50%) Docker
2 3 (1.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.50%) Rancher
2 2 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.25%) Netcool
3 1 (0.63%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 27 (16.88%) Salesforce.com
2 23 (14.38%) SAP
3 20 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.25%) Oracle
5 9 (5.63%) Cisco
6 8 (5.00%) IBM
7 7 (4.38%) Ericsson
7 7 (4.38%) Motorola
8 6 (3.75%) ServiceNow
8 6 (3.75%) Xerox
9 5 (3.13%) Avaya
9 5 (3.13%) Remedy
10 4 (2.50%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.50%) Workday
11 3 (1.88%) JD Edwards
11 3 (1.88%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.25%) Ariba
12 2 (1.25%) HP
12 2 (1.25%) Pegasus
12 2 (1.25%) Qualys