Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 221 242 214
Rank change year-on-year +21 -28 +59
Contract jobs citing Billing 145 140 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.02% 0.85% 0.99%
As % of the General category 2.92% 2.48% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 84 100
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +16.13% -3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £291 £213
90th Percentile £616 £525 £516
England median daily rate £468 £450 £446
% change year-on-year +3.89% +0.84% +11.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
South East median hourly rate £47.25 £21.75 £34.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +117.24% -36.82% +202.84%
10th Percentile £27.68 £17.13 £31.94
90th Percentile £67.83 £26.18 £35.72
England median hourly rate £47.25 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +148.68% - -5.00%

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 4,959 5,638 6,312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 34.85% 34.37% 38.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,687 3,248 3,478
South East median daily rate £450 £433 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +2.98% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £248
90th Percentile £625 £588 £570
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 178 255
South East median hourly rate £25.58 £25.06 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.06% +25.30% +1.99%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.71 £11.60
90th Percentile £49.68 £53.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.50 £22.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.36% -0.36% +9.76%

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 22 September 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Billing in the South East over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 September 2019. 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 +39 88 £525 +27.27% 8
Berkshire +36 79 £525 +44.83% 6
Hampshire -10 26 £438 -2.78% 4
Surrey +16 13 £475 +5.56% 5
East Sussex +9 8 £525 -4.55% 3
West Sussex +14 6 £475 +11.76%
Buckinghamshire +21 5 £363 +45.00% 1
Oxfordshire +15 4 £585 +30.00% 1
Kent +1 1 £485 +17.58%
Billing
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for Billing.

1 64 (44.14%) Telecoms
2 34 (23.45%) Finance
3 33 (22.76%) SQL
4 28 (19.31%) CSG Singleview
5 26 (17.93%) Oracle
5 26 (17.93%) CRM
6 21 (14.48%) Migration
7 19 (13.10%) Salesforce.com
8 18 (12.41%) Microsoft
9 17 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (11.03%) Linux
10 16 (11.03%) Project Management
10 16 (11.03%) IaaS
11 15 (10.34%) Azure
11 15 (10.34%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 15 (10.34%) ITIL
11 15 (10.34%) eTOM
12 14 (9.66%) SAP
13 12 (8.28%) PL/SQL
13 12 (8.28%) PaaS
13 12 (8.28%) DevOps
13 12 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (7.59%) Degree
14 11 (7.59%) Oracle EBS R12
15 10 (6.90%) Security Cleared
15 10 (6.90%) PowerShell
15 10 (6.90%) Java
15 10 (6.90%) Unix
15 10 (6.90%) DNS
15 10 (6.90%) Shell Script

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 8 (5.52%) Apache
1 8 (5.52%) iPlanet
2 3 (2.07%) Confluence
3 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (6.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (5.52%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.14%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 28 (19.31%) CSG Singleview
2 11 (7.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (6.21%) Oracle Receivables
3 9 (6.21%) SAP FI
3 9 (6.21%) SAP FI-CA
4 8 (5.52%) SAP CO
4 8 (5.52%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (4.83%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (4.14%) SAP IS-U
7 5 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (3.45%) SAP PSCD
8 4 (2.76%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (2.07%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (2.07%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (2.07%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (2.07%) Oracle TCA
10 2 (1.38%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (1.38%) Oracle BRM
10 2 (1.38%) Oracle iSupplier
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.03%) IaaS
2 15 (10.34%) Azure
3 12 (8.28%) PaaS
4 5 (3.45%) AWS
5 2 (1.38%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.69%) GCP
6 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.90%) DNS
2 3 (2.07%) 5G
3 2 (1.38%) Broadband
3 2 (1.38%) Firewall
3 2 (1.38%) GPRS
3 2 (1.38%) GSM
3 2 (1.38%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.69%) 3G
4 1 (0.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.69%) H.323
4 1 (0.69%) Internet
4 1 (0.69%) Intranet
4 1 (0.69%) IPsec
4 1 (0.69%) Megaco
4 1 (0.69%) MGCP
4 1 (0.69%) PBX
4 1 (0.69%) SMS
4 1 (0.69%) VoIP
4 1 (0.69%) VPN
4 1 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.14%) MySQL
2 4 (2.76%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.07%) OLAP
3 3 (2.07%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (2.07%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.69%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.69%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.14%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.76%) JIRA
4 2 (1.38%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.69%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.69%) DbUnit
5 1 (0.69%) JMeter
5 1 (0.69%) Maven
5 1 (0.69%) Mockito
5 1 (0.69%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.69%) TestNG
General
1 64 (44.14%) Telecoms
2 34 (23.45%) Finance
3 7 (4.83%) Marketing
3 7 (4.83%) Retail
4 3 (2.07%) General Ledger
4 3 (2.07%) Legal
5 2 (1.38%) Back Office
5 2 (1.38%) Banking
5 2 (1.38%) Front Office
5 2 (1.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.38%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (16.55%) Designer
2 22 (15.17%) Architect
2 22 (15.17%) Consultant
2 22 (15.17%) Solutions Designer
3 13 (8.97%) Analyst
4 10 (6.90%) SAP Consultant
5 9 (6.21%) Oracle Consultant
5 9 (6.21%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (5.52%) Project Manager
7 7 (4.83%) Azure DevOps
7 7 (4.83%) Migration Engineer
7 7 (4.83%) Salesforce Architect
8 6 (4.14%) Functional Consultant
8 6 (4.14%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 6 (4.14%) Telecoms Architect
9 5 (3.45%) Azure Engineer
9 5 (3.45%) Developer
10 4 (2.76%) Automation Architect
10 4 (2.76%) Business Analyst
10 4 (2.76%) SAP ISU Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.52%) Apache Commons
1 8 (5.52%) JDBC
1 8 (5.52%) JSP
1 8 (5.52%) Servlets
1 8 (5.52%) Web Services
2 2 (1.38%) REST
2 2 (1.38%) SOAP
3 1 (0.69%) Apache Camel
3 1 (0.69%) CSS
3 1 (0.69%) GWT
3 1 (0.69%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.69%) Middleware
3 1 (0.69%) Node.js
3 1 (0.69%) React
3 1 (0.69%) RESTful
3 1 (0.69%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.69%) Spring
3 1 (0.69%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.83%) CMDB
3 4 (2.76%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (2.76%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.07%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.07%) User Experience
5 2 (1.38%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.38%) IPTV
5 2 (1.38%) NGOSS
5 2 (1.38%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.38%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.69%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.03%) Linux
2 10 (6.90%) Unix
3 4 (2.76%) VMS
4 2 (1.38%) Windows
4 2 (1.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.93%) CRM
2 21 (14.48%) Migration
3 17 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (11.03%) Project Management
5 15 (10.34%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 15 (10.34%) eTOM
5 15 (10.34%) ITIL
6 12 (8.28%) DevOps
7 9 (6.21%) ERP
7 9 (6.21%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (5.52%) Data Analysis
8 8 (5.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (5.52%) Workshop Facilitation
9 7 (4.83%) Data Migration
9 7 (4.83%) Data Modelling
9 7 (4.83%) Defect Management
9 7 (4.83%) Sprint Planning
10 6 (4.14%) Acceptance Criteria
10 6 (4.14%) Problem Management
11 5 (3.45%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (22.76%) SQL
2 12 (8.28%) PL/SQL
3 10 (6.90%) Java
3 10 (6.90%) PowerShell
3 10 (6.90%) Shell Script
4 9 (6.21%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.69%) ABAP
5 1 (0.69%) C
5 1 (0.69%) ES6
5 1 (0.69%) Perl
5 1 (0.69%) Ruby
5 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (7.59%) Degree
2 10 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.14%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (4.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.76%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.38%) MBA
5 2 (1.38%) PMP
5 2 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.69%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.38%) QA
1 2 (1.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.69%) GDPR
2 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.69%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (4.83%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (4.14%) vCloud
3 5 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.45%) Terraform
1 5 (3.45%) vRealize
2 1 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 26 (17.93%) Oracle
2 19 (13.10%) Salesforce.com
3 18 (12.41%) Microsoft
4 14 (9.66%) SAP
5 8 (5.52%) Sun
6 6 (4.14%) VMware
7 2 (1.38%) Amdocs
7 2 (1.38%) Casewise
7 2 (1.38%) IBM
7 2 (1.38%) Nokia
7 2 (1.38%) Pega
7 2 (1.38%) Tableau
8 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.69%) Citrix
8 1 (0.69%) Demandware
8 1 (0.69%) DocuSign
8 1 (0.69%) Google
8 1 (0.69%) Jitterbit
8 1 (0.69%) Openreach
8 1 (0.69%) Remedy