Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 189 226 216
Rank change year-on-year +37 -10 +13
Contract jobs citing Billing 176 158 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.20% 0.94% 0.90%
As % of the General category 3.75% 2.88% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 87 83
South East median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -
10th Percentile £300 £305 £240
90th Percentile £569 £550 £580
England median daily rate £450 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 1
South East median hourly rate £14.05 £45.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.78% +190.32% +36.32%
10th Percentile £10.90 £28.60 £13.75
90th Percentile £19.45 £59.00 £17.25
England median hourly rate £14.05 £31.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -54.68% +93.75% +28.00%

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 4,695 5,480 5,429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.97% 32.55% 35.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,641 3,010 2,987
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 157 222
South East median hourly rate £35.61 £32.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.56% +30.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £13.05 £13.19 £11.33
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.60 £47.50
England median hourly rate £30.00 £26.78 £25.00
% change year-on-year +12.04% +7.10% -7.41%

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 26 May 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
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 26 May 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 +66 107 £513 +20.59% 3
Berkshire +29 102 £525 +23.53% 2
Hampshire -35 42 £438 +1.45% 1
Surrey +26 16 £500 +12.93%
East Sussex - 5 £525 -
Buckinghamshire +24 4 £395 +71.74%
Kent - 3 £485 -
Oxfordshire +27 1 - - 1
West Sussex +7 1 - -
Billing
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 81 (46.02%) Telecoms
2 44 (25.00%) Finance
3 35 (19.89%) CRM
4 28 (15.91%) Project Management
5 25 (14.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 24 (13.64%) PaaS
6 24 (13.64%) IaaS
7 21 (11.93%) Salesforce.com
7 21 (11.93%) SAP
7 21 (11.93%) Microsoft
7 21 (11.93%) eTOM
8 20 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (11.36%) CSG Singleview
9 19 (10.80%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (10.23%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 17 (9.66%) ITIL
12 16 (9.09%) SQL
12 16 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
13 15 (8.52%) Oracle
13 15 (8.52%) MS Visio
14 14 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (7.39%) IT Strategy
16 12 (6.82%) Linux
16 12 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (6.82%) Migration
16 12 (6.82%) Manufacturing
16 12 (6.82%) Project Planning
16 12 (6.82%) Degree
17 11 (6.25%) Incident Management
17 11 (6.25%) Marketing

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 4 (2.27%) Confluence
2 2 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.57%) Apache
3 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (8.52%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (11.36%) CSG Singleview
2 7 (3.98%) SAP FI
3 6 (3.41%) SAP FI-CA
4 5 (2.84%) SAP CO
4 5 (2.84%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (2.84%) SAP IS-U
5 4 (2.27%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (2.27%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (1.70%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (1.14%) NetSuite
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle BRM
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (1.14%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (1.14%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.57%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.57%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.57%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (13.64%) IaaS
2 24 (13.64%) PaaS
3 14 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.84%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 5 (2.84%) Office 365
5 2 (1.14%) SaaS
6 1 (0.57%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.11%) DNS
2 4 (2.27%) Network Security
2 4 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.70%) Broadband
3 3 (1.70%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.14%) BGP
4 2 (1.14%) DWDM
4 2 (1.14%) EIGRP
4 2 (1.14%) GPRS
4 2 (1.14%) GSM
4 2 (1.14%) INAP
4 2 (1.14%) IPsec
4 2 (1.14%) LAN
4 2 (1.14%) MPLS
4 2 (1.14%) OSPF
4 2 (1.14%) SDH
4 2 (1.14%) SONET
4 2 (1.14%) VPN
4 2 (1.14%) VRRP
4 2 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.11%) MySQL
2 5 (2.84%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (2.84%) Data Lake
3 4 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.70%) Amazon Athena
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.57%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.57%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (4.55%) JIRA
2 5 (2.84%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (2.27%) Maven
3 4 (2.27%) Rational Rose
4 3 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.70%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.70%) DbUnit
4 3 (1.70%) Mockito
4 3 (1.70%) TestNG
4 3 (1.70%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.57%) Ant
5 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.57%) LSMW
5 1 (0.57%) Toad
General
1 81 (46.02%) Telecoms
2 44 (25.00%) Finance
3 12 (6.82%) Manufacturing
4 11 (6.25%) Marketing
4 11 (6.25%) Retail
5 10 (5.68%) Electronics
6 4 (2.27%) German Language
7 3 (1.70%) Legal
8 1 (0.57%) Advertising
8 1 (0.57%) Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (18.18%) Designer
2 31 (17.61%) Architect
3 30 (17.05%) Solutions Designer
4 23 (13.07%) Analyst
5 16 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (8.52%) Consultant
6 15 (8.52%) Project Manager
7 12 (6.82%) Business Analyst
8 11 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
8 11 (6.25%) BSS Architect
9 10 (5.68%) BSS Solutions Architect
9 10 (5.68%) Cloud Engineer
9 10 (5.68%) Salesforce Architect
10 9 (5.11%) AWS Engineer
10 9 (5.11%) WebOps Engineer
11 8 (4.55%) Developer
12 7 (3.98%) Azure DevOps
12 7 (3.98%) Coordinator
12 7 (3.98%) SAP Consultant
12 7 (3.98%) Telecoms Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.25%) Web Services
2 4 (2.27%) Hibernate
2 4 (2.27%) Middleware
2 4 (2.27%) Spring
3 3 (1.70%) Apache Camel
3 3 (1.70%) GWT
3 3 (1.70%) Node.js
3 3 (1.70%) Spring Batch
4 2 (1.14%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.57%) BAPI
5 1 (0.57%) CSS
5 1 (0.57%) React
5 1 (0.57%) REST
5 1 (0.57%) RESTful
5 1 (0.57%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.11%) Public Cloud
3 6 (3.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (3.41%) NGOSS
4 4 (2.27%) Smart Meter
4 4 (2.27%) TM Forum
5 3 (1.70%) CMDB
5 3 (1.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.14%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (1.14%) IPTV
6 2 (1.14%) IVR
7 1 (0.57%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.57%) iPhone
7 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.57%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.57%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.57%) Smart Home
7 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.82%) Linux
2 3 (1.70%) Mac OS
3 2 (1.14%) Windows
4 1 (0.57%) Android
4 1 (0.57%) VMS
4 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.89%) CRM
2 28 (15.91%) Project Management
3 21 (11.93%) eTOM
4 20 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (10.80%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (10.23%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 17 (9.66%) ITIL
8 13 (7.39%) IT Strategy
9 12 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (6.82%) Migration
9 12 (6.82%) Project Planning
10 11 (6.25%) Incident Management
10 11 (6.25%) Service Management
11 10 (5.68%) Digital Marketing
11 10 (5.68%) ITSM
11 10 (5.68%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (5.68%) Programme Management
11 10 (5.68%) Test Automation
12 9 (5.11%) Infrastructure Automation
12 9 (5.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.09%) SQL
2 9 (5.11%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.84%) Java
4 2 (1.14%) ABAP
4 2 (1.14%) VBA
5 1 (0.57%) C
5 1 (0.57%) ES6
5 1 (0.57%) Java 8
5 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (6.82%) Degree
2 8 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (3.98%) PMP
4 6 (3.41%) MBA
5 5 (2.84%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.70%) CCNA
6 3 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.14%) CCNP
7 2 (1.14%) CISM
7 2 (1.14%) CISSP
7 2 (1.14%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.57%) CISA
8 1 (0.57%) GIAC
8 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.27%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) GDPR
2 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.14%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.41%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.14%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.14%) Nessus
2 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.57%) Ansible
2 1 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (11.93%) Microsoft
1 21 (11.93%) Salesforce.com
1 21 (11.93%) SAP
2 15 (8.52%) Oracle
3 8 (4.55%) Pega
4 6 (3.41%) Nokia
4 6 (3.41%) Progress
5 5 (2.84%) Casewise
5 5 (2.84%) Cisco
6 4 (2.27%) Amdocs
6 4 (2.27%) Apttus
6 4 (2.27%) JD Edwards
6 4 (2.27%) Juniper
7 3 (1.70%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.70%) Ericsson
7 3 (1.70%) Huawei
7 3 (1.70%) Remedy
8 2 (1.14%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.14%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.14%) NetCracker