Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 224 185
Rank change year-on-year +20 -39 +6
Contract jobs citing Billing 176 134 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.06% 0.88% 1.19%
As % of the General category 3.17% 2.61% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 72 104
South East median daily rate £460 £403 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £284 £300 £121
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
South East median hourly rate £40.43 - £10.95
10th Percentile £32.75 - £10.34
90th Percentile £57.50 - £11.99
England median hourly rate £33.00 £20.00 £11.23
% change year-on-year +65.00% +78.17% -16.85%

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 5,550 5,138 6,428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.34% 33.71% 34.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,057 2,851 3,478
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £256 £225 £226
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 229 234
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -7.27% +37.50%
10th Percentile £11.81 £11.20 £10.97
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year - -5.66% +16.79%

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 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
Thames Valley -5 94 £475 +16.56% 15
Berkshire -22 62 £425 +5.59% 10
Hampshire -9 39 £350 -11.95% 3
Surrey -3 33 £475 +9.20% 2
Oxfordshire +9 28 £500 +12.68% 2
Middlesex +7 6 £250 -41.18% 1
Buckinghamshire -21 4 £500 +21.21% 3
West Sussex -2 3 £400 -20.00% 1
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Billing
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 South East region with a requirement for Billing.

1 62 (35.23%) Finance
2 43 (24.43%) Telecoms
3 34 (19.32%) SAP
4 33 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (17.05%) Microsoft
6 28 (15.91%) Salesforce.com
7 26 (14.77%) Project Management
7 26 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (14.77%) SDLC
8 24 (13.64%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
9 21 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (11.36%) CRM
11 18 (10.23%) MS Visio
11 18 (10.23%) HP
11 18 (10.23%) Process Improvement
12 17 (9.66%) SAP SD
12 17 (9.66%) QA
13 16 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
13 16 (9.09%) Oracle
13 16 (9.09%) Quote-to-Cash
14 15 (8.52%) PRINCE2
15 14 (7.95%) SLA
16 12 (6.82%) Change Management
16 12 (6.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 12 (6.82%) PMP
16 12 (6.82%) SQL
16 12 (6.82%) Document Management
16 12 (6.82%) Procure-to-Pay
16 12 (6.82%) HP Quality Center

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 (3.41%) Documentum
2 5 (2.84%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.27%) Confluence
4 3 (1.70%) SAP Portal
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.57%) Apache
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.57%) IIS
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (10.23%) MS Visio
2 16 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.98%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (2.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 17 (9.66%) SAP SD
2 7 (3.98%) SAP CO
2 7 (3.98%) SAP FI
2 7 (3.98%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (3.41%) PlanetPress Connect
4 5 (2.84%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (2.84%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (2.27%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (2.27%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (2.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 4 (2.27%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (2.27%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (2.27%) SAP PS
6 3 (1.70%) Carpe Diem
6 3 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (1.70%) Elite 3E
6 3 (1.70%) SAP ERP
7 2 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.98%) IBM Blueworks
2 7 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.41%) IaaS
4 4 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.27%) GitHub
4 4 (2.27%) PaaS
4 4 (2.27%) SaaS
4 4 (2.27%) Slack
4 4 (2.27%) Trello
5 2 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.14%) Office 365
5 2 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.25%) MVNO
2 6 (3.41%) Internet
3 4 (2.27%) MPLS
4 3 (1.70%) LTE
4 3 (1.70%) VPN
4 3 (1.70%) WAN
5 2 (1.14%) 3G
5 2 (1.14%) 4G
5 2 (1.14%) ADSL
5 2 (1.14%) Broadband
5 2 (1.14%) Firewall
5 2 (1.14%) FTP
5 2 (1.14%) IP Telephony
5 2 (1.14%) ISDN
5 2 (1.14%) LAN
5 2 (1.14%) PBX
5 2 (1.14%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (1.14%) Symposium
5 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.98%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 4 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.70%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.70%) EDMS
4 2 (1.14%) Big Data
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.14%) QlikView
4 2 (1.14%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (1.70%) LSMW
2 1 (0.57%) SoapUI
General
1 62 (35.23%) Finance
2 43 (24.43%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.11%) Retail
4 6 (3.41%) Marketing
5 5 (2.84%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.27%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.70%) Back Office
8 2 (1.14%) Automotive
8 2 (1.14%) Legal
8 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.14%) Publishing
9 1 (0.57%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.57%) German Language
9 1 (0.57%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (29.55%) Analyst
2 31 (17.61%) Consultant
3 28 (15.91%) Project Manager
4 24 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 20 (11.36%) Architect
6 15 (8.52%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (7.39%) Developer
8 12 (6.82%) SAP Consultant
9 10 (5.68%) Process Analyst
9 10 (5.68%) Salesforce Developer
10 9 (5.11%) Operations Analyst
10 9 (5.11%) Salesforce Analyst
10 9 (5.11%) Telecoms Analyst
11 8 (4.55%) Salesforce Consultant
11 8 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
12 7 (3.98%) Billing Analyst
12 7 (3.98%) Functional Consultant
13 6 (3.41%) Salesforce Solution Architect
13 6 (3.41%) SAP SD Consultant
13 6 (3.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.25%) EDI
2 6 (3.41%) REST
3 5 (2.84%) Web Services
4 3 (1.70%) WebCenter
5 2 (1.14%) .NET
5 2 (1.14%) HTML
5 2 (1.14%) SAPUI5
5 2 (1.14%) Spring
6 1 (0.57%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.57%) J2EE
6 1 (0.57%) Middleware
6 1 (0.57%) SOAP
6 1 (0.57%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.70%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.70%) Smart Meter
4 3 (1.70%) User Experience
5 2 (1.14%) IVR
5 2 (1.14%) PMI
5 2 (1.14%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.57%) FMCG
6 1 (0.57%) iPad
6 1 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.57%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.27%) Unix
2 3 (1.70%) Linux
3 2 (1.14%) Windows
3 2 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (14.77%) Project Management
2 26 (14.77%) SDLC
2 26 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (13.64%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
4 20 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (11.36%) CRM
5 18 (10.23%) Process Improvement
6 16 (9.09%) Quote-to-Cash
7 15 (8.52%) PRINCE2
8 12 (6.82%) Change Management
8 12 (6.82%) Document Management
8 12 (6.82%) Procure-to-Pay
9 11 (6.25%) Incident Management
9 11 (6.25%) Test Management
10 9 (5.11%) ERP
10 9 (5.11%) Order to Cash
10 9 (5.11%) SAP Security
10 9 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.82%) SQL
2 11 (6.25%) Apex Code
3 6 (3.41%) ABAP
4 5 (2.84%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.70%) Java
5 3 (1.70%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.14%) C#
6 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (6.82%) PMP
2 10 (5.68%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.11%) Degree
4 8 (4.55%) PMI Certification
4 8 (4.55%) SAP Certification
5 7 (3.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (3.98%) ISTQB
5 7 (3.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (2.84%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.70%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.66%) QA
2 14 (7.95%) SLA
3 12 (6.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (3.98%) GxP
5 3 (1.70%) GDPR
6 2 (1.14%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.57%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (2.27%) Docker
2 2 (1.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.27%) Rancher
3 1 (0.57%) Netcool
3 1 (0.57%) OSSEC
3 1 (0.57%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 34 (19.32%) SAP
2 30 (17.05%) Microsoft
3 28 (15.91%) Salesforce.com
4 18 (10.23%) HP
5 16 (9.09%) Oracle
6 10 (5.68%) IBM
7 6 (3.41%) Ariba
7 6 (3.41%) Remedy
7 6 (3.41%) Xerox
8 5 (2.84%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.27%) Cisco
9 4 (2.27%) Pegasus
9 4 (2.27%) Workday
10 3 (1.70%) Concur
11 2 (1.14%) Avaya
11 2 (1.14%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.14%) Guidewire
11 2 (1.14%) hybris
11 2 (1.14%) JD Edwards
11 2 (1.14%) SolarWinds