Period
to 27 February 2021

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 27 February 2021 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
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 156 220 209
Rank change year-on-year +64 -11 +12
Contract jobs citing Billing 33 79 176
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.69% 0.74% 1.10%
As % of the General category 2.06% 2.36% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 38 89
Median daily rate £620 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £417 £313 £297
90th Percentile £806 £578 £565
England median daily rate £500 £500 £438
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 11
Median hourly rate - £11.78 £14.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.19% -60.81%
England median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £14.05
% change year-on-year +12.50% +28.11% -49.82%

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 1,603 3,353 5,221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.71% 31.53% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 1,955 3,044
Median daily rate £450 £443 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.69% -1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £258 £225 £263
90th Percentile £659 £625 £613
England median daily rate £500 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 152 196
Median hourly rate £25.50 £20.98 £24.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.57% -13.41% +18.16%
10th Percentile £12.06 £12.99 £11.85
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.43 £51.60
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -2.44% -4.65%

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Billing as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Billing in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Billing in the South East

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Billing in the South East over the 6 months to 27 February 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Billing in the South East

Billing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Billing in the South East.

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 27 February 2021. 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 +38 21 £575 +21.05% 7
Berkshire +28 18 £525 +5.00% 3
Surrey +47 6 £615 +75.71% 3
Buckinghamshire +31 3 £625 +92.31% 4
West Sussex +18 3 £625 +6.66%
Hampshire +31 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Billing
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2021, 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 9 (27.27%) CRM
2 8 (24.24%) Finance
3 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
3 7 (21.21%) SAP
3 7 (21.21%) Migration
4 6 (18.18%) Data Management
4 6 (18.18%) Validation
4 6 (18.18%) AWS
5 5 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (15.15%) Project Management
5 5 (15.15%) Degree
6 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
6 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
6 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
6 4 (12.12%) ERP
6 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
6 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (9.09%) DevOps
7 3 (9.09%) Kubernetes
7 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
7 3 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (9.09%) Terraform
7 3 (9.09%) Product Roadmap
7 3 (9.09%) Public Sector
7 3 (9.09%) Project Delivery
7 3 (9.09%) CCNP
7 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification

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 1 (3.03%) MS Project Server
1 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (3.03%) SAP FI-CA
2 1 (3.03%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.03%) SAP SD
2 1 (3.03%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon GuardDuty
2 2 (6.06%) Apigee
2 2 (6.06%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (6.06%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (6.06%) GCP
2 2 (6.06%) Serverless
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (3.03%) Force.com
3 1 (3.03%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
1 3 (9.09%) LAN
1 3 (9.09%) Network Security
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) VPN
2 2 (6.06%) Wireless
2 2 (6.06%) WLAN
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (3.03%) RTP
3 1 (3.03%) Sourcefire
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.03%) Data Lake
2 1 (3.03%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (3.03%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.03%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Ant
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Public Sector
4 2 (6.06%) General Ledger
4 2 (6.06%) Legal
4 2 (6.06%) Local Government
4 2 (6.06%) Retail
5 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Architect
2 6 (18.18%) Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Customer Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Security Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Digital Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) 802.1X
1 2 (6.06%) Swagger
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.03%) Visualforce
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) PMI
3 2 (6.06%) PKI
3 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
3 2 (6.06%) TM Forum
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) CRM
2 7 (21.21%) Migration
3 6 (18.18%) Data Management
3 6 (18.18%) Validation
4 5 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (15.15%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
5 4 (12.12%) ERP
5 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
6 3 (9.09%) B2B
6 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (9.09%) DevOps
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.09%) Product Roadmap
6 3 (9.09%) Project Delivery
6 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 3 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) C
1 2 (6.06%) Python
2 1 (3.03%) Apex Code
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) CCNP
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 3 (9.09%) PMP
4 2 (6.06%) APMP
4 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.03%) CCIE
5 1 (3.03%) CCIE Security
5 1 (3.03%) CCSA
5 1 (3.03%) CCSE
5 1 (3.03%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Kubernetes
1 3 (9.09%) Terraform
2 2 (6.06%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (3.03%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (3.03%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) SAP
2 3 (9.09%) Amdocs
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.06%) CA
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Nokia
3 2 (6.06%) Tanium
4 1 (3.03%) F5
4 1 (3.03%) FireEye
4 1 (3.03%) Guidewire
4 1 (3.03%) Juniper
4 1 (3.03%) Mavenir
4 1 (3.03%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.03%) Remedy
4 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.03%) Workday
4 1 (3.03%) Zscaler