Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 245 224 267
Rank change year-on-year -21 +43 -55
Contract jobs citing Billing 147 151 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.88% 0.95% 0.71%
As % of the General category 2.71% 2.62% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 83 66
South East median daily rate £450 £383 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -12.07% +8.75%
10th Percentile £313 £213 £248
90th Percentile £547 £540 £576
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.92% +0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
South East median hourly rate £39.50 £15.50 £10.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +154.84% +51.44% -4.17%
10th Percentile £27.70 £13.75 £10.23
90th Percentile £49.25 £17.25 £12.00
England median hourly rate £28.50 £22.75 £15.30
% change year-on-year +25.27% +48.69% +37.96%

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 5,422 5,762 5,863
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.46% 36.09% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,025 3,155 3,302
South East median daily rate £435 £420 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £261 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
England median daily rate £477 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +2.58% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 220 200
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £20.00 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.00% -10.51% +11.75%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.60 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.60 £47.50 £48.08
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £23.88
% change year-on-year - +4.71% +6.11%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -25 55 £413 -2.94% 11
Hampshire -21 51 £450 +24.14% 3
Berkshire -25 46 £438 -2.78% 7
Surrey -10 29 £450 -18.18% 3
West Sussex +5 9 £425 +6.25%
Oxfordshire -6 7 £413 +73.68% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £230 -8.91% 3
East Sussex - 1 £550 -
Kent - 1 - - 2
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Billing
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 69 (46.94%) Finance
2 46 (31.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (23.81%) SAP
4 29 (19.73%) Telecoms
5 28 (19.05%) MS Visio
6 26 (17.69%) Project Management
7 22 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (13.61%) SLA
9 17 (11.56%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (11.56%) CRM
10 16 (10.88%) Microsoft
10 16 (10.88%) Document Management
11 15 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (10.20%) Oracle
12 14 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (8.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 13 (8.84%) EDI
13 13 (8.84%) ITIL
13 13 (8.84%) IBM
13 13 (8.84%) Procure-to-Pay
13 13 (8.84%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (8.16%) Waterfall
14 12 (8.16%) Xerox
14 12 (8.16%) Business Process Modelling
14 12 (8.16%) PlanetPress Connect
14 12 (8.16%) EDMS
14 12 (8.16%) Microsoft Excel
14 12 (8.16%) SAP FI
14 12 (8.16%) Workflow
14 12 (8.16%) SAP FI/CO

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 2 (1.36%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.68%) Documentum
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.68%) SAS
2 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (19.05%) MS Visio
2 12 (8.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (8.16%) PlanetPress Connect
1 12 (8.16%) SAP CO
1 12 (8.16%) SAP FI
1 12 (8.16%) SAP FI/CO
2 10 (6.80%) SAP PS
3 8 (5.44%) SAP SD
4 5 (3.40%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (3.40%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (3.40%) SAP PSCD
5 4 (2.72%) Oracle BRM
5 4 (2.72%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (2.72%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (2.04%) CSG Singleview
6 3 (2.04%) SAP CRM
6 3 (2.04%) SAP FI-CA
7 2 (1.36%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (1.36%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (1.36%) SAP BPC
7 2 (1.36%) SAP ERP
7 2 (1.36%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.12%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.04%) Wireless
2 2 (1.36%) MVNO
2 2 (1.36%) SMS
2 2 (1.36%) SNMP
3 1 (0.68%) Broadband
3 1 (0.68%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.68%) MPLS
3 1 (0.68%) Network Security
3 1 (0.68%) Skype
3 1 (0.68%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.16%) EDMS
2 10 (6.80%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 6 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.36%) MySQL
5 2 (1.36%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.36%) QlikView
5 2 (1.36%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.68%) Big Data
6 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.68%) Lumira
6 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.68%) Power BI
6 1 (0.68%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.68%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 69 (46.94%) Finance
2 29 (19.73%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (4.08%) Retail
4 5 (3.40%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.40%) Marketing
5 4 (2.72%) Digital Economy
6 3 (2.04%) Back Office
6 3 (2.04%) Banking
6 3 (2.04%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (28.57%) Analyst
2 27 (18.37%) Business Analyst
3 25 (17.01%) Consultant
4 21 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
5 20 (13.61%) Architect
6 15 (10.20%) Pensions Analyst
7 14 (9.52%) Project Manager
8 12 (8.16%) Pensions Business Analyst
9 11 (7.48%) Integration Manager
10 10 (6.80%) BSS Architect
10 10 (6.80%) Developer
10 10 (6.80%) Systems Integration Manager
10 10 (6.80%) Systems Manager
11 9 (6.12%) OSS Architect
11 9 (6.12%) Process Analyst
12 8 (5.44%) Applications Manager
13 7 (4.76%) Billing Analyst
13 7 (4.76%) Designer
13 7 (4.76%) SAP CO Consultant
14 6 (4.08%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.84%) EDI
2 6 (4.08%) Spring
2 6 (4.08%) Spring Boot
2 6 (4.08%) Web Services
3 4 (2.72%) Kafka
4 3 (2.04%) Middleware
5 2 (1.36%) SAPUI5
5 2 (1.36%) XML
6 1 (0.68%) .NET
6 1 (0.68%) CSS
6 1 (0.68%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.68%) HTML
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.68%) REST
6 1 (0.68%) SAP BSP
6 1 (0.68%) VXML
6 1 (0.68%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.44%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.40%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.40%) Virtual Team
4 4 (2.72%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.72%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.04%) Smart Meter
5 3 (2.04%) User Experience
6 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.36%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.36%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.68%) IVR
7 1 (0.68%) Replication
7 1 (0.68%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.44%) Android
2 2 (1.36%) Linux
2 2 (1.36%) Unix
3 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (17.69%) Project Management
3 17 (11.56%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (11.56%) CRM
4 16 (10.88%) Document Management
5 15 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (8.84%) ITIL
7 13 (8.84%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (8.84%) Procure-to-Pay
8 12 (8.16%) Business Process Modelling
8 12 (8.16%) Waterfall
8 12 (8.16%) Workflow
8 12 (8.16%) Workflow Management
9 11 (7.48%) Change Management
9 11 (7.48%) Decision-Making
9 11 (7.48%) PRINCE2
9 11 (7.48%) Process Improvement
9 11 (7.48%) Translating Business Requirements
10 10 (6.80%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.80%) SQL
2 8 (5.44%) Java
3 3 (2.04%) C#
3 3 (2.04%) VBA
4 2 (1.36%) Perl
5 1 (0.68%) ABAP
5 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.68%) PHP
5 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (7.48%) SAP Certification
2 8 (5.44%) PMP
3 5 (3.40%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.72%) Degree
4 4 (2.72%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.72%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.68%) CITP
5 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.61%) SLA
2 13 (8.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (5.44%) GxP
4 4 (2.72%) GDPR
5 3 (2.04%) QA
6 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (7.48%) HP ALM
2 3 (2.04%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.68%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 35 (23.81%) SAP
2 16 (10.88%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.20%) Oracle
4 13 (8.84%) IBM
5 12 (8.16%) Xerox
6 11 (7.48%) HP
7 8 (5.44%) Apple
7 8 (5.44%) Google
8 6 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (3.40%) Siebel
10 4 (2.72%) Ariba
10 4 (2.72%) Cognos
11 3 (2.04%) Adobe
11 3 (2.04%) Capita
12 2 (1.36%) Aprimo
12 2 (1.36%) Netezza
12 2 (1.36%) Teradata
13 1 (0.68%) hybris
13 1 (0.68%) Pega
13 1 (0.68%) Verint