Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 218 214
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 -26
Contract jobs citing Billing 158 138 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.94% 0.90% 0.98%
As % of the General category 2.90% 2.57% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 83 83
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £305 £240 £214
90th Percentile £550 £588 £600
England median daily rate £438 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £15.50 £11.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +190.32% +36.32% +6.46%
10th Percentile £28.60 £13.75 £10.44
90th Percentile £59.00 £17.25 £12.50
England median hourly rate £31.00 £16.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +93.75% +28.00% +17.04%

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 5,454 5,370 6,048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.61% 35.09% 33.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,993 2,958 3,385
South East median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £226
90th Percentile £588 £575 £552
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 221 234
South East median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.00% - +17.43%
10th Percentile £13.16 £11.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.65 £47.50 £49.63
England median hourly rate £26.78 £25.00 £26.88
% change year-on-year +7.10% -6.99% +19.46%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Hampshire +12 75 £431 +18.97% 5
Thames Valley -31 60 £425 -5.56% 10
Berkshire -11 56 £425 -5.56% 7
Surrey -21 15 £443 -21.98% 1
West Sussex -5 6 £425 -15.00% 2
Middlesex -2 2 £225 -
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £230 -16.36% 3
Oxfordshire -9 2 £463 +4.23%
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Billing
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 54 (34.18%) Finance
2 51 (32.28%) Telecoms
3 33 (20.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (20.25%) SAP
5 22 (13.92%) Microsoft
5 22 (13.92%) HP
5 22 (13.92%) Project Management
5 22 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (13.92%) HP ALM
6 19 (12.03%) PRINCE2
6 19 (12.03%) CRM
7 18 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (10.76%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (9.49%) Waterfall
10 15 (9.49%) Change Management
10 15 (9.49%) PMP
10 15 (9.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 15 (9.49%) Oracle
11 14 (8.86%) Microsoft Excel
11 14 (8.86%) Security Cleared
12 13 (8.23%) HP Quality Center
13 12 (7.59%) Translating Business Requirements
13 12 (7.59%) Process Improvement
13 12 (7.59%) Matrix Organization
13 12 (7.59%) Test Management
13 12 (7.59%) Retail
13 12 (7.59%) SQL
14 11 (6.96%) ITIL
14 11 (6.96%) SLA

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 3 (1.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.27%) SAS
3 1 (0.63%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 14 (8.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (6.33%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (5.06%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (6.33%) SAP SD
2 9 (5.70%) SAP CO
2 9 (5.70%) SAP FI
2 9 (5.70%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (5.70%) SAP PS
3 4 (2.53%) Oracle BRM
4 3 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.90%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.90%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (1.90%) SAP PSCD
5 2 (1.27%) Carpe Diem
5 2 (1.27%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (1.27%) Elite 3E
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (1.27%) SAP BPC
5 2 (1.27%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.27%) Office 365
2 2 (1.27%) PaaS
2 2 (1.27%) SaaS
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.33%) MVNO
2 4 (2.53%) Wireless
3 3 (1.90%) LTE
4 2 (1.27%) 3G
4 2 (1.27%) 4G
4 2 (1.27%) Internet
4 2 (1.27%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (1.27%) SNMP
5 1 (0.63%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.63%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (0.63%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 6 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.53%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (2.53%) QlikView
5 3 (1.90%) Big Data
6 2 (1.27%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.27%) MySQL
6 2 (1.27%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.63%) Lumira
7 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 54 (34.18%) Finance
2 51 (32.28%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.59%) Retail
4 6 (3.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (3.16%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.53%) Digital Economy
6 4 (2.53%) Marketing
7 3 (1.90%) Back Office
7 3 (1.90%) Banking
8 2 (1.27%) Dutch Language
8 2 (1.27%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.27%) Legal
9 1 (0.63%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (24.05%) Analyst
2 22 (13.92%) Consultant
2 22 (13.92%) Project Manager
3 20 (12.66%) Architect
4 16 (10.13%) Business Analyst
5 15 (9.49%) SAP Consultant
6 13 (8.23%) Billing Analyst
7 11 (6.96%) Integration Manager
8 10 (6.33%) Systems Integration Manager
8 10 (6.33%) Systems Manager
8 10 (6.33%) Telecoms Analyst
9 9 (5.70%) BSS Architect
9 9 (5.70%) SQL Analyst
10 8 (5.06%) Applications Manager
10 8 (5.06%) OSS Architect
11 7 (4.43%) Billing Project Manager
11 7 (4.43%) Telecoms Architect
12 6 (3.80%) Designer
12 6 (3.80%) SAP PS Consultant
12 6 (3.80%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.33%) EDI
2 3 (1.90%) REST
2 3 (1.90%) Web Services
3 2 (1.27%) Middleware
3 2 (1.27%) WebCenter
3 2 (1.27%) XML
4 1 (0.63%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.63%) J2EE
4 1 (0.63%) SAP BSP
4 1 (0.63%) SAPUI5
4 1 (0.63%) Spring
4 1 (0.63%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.06%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.43%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.16%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.16%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.53%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.90%) User Experience
7 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.63%) IVR
8 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.63%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.63%) STB
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.06%) Android
2 4 (2.53%) Linux
3 3 (1.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (13.92%) Project Management
3 19 (12.03%) CRM
3 19 (12.03%) PRINCE2
4 18 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (10.76%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (9.49%) Change Management
7 15 (9.49%) Waterfall
8 12 (7.59%) Matrix Organization
8 12 (7.59%) Process Improvement
8 12 (7.59%) Test Management
8 12 (7.59%) Translating Business Requirements
9 11 (6.96%) ITIL
9 11 (6.96%) SDLC
10 10 (6.33%) Procure-to-Pay
10 10 (6.33%) Project Governance
11 9 (5.70%) Decision-Making
11 9 (5.70%) Incident Management
11 9 (5.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.59%) SQL
2 4 (2.53%) Java
3 3 (1.90%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.27%) C#
4 2 (1.27%) Perl
4 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.63%) ABAP
5 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (9.49%) PMP
2 14 (8.86%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.70%) Degree
3 9 (5.70%) PMI Certification
4 8 (5.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (5.06%) ISTQB
4 8 (5.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (5.06%) SAP Certification
4 8 (5.06%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.63%) CITP
6 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (6.96%) SLA
3 8 (5.06%) GxP
4 5 (3.16%) GDPR
4 5 (3.16%) QA
5 3 (1.90%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.27%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (13.92%) HP ALM
2 13 (8.23%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.63%) Netcool
3 1 (0.63%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 32 (20.25%) SAP
2 22 (13.92%) HP
2 22 (13.92%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.49%) Oracle
4 8 (5.06%) Apple
4 8 (5.06%) Google
5 5 (3.16%) Siebel
6 4 (2.53%) Ariba
6 4 (2.53%) Netezza
7 3 (1.90%) Capita
7 3 (1.90%) Remedy
8 2 (1.27%) Cognos
8 2 (1.27%) IBM
8 2 (1.27%) Pegasus
8 2 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.63%) Cisco
9 1 (0.63%) hybris
9 1 (0.63%) Northgate
9 1 (0.63%) Software AG
9 1 (0.63%) Verint