Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 216 233
Rank change year-on-year -1 +17 -29
Contract jobs citing Billing 173 161 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.02% 0.96% 0.84%
As % of the General category 3.29% 2.76% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 109 67
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £302 £254 £255
90th Percentile £538 £540 £576
England median daily rate £450 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
South East median hourly rate £17.75 £34.43 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.44% +62.73% +83.96%
10th Percentile £16.33 £31.94 £12.10
90th Percentile £18.98 £35.72 £22.73
England median hourly rate £17.75 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -15.48% +5.00% +73.91%

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 5,253 5,839 5,364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.90% 34.85% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,981 3,196 3,020
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £585 £575
England median daily rate £495 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 194 231
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £20.13 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.16% -19.50% +10.30%
10th Percentile £12.70 £11.30 £11.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £45.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £26.47 £23.72
% change year-on-year -9.33% +11.62% -5.14%

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 12 December 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
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 12 December 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 -8 85 £450 -5.26% 6
Berkshire -3 64 £483 +10.29% 3
Surrey -6 42 £450 -10.00% 2
Hampshire -7 35 £395 +10.49% 5
Oxfordshire -7 18 £450 -5.26% 2
West Sussex -17 6 £321 -16.01%
Buckinghamshire +20 3 £260 -48.00% 1
Kent - 3 £413 - 6
Sussex - 1 - -
Billing
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 68 (39.31%) Finance
2 44 (25.43%) Telecoms
3 39 (22.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (17.34%) SQL
5 29 (16.76%) Project Management
6 25 (14.45%) Oracle
6 25 (14.45%) Microsoft Excel
6 25 (14.45%) MS Visio
7 24 (13.87%) Workshop Facilitation
8 20 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (10.98%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (10.98%) CRM
9 19 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (10.40%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (9.83%) Oracle Receivables
11 17 (9.83%) SAP
11 17 (9.83%) Migration
12 16 (9.25%) BPMN
12 16 (9.25%) Data Migration
13 15 (8.67%) Data Mapping
13 15 (8.67%) Oracle EBS R12
13 15 (8.67%) Test Automation
13 15 (8.67%) Oracle Payables
13 15 (8.67%) CSG Singleview
13 15 (8.67%) Java
13 15 (8.67%) ITIL
13 15 (8.67%) SLA
14 14 (8.09%) Document Management
14 14 (8.09%) VBA
14 14 (8.09%) Six Sigma

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 (2.31%) SAS
2 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.58%) CMS
3 1 (0.58%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (14.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 25 (14.45%) MS Visio
2 7 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.89%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 17 (9.83%) Oracle Receivables
2 15 (8.67%) CSG Singleview
2 15 (8.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (8.67%) Oracle Payables
3 11 (6.36%) PlanetPress Connect
4 7 (4.05%) SAP IS-U
5 4 (2.31%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (2.31%) SAP PS
5 4 (2.31%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (1.16%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle BRM
6 2 (1.16%) SAP CO
6 2 (1.16%) SAP FI
6 2 (1.16%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (1.16%) Unica
7 1 (0.58%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle iSupplier
7 1 (0.58%) SAP FI-CA
7 1 (0.58%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.58%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.94%) IBM Blueworks
3 8 (4.62%) IaaS
3 8 (4.62%) PaaS
4 5 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.89%) SaaS
5 3 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.58%) Slack
6 1 (0.58%) Trello
6 1 (0.58%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.20%) DNS
1 9 (5.20%) Firewall
1 9 (5.20%) MVNO
2 6 (3.47%) 4G
2 6 (3.47%) SMS
3 5 (2.89%) LTE
3 5 (2.89%) MPLS
3 5 (2.89%) Network Security
4 4 (2.31%) 2G
4 4 (2.31%) 3G
4 4 (2.31%) DSL
4 4 (2.31%) HTTP
4 4 (2.31%) IP Telephony
4 4 (2.31%) SDH
4 4 (2.31%) SS7
4 4 (2.31%) SSH
4 4 (2.31%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.31%) VoIP
4 4 (2.31%) VPN
5 3 (1.73%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.36%) EDMS
2 7 (4.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.16%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.58%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.58%) InfluxDB
5 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.58%) Power BI
5 1 (0.58%) Redis
5 1 (0.58%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.47%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (2.31%) JIRA
3 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.58%) GitLab
4 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.58%) LSMW
4 1 (0.58%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.58%) Subversion
4 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.58%) Toad
General
1 68 (39.31%) Finance
2 44 (25.43%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.78%) Marketing
4 8 (4.62%) Retail
5 7 (4.05%) Publishing
6 5 (2.89%) Legal
7 3 (1.73%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.16%) Back Office
8 2 (1.16%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.58%) Advertising
9 1 (0.58%) Games
9 1 (0.58%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 65 (37.57%) Analyst
2 28 (16.18%) Architect
3 26 (15.03%) Business Analyst
4 23 (13.29%) Developer
5 19 (10.98%) Consultant
6 18 (10.40%) Financial Analyst
6 18 (10.40%) Pensions Analyst
7 15 (8.67%) Data Analyst
7 15 (8.67%) Pensions Business Analyst
8 14 (8.09%) Data Migration Analyst
8 14 (8.09%) Migration Analyst
9 12 (6.94%) Process Analyst
10 11 (6.36%) Java Developer
10 11 (6.36%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (5.78%) Project Manager
11 10 (5.78%) Salesforce Developer
11 10 (5.78%) SAP Consultant
12 8 (4.62%) BSS Architect
12 8 (4.62%) Test Analyst
13 7 (4.05%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.78%) Kafka
2 7 (4.05%) Spring Boot
2 7 (4.05%) Web Services
3 6 (3.47%) Spring
4 2 (1.16%) Middleware
5 1 (0.58%) .NET
5 1 (0.58%) CSS
5 1 (0.58%) EDI
5 1 (0.58%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.58%) HTML
5 1 (0.58%) Java EE
5 1 (0.58%) Jinja
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.58%) REST
5 1 (0.58%) SAPUI5
5 1 (0.58%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.47%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (3.47%) Smart Meter
2 6 (3.47%) Virtual Team
3 4 (2.31%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.73%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.16%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.16%) IPTV
5 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.16%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.16%) TM Forum
6 1 (0.58%) CMDB
6 1 (0.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.58%) Frameworx
6 1 (0.58%) PMI
6 1 (0.58%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.58%) Replication
6 1 (0.58%) Social Media
6 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.05%) Windows
2 6 (3.47%) Linux
3 5 (2.89%) VMS
3 5 (2.89%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.16%) Unix
5 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 29 (16.76%) Project Management
3 24 (13.87%) Workshop Facilitation
4 19 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (10.98%) CRM
5 18 (10.40%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (9.83%) Migration
7 16 (9.25%) BPMN
7 16 (9.25%) Data Migration
8 15 (8.67%) Data Mapping
8 15 (8.67%) ITIL
8 15 (8.67%) Test Automation
9 14 (8.09%) Data Cleansing
9 14 (8.09%) Document Management
9 14 (8.09%) Six Sigma
10 13 (7.51%) Business Process Modelling
11 12 (6.94%) DevOps
11 12 (6.94%) Workflow
12 11 (6.36%) Scrum
12 11 (6.36%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (17.34%) SQL
2 15 (8.67%) Java
3 14 (8.09%) VBA
4 6 (3.47%) C
5 5 (2.89%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.73%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.16%) C++
7 2 (1.16%) Perl
7 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.58%) ABAP
8 1 (0.58%) C#
8 1 (0.58%) Java 8
8 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.58%) PHP
8 1 (0.58%) Python
8 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (5.78%) Degree
1 10 (5.78%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.62%) ISTQB
2 8 (4.62%) PMP
3 7 (4.05%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.31%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.73%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.73%) ISEB
7 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.58%) CISA
8 1 (0.58%) CISM
8 1 (0.58%) CISSP
8 1 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.58%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.67%) SLA
2 7 (4.05%) QA
3 5 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.31%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.31%) PMO
5 1 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (4.05%) Docker
2 5 (2.89%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.58%) KVM
3 1 (0.58%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (6.36%) HP ALM
1 11 (6.36%) HP Quality Center
1 11 (6.36%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.31%) Netcool
3 1 (0.58%) Ansible
3 1 (0.58%) Grafana
Vendors
1 25 (14.45%) Oracle
2 19 (10.98%) Salesforce.com
3 17 (9.83%) SAP
4 12 (6.94%) HP
4 12 (6.94%) IBM
4 12 (6.94%) Microsoft
5 11 (6.36%) Xerox
6 7 (4.05%) Remedy
7 4 (2.31%) hybris
8 3 (1.73%) Adobe
8 3 (1.73%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.16%) Amdocs
9 2 (1.16%) Aprimo
9 2 (1.16%) Guidewire
9 2 (1.16%) Siebel
9 2 (1.16%) Teradata
10 1 (0.58%) BMC
10 1 (0.58%) Informatica
10 1 (0.58%) Pega
10 1 (0.58%) Red Hat