The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 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 West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 121 143
Rank change year-on-year +3 +22  
Contract jobs citing Billing 24 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.93% 0.52% 0.19%
As % of the General category 2.87% 1.65% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 3
Median daily rate £438 £385 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +50.98%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £364
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £12.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year +82.00% +8.69%  

Billing is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 837 909 1005
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 32.45% 31.28% 32.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 620 667
Median daily rate £390 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 65 31
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.95% +5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.93 £57.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00%  

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Billing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Billing in the South West

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Billing in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Billing in the South West

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Billing in the South West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Billing in the South West

Billing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Billing in the South West

Billing
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +15 15 £450 -
Bristol +3 7 £406 +5.51% 2
Billing
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Billing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Billing.

1 21 (55.26%) SAP
2 15 (39.47%) Telecoms
3 10 (26.32%) SAP IS-U
4 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
5 7 (18.42%) CRM
5 7 (18.42%) Finance
5 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (15.79%) Smart Meter
6 6 (15.79%) Mobile App
6 6 (15.79%) ERP
7 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
7 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.16%) Migration
7 5 (13.16%) Workflow
7 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Degree
7 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
7 5 (13.16%) IFRS
7 5 (13.16%) Data Quality
8 4 (10.53%) Retail
8 4 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.89%) SQL
9 3 (7.89%) ABAP
9 3 (7.89%) SAP Implementation
9 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
9 3 (7.89%) Amdocs
9 3 (7.89%) Process Improvement
9 3 (7.89%) Test Strategy
9 3 (7.89%) Process Architecture

Billing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (2.63%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.26%) MS Office
3 2 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (26.32%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (2.63%) SAP SD
3 1 (2.63%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) G Suite
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) ATM
1 1 (2.63%) MPLS
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.63%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) GIS
1 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) Selenium
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (39.47%) Telecoms
2 7 (18.42%) Finance
3 4 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
4 1 (2.63%) German Language
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Consultant
3 7 (18.42%) SAP Consultant
4 6 (15.79%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 5 (13.16%) Billing Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Data Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Process Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Test Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Data Quality Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Finance Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Quality Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) SAP Business Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
1 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.63%) CSS
2 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) HTML5
2 1 (2.63%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.63%) Spring
2 1 (2.63%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 6 (15.79%) Smart Meter
3 2 (5.26%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.63%) CMDB
4 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) CRM
2 6 (15.79%) ERP
3 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
3 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
3 5 (13.16%) Migration
3 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (13.16%) Workflow
4 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.89%) Process Architecture
5 3 (7.89%) Process Improvement
5 3 (7.89%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (7.89%) Test Strategy
6 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.26%) Change Management
6 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.26%) Fault Management
6 2 (5.26%) Order to Cash
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) ABAP
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) ACCA
4 1 (2.63%) CCNA
4 1 (2.63%) CIMA
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) Data Quality
1 5 (13.16%) IFRS
2 1 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) SAP
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Amdocs
4 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (2.63%) BT
5 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.63%) Nortel
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.63%) Symantec
5 1 (2.63%) Veeam
5 1 (2.63%) VMware