Period
to 16 January 2018

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 6 months to 16 January 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 West
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 181 153
Rank change year-on-year +28 -28 +39
Contract jobs citing Billing 38 20 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.72% 0.38% 0.87%
As % of the General category 2.18% 1.21% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 45
South West median daily rate £450 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -13.89% +20.00%
10th Percentile £298 £270 £161
90th Percentile £638 £705 £558
England median daily rate £465 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +9.41% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £11.23
% change year-on-year +8.75% +78.17% -16.85%

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 West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,743 1,656 2,017
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 33.10% 31.13% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,156 1,159 1,375
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £275 £234 £261
90th Percentile £575 £550 £530
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 92 108
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £41.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -15.40% +27.29%
10th Percentile £12.09 £20.00 £18.53
90th Percentile £59.50 £48.40 £52.13
England median hourly rate £26.22 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +4.86% -3.85% +14.69%

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Billing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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 6 months to 16 January 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
Wiltshire +21 24 £500 -9.09% 3
Bristol -12 11 £409 +36.25% 2
Cornwall - 1 - -
Billing
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 19 (50.00%) SAP
1 19 (50.00%) CRM
1 19 (50.00%) Retail
2 15 (39.47%) SAP IS-U
3 11 (28.95%) Finance
4 10 (26.32%) Project Management
5 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (21.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (21.05%) Change Control
6 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
7 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (13.16%) SQL
8 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
8 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
8 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
8 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (13.16%) Programme Management
8 5 (13.16%) Change Management
8 5 (13.16%) PMO
9 4 (10.53%) SAP Implementation
9 4 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (10.53%) Coaching
9 4 (10.53%) Validation
9 4 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
9 4 (10.53%) VB
9 4 (10.53%) Project Planning
9 4 (10.53%) Critical Path Analysis
9 4 (10.53%) Earned Value Management
10 3 (7.89%) Performance Testing

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%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (39.47%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (5.26%) SAP CRM for Utilities
3 1 (2.63%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) IaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
1 1 (2.63%) ISUP
1 1 (2.63%) LDAP
1 1 (2.63%) MVNO
1 1 (2.63%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (2.63%) SS7
1 1 (2.63%) Value-Added Service
1 1 (2.63%) VoLTE
1 1 (2.63%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (50.00%) Retail
2 11 (28.95%) Finance
3 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Business Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Programme Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) Programme Planner
3 4 (10.53%) Project Planner
4 3 (7.89%) PMO Lead
4 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Billing Architect
5 2 (5.26%) BSS Architect
5 2 (5.26%) BSS Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.26%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.26%) JDE Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Junior
5 2 (5.26%) PMO Coordinator
5 2 (5.26%) Process Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) CSS
1 1 (2.63%) Django
1 1 (2.63%) jQuery
1 1 (2.63%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.63%) Derivative
1 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
1 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
1 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Unix
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) CRM
2 10 (26.32%) Project Management
3 8 (21.05%) Change Control
4 5 (13.16%) Change Management
4 5 (13.16%) Programme Management
4 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
4 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.53%) Coaching
5 4 (10.53%) Critical Path Analysis
5 4 (10.53%) Earned Value Management
5 4 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.53%) Project Planning
5 4 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (10.53%) SAP Implementation
5 4 (10.53%) Validation
6 3 (7.89%) Contingency Planning
6 3 (7.89%) Performance Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Programme Delivery
6 3 (7.89%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) VB
3 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
1 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
1 2 (5.26%) PMP
1 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) PMO
2 3 (7.89%) QA
3 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.63%) VMware NSX
2 1 (2.63%) XenApp
2 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Ansible
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
1 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) SAP
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) Citrix
3 2 (5.26%) JD Edwards
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Nokia
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.63%) Tekelec