Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 185 178
Rank change year-on-year +28 -7 +24
Contract jobs citing Billing 45 20 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.79% 0.34% 0.71%
As % of the General category 2.36% 1.15% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 11 37
South West median daily rate £424 £345 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.83% -27.37% +58.33%
10th Percentile £253 £267 £243
90th Percentile £550 £450 £598
England median daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +73.91% -14.81%

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 1906 1741 2054
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 33.67% 29.94% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1279 1250 1393
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% -2.50%
10th Percentile £256 £238 £263
90th Percentile £573 £563 £532
England median daily rate £475 £450 £432
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.17% +1.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 92 122
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.72% -13.13% +40.35%
10th Percentile £12.29 £12.00 £15.58
90th Percentile £57.63 £49.70 £55.00
England median hourly rate £25.31 £24.44 £24.23
% change year-on-year +3.56% +0.87% +12.70%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 +15 24 £438 +9.38%
Bristol +6 20 £373 +19.20% 2
Avon - 1 - -
Billing
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 24 (53.33%) SAP
2 20 (44.44%) Retail
3 14 (31.11%) Finance
3 14 (31.11%) CRM
3 14 (31.11%) SAP IS-U
4 12 (26.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (26.67%) Telecoms
5 11 (24.44%) Project Management
6 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
6 8 (17.78%) Change Control
7 7 (15.56%) SQL
8 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
8 6 (13.33%) MS Visio
9 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
9 5 (11.11%) Citrix
9 5 (11.11%) Change Management
9 5 (11.11%) Risk Management
9 5 (11.11%) Validation
9 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (11.11%) Process Architecture
9 5 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
9 5 (11.11%) PMO
10 4 (8.89%) Customer Requirements
10 4 (8.89%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 4 (8.89%) Process Improvement
10 4 (8.89%) Earned Value Management
10 4 (8.89%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (8.89%) Coaching

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 (2.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (13.33%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (31.11%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (6.67%) SAP ERP
3 2 (4.44%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) IaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Network Security
2 1 (2.22%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.22%) ISUP
2 1 (2.22%) LDAP
2 1 (2.22%) MVNO
2 1 (2.22%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (2.22%) SS7
2 1 (2.22%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (2.22%) VoLTE
2 1 (2.22%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
General
1 20 (44.44%) Retail
2 14 (31.11%) Finance
3 12 (26.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.22%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Analyst
2 7 (15.56%) Project Manager
3 6 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Process Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Programme Planner
5 4 (8.89%) Project Planner
5 4 (8.89%) Security Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Security Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) PMO Lead
6 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Business Change Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Coordinator
7 2 (4.44%) JDE Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) PMO Coordinator
7 2 (4.44%) Programme Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Spring
1 1 (2.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.22%) Derivative
1 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
1 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.22%) NHS
1 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Unix
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) CRM
2 11 (24.44%) Project Management
3 8 (17.78%) Change Control
4 5 (11.11%) Change Management
4 5 (11.11%) Process Architecture
4 5 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 5 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
4 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (11.11%) Validation
5 4 (8.89%) Critical Path Analysis
5 4 (8.89%) Earned Value Management
5 4 (8.89%) ERP
5 4 (8.89%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.89%) Process Improvement
5 4 (8.89%) Project Planning
5 4 (8.89%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (8.89%) Software Testing
5 4 (8.89%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) VB
3 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.44%) PMP
2 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) PMO
2 3 (6.67%) QA
3 2 (4.44%) IFRS
3 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) VMware NSX
2 1 (2.22%) XenApp
2 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.22%) Ansible
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) SAP
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.11%) Citrix
4 3 (6.67%) HP
5 2 (4.44%) BT
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco
5 2 (4.44%) JD Edwards
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle
6 1 (2.22%) Nokia
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.22%) Tekelec
6 1 (2.22%) VMware