The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Aberdeen region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank - 28 23
Contract jobs citing Back Office 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 0.54% 2.65%
As % of the General category - 2.22% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+1.45% -36.92%
General Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20 45 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 18.18% 24.32% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 22
Average daily rate £400 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £270 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £481 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £21.25 £15.77 £34.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.74% -53.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £15.77 £19.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £15.86 £48.89
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
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Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Back Office across the Aberdeen region.

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Back Office
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Back Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Back Office.

1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) OpenWorks
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Back Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Back Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) OpenWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft