The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 51 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Contract jobs citing Back Office 3 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.58% 0.38% 3.22%
As % of the General category 1.51% 1.16% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
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£404 £550 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.59% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £550 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £550 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-61.42% -2.77%
Back Office
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

General Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
199 86 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 38.64% 32.82% 35.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 38 71
Average daily rate £431 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 5
Average hourly rate £19.50 £12.50 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.00% -57.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.01 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £42.50 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the Bedfordshire region.

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - - - - 2
Back Office
East of England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) General Ledger
2 3 (33.33%) BPR
2 3 (33.33%) CMS
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) Primavera
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Java EE
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) SaaS
4 1 (11.11%) PaaS
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Network Management
4 1 (11.11%) IaaS
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 3 (33.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (55.56%) General Ledger
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Business Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Planner
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Services Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Enterprise Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Open Source
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) BPR
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Network Management
4 1 (11.11%) B2B
4 1 (11.11%) B2C
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) Primavera
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
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