The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
South East / Berkshire
Rank 82 101 104
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +3
Contract jobs citing Back Office 22 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.10% 0.94% 0.85%
As % of the General category 2.73% 2.39% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 9
Median daily rate £363 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £256 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £440 £815
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £325 £395
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -17.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +161.90%

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

General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
805 1003 1220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 40.17% 39.30% 43.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 443 534
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 31
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £48.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +43.23%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 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
Reading +11 12 £400 -5.88% 3
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Back Office
South East

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Back Office 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 21 (42.86%) Huawei
2 18 (36.73%) Fault Management
2 18 (36.73%) Capacity Management
2 18 (36.73%) Functional Testing
3 17 (34.69%) Configuration Management
4 16 (32.65%) ITIL
5 15 (30.61%) TCP/IP
5 15 (30.61%) 3G
5 15 (30.61%) Front Office
6 14 (28.57%) 4G
6 14 (28.57%) Statistics
6 14 (28.57%) Validation
7 13 (26.53%) Wireshark
7 13 (26.53%) Nokia Networks
7 13 (26.53%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (26.53%) Cisco
7 13 (26.53%) CCNP
7 13 (26.53%) Juniper
8 12 (24.49%) Ericsson
8 12 (24.49%) Nokia
8 12 (24.49%) CCNA
8 12 (24.49%) CCIE
8 12 (24.49%) 2G
9 11 (22.45%) People Management
10 7 (14.29%) Service Management
11 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
11 6 (12.24%) Project Management
12 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
13 4 (8.16%) Network Design
13 4 (8.16%) Finance

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (4.08%) Apache
1 2 (4.08%) CMS
1 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) 3G
1 15 (30.61%) TCP/IP
2 14 (28.57%) 4G
3 13 (26.53%) Wireshark
4 12 (24.49%) 2G
5 2 (4.08%) HTTP
5 2 (4.08%) LTE
6 1 (2.04%) BGP
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.04%) DNS
6 1 (2.04%) HSRP
6 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.04%) ICMP
6 1 (2.04%) MPLS
6 1 (2.04%) OSPF
6 1 (2.04%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (2.04%) SNMP
6 1 (2.04%) Telnet
6 1 (2.04%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) MySQL
General
1 15 (30.61%) Front Office
2 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.16%) Finance
4 1 (2.04%) Billing
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (16.33%) Support Engineer
2 5 (10.20%) Consultant
2 5 (10.20%) IT Manager
2 5 (10.20%) Service Manager
2 5 (10.20%) Service Transition Manager
2 5 (10.20%) Transition Manager
3 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (4.08%) Back Office Engineer
4 2 (4.08%) IT Consultant
4 2 (4.08%) IT Programme Manager
4 2 (4.08%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (4.08%) OSS Engineer
4 2 (4.08%) PMO Manager
4 2 (4.08%) Programme Manager
4 2 (4.08%) Public Sector Programme Manager
5 1 (2.04%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (2.04%) Administrator
5 1 (2.04%) Analyst
5 1 (2.04%) Network Engineer
5 1 (2.04%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) HTML
1 1 (2.04%) XHTML
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) Android
3 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Capacity Management
1 18 (36.73%) Fault Management
1 18 (36.73%) Functional Testing
2 17 (34.69%) Configuration Management
3 16 (32.65%) ITIL
4 14 (28.57%) Statistics
4 14 (28.57%) Validation
5 11 (22.45%) People Management
6 7 (14.29%) Service Management
7 6 (12.24%) Project Management
7 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.16%) ITIL V3
8 4 (8.16%) Network Design
8 4 (8.16%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.12%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 3 (6.12%) Workflow
10 2 (4.08%) Facilities Management
10 2 (4.08%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) Java
2 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.04%) Perl
2 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) CCNP
1 13 (26.53%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (24.49%) CCIE
2 12 (24.49%) CCNA
3 3 (6.12%) Degree
4 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.04%) CCIP
5 1 (2.04%) HNC
5 1 (2.04%) HND
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (2.04%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) Huawei
2 13 (26.53%) Cisco
2 13 (26.53%) Juniper
2 13 (26.53%) Nokia Networks
3 12 (24.49%) Ericsson
3 12 (24.49%) Nokia
4 3 (6.12%) Symantec
4 3 (6.12%) VMware
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.04%) F5
6 1 (2.04%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle
6 1 (2.04%) SevOne