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 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 81 104 104
Rank change year-on-year
+23 0
Contract jobs citing Back Office 42 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.79% 0.73% 0.76%
As % of the General category 4.80% 1.64% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 4
Median daily rate £225 £413 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% -1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £375 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £600 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+19.64% -15.15%
Back Office
South East

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
875 1098 1019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.33% 44.26% 40.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 529 448
Median daily rate £386 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 21 14
Median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.00 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £37.80 £21.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 22 - - 1
Slough +11 9 £225 -41.93% 1
Maidenhead -1 2 £425 +14.09%
Newbury - 1 £201 -
Back Office
South East

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 27 (43.55%) Network Design
2 26 (41.94%) 4G
2 26 (41.94%) Telecoms
3 25 (40.32%) Front Office
4 23 (37.10%) 3G
5 22 (35.48%) Capacity Management
5 22 (35.48%) Fault Management
6 21 (33.87%) Service Delivery
7 20 (32.26%) Configuration Management
7 20 (32.26%) Functional Testing
8 17 (27.42%) Validation
9 16 (25.81%) Nokia
10 15 (24.19%) Radio Access Network
10 15 (24.19%) LTE
10 15 (24.19%) Statistics
11 14 (22.58%) Huawei
11 14 (22.58%) People Management
11 14 (22.58%) Project Management
12 13 (20.97%) HNC
13 12 (19.35%) Diameter Protocol
13 12 (19.35%) High Availability
13 12 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (16.13%) SPML
14 10 (16.13%) SIGTRAN
14 10 (16.13%) Integration Testing
14 10 (16.13%) SOAP
14 10 (16.13%) LDAP
14 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
14 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
14 10 (16.13%) INAP

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:

Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (11.29%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.84%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 26 (41.94%) 4G
2 23 (37.10%) 3G
3 15 (24.19%) LTE
3 15 (24.19%) Radio Access Network
4 12 (19.35%) Diameter Protocol
5 10 (16.13%) INAP
5 10 (16.13%) LDAP
5 10 (16.13%) SIGTRAN
6 9 (14.52%) MGW
7 8 (12.90%) 2G
8 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
9 6 (9.68%) Wireless
10 5 (8.06%) Firewall
11 4 (6.45%) DHCP
11 4 (6.45%) DNS
11 4 (6.45%) SMTP
11 4 (6.45%) SNMP
11 4 (6.45%) VLAN
12 3 (4.84%) Ethernet
12 3 (4.84%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (8.06%) MS Access
General
1 26 (41.94%) Telecoms
2 25 (40.32%) Front Office
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Support Engineer
2 7 (11.29%) Service Desk Engineer
3 6 (9.68%) Service Manager
3 6 (9.68%) Service Transition Manager
3 6 (9.68%) Transition Manager
4 5 (8.06%) Back Office Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Mobile Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) IP Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Network Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Packet Switch Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) RAN Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Switch Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Telecoms Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) 4G Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Deskside Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Deskside Support
7 2 (3.23%) Deskside Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.13%) SOAP
1 10 (16.13%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Statistics
2 7 (11.29%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.68%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (4.84%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.84%) iPad
5 2 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) Network Design
2 22 (35.48%) Capacity Management
2 22 (35.48%) Fault Management
3 21 (33.87%) Service Delivery
4 20 (32.26%) Configuration Management
4 20 (32.26%) Functional Testing
5 17 (27.42%) Validation
6 14 (22.58%) People Management
6 14 (22.58%) Project Management
7 12 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (19.35%) High Availability
8 10 (16.13%) Change Management
8 10 (16.13%) Integration Testing
9 8 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (9.68%) ITIL
10 6 (9.68%) ITIL V3
10 6 (9.68%) Service Management
11 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (8.06%) Dashboard Development
12 4 (6.45%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) HNC
2 9 (14.52%) Degree
3 8 (12.90%) HND
4 4 (6.45%) CCNP
4 4 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (6.45%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.23%) CCNA
5 2 (3.23%) CCSA
5 2 (3.23%) CCSE
5 2 (3.23%) CISSP
5 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.23%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (3.23%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) Nokia
2 14 (22.58%) Huawei
3 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.90%) Ericsson
5 7 (11.29%) BT
5 7 (11.29%) Citrix
5 7 (11.29%) Cramer
5 7 (11.29%) Nokia Networks
5 7 (11.29%) Nortel
5 7 (11.29%) Remedy
5 7 (11.29%) Tellabs
6 5 (8.06%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 5 (8.06%) Arqiva
6 5 (8.06%) Cisco
6 5 (8.06%) NetCracker
6 5 (8.06%) Siemens
6 5 (8.06%) Telindus
6 5 (8.06%) Virgin Media
6 5 (8.06%) ZTE
7 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
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