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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
South East / Berkshire
Rank 74 95 112
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +17
Contract jobs citing Back Office 33 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.70% 1.06% 0.39%
As % of the General category 4.32% 2.77% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 9
Median daily rate £320 £650 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.76% +160.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £420 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £695 £815
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +71.87%

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
764 939 1132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 39.42% 38.14% 44.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 390 527
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 35 20
Median hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% +10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.26 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 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 +6 19 £250 -61.53% 2
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Back Office
South East

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 22 (43.14%) Huawei
2 20 (39.22%) Fault Management
2 20 (39.22%) Capacity Management
2 20 (39.22%) Functional Testing
3 19 (37.25%) Configuration Management
4 17 (33.33%) Front Office
5 16 (31.37%) 3G
5 16 (31.37%) ITIL
5 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
5 16 (31.37%) Statistics
5 16 (31.37%) Validation
6 15 (29.41%) 4G
7 14 (27.45%) Nokia Networks
7 14 (27.45%) Wireshark
7 14 (27.45%) Cisco
7 14 (27.45%) CCNP
7 14 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (27.45%) Juniper
8 13 (25.49%) Ericsson
8 13 (25.49%) Nokia
8 13 (25.49%) CCNA
8 13 (25.49%) 2G
8 13 (25.49%) CCIE
8 13 (25.49%) People Management
9 6 (11.76%) Service Management
9 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
10 5 (9.80%) Project Management
10 5 (9.80%) Windows
10 5 (9.80%) Network Design
11 3 (5.88%) Performance Metrics

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 (3.92%) Apache
1 2 (3.92%) CMS
1 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (1.96%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (31.37%) 3G
1 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
2 15 (29.41%) 4G
3 14 (27.45%) Wireshark
4 13 (25.49%) 2G
5 2 (3.92%) HTTP
5 2 (3.92%) LTE
6 1 (1.96%) BGP
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.96%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (1.96%) HSRP
6 1 (1.96%) ICMP
6 1 (1.96%) MPLS
6 1 (1.96%) OSPF
6 1 (1.96%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (1.96%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (1.96%) SNMP
6 1 (1.96%) Telnet
6 1 (1.96%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) MySQL
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (33.33%) Front Office
2 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Billing
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) Support Engineer
2 5 (9.80%) Consultant
2 5 (9.80%) IT Manager
3 4 (7.84%) Service Manager
3 4 (7.84%) Service Transition Manager
3 4 (7.84%) Transition Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Back Office Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) IT Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) IT Programme Manager
5 2 (3.92%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (3.92%) OSS Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) PMO Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Programme Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Public Sector Programme Manager
6 1 (1.96%) .NET Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Developer
6 1 (1.96%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (1.96%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) .NET
1 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (1.96%) HTML
1 1 (1.96%) SPML
1 1 (1.96%) WF
1 1 (1.96%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) Statistics
2 3 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.96%) Android
3 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Capacity Management
1 20 (39.22%) Fault Management
1 20 (39.22%) Functional Testing
2 19 (37.25%) Configuration Management
3 16 (31.37%) ITIL
3 16 (31.37%) Validation
4 13 (25.49%) People Management
5 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 6 (11.76%) Service Management
6 5 (9.80%) Network Design
6 5 (9.80%) Project Management
7 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.88%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 3 (5.88%) Workflow
8 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.92%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.92%) High Availability
8 2 (3.92%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) Java
2 1 (1.96%) C#
2 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.96%) Perl
2 1 (1.96%) PHP
2 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) CCNP
1 14 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (25.49%) CCIE
2 13 (25.49%) CCNA
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) CCIP
4 1 (1.96%) HNC
4 1 (1.96%) HND
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (1.96%) OpenView
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Huawei
2 14 (27.45%) Cisco
2 14 (27.45%) Juniper
2 14 (27.45%) Nokia Networks
3 13 (25.49%) Ericsson
3 13 (25.49%) Nokia
4 3 (5.88%) Symantec
4 3 (5.88%) VMware
5 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.96%) F5
6 1 (1.96%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle
6 1 (1.96%) SevOne
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