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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 80 101 117
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +16
Contract jobs citing Back Office 29 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.47% 0.68% 0.49%
As % of the General category 3.82% 1.82% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 6
Median daily rate £250 £650 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% +62.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.75 £27.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-60.90% +161.90%
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
760 933 1132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 38.54% 37.38% 42.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 423 510
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 32 20
Median hourly rate £22.50 £26.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.09% +35.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.70 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £45.00 £41.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +17.10%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +17 22 £250 -61.53% 1
Back Office
South East

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 26 (54.17%) Huawei
2 20 (41.67%) 3G
3 19 (39.58%) 4G
3 19 (39.58%) Functional Testing
4 18 (37.50%) Nokia Networks
4 18 (37.50%) Capacity Management
4 18 (37.50%) Fault Management
4 18 (37.50%) 2G
5 17 (35.42%) Configuration Management
5 17 (35.42%) Ericsson
5 17 (35.42%) Nokia
6 15 (31.25%) Front Office
6 15 (31.25%) Validation
6 15 (31.25%) TCP/IP
7 14 (29.17%) Statistics
7 14 (29.17%) People Management
8 13 (27.08%) Wireshark
8 13 (27.08%) Cisco
8 13 (27.08%) CCIE
8 13 (27.08%) CCNP
8 13 (27.08%) CCNA
8 13 (27.08%) ITIL
8 13 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (27.08%) Juniper
9 7 (14.58%) Network Design
9 7 (14.58%) LTE
10 6 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
10 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 6 (12.50%) MS Excel

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 (4.17%) Apache
1 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (2.08%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 6 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (41.67%) 3G
2 19 (39.58%) 4G
3 18 (37.50%) 2G
4 15 (31.25%) TCP/IP
5 13 (27.08%) Wireshark
6 7 (14.58%) LTE
7 6 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (10.42%) Wireless
9 1 (2.08%) Diameter Protocol
9 1 (2.08%) GSM
9 1 (2.08%) HTTP
9 1 (2.08%) Internet
9 1 (2.08%) LDAP
9 1 (2.08%) SIGTRAN
9 1 (2.08%) UMTS
9 1 (2.08%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (8.33%) MS Access
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (31.25%) Front Office
2 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Support Engineer
2 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
2 4 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
3 3 (6.25%) Back Office Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Consultant
4 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (4.17%) OSS Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) PMO Manager
4 2 (4.17%) RAN Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) .NET Developer
5 1 (2.08%) Analyst
5 1 (2.08%) Business Analyst
5 1 (2.08%) Developer
5 1 (2.08%) IT Manager
5 1 (2.08%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (2.08%) LTE Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Developer
5 1 (2.08%) Team Leader
5 1 (2.08%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
1 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (2.08%) HTML
1 1 (2.08%) SPML
1 1 (2.08%) WF
1 1 (2.08%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Statistics
2 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Functional Testing
2 18 (37.50%) Capacity Management
2 18 (37.50%) Fault Management
3 17 (35.42%) Configuration Management
4 15 (31.25%) Validation
5 14 (29.17%) People Management
6 13 (27.08%) ITIL
7 7 (14.58%) Network Design
8 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
9 4 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
9 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.25%) Project Management
11 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (4.17%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 2 (4.17%) Workflow
12 1 (2.08%) Automated Testing
12 1 (2.08%) Pair Programming
12 1 (2.08%) Supplier Management
12 1 (2.08%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) C#
3 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.08%) Perl
3 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) CCIE
1 13 (27.08%) CCNA
1 13 (27.08%) CCNP
1 13 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.42%) HNC
3 4 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) HND
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (2.08%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (2.08%) OpenView
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) Huawei
2 18 (37.50%) Nokia Networks
3 17 (35.42%) Ericsson
3 17 (35.42%) Nokia
4 13 (27.08%) Cisco
4 13 (27.08%) Juniper
5 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 4 (8.33%) Arqiva
6 4 (8.33%) BT
6 4 (8.33%) Citrix
6 4 (8.33%) Cramer
6 4 (8.33%) NetCracker
6 4 (8.33%) Nortel
6 4 (8.33%) Remedy
6 4 (8.33%) Siemens
6 4 (8.33%) Telindus
6 4 (8.33%) Tellabs
6 4 (8.33%) Virgin Media
6 4 (8.33%) ZTE