The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 69 65 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Contract jobs citing Back Office 4 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.43% 0.24% 1.31%
As % of the General category 1.17% 0.60% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
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£550 - £358
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 - £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 - £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £7.60 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £13.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -61.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

General Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
341 333 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 36.90% 39.13% 33.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 242 145
Average daily rate £370 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 5
Average hourly rate £10.39 £12.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.41% -44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.60 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.88 £33.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Back Office
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Broadband
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Broadband
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) Information Management
1 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft