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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 69 67 69
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Back Office 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.44% 0.44% 0.23%
As % of the General category 1.36% 1.18% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £275 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £7.60 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £17.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.89% -6.75%
Back Office
South West

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
295 338 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.31% 36.94% 38.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 258 237
Median daily rate £363 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £269 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 12
Median hourly rate £34.30 £10.39 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+230.12% -13.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £7.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.30 £25.88 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.34%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
3 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
3 3 (37.50%) Wyse
3 3 (37.50%) Dell
3 3 (37.50%) Polycom
3 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) SCCM
3 3 (37.50%) XenApp
3 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (25.00%) AppSense
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (12.50%) INAP
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) ISUP
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) MVNO
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) General Ledger
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Support
3 1 (12.50%) Core Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Core Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Oracle Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
1 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
1 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Cash Management
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
2 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (12.50%) BitLocker
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Dell
3 3 (37.50%) Polycom
3 3 (37.50%) Wyse
4 2 (25.00%) AppSense
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
5 1 (12.50%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) Tableau