The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 79 77 59
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Contract jobs citing Back Office 7 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.57% 0.29% 0.86%
As % of the General category 1.30% 0.78% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
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£488 £475 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +57.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £475 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £475 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £27.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-53.15% +85.00%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

General Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
540 383 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 44.26% 36.76% 35.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 192 101
Average daily rate £375 £359 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% +2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 18
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +80.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.28 £11.40 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -7 4 £173 - 2
Back Office
South East

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
2 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 4 (22.22%) Web Development
3 4 (22.22%) Resource Management
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Retail
4 3 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 3 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 2 (11.11%) SOA
5 2 (11.11%) Ingres
5 2 (11.11%) SAS
5 2 (11.11%) XHTML
5 2 (11.11%) UNIX
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.11%) C
5 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 2 (11.11%) COBOL
5 2 (11.11%) HTML
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) Perl

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) Lync
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.56%) Google Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Automotive
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.56%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) PMO Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) XHTML
2 2 (11.11%) jQuery
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) EPoS
1 1 (5.56%) Telematics
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
2 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 4 (22.22%) Web Development
3 4 (22.22%) Resource Management
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.11%) System Testing
5 2 (11.11%) SOA
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.56%) ERP
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) COBOL
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) VB
2 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
2 2 (11.11%) VB6
2 2 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) GSAE
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Northgate
3 1 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) VMware