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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 66 74 69
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing Back Office 16 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.36% 0.097% 0.30%
As % of the General category 2.97% 0.27% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-65.71% -2.77%
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
539 377 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 45.68% 36.39% 40.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 177 175
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 16
Average hourly rate £12.00 £41.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.90% +230.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £12.98 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £59.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 12 £425 -
Back Office
South East

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 8 (44.44%) Retail
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 6 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (22.22%) EPoS
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) .NET
5 3 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.11%) Google Apps
6 2 (11.11%) SCCM
6 2 (11.11%) Google
6 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.11%) CRM
6 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 2 (11.11%) ERP
7 1 (5.56%) SOA
7 1 (5.56%) Ingres
7 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
7 1 (5.56%) SAS
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.56%) HP
7 1 (5.56%) SAN

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Ingres
2 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 8 (44.44%) Retail
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 3 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Architect
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) XHTML
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) EPoS
2 1 (5.56%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.56%) Telematics
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) CRM
3 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (5.56%) SOA
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.56%) System Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Customer Segmentation
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.56%) VB6
3 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.56%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) COBOL
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Northgate