The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 42 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Back Office 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.10% 0.79% -
As % of the General category 5.26% 4.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £183 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Back Office
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

General Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
76 95 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.82% 18.81% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 56 50
Median daily rate £363 £384 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.53% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £300 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £383
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
Median hourly rate £37.00 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £32.50 £32.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £100.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Back Office
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Front Office
3 3 (60.00%) Time Management
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) OLAP
5 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (20.00%) Nagios
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) e-Learning
5 1 (20.00%) Line Management
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Content Management

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (20.00%) OLAP
General
1 4 (80.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Applications Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Applications Support
1 4 (80.00%) Applications Support Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 3 (60.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) IT Support
3 2 (40.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft