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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Back Office 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.26% - -
As % of the General category 1.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% -21.21%
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
80 69 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.46% 19.33% 22.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 26 40
Average daily rate £425 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £280 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £511 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 9
Average hourly rate £29.75 £40.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.62% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.65 £38.50 £33.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £40.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (50.00%) IT Operations Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management