The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 60 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Back Office 3 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.41% 1.52% 1.15%
As % of the General category 2.00% 5.76% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 7
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£308 £343 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.21% -23.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £258 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £450 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-21.21% +10.00%
Back Office
East of England

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

General Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
150 191 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 20.72% 26.45% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 93 75
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 22
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £26.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Cambridge - - - - 1
Back Office
East of England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) VB
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) SOA
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Analysis
1 5 (62.50%) WCF
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 4 (50.00%) Use Case
2 4 (50.00%) System Testing
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) ETL
2 4 (50.00%) OLAP
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) MS Project
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) VPN

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) OLAP
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Dutch Language
2 1 (12.50%) French Language
2 1 (12.50%) German Language
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) WCF
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) SOA
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Use Case
2 4 (50.00%) System Testing
2 4 (50.00%) ETL
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com