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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 61 53 58
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing Back Office 6 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.80% 0.80% 1.10%
As % of the General category 2.58% 3.27% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 8
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£450 £375 £515
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -27.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.96% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-32.25% -6.06%
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
233 153 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 31.07% 24.52% 28.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 57 128
Average daily rate £350 £369 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% -6.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £201 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 6 28
Average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +34.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £37.50 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.42 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+21.41% -14.34%

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 20 November 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
Peterborough +2 6 £450 +20.00%
Cambridge - - - - 1
Back Office
East of England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
1 6 (66.67%) WCF
2 5 (55.56%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) VB
2 5 (55.56%) SOA
3 4 (44.44%) ETL
3 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (44.44%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) OLAP
3 4 (44.44%) Use Case
3 4 (44.44%) System Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle OLAP
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (11.11%) Primavera
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Project Planning

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) OLAP
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Planner
3 1 (11.11%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) WCF
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) SOA
1 5 (55.56%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Use Case
2 4 (44.44%) System Testing
2 4 (44.44%) ETL
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Primavera