The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 63 68 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing Back Office 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.52% 0.39% 0.75%
As % of the General category 1.17% 1.03% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
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£300 - £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £315 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £32.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +116.66%
Back Office
North West

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

General Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
342 292 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.13% 37.53% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 144 105
Average daily rate £413 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £582 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 33 26
Average hourly rate £14.81 £35.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.70% +35.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £25.04 £7.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 1 - - 4
Macclesfield - - - -
Northwich - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Back Office
North West

Back Office
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 2 (33.33%) WinForms
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) VB
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Password Management
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) CMS

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (16.67%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) WinForms
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Password Management
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Avaya
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