The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Cheshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 53 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Back Office 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.30% 0.13% -
As % of the General category 3.42% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £15.77 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.23% -31.43%
General Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
292 316 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.07% 42.65% 42.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 140 240
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £221 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £474 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 18
Average hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 £26.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +52.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.84 £14.84 £19.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Back Office
North West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 July 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
Chester - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Back Office
North West

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 5 (31.25%) Six Sigma
1 5 (31.25%) MS Visio
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
1 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 3 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
2 3 (18.75%) Service Management
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) OpenView
2 3 (18.75%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) ETL
2 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) MCP
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) Intranet
2 3 (18.75%) Data Security
2 3 (18.75%) Workflow

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 2 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Visio
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Process Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Implementation Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Manager
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Business Process Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Support Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
1 2 (12.50%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Six Sigma
1 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
2 3 (18.75%) Service Management
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) ETL
2 3 (18.75%) Data Security
2 3 (18.75%) Workflow
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 2 (12.50%) WFM
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) BDD
4 1 (6.25%) Data Transformation
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
1 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
2 2 (12.50%) VB
2 2 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) MCP
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) OpenView
1 3 (18.75%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Avaya
3 1 (6.25%) VMware