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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 79 73 61
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing Back Office 2 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.23% 0.21% 1.14%
As % of the General category 0.59% 0.50% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Median daily rate £325 £335 £262
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +27.74%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+19.64% -15.15%
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
340 404 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.55% 41.65% 38.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 237 162
Median daily rate £425 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £312 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 21
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -6 2 £325 -2.98%
Back Office
North West

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Local Government
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Front Office
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) MS Access

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Front Office
2 2 (33.33%) Local Government
3 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (16.67%) French Language
3 1 (16.67%) German Language
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Quality Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Quality Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) ERP Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) ERP Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Conflict Management
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) VMware