The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 16 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing Back Office 4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 4.82% 0.56% 3.17%
As % of the General category 18.18% 2.44% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £450 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
-14.41% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £35.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-68.57% +15.70%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Crawley region.

General Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
22 41 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 26.51% 23.03% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 54
Average daily rate £413 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £334 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £658
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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Top 18 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 4 (100.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Online Betting
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
3 1 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) Windows

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) NetScaler
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Online Betting
2 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 3 (75.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) IBM