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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 25 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Back Office 9 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 4.02% 3.62% -
As % of the General category 19.15% 10.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
Average daily rate £413 £394 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £356 £325
% change year-on-year
- +9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% -21.21%
Back Office
West Sussex

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
47 46 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 20.98% 33.33% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 35 24
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £461 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.68 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%

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

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) XenApp
2 5 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Service Management
4 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (30.00%) MPLS
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) C
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (30.00%) SCCM
4 3 (30.00%) iSeries
4 3 (30.00%) PMBOK
4 3 (30.00%) BYOD

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) MPLS
1 3 (30.00%) VPN
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) DTS
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) Online Betting
4 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Network Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Network Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Production DBA
3 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Production DBA
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (10.00%) OAuth
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) BYOD
2 3 (30.00%) iSeries
2 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (20.00%) Reinsurance
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
1 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (30.00%) Service Management
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Data Transformation
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Server Building
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) PMBOK
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) XenApp
1 5 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) CA
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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