The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Docklands, London 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 24 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Back Office 3 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 1.74% 1.36% 3.28%
As % of the General category 2.38% 1.82% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate £525 - £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 - £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 - £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
General Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
126 110 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 73.26% 74.83% 71.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 82 136
Average daily rate £520 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £396 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £23.13 £10.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.23% -67.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.63 £10.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.63 £10.50 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Back Office
London

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 7 (77.78%) Banking
2 6 (66.67%) Investment Banking
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Front Office
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) BladeLogic
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (11.11%) NAS
4 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (11.11%) HP SIM
4 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) MDX
4 1 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
4 1 (11.11%) Market Risk
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) SSH
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
1 1 (11.11%) CruiseControl
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
General
1 7 (77.78%) Banking
2 6 (66.67%) Investment Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Front Office
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Database Developer
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Writer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Author
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Author
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
1 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
1 1 (11.11%) Market Risk
1 1 (11.11%) Online Banking
1 1 (11.11%) CLARiiON
1 1 (11.11%) Equities
1 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (11.11%) SUSE
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Solaris
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Test Management
1 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (11.11%) Samba
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) BladeLogic
2 1 (11.11%) HP SIM
2 1 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Dell
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) BMC
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat