The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank - 23 24
Contract jobs citing Back Office 0 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 3.70% 1.82%
As % of the General category - 10.53% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 £27.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-57.65% +85.00%
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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 Dorset region.

General Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
81 76 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 34.76% 35.19% 51.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 33 39
Average daily rate £393 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £220 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £28.50 £6.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +360.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset