The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 1 August 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 East Midlands 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 84 78 69
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing Back Office 5 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.34% 0.69% 1.11%
As % of the General category 1.07% 1.99% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 12
Average daily rate
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£438 £68 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+548.14% -77.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £68 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £225 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.36 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+35.40% -36.89%
General Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
467 502 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 32.12% 34.45% 37.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 296 320
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £523 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 18
Average hourly rate £9.94 £30.00 £45.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.86% -34.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £56.16 £65.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
Back Office
England

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - - 2
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 17 (70.83%) Finance
2 14 (58.33%) MS Office
2 14 (58.33%) Banking
3 13 (54.17%) International Banking
3 13 (54.17%) Windows
3 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
3 13 (54.17%) Remedy
3 13 (54.17%) Windows XP
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (12.50%) .NET
5 3 (12.50%) C#
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (12.50%) Retail
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (8.33%) Logistics
6 2 (8.33%) jQuery
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (8.33%) DTS
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.33%) CSS
6 2 (8.33%) ETL
6 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (58.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) DTS
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.17%) OLAP
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) ZAP BI
General
1 17 (70.83%) Finance
2 14 (58.33%) Banking
3 13 (54.17%) International Banking
4 3 (12.50%) Retail
5 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (4.17%) Advertising
6 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Analyst
2 13 (54.17%) 1st Line Support
2 13 (54.17%) Service Analyst
2 13 (54.17%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Trainer
4 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Change Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (4.17%) ETL Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Report Writer
4 1 (4.17%) Training Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) jQuery
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) JDBC
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.17%) Data Extraction
1 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
1 13 (54.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (8.33%) Logistics
1 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (8.33%) ETL
1 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.17%) B2B
2 1 (4.17%) ERP
2 1 (4.17%) UML
2 1 (4.17%) CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Change Management
2 1 (4.17%) Workflow
2 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (4.17%) Use Case
2 1 (4.17%) Content Management
2 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
2 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (4.17%) Data Governance
2 1 (4.17%) Business Transformation
2 1 (4.17%) Analytics
2 1 (4.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) Java
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Remedy
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Teradata
3 1 (4.17%) Capita
3 1 (4.17%) RedPrairie
East Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago