The 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 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 88 74 64
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs citing Back Office 5 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.33% 1.33% 1.20%
As % of the General category 1.02% 4.11% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 9
Average daily rate
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£531 £70 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+658.92% -81.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £68 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £163 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-61.42% -2.77%
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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 East Midlands region.

General Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
492 535 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 32.33% 32.35% 34.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 311 278
Average daily rate £425 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £124 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £502 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 15
Average hourly rate £9.94 £33.75 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.54% -48.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.21 £11.50 £15.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £56.16 £66.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -24.13%

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 September 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 September 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 +3 1 - -
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) International Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) Remedy
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 2 (13.33%) Logistics
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Capita
5 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.67%) Content Management
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (6.67%) RESTful
5 1 (6.67%) HTML5
5 1 (6.67%) RedPrairie

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) OLAP
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) ZAP BI
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) International Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.67%) Advertising
4 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Trainer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Training Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Report Writer
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) JDBC
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) WinForms
2 1 (6.67%) RESTful
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) ERP
1 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Logistics
1 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (6.67%) User Stories
2 1 (6.67%) UML
2 1 (6.67%) CRM
2 1 (6.67%) Use Case
2 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (6.67%) B2B
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Remedy
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Progress
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Capita
3 1 (6.67%) RedPrairie