The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 113 121 113
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Back Office 13 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.51% 0.40% 0.92%
As % of the General category 1.55% 1.34% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 18
Median daily rate £325 £345 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
- +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-11.53% -18.75%
Back Office
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
839 820 1033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.16% 29.63% 33.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 466 555
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 49 62
Median hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.35 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.19 £25.00 £25.04
% change year-on-year
+8.76% -0.15%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +8 6 £430 +14.66% 1
Bedfordshire +7 4 £325 +30.00%
Cambridgeshire +11 2 £350 +13.82%
Essex +3 1 £263 -38.23% 1
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) iPad
2 4 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
3 3 (15.00%) CRM
3 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (10.00%) High Availability
4 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (10.00%) iPhone
4 2 (10.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (10.00%) Apple Swift
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) SAN
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Xcode
4 2 (10.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) e-Learning
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.00%) Legal
5 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.00%) Advertising
5 1 (5.00%) Publishing
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) CMS

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Xcode
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Front Office
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Business Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 2 (10.00%) iOS Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Objective-C Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Transformation
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Head of Digital Transformation
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Java Android Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Integration Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Transformation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Android SDK
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) iPad
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.00%) iPhone
4 1 (5.00%) e-Learning
4 1 (5.00%) Reinsurance
4 1 (5.00%) Social Media
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
2 3 (15.00%) CRM
2 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) High Availability
3 2 (10.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.00%) Content Management
4 1 (5.00%) Data Management
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Apple Swift
1 2 (10.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCITP
1 1 (5.00%) MCSA
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix
2 1 (5.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) VMware