The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 18 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 East Sussex 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 35 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing Back Office 3 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.99% 1.90% 5.03%
As % of the General category 5.00% 5.63% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 13
Average daily rate £268 £355 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.64% -16.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.26 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
General Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
60 71 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 19.87% 33.81% 27.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 39 57
Average daily rate £350 £355 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £491 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £16.65 £20.13 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.28% +67.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Back Office
South East

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Brighton - - - -
Crowborough - - - -
Back Office
South East

Back Office
Top 14 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Avaya
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Symposium
2 3 (42.86%) Billing
3 2 (28.57%) Data Security
3 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) Local Government

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Symposium
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Voice Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Data Security
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Avaya