The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Edinburgh 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 77 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -6
Contract jobs citing Back Office 9 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.70% 0.69% 1.18%
As % of the General category 1.50% 1.25% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 8
Average daily rate
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£550 £450 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +22.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £15.77 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.23% -36.92%
General Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
599 562 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 46.91% 55.04% 66.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 256 331
Average daily rate £413 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 8
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Back Office
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Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Calypso
2 7 (38.89%) Investment Management
3 6 (33.33%) Derivative
3 6 (33.33%) Migration
4 5 (27.78%) Asset Management
5 4 (22.22%) Data Management
5 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 4 (22.22%) Markit EDM
5 4 (22.22%) Summit
5 4 (22.22%) HP
5 4 (22.22%) ETL
5 4 (22.22%) Murex
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) Charles River
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) Degree
7 2 (11.11%) Time Management
7 2 (11.11%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (11.11%) Financial Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Marketing
7 2 (11.11%) Workflow
7 2 (11.11%) EMIR
7 2 (11.11%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (11.11%) MS Office
7 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.11%) Legal

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Summit
1 4 (22.22%) Markit EDM
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Junior Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Junior
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Product Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Project Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Accountant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Derivative
2 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Investment Management
2 6 (33.33%) Migration
3 5 (27.78%) Asset Management
4 4 (22.22%) Data Management
4 4 (22.22%) ETL
4 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Workflow
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) Time Management
6 2 (11.11%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (11.11%) Financial Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.56%) CRM
7 1 (5.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) EMIR
1 2 (11.11%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Calypso
2 4 (22.22%) HP
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Murex
3 3 (16.67%) Charles River
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago