The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
UK / England
Rank 261 251 246
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing Back Office 370 442 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.89% 0.94% 0.94%
As % of the General category 2.37% 2.45% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 276 308
Median daily rate £438 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £638 £611
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £325 £390
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 3
Median hourly rate £17.01 £27.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.16% +161.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £10.63 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.49 £31.50 £15.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £27.50 £9.10
% change year-on-year
-33.63% +202.36%

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

General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
15580 18019 18146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.27% 38.40% 38.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10288 11813 11721
Median daily rate £456 £450 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.22% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £625 £621
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 437 469 410
Median hourly rate £26.50 £29.00 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% +35.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.61% +45.55%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 England

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in England

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in England

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in England

Back Office
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Back Office Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
London +1 253 £475 -5.00% 75
South East -6 54 £388 +28.63% 13
West Midlands -6 14 £368 -8.06% 4
North West +25 13 £488 +18.90% 4
Yorkshire +7 11 £388 +3.33% 2
East of England +3 9 £275 -46.34% 4
South West -14 8 £450 +38.46% 9
East Midlands +6 6 £301 +4.78% 5
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 317 (39.97%) Finance
2 191 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (23.20%) Banking
3 184 (23.20%) SQL
4 128 (16.14%) Front Office
5 125 (15.76%) Java
6 120 (15.13%) .NET
6 120 (15.13%) Windows
7 119 (15.01%) SQL Server
8 105 (13.24%) C#
9 101 (12.74%) Oracle
10 91 (11.48%) TDD
11 90 (11.35%) Microsoft
12 84 (10.59%) Derivative
13 83 (10.47%) Investment Banking
14 73 (9.21%) JavaScript
15 67 (8.45%) MS Excel
16 64 (8.07%) OO
17 63 (7.94%) Business Analysis
18 61 (7.69%) HTML
19 59 (7.44%) Fixed Income
20 56 (7.06%) Change Management
20 56 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
21 55 (6.94%) Linux
21 55 (6.94%) ITIL
22 54 (6.81%) Scrum
23 53 (6.68%) Migration
23 53 (6.68%) Active Directory
24 52 (6.56%) Web Services
24 52 (6.56%) Equities

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in 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 25 (3.15%) IIS
2 19 (2.40%) MS Exchange
3 16 (2.02%) CMS
4 13 (1.64%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.51%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.51%) WebSphere
6 11 (1.39%) Apache
6 11 (1.39%) Confluence
7 9 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (1.01%) JBoss
8 8 (1.01%) WebLogic
9 7 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (0.88%) Skype for Business
10 6 (0.76%) WebLogic Portal
11 4 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.50%) FileNet
11 4 (0.50%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (0.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 67 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.65%) MS Office
3 13 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.26%) MS Project
5 5 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 16 (2.02%) Endur
3 15 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
4 14 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (1.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 8 (1.01%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.50%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.50%) SimCorp Dimension
10 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (0.38%) ION MarketView
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle ASCP
10 3 (0.38%) SAP Bank Analyzer
10 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.38%) SAP Retail
10 3 (0.38%) thinkFolio
11 2 (0.25%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.40%) Office 365
2 14 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.64%) SaaS
4 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.63%) IaaS
6 4 (0.50%) PaaS
7 2 (0.25%) GitHub
7 2 (0.25%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.25%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.13%) FinancialForce.com
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle CX
8 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.54%) DNS
2 33 (4.16%) Firewall
3 29 (3.66%) TCP/IP
4 25 (3.15%) DHCP
5 23 (2.90%) LAN
5 23 (2.90%) WAN
6 21 (2.65%) Internet
7 16 (2.02%) 3G
8 15 (1.89%) 4G
8 15 (1.89%) Wireshark
9 13 (1.64%) 2G
9 13 (1.64%) SAN
10 11 (1.39%) VoIP
11 9 (1.13%) Intranet
12 8 (1.01%) LTE
13 7 (0.88%) GGSN
13 7 (0.88%) GPRS
13 7 (0.88%) GSM
13 7 (0.88%) SNMP
13 7 (0.88%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (15.01%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (3.40%) Oracle Database
4 21 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (2.40%) NoSQL
6 16 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (1.77%) DB2
8 14 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
9 13 (1.64%) Relational Database
10 12 (1.51%) Redis
11 11 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (1.26%) Oracle9i Database
13 7 (0.88%) Data Mart
14 6 (0.76%) DataStage
14 6 (0.76%) MongoDB
14 6 (0.76%) MS Access
14 6 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (3.15%) Git (software)
2 22 (2.77%) Subversion
2 22 (2.77%) TeamCity
3 20 (2.52%) Cucumber
4 18 (2.27%) JIRA
5 15 (1.89%) Visual Studio
6 14 (1.77%) Jenkins
6 14 (1.77%) Maven
7 13 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
7 13 (1.64%) Selenium
8 10 (1.26%) Eclipse
8 10 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (1.26%) Toad
9 9 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (1.13%) WebDriver
10 8 (1.01%) Appium
11 7 (0.88%) Grunt
11 7 (0.88%) JBehave
11 7 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
12 6 (0.76%) JUnit
General
1 317 (39.97%) Finance
2 184 (23.20%) Banking
3 128 (16.14%) Front Office
4 83 (10.47%) Investment Banking
5 39 (4.92%) Retail
6 26 (3.28%) Games
7 19 (2.40%) Financial Institution
8 18 (2.27%) Telecoms
9 17 (2.14%) Legal
10 13 (1.64%) Marketing
11 9 (1.13%) Publishing
12 5 (0.63%) Advertising
12 5 (0.63%) Billing
12 5 (0.63%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.63%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.50%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.50%) Automotive
13 4 (0.50%) Local Government
13 4 (0.50%) Wholesale Banking
14 3 (0.38%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 232 (29.26%) Developer
2 225 (28.37%) Analyst
3 124 (15.64%) Business Analyst
4 59 (7.44%) .NET Developer
4 59 (7.44%) Architect
5 57 (7.19%) C# Developer
6 44 (5.55%) Project Manager
7 38 (4.79%) Consultant
7 38 (4.79%) Senior Developer
8 37 (4.67%) SQL Developer
9 30 (3.78%) C# .NET Developer
9 30 (3.78%) Java Developer
9 30 (3.78%) Support Analyst
10 29 (3.66%) Applications Support
11 26 (3.28%) MiFID Business Analyst
12 25 (3.15%) Banking Analyst
12 25 (3.15%) Solutions Architect
13 24 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
14 23 (2.90%) Test Analyst
15 19 (2.40%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (15.13%) .NET
2 61 (7.69%) HTML
3 52 (6.56%) Web Services
4 49 (6.18%) CSS
5 46 (5.80%) XML
6 44 (5.55%) ASP.NET
7 37 (4.67%) AngularJS
8 29 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
9 28 (3.53%) .NET Framework
10 23 (2.90%) HTML5
11 22 (2.77%) jQuery
12 20 (2.52%) REST
12 20 (2.52%) Ruby on Rails
13 18 (2.27%) WPF
14 17 (2.14%) WCF
15 16 (2.02%) SOAP
16 15 (1.89%) Spring
16 15 (1.89%) WinForms
17 14 (1.77%) FIX Protocol
17 14 (1.77%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 84 (10.59%) Derivative
2 59 (7.44%) Fixed Income
3 52 (6.56%) Equities
4 51 (6.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 45 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (4.16%) Hedge funds
6 33 (4.16%) SWIFT
7 29 (3.66%) Computer Science
8 20 (2.52%) Data Centre
9 14 (1.77%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.51%) OTC Derivatives
11 11 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.39%) Fintech
11 11 (1.39%) Reference Data
12 10 (1.26%) Contactless
12 10 (1.26%) Data Structures
12 10 (1.26%) Mobile App
13 9 (1.13%) Algorithms
14 8 (1.01%) User Experience
15 7 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 120 (15.13%) Windows
2 55 (6.94%) Linux
3 37 (4.67%) Windows Server
4 32 (4.04%) Unix
5 25 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (3.03%) Windows 7
7 18 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.63%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.63%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.50%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.50%) CentOS
10 4 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.50%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.50%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.25%) Android
11 2 (0.25%) Solaris
11 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.13%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (11.48%) TDD
3 64 (8.07%) OO
4 63 (7.94%) Business Analysis
5 56 (7.06%) Change Management
5 56 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 55 (6.94%) ITIL
7 54 (6.81%) Scrum
8 53 (6.68%) Migration
9 50 (6.31%) Project Management
10 49 (6.18%) MVC
11 43 (5.42%) Workflow
12 39 (4.92%) Asset Management
13 38 (4.79%) User Acceptance Testing
14 33 (4.16%) Functional Testing
14 33 (4.16%) Target Operating Model
15 32 (4.04%) Configuration Management
16 31 (3.91%) Analytics
16 31 (3.91%) Service Delivery
16 31 (3.91%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 184 (23.20%) SQL
2 125 (15.76%) Java
3 105 (13.24%) C#
4 73 (9.21%) JavaScript
5 43 (5.42%) T-SQL
6 31 (3.91%) PowerShell
7 29 (3.66%) PL/SQL
8 22 (2.77%) C++
9 21 (2.65%) Ruby
10 14 (1.77%) Python
11 12 (1.51%) PHP
12 11 (1.39%) Perl
13 10 (1.26%) VBScript
14 8 (1.01%) C
14 8 (1.01%) VBA
15 7 (0.88%) ActionScript
15 7 (0.88%) Objective-C
15 7 (0.88%) VB
16 6 (0.76%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (6.18%) Degree
2 22 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (2.40%) CCNA
4 16 (2.02%) CCNP
5 14 (1.77%) CCIE
5 14 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (1.51%) MCSE
6 12 (1.51%) Security Cleared
7 9 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (0.88%) SC Cleared
10 6 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.50%) CISSP
12 3 (0.38%) CLAS
12 3 (0.38%) GIAC
12 3 (0.38%) MCITP
12 3 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.38%) SANS
13 2 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.92%) MiFID
2 29 (3.66%) QA
3 22 (2.77%) SLA
4 19 (2.40%) EMIR
5 15 (1.89%) Dodd-Frank
6 8 (1.01%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.76%) ISO20022
8 5 (0.63%) FATCA
9 4 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.25%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.25%) SEPA
12 1 (0.13%) BS7799
12 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 53 (6.68%) Active Directory
2 31 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (2.77%) Docker
4 10 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.76%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.76%) vSphere
6 3 (0.38%) ISA Server
6 3 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.38%) XenApp
6 3 (0.38%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.25%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.25%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.25%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.13%) Gluster
8 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.13%) iptables
8 1 (0.13%) NFS
8 1 (0.13%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 23 (2.90%) SCCM
2 11 (1.39%) Nagios
3 9 (1.13%) NetBackup
3 9 (1.13%) SCOM
4 8 (1.01%) Control-M
5 7 (0.88%) Ansible
6 6 (0.76%) vMotion
6 6 (0.76%) WMI
7 5 (0.63%) DameWare
8 4 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.50%) Puppet
9 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.25%) Grafana
10 2 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.25%) WSUS
11 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.13%) NSN NetAct
11 1 (0.13%) OpenView
11 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 101 (12.74%) Oracle
2 90 (11.35%) Microsoft
3 39 (4.92%) VMware
4 29 (3.66%) Huawei
5 26 (3.28%) Cisco
6 23 (2.90%) SAP
7 18 (2.27%) Citrix
8 16 (2.02%) Apigee
8 16 (2.02%) Sybase
9 15 (1.89%) Calypso
9 15 (1.89%) Nokia Networks
9 15 (1.89%) SmartStream
10 14 (1.77%) Juniper
11 13 (1.64%) Ericsson
11 13 (1.64%) IBM
11 13 (1.64%) Murex
11 13 (1.64%) Nokia
12 12 (1.51%) HP
12 12 (1.51%) OpenLink
13 11 (1.39%) Misys
London
Caspian One Ltd
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day 8 to 12 month day rate contract
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vadis People
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Rate: £46000.00 to £50000.00 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Glocomms
Rate: £750 - £850 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £12.00 - £12.02 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Contingency Team
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Contingency Team
Posted: 6 days ago