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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 269 249 266
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +17
Contract jobs citing Back Office 405 476 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.87% 0.94% 0.84%
As % of the General category 2.41% 2.42% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 296 293
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £629 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 12
Median hourly rate £11.00 £16.50 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -16.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £23.50 £97.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.75 £22.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-52.22% +114.28%
Back Office
UK

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
16800 19664 20417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.22% 38.69% 38.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11228 12747 13292
Median daily rate £455 £450 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 513 502
Median hourly rate £22.84 £26.50 £22.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.81% +16.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.60% +12.00%

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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 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
London -31 257 £525 +5.00% 54
South East +53 83 £400 - 11
South West -6 13 £450 +16.12% 6
North West +8 11 £600 +50.00% 4
Yorkshire +15 10 £318 -15.33% 7
West Midlands -25 10 £413 +28.90% 9
East of England +2 8 £288 -41.91% 5
North East -31 5 £375 -34.78%
East Midlands -17 4 £438 +45.83% 5
Midlands - 1 - -
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 England region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 363 (42.91%) Finance
2 215 (25.41%) SQL
3 187 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
4 184 (21.75%) Banking
5 161 (19.03%) SQL Server
6 141 (16.67%) .NET
7 131 (15.48%) C#
7 131 (15.48%) Front Office
8 118 (13.95%) Windows
9 108 (12.77%) Java
10 101 (11.94%) Microsoft
11 100 (11.82%) Oracle
12 93 (10.99%) Investment Banking
13 87 (10.28%) TDD
14 85 (10.05%) Project Management
15 83 (9.81%) Derivative
16 81 (9.57%) MS Excel
17 78 (9.22%) Business Analysis
18 71 (8.39%) HTML
19 70 (8.27%) Stakeholder Management
20 66 (7.80%) Equities
20 66 (7.80%) Linux
21 64 (7.57%) VMware
21 64 (7.57%) ITIL
22 63 (7.45%) Scrum
23 62 (7.33%) Migration
23 62 (7.33%) User Acceptance Testing
24 61 (7.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 60 (7.09%) Web Services
26 59 (6.97%) Fixed Income

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 39 (4.61%) Tomcat
2 32 (3.78%) WebSphere
3 25 (2.96%) IIS
3 25 (2.96%) WebLogic
4 24 (2.84%) JBoss
5 23 (2.72%) SharePoint
5 23 (2.72%) WebLogic Portal
6 20 (2.36%) MS Exchange
7 16 (1.89%) Apache
8 12 (1.42%) Confluence
9 11 (1.30%) Skype for Business
10 10 (1.18%) CMS
11 6 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.47%) FileNet
13 4 (0.47%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.47%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 81 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 34 (4.02%) MS Office
3 19 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.06%) MS Project
6 4 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (2.01%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (1.42%) Endur
3 12 (1.42%) Oracle Payables
4 11 (1.30%) Markit EDM
5 10 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (1.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 8 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
7 7 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.71%) SimCorp Dimension
8 6 (0.71%) thinkFolio
9 5 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.35%) Eagle PACE
10 3 (0.35%) LatentZero
10 3 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.35%) SAP Bank Analyzer
10 3 (0.35%) SAP GTS
11 2 (0.24%) SAP CO
11 2 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.01%) Office 365
4 16 (1.89%) SaaS
5 7 (0.83%) IaaS
6 5 (0.59%) PaaS
7 3 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.12%) FinancialForce.com
9 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 46 (5.44%) DNS
2 29 (3.43%) DHCP
2 29 (3.43%) SAN
3 26 (3.07%) TCP/IP
4 20 (2.36%) 3G
5 19 (2.25%) 4G
5 19 (2.25%) Firewall
6 18 (2.13%) 2G
7 17 (2.01%) Internet
8 16 (1.89%) Intranet
9 14 (1.65%) Wireshark
10 13 (1.54%) WAN
11 12 (1.42%) LAN
12 11 (1.30%) VoIP
13 10 (1.18%) LTE
13 10 (1.18%) Radio Access Network
14 9 (1.06%) VPN
14 9 (1.06%) X.509
15 5 (0.59%) GSM
15 5 (0.59%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (19.03%) SQL Server
2 38 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (3.31%) DB2
4 27 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (2.96%) Oracle Database
6 24 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (1.54%) NoSQL
9 13 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (1.30%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (1.06%) Redis
12 9 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (0.83%) Big Data
14 7 (0.83%) MS Access
14 7 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (0.71%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 26 (3.07%) Subversion
2 23 (2.72%) Log4j
3 22 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (2.36%) JIRA
5 15 (1.77%) Cucumber
5 15 (1.77%) Git (software)
6 12 (1.42%) Selenium
7 10 (1.18%) Maven
7 10 (1.18%) Visual Studio
8 9 (1.06%) TeamCity
8 9 (1.06%) Toad
9 8 (0.95%) Jenkins
10 7 (0.83%) Eclipse
10 7 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (0.71%) NUnit
12 5 (0.59%) Appium
12 5 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.59%) Grunt
12 5 (0.59%) MSTest
12 5 (0.59%) WebDriver
General
1 363 (42.91%) Finance
2 184 (21.75%) Banking
3 131 (15.48%) Front Office
4 93 (10.99%) Investment Banking
5 44 (5.20%) Retail
6 38 (4.49%) Financial Institution
7 25 (2.96%) Publishing
8 22 (2.60%) Marketing
8 22 (2.60%) Telecoms
9 21 (2.48%) Legal
10 14 (1.65%) Manufacturing
11 10 (1.18%) Games
12 8 (0.95%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.83%) Advertising
14 6 (0.71%) Automotive
14 6 (0.71%) Military
14 6 (0.71%) Wholesale Banking
15 5 (0.59%) French Language
15 5 (0.59%) Private Banking
16 4 (0.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 222 (26.24%) Developer
2 221 (26.12%) Analyst
3 133 (15.72%) Business Analyst
4 74 (8.75%) .NET Developer
5 72 (8.51%) Project Manager
6 65 (7.68%) C# Developer
7 52 (6.15%) SQL Developer
8 50 (5.91%) Architect
9 43 (5.08%) Consultant
10 35 (4.14%) C# .NET Developer
11 32 (3.78%) Administrator
11 32 (3.78%) Java Developer
12 29 (3.43%) Senior Developer
12 29 (3.43%) Support Engineer
13 27 (3.19%) Systems Administrator
14 26 (3.07%) Senior Analyst
15 22 (2.60%) Applications Support
15 22 (2.60%) Financial Analyst
16 21 (2.48%) MiFID Business Analyst
17 20 (2.36%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (16.67%) .NET
2 71 (8.39%) HTML
3 60 (7.09%) Web Services
4 58 (6.86%) ASP.NET
5 57 (6.74%) XML
6 51 (6.03%) CSS
7 40 (4.73%) .NET Framework
8 36 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (4.14%) JMS
10 28 (3.31%) JSP
11 26 (3.07%) AngularJS
12 25 (2.96%) Java EE
12 25 (2.96%) jQuery
13 24 (2.84%) WPF
14 22 (2.60%) Entity Framework
15 17 (2.01%) WCF
16 15 (1.77%) FIX Protocol
16 15 (1.77%) HTML5
17 14 (1.65%) REST
17 14 (1.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 83 (9.81%) Derivative
2 66 (7.80%) Equities
3 61 (7.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 59 (6.97%) Fixed Income
5 51 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
6 41 (4.85%) Hedge funds
7 30 (3.55%) Management Information System
8 25 (2.96%) Data Centre
9 20 (2.36%) Statistics
10 17 (2.01%) Computer Science
11 16 (1.89%) SWIFT
12 15 (1.77%) Data Structures
13 14 (1.65%) Reference Data
14 13 (1.54%) Fat Client
14 13 (1.54%) Fintech
14 13 (1.54%) Thin Client
15 12 (1.42%) Equity Derivative
16 11 (1.30%) Algorithms
16 11 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
17 10 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 118 (13.95%) Windows
2 66 (7.80%) Linux
3 43 (5.08%) Windows Server
4 33 (3.90%) Unix
5 28 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (2.48%) Windows 7
6 21 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (1.89%) CentOS
9 13 (1.54%) Ubuntu
10 12 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.83%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.71%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.47%) Android
13 4 (0.47%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.35%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.35%) Solaris
14 3 (0.35%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.12%) MVS
15 1 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (10.28%) TDD
3 85 (10.05%) Project Management
4 78 (9.22%) Business Analysis
5 70 (8.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 64 (7.57%) ITIL
7 63 (7.45%) Scrum
8 62 (7.33%) Migration
8 62 (7.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 57 (6.74%) MVC
10 54 (6.38%) Workflow
11 49 (5.79%) Asset Management
12 48 (5.67%) Change Management
13 45 (5.32%) Waterfall
14 41 (4.85%) Web Development
15 40 (4.73%) ERP
16 38 (4.49%) Validation
17 37 (4.37%) Configuration Management
17 37 (4.37%) OO
18 34 (4.02%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 215 (25.41%) SQL
2 131 (15.48%) C#
3 108 (12.77%) Java
4 54 (6.38%) JavaScript
5 42 (4.96%) T-SQL
6 30 (3.55%) PowerShell
7 26 (3.07%) C++
8 25 (2.96%) PL/SQL
9 18 (2.13%) Perl
9 18 (2.13%) Python
10 14 (1.65%) Bash Shell
10 14 (1.65%) PHP
11 12 (1.42%) VB.NET
12 11 (1.30%) VBA
13 9 (1.06%) VB
14 8 (0.95%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.83%) C
16 5 (0.59%) ActionScript
16 5 (0.59%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 52 (6.15%) Degree
2 29 (3.43%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (3.19%) Security Cleared
4 21 (2.48%) CCNA
5 17 (2.01%) CCNP
5 17 (2.01%) SC Cleared
6 16 (1.89%) CCIE
7 11 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (0.83%) MCSE
11 6 (0.71%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.71%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.71%) PMP
12 5 (0.59%) CISSP
12 5 (0.59%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.59%) HNC
12 5 (0.59%) ISEB
12 5 (0.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.02%) QA
2 32 (3.78%) MiFID
3 23 (2.72%) SLA
4 15 (1.77%) EMIR
5 10 (1.18%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.95%) Dodd-Frank
7 6 (0.71%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.59%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.47%) FATCA
9 4 (0.47%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.12%) BS7799
10 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.12%) ISO20022
10 1 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 56 (6.62%) Active Directory
2 46 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.30%) Docker
3 11 (1.30%) vSphere
4 8 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.83%) XenApp
6 6 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.59%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.59%) VMware Server
8 4 (0.47%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.47%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.24%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.12%) Gluster
11 1 (0.12%) iptables
11 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.12%) NFS
11 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 36 (4.26%) SCCM
2 26 (3.07%) SCOM
3 19 (2.25%) Nagios
4 12 (1.42%) Puppet
5 8 (0.95%) NetBackup
6 6 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.71%) WSUS
7 5 (0.59%) Ansible
7 5 (0.59%) DameWare
7 5 (0.59%) Grafana
7 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (0.47%) Amdocs OSS
8 4 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
11 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.12%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 101 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 100 (11.82%) Oracle
3 64 (7.57%) VMware
4 47 (5.56%) Cisco
5 35 (4.14%) SAP
6 31 (3.66%) IBM
7 30 (3.55%) Huawei
8 28 (3.31%) Misys
9 25 (2.96%) Citrix
10 23 (2.72%) Dell
11 21 (2.48%) EMC
12 19 (2.25%) Nokia Networks
13 17 (2.01%) Ericsson
13 17 (2.01%) Nokia
14 16 (1.89%) Bloomberg
15 15 (1.77%) HP
15 15 (1.77%) SmartStream
16 14 (1.65%) Juniper
17 13 (1.54%) Calypso
18 12 (1.42%) Murex
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Bristol, Avon
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Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Rate: £100 - £150 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
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London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £300 - £325 per day
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London
Client Server
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
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Data Idols
Rate: From £450 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Data Idols
Rate: From £500 to £800 per day
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South Yorkshire
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Rate: From £150 to £250 per day
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Experis Ltd
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