The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 51 46 54
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing Back Office 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.59% 0.68% 0.82%
As % of the General category 1.49% 1.96% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £269 £420 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.01% +46.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £400 £315
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £150.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £10.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+161.90% -62.16%
Back Office
East of England

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

General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
202 153 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 39.76% 34.77% 28.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 83 82
Average daily rate £375 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £178 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 23
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £47.00 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood +1 2 £269 -36.76% 1
Back Office
East of England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Reinsurance
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Email Filtering
3 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS Access
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) French Language
1 1 (20.00%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) PC Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) PC Support
2 1 (20.00%) PC Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Email Filtering
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
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