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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 52 55 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Back Office 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.90% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the General category 2.19% 0.36% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £463 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.19% +14.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £17.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-2.89% +27.77%
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
183 281 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 41.31% 43.50% 36.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 150 87
Median daily rate £350 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £253 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 38 33
Median hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.82 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Colchester - 2 £469 -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Harlow - 1 £375 -
Back Office
East of England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Essex region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Process Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) IIS
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
4 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) CMDB
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Database Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Sage 200
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) MCP
4 1 (14.29%) HND
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (14.29%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Finance Business Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Financial Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Operations Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (14.29%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) CRM Developer
4 1 (14.29%) CRM Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) ICT Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) CMDB
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Process Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Database Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) HND
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Altiris
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Sage
1 1 (14.29%) VMware