The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 21 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Back Office 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 3.03% 2.31% -
As % of the General category 33.33% 27.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £548 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £315
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +26.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £10.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+168.29% -58.16%
Back Office
Devon

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

General Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
9 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 9.09% 8.46% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Average daily rate £325 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £325 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £567 £525 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Intune
2 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) VB6
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Database Developer
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) PC Support
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Database Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) VMware