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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 24 32 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing Back Office 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 1.39% 1.49% 1.18%
As % of the General category 7.41% 6.38% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £13.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -61.42%
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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
27 47 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 18.75% 23.27% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 6
Average daily rate £315 £398 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% -27.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £29.75 £37.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.59% +184.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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
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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (75.00%) Data Management
2 3 (75.00%) SCOM
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Firmware
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) ISA Server
2 3 (75.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) PC Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Data Management
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Firmware
2 3 (75.00%) ISA Server
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco