The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank - 14 12
Contract jobs citing Back Office 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick - 5.77% 2.33%
As % of the General category - 27.27% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £120 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -72.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -24.05%
Back Office
West Sussex

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

General Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
14 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 19.18% 21.15% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 5
Median daily rate £365 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £120 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £530 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gatwick region citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick