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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Back Office 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 4.17% - -
As % of the General category 20.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£120 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-21.21% +10.00%
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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 Gatwick region.

General Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
15 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 20.83% 28.57% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 0
Average daily rate £448 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+98.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

Back Office
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft