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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 16 10 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing Back Office 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 1.82% 7.89% 0.84%
As % of the General category 10.00% 75.00% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£440 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-61.42% -2.77%
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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
10 4 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 18.18% 10.53% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 7
Average daily rate £375 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £400 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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

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Top 15 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow Management
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Straight-Through Processing

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Straight-Through Processing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt