The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 48 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing Back Office 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.20% 0.15% 0.81%
As % of the General category 0.65% 0.38% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £170 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +71.87%

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

General Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
155 266 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 31.44% 39.06% 40.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 139 154
Median daily rate £376 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £138 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £38.00 £33.71 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% +110.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Back Office
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Basel II
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) FATCA
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Basel II
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (33.33%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM