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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 63 67 69
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Back Office 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.30% 0.78% 0.14%
As % of the General category 0.82% 1.59% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £130 £215 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.80% -42.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% -21.21%
Back Office
Scotland

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
245 440 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 36.51% 49.33% 37.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 249 129
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Median hourly rate - £32.25 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +239.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £24.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.00%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (33.33%) Human Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) Human Resource Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam