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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 63 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Back Office 8 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.94% 0.15% 0.71%
As % of the General category 2.22% 0.38% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £100 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+350.00% -71.42%
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 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-61.42% +3.70%
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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 Glasgow region.

General Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
360 266 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 42.25% 40.06% 48.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 139 177
Average daily rate £388 £350 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 11
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.60 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +43.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 5 (35.71%) Process Management
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
1 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
1 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) HP
1 5 (35.71%) Workflow
1 5 (35.71%) Kofax
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Workflow
1 5 (35.71%) Web Development
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Front Office
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Wealth Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (7.14%) AS400
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Banking
5 1 (7.14%) COBOL
5 1 (7.14%) RPG
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
5 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Front Office
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) RPG Developer
6 1 (7.14%) AS400 Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Workflow
1 5 (35.71%) Process Management
1 5 (35.71%) Web Development
2 3 (21.43%) Wealth Management
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
1 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.14%) RPG IV
2 1 (7.14%) COBOL
2 1 (7.14%) RPG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) MiFID
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) HP
1 5 (35.71%) Kofax