The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Guildford region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank - 28 -
Contract jobs citing Back Office 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 0.47% -
As % of the General category - 0.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £285 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
General Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
104 112 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 46.02% 53.08% 39.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 38 28
Average daily rate £355 £320 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £213 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Average hourly rate £165.00 £35.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+371.42% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Back Office
Surrey

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Back Office
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (100.00%) Korn
1 4 (100.00%) Greenplum
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) NSN NetAct
1 4 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 4 (100.00%) Velocent
1 4 (100.00%) Cerion
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) ATM
2 3 (75.00%) HNC
2 3 (75.00%) HND
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) OSS Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) OSS Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Korn
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) HNC
1 3 (75.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Greenplum
1 4 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 4 (100.00%) Velocent
1 4 (100.00%) Cerion
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle