The 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 9 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing Back Office 11 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 10.09% 5.76% 2.86%
As % of the General category 20.75% 12.36% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Average daily rate £350 £280 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £315
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +26.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £10.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+168.29% -58.16%
Back Office
Surrey

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

General Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
53 89 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 48.62% 46.60% 45.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 39 32
Average daily rate £375 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £127.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -73.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Nokia
2 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
2 7 (41.18%) Huawei
3 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (35.29%) 3G
3 6 (35.29%) SLA
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) ITIL
4 5 (29.41%) 2G
4 5 (29.41%) 4G
4 5 (29.41%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (29.41%) VoLTE
5 4 (23.53%) User Experience
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (23.53%) LTE
5 4 (23.53%) Unix
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
6 3 (17.65%) Citrix
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
7 2 (11.76%) ZTE
7 2 (11.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) 3G
2 5 (29.41%) 2G
2 5 (29.41%) 4G
2 5 (29.41%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (29.41%) VoLTE
3 4 (23.53%) LTE
4 2 (11.76%) DNS
4 2 (11.76%) VLAN
4 2 (11.76%) VoIP
4 2 (11.76%) VPN
4 2 (11.76%) Wireless
5 1 (5.88%) ATM
5 1 (5.88%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Back Office Engineer
2 9 (52.94%) OSS Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) OSS Support Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Transmission Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix Support
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) LTE Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) RAN Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) VoLTE Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) User Experience
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Ontologies
4 1 (5.88%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Unix
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Android
4 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) Korn
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) HND
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) OPNET
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Huawei
1 7 (41.18%) Nokia
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (11.76%) BT
3 2 (11.76%) Ericsson
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) NetCracker
3 2 (11.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (11.76%) Siemens
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) ZTE
4 1 (5.88%) Cerion
4 1 (5.88%) Greenplum
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Talend