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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 24 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Back Office 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 4.74% 0.92% -
As % of the General category 11.63% 2.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£233 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -12.50%
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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 Guildford region.

General Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
86 39 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 40.76% 35.78% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 16 16
Average daily rate £300 £356 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +31.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £505 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £89.00 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.77% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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

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Top 15 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 12 (100.00%) Nokia
2 11 (91.67%) NEC
2 11 (91.67%) Ericsson
3 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 8 (66.67%) Ethernet
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Huawei
5 1 (8.33%) 2G
5 1 (8.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (8.33%) Front Office
5 1 (8.33%) Apple
5 1 (8.33%) Nortel
5 1 (8.33%) HNC
5 1 (8.33%) GSM

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 8 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (8.33%) 2G
2 1 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (8.33%) GSM
General
1 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Back Office Engineer
1 11 (91.67%) Transmission Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) RAN Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) HNC
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Nokia
2 11 (91.67%) NEC
2 11 (91.67%) Ericsson
3 2 (16.67%) Huawei
4 1 (8.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (8.33%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) Nortel