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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Back Office 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - - -
As % of the General category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +3.22%
Back Office
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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
86 108 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 43.43% 48.43% 50.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 42 31
Average daily rate £338 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £257 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 9
Average hourly rate - £33.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.04 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -5.50%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (63.64%) Ericsson
3 6 (54.55%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) MPLS
3 6 (54.55%) OSPF
3 6 (54.55%) BGP
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) F5
3 6 (54.55%) HSRP
4 5 (45.45%) Incident Management
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) Wireless
6 3 (27.27%) NEC
6 3 (27.27%) Nokia
6 3 (27.27%) HNC
6 3 (27.27%) HND
6 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
6 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
6 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (18.18%) Huawei
7 2 (18.18%) 2G
7 2 (18.18%) Cramer
7 2 (18.18%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (18.18%) Software Licensing
7 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) ATM
7 2 (18.18%) 3G
8 1 (9.09%) Service Management

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) Firewall
1 6 (54.55%) MPLS
1 6 (54.55%) OSPF
1 6 (54.55%) BGP
1 6 (54.55%) HSRP
2 4 (36.36%) Wireless
3 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
4 2 (18.18%) 2G
4 2 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) ATM
4 2 (18.18%) 3G
General
1 11 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Back Office Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) IP Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Security Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Transmission Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) OSS Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) RAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Incident Management
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Software Licensing
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) HNC
1 3 (27.27%) HND
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Ericsson
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) F5
3 3 (27.27%) NEC
3 3 (27.27%) Nokia
4 2 (18.18%) Huawei
4 2 (18.18%) Cramer
4 2 (18.18%) Nokia Solutions and Networks