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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Back Office 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.11% - -
As % of the General category 6.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £235 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £356 £325
% change year-on-year
- +9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% -21.21%
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
49 87 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 34.51% 42.65% 46.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 44 38
Average daily rate £400 £335 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £100 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%

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 30 April 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 9 (69.23%) Huawei
2 8 (61.54%) Nokia
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) 3G
4 4 (30.77%) Ericsson
4 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
5 3 (23.08%) 2G
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (23.08%) Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) BT
5 3 (23.08%) NetCracker
5 3 (23.08%) Siemens
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) Unix
5 3 (23.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) SLA
5 3 (23.08%) ZTE
5 3 (23.08%) Nokia Networks
5 3 (23.08%) 4G
5 3 (23.08%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (23.08%) VoLTE
5 3 (23.08%) User Experience
5 3 (23.08%) LTE
5 3 (23.08%) Virgin Media
5 3 (23.08%) Arqiva
5 3 (23.08%) Telindus
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 8

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) 3G
2 3 (23.08%) 2G
2 3 (23.08%) 4G
2 3 (23.08%) LTE
2 3 (23.08%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (23.08%) VoLTE
2 3 (23.08%) Wireless
3 2 (15.38%) VoIP
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Back Office Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) OSS Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Transmission Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) OSS Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) LTE Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) Android
3 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNP
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) HNC
1 2 (15.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Huawei
2 8 (61.54%) Nokia
3 4 (30.77%) Ericsson
4 3 (23.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (23.08%) Arqiva
4 3 (23.08%) BT
4 3 (23.08%) NetCracker
4 3 (23.08%) Nokia Networks
4 3 (23.08%) Siemens
4 3 (23.08%) Telindus
4 3 (23.08%) Virgin Media
4 3 (23.08%) ZTE
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) NEC