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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 12 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Back Office 12 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 9.84% 1.57% -
As % of the General category 24.00% 3.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£268 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £13.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -61.42%
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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
50 58 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 40.98% 45.67% 43.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 35
Average daily rate £323 £366 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £283 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £489 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -54.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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 31 August 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 9 (75.00%) Perl
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
1 9 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
1 9 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (75.00%) Radio Access Network
2 8 (66.67%) SLA
2 8 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 8 (66.67%) UNIX
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) MySQL
3 6 (50.00%) Talend
3 6 (50.00%) OPNET
3 6 (50.00%) Greenplum
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (50.00%) Korn
3 6 (50.00%) Ontologies
3 6 (50.00%) Cerion
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 5 (41.67%) Citrix
5 4 (33.33%) Project Management
5 4 (33.33%) HND
5 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (25.00%) Python
6 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (25.00%) Regular Expression
6 3 (25.00%) HTML

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 9 (75.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) OSS Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Back Office Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) OSS Support Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Ontologies
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) UNIX
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Perl
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Korn
3 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 8 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 6 (50.00%) Greenplum
3 6 (50.00%) Talend
3 6 (50.00%) Cerion
4 5 (41.67%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) Ericsson