The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 104 105 102
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Back Office 20 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.91% 0.53% 0.44%
As % of the General category 3.13% 2.06% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 5
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£525 £260 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+101.92% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £183 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £13.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -61.42%
Back Office
South East

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

General Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
638 534 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 29.04% 25.91% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 342 330
Average daily rate £400 £365 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.54% -14.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 20 17
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -56.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.00 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.50 £36.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Back Office across the Hampshire region.

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the Hampshire region.

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook - 7 - -
Southampton +3 6 £545 +21.11%
Eastleigh - 4 - -
Back Office
South East

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 (40.74%) Front Office
2 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (29.63%) Validation
3 8 (29.63%) Network Design
3 8 (29.63%) Statistics
3 8 (29.63%) MS Office
3 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
3 8 (29.63%) Fault Management
3 8 (29.63%) Capacity Management
4 6 (22.22%) SAP
4 6 (22.22%) Retail
5 5 (18.52%) Workflow
5 5 (18.52%) Windows
5 5 (18.52%) Windows 2000
5 5 (18.52%) ITIL
5 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
5 5 (18.52%) Project Management
5 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
5 5 (18.52%) EPoS
5 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
6 4 (14.81%) Finance
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 3 (11.11%) Change Control
7 3 (11.11%) Demand Management
7 3 (11.11%) Time Management
8 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
8 2 (7.41%) SLA
8 2 (7.41%) IBM
8 2 (7.41%) Java

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) JBoss
1 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) assyst
2 1 (3.70%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.70%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.70%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SAP BW
General
1 11 (40.74%) Front Office
2 6 (22.22%) Retail
3 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Administrator
1 5 (18.52%) Security Administrator
1 5 (18.52%) Back Office Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) IT Security Administrator
2 3 (11.11%) IT Graduate
2 3 (11.11%) Team Leader
2 3 (11.11%) IT Administrator
2 3 (11.11%) Graduate
2 3 (11.11%) Coordinator
2 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Junior
2 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Solutions Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Lead Business Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Bid Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Statistics
2 5 (18.52%) EPoS
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (3.70%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
1 5 (18.52%) Windows 2000
1 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
1 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (29.63%) Validation
2 8 (29.63%) Network Design
2 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
2 8 (29.63%) Fault Management
2 8 (29.63%) Capacity Management
3 5 (18.52%) Project Management
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) Workflow
4 3 (11.11%) Time Management
4 3 (11.11%) Change Control
4 3 (11.11%) Demand Management
5 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) CRM
6 1 (3.70%) ERP
6 1 (3.70%) SOA
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Java
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) SAP
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) IBM
3 2 (7.41%) Remedy
4 1 (3.70%) Casewise
4 1 (3.70%) Pega
4 1 (3.70%) webMethods