The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Hampshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 105 92 94
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Back Office 7 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.33% 1.04% 0.27%
As % of the General category 1.11% 3.18% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Average daily rate £320 £475 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% +45.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £390 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £530 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Average hourly rate £14.75 £12.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
General Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
628 566 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 30.03% 32.83% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 347 320
Average daily rate £375 £396 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.24% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £237 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 44 68
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £12.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £40.00 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Back Office
South East

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Southampton - 4 £310 - 1
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - - 2
Farnborough - - - -
Hook - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 2
Back Office
South East

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) ERP
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Smart Meter
2 3 (18.75%) Market Research
2 3 (18.75%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) UML
3 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Java EE
3 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Quality Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 2 (12.50%) Java EE
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) Spring
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Smart Meter
2 1 (6.25%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) ERP
2 3 (18.75%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (18.75%) Market Research
2 3 (18.75%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) UML
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) BMC
2 1 (6.25%) Apple
2 1 (6.25%) SAP