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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 104 101 99
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Back Office 14 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.67% 0.35% 0.89%
As % of the General category 2.43% 1.23% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 3
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£260 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £200 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-65.71% -2.77%
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
575 487 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 27.45% 28.38% 29.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 307 336
Average daily rate £375 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £285 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 12 43
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £16.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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
Portsmouth - 6 £260 - 3
Southampton - 3 £450 -
Basingstoke +10 2 £164 -18.12%
Eastleigh - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - - 1
Back Office
South East

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 2000
3 5 (29.41%) VBScript
3 5 (29.41%) VB
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (29.41%) Internet
3 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
3 5 (29.41%) Citrix
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) VMware ESX
3 5 (29.41%) Clustering
3 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) XenApp
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 5 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) Finance
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
4 4 (23.53%) .NET
4 4 (23.53%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 3 (17.65%) T-SQL

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (11.76%) Maximo
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Developer
1 4 (23.53%) Administrator
1 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Wintel Specialist
2 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Project Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Clustering
2 3 (17.65%) Data Integration
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) EPoS
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 2000
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Scrum
1 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
2 3 (17.65%) ERP
3 2 (11.76%) Customer Insight
3 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) SOA
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Test Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Process Management
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) VBScript
1 5 (29.41%) VB
2 4 (23.53%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware ESX
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (29.41%) XenApp
1 5 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (11.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (11.76%) Tivoli
1 2 (11.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Citrix
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
2 2 (11.76%) Intel
2 2 (11.76%) Symantec