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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 105 92 101
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing Back Office 10 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.47% 0.38% 0.87%
As % of the General category 1.66% 1.22% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£260 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.47% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £35.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-67.14% +15.70%
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
602 493 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 28.18% 30.97% 27.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 309 290
Average daily rate £360 £413 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +14.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 14 42
Average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.87 £19.86 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.46%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 2
Basingstoke +5 2 £164 -18.12%
Eastleigh - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Winchester - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Back Office
South East

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (53.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) VBScript
2 5 (33.33%) VB
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (33.33%) Internet
2 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 5 (33.33%) Clustering
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (33.33%) XenApp
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) ERP
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) C#

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (13.33%) Maximo
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Wintel Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Project Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) EPoS
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Scrum
1 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (20.00%) ERP
2 2 (13.33%) Customer Insight
2 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (13.33%) CRM
2 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.67%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) Process Management
3 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) Test Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) SOA
3 1 (6.67%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) VBScript
1 5 (33.33%) VB
2 3 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (33.33%) XenApp
1 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Citrix
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) Intel
2 2 (13.33%) Symantec