The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 53 65 56
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing Back Office 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.94% 0.37% 0.49%
As % of the General category 2.08% 1.32% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Median daily rate £488 £500 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +163.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+19.64% -15.15%
Back Office
East of England

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

General Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
289 228 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 45.37% 28.11% 44.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 92 127
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £300 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 23 19
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +54.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 2 £210 -
Back Office
East of England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Front Office
3 4 (33.33%) Workflow
3 4 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) User Stories
4 3 (25.00%) Wireframes
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 3 (25.00%) BPR
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) iPad
6 1 (8.33%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (8.33%) Office 365
6 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (8.33%) Retail
6 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
6 1 (8.33%) Wealth Management
6 1 (8.33%) Sun
6 1 (8.33%) Windows

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Business Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Workflow Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Business Finance Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Integration Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Integration Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Transformation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
1 4 (33.33%) Workflow
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) BPR
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
2 3 (25.00%) TDD
2 3 (25.00%) User Stories
2 3 (25.00%) Wireframes
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (8.33%) Wealth Management
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) CODA
2 1 (8.33%) Sage
2 1 (8.33%) Sun