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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 52 70 58
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Contract jobs citing Back Office 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.94% 0.47% 0.60%
As % of the General category 2.21% 1.53% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Median daily rate £488 £500 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +163.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £500 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £238
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
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
272 262 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.63% 30.82% 45.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 93 144
Median daily rate £420 £424 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% +13.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £590 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 29 22
Median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £14.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.45 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.67 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +3.02%

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 July 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 July 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 - 1 £210 -
Back Office
East of England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
2 5 (41.67%) Workflow
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
4 3 (25.00%) User Stories
4 3 (25.00%) Wireframes
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) BPR
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%) 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%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (8.33%) Wealth Management
6 1 (8.33%) Sun
6 1 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (8.33%) CODA
6 1 (8.33%) Sage
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management

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
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Front Office
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%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Business Finance Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior 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 5 (41.67%) Workflow
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
3 3 (25.00%) BPR
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) User Stories
3 3 (25.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
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