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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 52 49 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing Back Office 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.50% 0.84% 0.31%
As % of the General category 1.88% 2.01% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £313 £581 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.23% +55.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+18.46% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +161.90%

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
160 249 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.89% 41.78% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 119 104
Median daily rate £425 £425 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £555 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 10
Median hourly rate £11.33 £30.00 £22.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.23% +30.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.98 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £37.65 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.85%

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 24 February 2017.

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (25.00%) BPR
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Front Office
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Document Management
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (25.00%) Service Design
1 1 (25.00%) Xerox

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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Application Development Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Application Development Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Development Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Development Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) BPR
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Document Management
1 1 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Service Design
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Xerox