The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 41 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Back Office 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.34% 0.70% 0.68%
As % of the General category 0.87% 2.53% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £82 £300 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-72.66% +62.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £400 £315
% change year-on-year
-17.18% +26.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £10.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+161.90% -62.16%
Back Office
East Midlands

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

General Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
115 79 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 38.72% 27.82% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 47 36
Average daily rate £280 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £200 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £10.44 £9.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+259.19% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £10.44 £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £18.80 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% +16.27%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Back Office
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Access Management

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Banking Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy