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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 36 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Back Office 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.06% 1.62% 1.03%
As % of the General category 3.95% 5.32% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-65.71% -2.77%
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
76 94 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 26.86% 30.42% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 31
Average daily rate £375 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £117 £60
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £428 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 4
Average hourly rate £9.94 £28.00 £13.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.50% +113.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £11.00 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £35.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

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
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 18 September 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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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
Leicester +3 2 - - 1
Back Office
East Midlands

Back Office
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Thin Client
1 2 (66.67%) AS400
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (66.67%) Fat Client
1 2 (66.67%) iSeries
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Technician
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) WinForms
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Thin Client
1 2 (66.67%) AS400
1 2 (66.67%) Fat Client
1 2 (66.67%) iSeries
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft