The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 214 197 156
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -41
Contract jobs citing Back Office 249 293 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.10% 1.24% 1.47%
As % of the General category 2.58% 2.64% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 216 265
Median daily rate £475 £506 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £17.50 £62.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.00% +247.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £17.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.89% -6.75%
Back Office
England

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

General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
9639 11119 10905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.45% 47.02% 44.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6915 7931 7566
Median daily rate £477 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 118 153
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.18 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.81% +16.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £12.21 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.85 £70.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.34%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in London

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in London

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in London

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in London

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
City of London +13 46 £500 +5.26% 33
Docklands, London +7 2 £500 -15.61%
Canary Wharf +1 2 £456 +8.01%
Hammersmith +2 1 £388 +13.97%
Barking - 1 - -
Romford - 1 £325 -
Uxbridge - 1 - - 1
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 London region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 222 (44.76%) Finance
2 153 (30.85%) Banking
3 115 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (22.38%) SQL
5 101 (20.36%) C#
6 95 (19.15%) SQL Server
7 93 (18.75%) Windows
8 89 (17.94%) Investment Banking
9 84 (16.94%) .NET
10 82 (16.53%) Front Office
11 71 (14.31%) Java
12 59 (11.90%) Derivative
13 58 (11.69%) Business Analysis
14 55 (11.09%) Project Management
14 55 (11.09%) Linux
15 53 (10.69%) Oracle
16 52 (10.48%) Asset Management
17 50 (10.08%) Microsoft
18 48 (9.68%) Investment Management
19 47 (9.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 46 (9.27%) Fixed Income
21 45 (9.07%) Unix
21 45 (9.07%) MS Excel
21 45 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
22 44 (8.87%) VMware
23 42 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
24 41 (8.27%) Hedge funds
24 41 (8.27%) Windows Server
25 40 (8.06%) SDLC
25 40 (8.06%) Equities

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 25 (5.04%) IIS
2 17 (3.43%) Tomcat
3 14 (2.82%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.22%) MS Exchange
5 10 (2.02%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.61%) Apache
6 8 (1.61%) Confluence
7 6 (1.21%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.21%) JBoss
8 4 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.81%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.60%) CMS
9 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.40%) Jetty
10 2 (0.40%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.40%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.20%) ColdFusion MX
Applications
1 45 (9.07%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.44%) MS Office
3 11 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.40%) MS Project
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.20%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.20%) InVision
7 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.61%) Markit EDM
2 7 (1.41%) Maximo
2 7 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.01%) Beauchamp
4 5 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.81%) Summit
5 4 (0.81%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.60%) SAP GTS
6 3 (0.60%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.40%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.40%) Eikon
7 2 (0.40%) Hi Portfolio
7 2 (0.40%) IntelliMatch
7 2 (0.40%) LatentZero
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (0.40%) SimCorp Dimension
7 2 (0.40%) SunGard GMI
7 2 (0.40%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.02%) Office 365
4 3 (0.60%) SaaS
5 2 (0.40%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.40%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.40%) Yammer
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.20%) Google Play
6 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.05%) DNS
2 17 (3.43%) Intranet
3 14 (2.82%) DHCP
3 14 (2.82%) SAN
4 13 (2.62%) Firewall
5 11 (2.22%) TCP/IP
6 10 (2.02%) Internet
7 9 (1.81%) VPN
8 8 (1.61%) X.509
9 4 (0.81%) FTP
10 3 (0.60%) HTTP
10 3 (0.60%) LAN
10 3 (0.60%) WAN
11 2 (0.40%) BGP
11 2 (0.40%) NAS
11 2 (0.40%) Network Security
11 2 (0.40%) PuTTY
12 1 (0.20%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.20%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.20%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (3.02%) Oracle Database
4 15 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (1.81%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.41%) Big Data
8 7 (1.41%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.21%) QlikView
10 5 (1.01%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.81%) Data Mart
11 4 (0.81%) MS Access
11 4 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (4.84%) Maven
2 20 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (3.63%) Subversion
4 15 (3.02%) Git (software)
5 12 (2.42%) TeamCity
6 9 (1.81%) JIRA
6 9 (1.81%) NuGet
7 8 (1.61%) NUnit
7 8 (1.61%) Selenium
8 7 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (1.41%) SonarQube
8 7 (1.41%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.21%) MSTest
10 5 (1.01%) Bower
10 5 (1.01%) Mockito
10 5 (1.01%) Moq
10 5 (1.01%) MSBuild
10 5 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (1.01%) Rhino Mocks
11 4 (0.81%) JUnit
General
1 222 (44.76%) Finance
2 153 (30.85%) Banking
3 89 (17.94%) Investment Banking
4 82 (16.53%) Front Office
5 33 (6.65%) Financial Institution
6 29 (5.85%) Legal
7 22 (4.44%) Marketing
8 21 (4.23%) Publishing
8 21 (4.23%) Retail
9 13 (2.62%) Advertising
10 7 (1.41%) General Ledger
11 6 (1.21%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.81%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.60%) Automotive
13 3 (0.60%) Games
13 3 (0.60%) International Banking
13 3 (0.60%) Law
13 3 (0.60%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.40%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.40%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 137 (27.62%) Analyst
2 128 (25.81%) Developer
3 90 (18.15%) Business Analyst
4 57 (11.49%) Project Manager
5 50 (10.08%) C# Developer
6 32 (6.45%) Java Developer
7 31 (6.25%) SQL Developer
8 30 (6.05%) .NET Developer
9 21 (4.23%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 20 (4.03%) Administrator
10 20 (4.03%) Banking Analyst
11 19 (3.83%) Systems Administrator
12 18 (3.63%) Agile Developer
12 18 (3.63%) Agile Java Developer
13 16 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
13 16 (3.23%) IT Manager
14 15 (3.02%) Applications Support
14 15 (3.02%) IT Project Manager
15 14 (2.82%) Data Analyst
15 14 (2.82%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (16.94%) .NET
2 39 (7.86%) ASP.NET
3 35 (7.06%) HTML
4 28 (5.65%) XML
5 20 (4.03%) JMS
6 18 (3.63%) .NET Framework
7 17 (3.43%) WPF
8 16 (3.23%) Web Services
9 14 (2.82%) XSLT
10 12 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (2.42%) WinForms
11 9 (1.81%) HTML5
11 9 (1.81%) Middleware
11 9 (1.81%) Spring
11 9 (1.81%) WCF
12 8 (1.61%) CSS
12 8 (1.61%) DHTML
12 8 (1.61%) REST
13 7 (1.41%) J2EE
14 6 (1.21%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 59 (11.90%) Derivative
2 47 (9.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 46 (9.27%) Fixed Income
4 45 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (8.27%) Hedge funds
6 40 (8.06%) Equities
7 26 (5.24%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.62%) Equity Derivative
9 12 (2.42%) Data Centre
10 10 (2.02%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (1.81%) Computer Science
11 9 (1.81%) Reference Data
12 8 (1.61%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.61%) Fintech
12 8 (1.61%) VCE vBlock
13 7 (1.41%) Algorithms
13 7 (1.41%) Mathematics
14 6 (1.21%) Inversion of Control
14 6 (1.21%) Statistics
15 5 (1.01%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 93 (18.75%) Windows
2 55 (11.09%) Linux
3 45 (9.07%) Unix
4 41 (8.27%) Windows Server
5 18 (3.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (3.02%) Windows 7
8 13 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.41%) CentOS
10 6 (1.21%) Ubuntu
10 6 (1.21%) Windows 10
10 6 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.81%) Solaris
11 4 (0.81%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.60%) Android
12 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (11.69%) Business Analysis
3 55 (11.09%) Project Management
4 52 (10.48%) Asset Management
5 48 (9.68%) Investment Management
6 42 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
7 40 (8.06%) Scrum
7 40 (8.06%) SDLC
7 40 (8.06%) TDD
8 38 (7.66%) Wealth Management
9 37 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 36 (7.26%) OO
10 36 (7.26%) Waterfall
11 31 (6.25%) Migration
12 29 (5.85%) Web Development
13 28 (5.65%) ITIL
14 27 (5.44%) Change Management
14 27 (5.44%) Data Management
14 27 (5.44%) Workflow
15 25 (5.04%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (22.38%) SQL
2 101 (20.36%) C#
3 71 (14.31%) Java
4 36 (7.26%) PowerShell
5 25 (5.04%) Python
6 22 (4.44%) T-SQL
7 19 (3.83%) Bash Shell
8 18 (3.63%) Perl
9 17 (3.43%) JavaScript
10 16 (3.23%) C++
11 13 (2.62%) Shell Script
12 11 (2.22%) PL/SQL
13 10 (2.02%) VB.NET
14 8 (1.61%) PHP
15 7 (1.41%) VBA
16 6 (1.21%) Scala
17 5 (1.01%) C
17 5 (1.01%) VB
18 4 (0.81%) AWK
19 3 (0.60%) Go
Qualifications
1 30 (6.05%) Degree
2 12 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.02%) PMP
5 8 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.61%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (1.21%) MCSA
7 6 (1.21%) MCSE
8 4 (0.81%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.60%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.40%) CIMA
10 2 (0.40%) CISM
10 2 (0.40%) CISMP
10 2 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.40%) MCITP
11 1 (0.20%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.03%) QA
2 17 (3.43%) MiFID
3 12 (2.42%) SLA
4 6 (1.21%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.01%) EMIR
6 3 (0.60%) AIFMD
6 3 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.40%) Basel III
7 2 (0.40%) COREP
7 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.20%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 36 (7.26%) Active Directory
2 35 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.62%) Docker
4 10 (2.02%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.61%) vSphere
6 3 (0.60%) HDFS
7 2 (0.40%) GridGain
7 2 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.40%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.20%) XenApp
8 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (5.04%) SCCM
1 25 (5.04%) SCOM
2 17 (3.43%) Nagios
3 16 (3.23%) Puppet
4 9 (1.81%) WSUS
5 8 (1.61%) Ansible
5 8 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.21%) ITRS Geneos
7 5 (1.01%) Control-M
8 4 (0.81%) Icinga
8 4 (0.81%) logstash
9 3 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.60%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.40%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.40%) Mesos
10 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.20%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 53 (10.69%) Oracle
2 50 (10.08%) Microsoft
3 44 (8.87%) VMware
4 21 (4.23%) Citrix
5 20 (4.03%) Cisco
6 16 (3.23%) EMC
6 16 (3.23%) IBM
7 15 (3.02%) Sybase
8 14 (2.82%) Murex
9 13 (2.62%) SAP
9 13 (2.62%) Splunk
10 11 (2.22%) Bloomberg
10 11 (2.22%) Dell
11 10 (2.02%) Calypso
11 10 (2.02%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.41%) Fidessa
12 7 (1.41%) GoldenSource
12 7 (1.41%) HP
13 6 (1.21%) Tableau
13 6 (1.21%) TIBCO
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