The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 27 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 99 94 80
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing Back Office 8 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.54% 0.74%
As % of the General category 1.53% 1.28% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 6
Median daily rate £388 £350 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -25.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £468 £528
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 £11.00 £19.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +60.41%
Back Office
North West

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

General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
524 782 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.87% 42.50% 34.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 435 269
Median daily rate £401 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.90% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £272 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 £13.60 £12.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.28% +5.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £11.20 £9.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

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

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 5 (41.67%) SQL
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Front Office
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) Data Management
3 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Cash Management
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Data Quality
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) VBA
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (16.67%) BPR
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) VoIP
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Avaya
4 2 (16.67%) NHS
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
1 2 (16.67%) VoIP
1 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
General
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Front Office
3 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (8.33%) International Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Telephony Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Change Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Change Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (25.00%) Cash Management
1 3 (25.00%) Data Management
1 3 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) BPR
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) SDLC
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VBA
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Avaya
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Teradata
3 1 (8.33%) VMware