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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 89 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Back Office 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.59% - -
As % of the General category 1.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£394 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 £27.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-57.65% +85.00%
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
630 371 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.20% 29.80% 29.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 203 123
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 18
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.92 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% +52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £8.75 £6.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £22.43 £22.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 March 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
Cheadle - - - - 1
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Back Office
North West

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (52.94%) Retail
2 6 (35.29%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) .NET
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 5 (29.41%) Web Services
4 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) OO
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
5 3 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (17.65%) WCF
5 3 (17.65%) WPF
5 3 (17.65%) LINQ
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (17.65%) MVC
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (17.65%) XML
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
6 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) WinForms
6 2 (11.76%) VB

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) JBoss
1 1 (5.88%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) MSTest
General
1 9 (52.94%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Product Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Change Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) Web Services
3 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 3 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (17.65%) XML
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
4 3 (17.65%) WCF
4 3 (17.65%) WPF
4 3 (17.65%) LINQ
5 2 (11.76%) WinForms
6 1 (5.88%) Apache Camel
6 1 (5.88%) RESTful
6 1 (5.88%) XSLT
6 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Smartcard
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
1 4 (23.53%) OO
2 3 (17.65%) MVC
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) SOA
4 1 (5.88%) BPR
4 1 (5.88%) Web Design
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Logistics
4 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) VB6
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VBScript
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) CCNA
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy
3 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
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