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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 101 89 69
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -20
Contract jobs citing Back Office 5 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.43% 1.21%
As % of the General category 0.81% 1.09% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
Median daily rate £298 £413 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.87% -11.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £388 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £490 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
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
615 643 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.26% 39.86% 33.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 353 245
Median daily rate £400 £389 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 12
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.98 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% -8.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.98 £12.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £17.23 £30.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.67 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +3.02%

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 30 July 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Salford -6 1 £220 -43.22%
Back Office
North West

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (33.33%) SQL
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
1 4 (33.33%) CCNA
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) Remedy
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (33.33%) ITSM
1 4 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (33.33%) Mac OS
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (25.00%) Cash Management
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Front Office
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) BPR
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) VBA
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System

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
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Front Office
1 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (8.33%) International Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Field Support Technician
1 3 (25.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Middle Office Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Mac OS
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) ITSM
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Cash Management
2 3 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) BPR
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VBA
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNA
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
1 4 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) SAP