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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
North West / Manchester
Rank 93 106 89
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Contract jobs citing Back Office 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.054% 0.35%
As % of the General category 0.48% 0.17% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £438 £315 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £315 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £315 £302
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.20% -12.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +71.87%

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
417 578 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.62% 31.01% 38.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 332 333
Median daily rate £405 £389 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.18% +10.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.30 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.40% -30.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £9.70 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £35.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +27.27%

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
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 23 January 2017, 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 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) Front Office
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Avaya
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
4 2 (22.22%) Cash Management
4 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) vSphere
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (11.11%) Office 365
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Transition Management
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) International Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma

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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
1 2 (22.22%) VoIP
1 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Front Office
4 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (11.11%) International Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Change Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Telephony Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) ETL Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Middle Office Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Middle Office Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Change Manager
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Transformation Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Cash Management
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) BPR
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Transition Management
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Teradata
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
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