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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
North West / Manchester
Rank 91 106 85
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Contract jobs citing Back Office 2 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.11% 0.55%
As % of the General category 0.49% 0.35% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Median daily rate £438 £283 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.86% -40.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £27.50 £9.10
% change year-on-year
-33.63% +202.36%

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
407 567 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.51% 31.59% 39.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 333 332
Median daily rate £400 £384 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £549 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 10
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.14 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% -4.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £8.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.78 £29.49 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-23.66% +45.55%

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 19 February 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 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) E-Procurement
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) XPath
3 1 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365

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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Change Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Integration Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Telephony Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Transformation Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Wintel Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (20.00%) E-Procurement
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
1 1 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) VMware