The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 23 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Back Office 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.18% - 0.39%
As % of the General category 5.13% - 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £319 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% -21.21%
Back Office
South East

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

General Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
39 53 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 23.08% 32.52% 30.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 45
Average daily rate £413 £415 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £309 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 16
Average hourly rate £44.00 £30.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.08% -27.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+15.46% -5.82%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Back Office
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree