The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing Back Office 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 1.04%
As % of the General category - - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
General Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
52 54 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 25.37% 26.87% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 32
Average daily rate £425 £550 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £276 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +68.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Back Office
England

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Back Office
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (60.00%) SAP
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) LSMW
1 3 (60.00%) Data Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Billing
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) SAP SD
2 2 (40.00%) SAP MM
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP SD
1 2 (40.00%) SAP MM
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) LSMW
General
1 2 (40.00%) Billing
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Data Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Data Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) SAP