The 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 19 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 26 25 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing Back Office 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.51% 0.56% 0.34%
As % of the General category 1.52% 1.89% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£730 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-65.71% -2.77%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

General Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
66 53 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 33.67% 29.44% 38.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 35
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £875 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £37.00 £6.50 £27.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+469.23% -76.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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

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Top 8 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) PMP
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) SAP MII

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (100.00%) SAP MII
General
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PMP
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP