The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 66 60 53
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Back Office 8 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.89% 0.28% 1.05%
As % of the General category 2.15% 0.75% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £425 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +20.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £425 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £22.92 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-30.17% +43.21%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

General Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
372 268 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 41.29% 37.17% 28.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 124 76
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £441 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 8
Average hourly rate £14.36 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £14.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £36.00 £22.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the Milton Keynes region.

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 4 (22.22%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) Retail
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 3 (16.67%) Web Development
4 3 (16.67%) EPoS
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.11%) Google Apps
5 2 (11.11%) Telematics
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 2 (11.11%) ERP
5 2 (11.11%) SOA
5 2 (11.11%) Ingres
5 2 (11.11%) SAS
5 2 (11.11%) CRM

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) Lync
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Google Apps
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Automotive
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) PMO Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) XHTML
2 2 (11.11%) jQuery
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) EPoS
2 2 (11.11%) Telematics
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 3 (16.67%) Web Development
3 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 2 (11.11%) System Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) ERP
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) COBOL
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) VB
2 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
2 2 (11.11%) VB6
2 2 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) GSAE
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Northgate
2 2 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) VMware