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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 56 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing Back Office 10 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.22% 0.13% 0.28%
As % of the General category 2.74% 0.36% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£355 - -
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 Milton Keynes region.

General Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
365 274 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 44.40% 36.68% 38.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 126 127
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £42.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.76% +240.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+23.17% -29.31%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (46.15%) Migration
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Retail
4 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) EPoS
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) ERP
5 2 (15.38%) Banking
5 2 (15.38%) Google
5 2 (15.38%) SCCM
5 2 (15.38%) Google Apps
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Automotive
6 1 (7.69%) VB6
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Ingres
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) XHTML
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) EPoS
2 1 (7.69%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Telematics
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) System Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.69%) VB6
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) COBOL
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Northgate