The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 105 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -7
Contract jobs citing Back Office 3 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.21% 1.01% 0.34%
As % of the General category 1.36% 4.85% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Median daily rate £540 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.15% -27.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.31 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% -21.21%
Back Office
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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 North East region.

General Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
221 165 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 15.74% 20.86% 21.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 97 81
Median daily rate £340 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £250 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 2
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.38% -62.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £11.00 £33.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.00%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Back Office
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Front Office
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Legal
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Cash Management
1 3 (75.00%) COREP
1 3 (75.00%) FINREP
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Contact Management
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Windows

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Front Office
1 3 (75.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Cash Management
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Contact Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) COREP
1 3 (75.00%) FINREP