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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 70 51 38
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -13
Contract jobs citing Back Office 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.87% 0.19% 0.58%
As % of the General category 4.32% 0.98% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.56
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.39%
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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
185 102 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 20.17% 19.50% 33.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 56 59
Average daily rate £400 £391 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% +4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £237 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £469 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 6
Average hourly rate £12.93 £17.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.14% +59.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.68 £13.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £36.80 £13.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham - 6 £325 -
Tyne and Wear -26 2 - - 1
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (36.36%) WFM
4 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Management
5 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) C#
6 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Phone
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (9.09%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) ERP Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
1 4 (36.36%) WFM
2 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Test Management
2 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
2 2 (18.18%) ERP
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
2 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
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