The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the North East region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Back Office 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.62% - -
As % of the General category 2.80% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
General Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
143 74 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.14% 24.18% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 36 63
Average daily rate £264 £425 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.94% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £350 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £550 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £15.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Back Office
England

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 17 April 2014. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 2 £350 - 1
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) KANA
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) Open Text
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Lagan
4 1 (16.67%) WFM
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Front Office
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) Informatica
4 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Mainframe

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Front Office
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Architect
2 1 (16.67%) ETL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (16.67%) ERP Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ERP Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 1 (16.67%) ETL Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica ETL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) WFM
3 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Open Text
2 2 (33.33%) KANA
2 2 (33.33%) Lagan
3 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Informatica