The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 28 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 133 141 107
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -34
Contract jobs citing Back Office 24 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 0.25% 0.82%
As % of the General category 1.93% 0.70% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 13
Median daily rate £325 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+19.64% -15.15%
Back Office
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1245 1283 1020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.02% 35.26% 33.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 720 580
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 38 41
Median hourly rate £20.50 £15.98 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.32% -38.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.73 £47.58 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.76%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 West

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +6 4 £275 -17.91% 2
Merseyside -1 3 £305 -
Manchester -18 3 £220 -33.07% 2
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 West region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 17 (36.17%) Business Analysis
2 15 (31.91%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (27.66%) Process Management
3 13 (27.66%) Validation
3 13 (27.66%) Data Mining
4 10 (21.28%) Finance
5 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.02%) Project Management
6 7 (14.89%) SQL
6 7 (14.89%) Manufacturing
7 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
7 6 (12.77%) ITIL
7 6 (12.77%) SAP
7 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
8 5 (10.64%) Cisco
8 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
8 5 (10.64%) ERP
8 5 (10.64%) Windows
8 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
9 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
9 4 (8.51%) ITSM
9 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
9 4 (8.51%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (8.51%) .NET
9 4 (8.51%) Windows XP
9 4 (8.51%) CRM
9 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (8.51%) Remedy

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.26%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
1 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (6.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.13%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.13%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) DNS
1 2 (4.26%) WAN
2 1 (2.13%) ATM
2 1 (2.13%) DHCP
2 1 (2.13%) GSM
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) RFID
2 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) Data Mining
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.13%) DB2
4 1 (2.13%) MS Access
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) ERwin
1 2 (4.26%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) Axure RP
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.26%) Billing
3 2 (4.26%) Front Office
3 2 (4.26%) Local Government
4 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) French Language
4 1 (2.13%) German Language
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Analyst
2 16 (34.04%) Project Manager
3 15 (31.91%) Business Analyst
4 14 (29.79%) Business Manager
5 13 (27.66%) Business Project Manager
6 9 (19.15%) Project Analyst
7 7 (14.89%) Developer
8 5 (10.64%) Consultant
8 5 (10.64%) SQL Developer
8 5 (10.64%) Support Technician
9 4 (8.51%) Business Consultant
10 3 (6.38%) Change Analyst
10 3 (6.38%) Exchange Support
10 3 (6.38%) Field Support Technician
10 3 (6.38%) Financial Analyst
10 3 (6.38%) Logistics Analyst
11 2 (4.26%) Change Manager
11 2 (4.26%) Exchange Technician
11 2 (4.26%) Senior Support Technician
11 2 (4.26%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) CSS
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) jQuery
2 1 (2.13%) Velocity
2 1 (2.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Life Science
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) NHS
4 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.13%) Contactless
4 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.13%) EMV
4 1 (2.13%) PKI
4 1 (2.13%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Mac OS
2 4 (8.51%) Windows XP
3 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Business Analysis
2 15 (31.91%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (27.66%) Process Management
3 13 (27.66%) Validation
4 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.02%) Project Management
5 6 (12.77%) ITIL
6 5 (10.64%) ERP
7 4 (8.51%) CRM
7 4 (8.51%) ITSM
7 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.38%) Logistics
8 3 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (6.38%) Scrum
8 3 (6.38%) Transition Management
9 2 (4.26%) Data Management
9 2 (4.26%) Time Management
9 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) C++
2 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
2 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) CCNA
2 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
1 6 (12.77%) SAP
2 5 (10.64%) Cisco
3 4 (8.51%) Remedy
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.13%) Avaya
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix
5 1 (2.13%) Gemalto
5 1 (2.13%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) Informatica
5 1 (2.13%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.13%) VMware
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