The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 51 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Back Office 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.06% 0.29% -
As % of the General category 7.84% 1.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Median daily rate £238 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £19.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +60.41%
Back Office
Oxfordshire

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

General Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
102 84 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 26.22% 24.71% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 82 59
Median daily rate £425 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 £22.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% +21.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.56 £27.50 £21.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £27.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +14.28%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 11 (91.67%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) SCCM
2 5 (41.67%) SCOM
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) Dell
2 5 (41.67%) NetApp
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) DHCP
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (25.00%) Veritas
4 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (25.00%) vSphere
4 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) IaaS
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) IaaS
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DHCP
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Support Technician
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Support Technician
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Technician
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) AWS Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Migration Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Migration Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
1 5 (41.67%) SCOM
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Dell
1 5 (41.67%) NetApp
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Tableau