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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 53 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Back Office 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.30% 0.29% -
As % of the General category 0.84% 1.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £950 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
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
119 85 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 35.21% 24.71% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 63 19
Median daily rate £410 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £230 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.83 £21.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.90% -20.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.67 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +3.02%

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
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 July 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 4 (57.14%) Front Office
1 4 (57.14%) Tableau
1 4 (57.14%) Prototyping
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Data Management
2 3 (42.86%) Visualisation
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) VBA
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Probability Theory
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Statistics
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (14.29%) QlikView
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (57.14%) Front Office
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Data Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Data Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
1 3 (42.86%) Visualisation
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Prototyping
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Data Management
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Network Design
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Probability Theory
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) VBA
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Tableau
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle