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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 39 36 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Back Office 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.30% 2.57% 0.28%
As % of the General category 1.20% 10.14% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Median daily rate - £140 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -71.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £325 £390
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £27.50 £9.10
% change year-on-year
-33.63% +202.36%

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
83 69 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 25.15% 25.37% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 62 61
Median daily rate £475 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £225 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £26.25 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.61% +45.55%

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 21 February 2017, 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 13 (92.86%) Migration
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) Dell
3 5 (35.71%) NetApp
3 5 (35.71%) Network Design
3 5 (35.71%) SCCM
3 5 (35.71%) SCOM
3 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (35.71%) SaaS
3 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
4 4 (28.57%) SOA
4 4 (28.57%) DHCP
4 4 (28.57%) DNS
4 4 (28.57%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) Unix
5 3 (21.43%) Perl
5 3 (21.43%) C++
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) LAN
5 3 (21.43%) WAN
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) Veritas

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (35.71%) SaaS
2 3 (21.43%) IaaS
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DHCP
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Support Technician
2 3 (21.43%) AWS Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Support Technician
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Technician
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Migration Architect
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Architect
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Java Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SaaS Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Unix
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Migration
2 5 (35.71%) Network Design
3 4 (28.57%) SOA
4 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Time Management
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) C++
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
1 5 (35.71%) SCOM
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (21.43%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Dell
1 5 (35.71%) NetApp
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Veritas