The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 53 74 50
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -24
Contract jobs citing Back Office 10 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.67% 0.13% 0.39%
As % of the General category 5.35% 0.48% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Median daily rate £650 £950 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +104.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -15.15%
Back Office
South East

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

General Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
187 209 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 31.17% 27.83% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 127 72
Median daily rate £403 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £550 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 3
Median hourly rate £16.75 £16.83 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.44% -66.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.54 £16.83 £20.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £16.83 £170.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Oxford +4 4 £625 -34.21%
Bicester - 1 - -
Back Office
South East

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Change Management
3 8 (40.00%) Migration
3 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (35.00%) Web Services
4 7 (35.00%) Java
4 7 (35.00%) C#
4 7 (35.00%) C++
4 7 (35.00%) .NET
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle
5 6 (30.00%) HTML
5 6 (30.00%) Perl
5 6 (30.00%) PHP
5 6 (30.00%) Linux
5 6 (30.00%) Unix
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (30.00%) Network Design
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 5 (25.00%) Degree
6 5 (25.00%) Time Management
6 5 (25.00%) WAN
6 5 (25.00%) SOA
6 5 (25.00%) LAN
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL
7 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 4 (20.00%) CMDB
7 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (20.00%) Windows 7

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (15.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (10.00%) IBM Domino
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) LAN
1 5 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (5.00%) QlikView
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (20.00%) Front Office
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Architect
1 8 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Support Technician
3 5 (25.00%) AWS Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Data Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Network Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Network Design Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Network Technical Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Support Technician
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Technician
5 3 (15.00%) Software Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Software Design Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Storage Architect
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 1 (5.00%) Data Migration Architect
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Excel Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (5.00%) Migration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
1 7 (35.00%) Web Services
2 6 (30.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) CMDB
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (5.00%) Reference Data
5 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Unix
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Change Management
2 8 (40.00%) Migration
3 6 (30.00%) Network Design
4 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 5 (25.00%) SOA
4 5 (25.00%) Time Management
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL
5 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (20.00%) Prototyping
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Data Management
6 3 (15.00%) Patch Management
6 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.00%) Information Governance
8 1 (5.00%) Internal Audit
8 1 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) C#
1 7 (35.00%) C++
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) Perl
2 6 (30.00%) PHP
3 2 (10.00%) VBA
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Tableau
3 3 (15.00%) Lotus
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Avaya
5 1 (5.00%) CyberTech