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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 48 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Back Office 11 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.90% - 0.96%
As % of the General category 7.59% - 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 3
Average daily rate £638 - £465
90% offered a daily rate of more than £499 - £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 - £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% -21.21%
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
145 160 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.00% 21.53% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 105 70
Average daily rate £420 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.12% -45.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.76 £16.75 £18.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £18.75 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 6 £600 - 1
Back Office
South East

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Back Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Back Office.

1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Change Management
3 8 (42.11%) Migration
3 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
4 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (36.84%) Web Services
4 7 (36.84%) Java
4 7 (36.84%) C#
4 7 (36.84%) C++
4 7 (36.84%) .NET
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle
5 6 (31.58%) HTML
5 6 (31.58%) Perl
5 6 (31.58%) PHP
5 6 (31.58%) Linux
5 6 (31.58%) Unix
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (31.58%) Network Design
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
6 5 (26.32%) Project Planning
6 5 (26.32%) Degree
6 5 (26.32%) Time Management
6 5 (26.32%) ITIL
6 5 (26.32%) SOA
6 5 (26.32%) LAN
6 5 (26.32%) WAN
7 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
7 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
7 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
7 4 (21.05%) CMDB

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Back Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Back Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) IBM Notes
2 2 (10.53%) IBM Domino
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) LAN
1 5 (26.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (5.26%) QlikView
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (15.79%) Front Office
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Architect
1 8 (42.11%) Technical Architect
2 7 (36.84%) Support Technician
3 5 (26.32%) AWS Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Support Technician
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Technician
5 3 (15.79%) Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Data Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Network Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Network Design Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Network Technical Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Software Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Software Design Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Storage Architect
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Excel Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (5.26%) Migration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
1 7 (36.84%) Web Services
2 6 (31.58%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) CMDB
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
3 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
4 1 (5.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Unix
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Change Management
2 8 (42.11%) Migration
3 6 (31.58%) Network Design
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 5 (26.32%) Project Planning
4 5 (26.32%) SOA
4 5 (26.32%) Time Management
5 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
6 3 (15.79%) Patch Management
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Data Management
7 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.26%) DevOps
8 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.26%) Probability Theory
8 1 (5.26%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C#
1 7 (36.84%) C++
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) Perl
2 6 (31.58%) PHP
3 2 (10.53%) VBA
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Lotus
2 3 (15.79%) Tableau
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
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