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 21 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 49 49 60
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing Back Office 9 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.63% 1.55% 0.45%
As % of the General category 5.56% 5.97% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 3
Median daily rate £650 £143 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+356.14% -67.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £130 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £250 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +71.87%

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
162 134 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.40% 25.97% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 112 135
Median daily rate £478 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £231 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Median hourly rate £38.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.50% -8.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

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
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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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 6 £650 +356.14%
Back Office
South East

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 15 (88.24%) Migration
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
4 6 (35.29%) Network Design
5 5 (29.41%) VMware
5 5 (29.41%) SCCM
5 5 (29.41%) SCOM
5 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (29.41%) SaaS
5 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 5 (29.41%) Dell
5 5 (29.41%) NetApp
5 5 (29.41%) SOA
5 5 (29.41%) Java
5 5 (29.41%) .NET
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle
6 4 (23.53%) Perl
6 4 (23.53%) C++
6 4 (23.53%) LAN
6 4 (23.53%) WAN
6 4 (23.53%) DHCP
6 4 (23.53%) DNS
6 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
7 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
7 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite

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 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (29.41%) SaaS
2 3 (17.65%) IaaS
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) DHCP
1 4 (23.53%) DNS
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Support Technician
2 5 (29.41%) Technical Architect
3 3 (17.65%) AWS Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Support Technician
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Technician
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Migration Architect
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Migration Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Migration
2 6 (35.29%) Network Design
3 5 (29.41%) SOA
4 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Time Management
7 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) OO
7 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) C++
2 4 (23.53%) Perl
3 3 (17.65%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) SCCM
1 5 (29.41%) SCOM
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (17.65%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Dell
1 5 (29.41%) NetApp
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Veritas