The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 69 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing Back Office 9 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.87% 1.92% 0.42%
As % of the General category 3.08% 4.65% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £358 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £24.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-47.73% +65.83%
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Berkshire

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

General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
292 430 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.27% 41.27% 47.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 183 123
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £170 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 25
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% +7.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.06% -20.00%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) XHTML
1 3 (27.27%) Ericsson
1 3 (27.27%) HTTP
1 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
1 3 (27.27%) Front Office
1 3 (27.27%) BT
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
2 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) ERP
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) OLAP
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) NHS

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) HTTP
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) OLAP
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (9.09%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Front Office
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Billing
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) IP Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Web Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Web Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Business Process Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Business Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Process Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Products Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) XHTML
2 1 (9.09%) LAMP
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) ERP
2 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
2 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Product Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Ericsson
1 3 (27.27%) BT
2 1 (9.09%) Huawei
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
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