The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 138 117 115
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -2
Contract jobs citing Back Office 12 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.41% 0.63% 0.69%
As % of the General category 0.95% 1.17% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 9
Median daily rate £375 £370 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -17.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £348 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.09%
Back Office
UK

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

General Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1265 1628 1110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 43.70% 53.82% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 824 563
Median daily rate £400 £375 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 18
Median hourly rate £9.88 £30.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.08% +185.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.16%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 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
Edinburgh -14 6 £400 +1.26% 1
Glasgow -3 2 £130 -63.00%
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Banking
3 6 (28.57%) Migration
3 6 (28.57%) VB
3 6 (28.57%) .NET
3 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (28.57%) vSphere
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (19.05%) AIX
5 4 (19.05%) Unix
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco
5 4 (19.05%) IBM
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) Citrix
5 4 (19.05%) SAN
5 4 (19.05%) Firewall
5 4 (19.05%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) EMC
5 4 (19.05%) Retail
5 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
5 4 (19.05%) Retail Banking
6 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Wealth Management
6 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 3 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (9.52%) VB.NET

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) Faxination
1 1 (4.76%) SAP CO
1 1 (4.76%) SAP HCM
1 1 (4.76%) SAP HR
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
1 4 (19.05%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Intranet
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.52%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
3 4 (19.05%) Retail
3 4 (19.05%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Front Office
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Payments Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) VB Developer
5 2 (9.52%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Implementation Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Relationships Manager
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.76%) Reference Data
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) AIX
1 4 (19.05%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (28.57%) Migration
3 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
4 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Wealth Management
5 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Workflow
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Defect Management
6 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Scrum
6 1 (4.76%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (4.76%) UML
6 1 (4.76%) Use Case
6 1 (4.76%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) VB
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
3 2 (9.52%) VB6
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.76%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (4.76%) EMIR
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (28.57%) vSphere
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) EMC
3 4 (19.05%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) IBM
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) CA
4 1 (4.76%) Charles River
4 1 (4.76%) Pega
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec
4 1 (4.76%) Veeam