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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 116 113 118
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Back Office 5 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.72% 0.51%
As % of the General category 0.60% 1.32% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 8
Median daily rate £109 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.97% -26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £301 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £415 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £19.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +60.41%
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
829 1745 1091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 38.10% 54.50% 39.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 856 512
Median daily rate £400 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 38 16
Median hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.86 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.38
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.74%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +7 2 £325 -7.14% 4
Glasgow 0 2 £104 -66.51%
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (33.33%) vSphere
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
4 4 (22.22%) Firewall
4 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 4 (22.22%) Unix
4 4 (22.22%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) EMC
4 4 (22.22%) Citrix
4 4 (22.22%) SAN
4 4 (22.22%) VB
4 4 (22.22%) .NET
4 4 (22.22%) AIX
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 4 (22.22%) IBM
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (11.11%) Retail
5 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Identity Management
6 1 (5.56%) Front Office

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 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.56%) Faxination
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Intranet
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (5.56%) Billing
4 1 (5.56%) Front Office
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Implementation Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Relationships Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum Master
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) SAP PI
2 1 (5.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) AIX
1 4 (22.22%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (5.56%) Analytics
3 1 (5.56%) ATDD
3 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.56%) Data Management
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) Prototyping
3 1 (5.56%) Quantitative Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) TDD
3 1 (5.56%) User Stories
3 1 (5.56%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) VB
2 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) AirWatch
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
1 6 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix
2 4 (22.22%) EMC
2 4 (22.22%) HP
2 4 (22.22%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) CA
3 1 (5.56%) Charles River
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec
3 1 (5.56%) Veeam