The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 28 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Back Office 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.34% 1.76% -
As % of the General category 4.29% 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.25 £24.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-58.16% +53.12%
Back Office
South Yorkshire

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

General Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
70 76 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 31.25% 33.48% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 43 12
Average daily rate £383 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £215 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £12.38 £17.46 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.12% +29.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) Internet
3 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 3 (30.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (20.00%) WCF
4 2 (20.00%) WPF
4 2 (20.00%) LINQ
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Finance

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (30.00%) Wireless
1 3 (30.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Technician
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Change Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Change Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (20.00%) WCF
3 2 (20.00%) WPF
3 2 (20.00%) LINQ
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (10.00%) CESG
3 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Web Development
1 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) MVC
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) SIEM
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (20.00%) VB
2 2 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) Nokia
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL