The first 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Sheffield region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank - - 20
Contract jobs citing Back Office 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - - 0.79%
As % of the General category - - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
General Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
67 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 32.06% 14.53% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 19 13
Average daily rate £391 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Back Office
South Yorkshire

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 24 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) LAMP
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Intranet
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) Intranet
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) PBX
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless Security
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) FTP
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) LAMP
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
1 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) B2B
2 2 (50.00%) B2C
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) NetApp
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) NETGEAR
2 1 (25.00%) Aruba
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper