The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 33 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Back Office 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.65% 1.61% -
As % of the General category 1.57% 2.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£725 £115 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+530.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £31.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-58.06% +106.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

General Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
127 136 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 41.50% 54.84% 55.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 78 72
Average daily rate £400 £425 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £207 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £518 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +194.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -7.35%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the Slough region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) Huawei
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 2 (28.57%) Android
3 2 (28.57%) Cramer
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) Nortel
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) Ericsson
3 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (28.57%) TIBCO
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) OpenLink
3 2 (28.57%) Endur
3 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
3 2 (28.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (28.57%) iPad
3 2 (28.57%) 4G
3 2 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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.

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) 4G
1 2 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (14.29%) 3G
2 1 (14.29%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Deskside Support
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) WFM
2 1 (14.29%) Fault Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Huawei
2 2 (28.57%) Cramer
2 2 (28.57%) Nortel
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Ericsson
2 2 (28.57%) TIBCO
2 2 (28.57%) OpenLink
2 2 (28.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle