The first 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 16 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 Slough 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 28 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Back Office 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.90% 0.36% -
As % of the General category 3.50% 0.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £408 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +3.22%
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
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
143 137 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 54.37% 49.46% 44.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 77 62
Average daily rate £375 £333 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -16.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £215 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Back Office
Berkshire

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 16 April 2014.

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 24 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) BPR
2 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (16.67%) SMTP
3 1 (16.67%) SNMP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) 3G

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (16.67%) SMTP
1 1 (16.67%) SNMP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) 3G
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 3 (50.00%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) BPR
1 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
1 1 (16.67%) F5
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint