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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 31 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Back Office 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.05% 0.39% 1.28%
As % of the General category 2.33% 0.78% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£388 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.45%
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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
129 128 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 44.95% 50.20% 47.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 70 56
Average daily rate £320 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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
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 27 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Billing
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) PMI
2 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PMI
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft