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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 18 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Contract jobs citing Back Office 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.66% 0.73% 0.41%
As % of the General category 12.50% 1.61% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £225 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.93% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+19.64% -15.15%
Back Office
Berkshire

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
72 124 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 45.28% 45.26% 51.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 80 70
Median daily rate £438 £375 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £209 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.57% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.76%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough region citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 9 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Nortel
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 6 (66.67%) Ericsson
2 6 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 6 (66.67%) Remedy
2 6 (66.67%) SLA
2 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (66.67%) Cramer
2 6 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (66.67%) Huawei
2 6 (66.67%) Nokia Networks
2 6 (66.67%) 4G
2 6 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (66.67%) Tellabs
2 6 (66.67%) Amdocs OSS
3 5 (55.56%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (55.56%) Virgin Media
3 5 (55.56%) Arqiva
3 5 (55.56%) Telindus
3 5 (55.56%) Dashboard Development
3 5 (55.56%) ZTE
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) LTE
3 5 (55.56%) NetCracker
3 5 (55.56%) 2G
3 5 (55.56%) Wireless
3 5 (55.56%) BT

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 9 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (66.67%) MS Visio
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) 4G
1 6 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (55.56%) 2G
2 5 (55.56%) 3G
2 5 (55.56%) LTE
2 5 (55.56%) Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (55.56%) MS Access
General
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Service Desk Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Telecoms Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Deskside Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Deskside Support
4 2 (22.22%) Deskside Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Dashboard Development
1 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
1 5 (55.56%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 6 (66.67%) Cramer
2 6 (66.67%) Ericsson
2 6 (66.67%) Huawei
2 6 (66.67%) Nokia Networks
2 6 (66.67%) Nortel
2 6 (66.67%) Remedy
2 6 (66.67%) Tellabs
3 5 (55.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 5 (55.56%) Arqiva
3 5 (55.56%) BT
3 5 (55.56%) NetCracker
3 5 (55.56%) Nokia
3 5 (55.56%) Siemens
3 5 (55.56%) Telindus
3 5 (55.56%) Virgin Media
3 5 (55.56%) ZTE