The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 10 July 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 Somerset 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 24 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Back Office 29 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.38% 2.07% -
As % of the General category 38.16% 6.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £183 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
-10.96% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £15.77 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.23% -31.43%
General Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
76 59 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 19.34% 30.57% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 27 26
Average daily rate £325 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £186 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £34.92 £16.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.63% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.84 £11.10 £19.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £18.90 £24.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Back Office
South West

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 37 (74.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (62.00%) SC Cleared
3 29 (58.00%) .NET
4 27 (54.00%) C#
5 26 (52.00%) SQL Server
5 26 (52.00%) Scrum
6 24 (48.00%) Unit Testing
7 23 (46.00%) SQL
8 20 (40.00%) Windows
9 19 (38.00%) ITIL
9 19 (38.00%) MCP
9 19 (38.00%) Front Office
9 19 (38.00%) Statistics
10 18 (36.00%) Risk Analysis
10 18 (36.00%) VMware
10 18 (36.00%) ASP.NET
10 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
10 18 (36.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (36.00%) Windows 7
10 18 (36.00%) Capacity Planning
11 17 (34.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (34.00%) Management Information System
12 16 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (30.00%) Service Management
14 14 (28.00%) ITSM
15 13 (26.00%) Service Delivery
16 12 (24.00%) SLA
17 10 (20.00%) T-SQL
17 10 (20.00%) Workflow

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 7 (14.00%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (52.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.00%) Selenium
3 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (38.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Developer
1 26 (52.00%) .NET Developer
2 14 (28.00%) SQL Developer
3 13 (26.00%) Network Support
4 11 (22.00%) Support Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) Network Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (14.00%) Lead Network Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Windows Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Technician
8 2 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Services Delivery Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Service Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Support Technician
9 1 (2.00%) Applications Specialist
9 1 (2.00%) Support Specialist
9 1 (2.00%) Applications Support
9 1 (2.00%) Contracts Manager
9 1 (2.00%) Deployment Specialist
9 1 (2.00%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (58.00%) .NET
2 18 (36.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (34.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 9 (18.00%) .NET Framework
6 7 (14.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (6.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 3 (6.00%) Task Parallel Library
7 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (6.00%) WCF
7 3 (6.00%) WPF
7 3 (6.00%) WF
7 3 (6.00%) LINQ
7 3 (6.00%) jQuery
8 2 (4.00%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.00%) Statistics
2 17 (34.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.00%) Windows
2 18 (36.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) Scrum
2 24 (48.00%) Unit Testing
3 19 (38.00%) ITIL
4 18 (36.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (36.00%) Risk Analysis
4 18 (36.00%) Capacity Planning
5 15 (30.00%) Service Management
6 14 (28.00%) ITSM
7 13 (26.00%) Service Delivery
8 10 (20.00%) Workflow
9 9 (18.00%) MVC
10 8 (16.00%) SOA
10 8 (16.00%) TDD
11 4 (8.00%) Automated Testing
12 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (6.00%) Code Coverage
12 3 (6.00%) Change Management
13 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
13 2 (4.00%) Release Management
14 1 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (54.00%) C#
2 23 (46.00%) SQL
3 10 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.00%) C++
4 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 37 (74.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (62.00%) SC Cleared
3 19 (38.00%) MCP
4 16 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.00%) MCITP
5 1 (2.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (36.00%) VMware
2 2 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (2.00%) Citrix
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle
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