The 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 31 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Back Office 20 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.71% 2.78% -
As % of the General category 22.73% 13.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £336 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-65.71% -2.77%
Back Office
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

General Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
88 44 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 25.14% 20.37% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 25 18
Average daily rate £350 £340 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £215 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 19 September 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
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 1 £500 -
Back Office
South West

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 43 (75.44%) Security Cleared
2 38 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 31 (54.39%) .NET
4 29 (50.88%) SQL Server
4 29 (50.88%) C#
5 28 (49.12%) Scrum
6 26 (45.61%) SQL
6 26 (45.61%) Unit Testing
7 24 (42.11%) Windows
8 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (35.09%) ASP.NET
9 20 (35.09%) ITIL
10 19 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (31.58%) Windows 7
11 18 (31.58%) VMware
12 17 (29.82%) Statistics
12 17 (29.82%) Front Office
12 17 (29.82%) MCP
12 17 (29.82%) Capacity Planning
13 16 (28.07%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (28.07%) Risk Analysis
13 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
13 16 (28.07%) Management Information System
14 15 (26.32%) Service Management
14 15 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (26.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 14 (24.56%) SLA
15 14 (24.56%) Service Delivery
15 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (12.28%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Summit
1 1 (1.75%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (50.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.75%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.26%) Selenium
3 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (29.82%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 28 (49.12%) Developer
1 28 (49.12%) .NET Developer
2 17 (29.82%) SQL Developer
3 13 (22.81%) Network Support
4 12 (21.05%) Support Engineer
5 8 (14.04%) Network Support Engineer
5 8 (14.04%) Network Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) Lead Network Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Support Technician
8 4 (7.02%) Senior Technician
8 4 (7.02%) Windows Support Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (3.51%) Agile .NET Developer
11 1 (1.75%) Deployment Specialist
11 1 (1.75%) Back Office Engineer
11 1 (1.75%) Applications Specialist
11 1 (1.75%) Support Specialist
11 1 (1.75%) Applications Support
11 1 (1.75%) Applications Support Specialist
11 1 (1.75%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (54.39%) .NET
2 20 (35.09%) ASP.NET
3 19 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 9 (15.79%) .NET Framework
6 7 (12.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (5.26%) WCF
7 3 (5.26%) WPF
7 3 (5.26%) WF
7 3 (5.26%) LINQ
7 3 (5.26%) jQuery
7 3 (5.26%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 3 (5.26%) Task Parallel Library
8 2 (3.51%) LINQ to SQL
9 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (1.75%) SAP XI
9 1 (1.75%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.82%) Statistics
2 16 (28.07%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.11%) Windows
2 18 (31.58%) Windows 7
3 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (49.12%) Scrum
2 26 (45.61%) Unit Testing
3 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (35.09%) ITIL
5 17 (29.82%) Capacity Planning
6 16 (28.07%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (28.07%) Risk Analysis
7 15 (26.32%) Service Management
8 14 (24.56%) Service Delivery
9 12 (21.05%) ITSM
10 10 (17.54%) Workflow
11 9 (15.79%) MVC
11 9 (15.79%) Automated Testing
12 8 (14.04%) TDD
12 8 (14.04%) SOA
13 5 (8.77%) Code Coverage
14 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
15 3 (5.26%) Problem Management
15 3 (5.26%) Change Management
16 2 (3.51%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.88%) C#
2 26 (45.61%) SQL
3 12 (21.05%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.26%) C++
4 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.75%) R
Qualifications
1 43 (75.44%) Security Cleared
2 38 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 17 (29.82%) MCP
4 15 (26.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.75%) SAP Certification
6 1 (1.75%) MCSE
6 1 (1.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 15 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) VMware
2 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle
4 2 (3.51%) NetApp
4 2 (3.51%) Citrix
5 1 (1.75%) SAP