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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 32 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Back Office 15 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.48% 3.62% -
As % of the General category 22.06% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 0
Average daily rate
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£333 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £22.92 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-30.17% +43.21%
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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 Somerset region.

General Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
68 64 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 20.30% 28.96% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 44 27
Average daily rate £375 £294 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.55% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £182 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £376 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £31.25 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.20% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £30.00 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.56 £34.25 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £21.94
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.84%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 24 (68.57%) .NET
1 24 (68.57%) Security Cleared
2 23 (65.71%) SQL Server
2 23 (65.71%) SC Cleared
3 21 (60.00%) SQL
4 19 (54.29%) C#
5 17 (48.57%) ASP.NET
5 17 (48.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (45.71%) Unit Testing
6 16 (45.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 15 (42.86%) T-SQL
7 15 (42.86%) Scrum
7 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (40.00%) Automated Testing
9 9 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (22.86%) Windows
10 8 (22.86%) SAN
10 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (17.14%) HP
11 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (17.14%) Code Coverage
12 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (11.43%) SAP
13 4 (11.43%) ITIL
13 4 (11.43%) SLA
13 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
13 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
14 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
14 3 (8.57%) Microsoft

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.86%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.86%) Summit
2 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.86%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (65.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Front Office
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Developer
2 17 (48.57%) .NET Developer
3 12 (34.29%) SQL Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Support Technician
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Technician
6 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (8.57%) Database Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.86%) SAP Basis Manager
8 1 (2.86%) SAP Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Deployment Specialist
8 1 (2.86%) Back Office Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (68.57%) .NET
2 17 (48.57%) ASP.NET
2 17 (48.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (45.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (2.86%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) Web Services
4 1 (2.86%) XML
4 1 (2.86%) XSL
4 1 (2.86%) XSLT
4 1 (2.86%) SAP XI
4 1 (2.86%) SAP Basis
4 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Statistics
2 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
1 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Unit Testing
2 15 (42.86%) Scrum
2 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Code Coverage
5 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.43%) ITIL
6 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.57%) Change Management
7 3 (8.57%) Service Management
7 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.71%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (5.71%) Release Management
8 2 (5.71%) Information Architecture
8 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.71%) OOP
8 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) SQL
2 19 (54.29%) C#
3 15 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.71%) VB
4 2 (5.71%) X++
5 1 (2.86%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (68.57%) Security Cleared
2 23 (65.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) SAP Certification
4 1 (2.86%) MCITP
4 1 (2.86%) MCP
4 1 (2.86%) MCSE
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) HP
2 4 (11.43%) SAP
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix
4 2 (5.71%) NetApp
4 2 (5.71%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) hybris
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