The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Back Office Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office Engineer
Rank 273 257 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs requiring a Back Office Engineer 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.011% 0.032% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.034% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Back Office Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8849 8817 8437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.10% 94.64% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5335 4936 4622
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 423 464
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Back Office Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Back Office Engineer in the job title.

Back Office Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Back Office Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Back Office Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Back Office Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -9 1 - -
Back Office Engineer
England

Back Office Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Back Office Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Back Office Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Back Office
2 16 (66.67%) Huawei
3 11 (45.83%) Front Office
4 10 (41.67%) Validation
4 10 (41.67%) Statistics
4 10 (41.67%) Capacity Management
5 9 (37.50%) Nokia
6 8 (33.33%) 3G
6 8 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
7 7 (29.17%) 4G
7 7 (29.17%) Problem Management
7 7 (29.17%) HNC
7 7 (29.17%) HND
7 7 (29.17%) VoIP
7 7 (29.17%) SMTP
7 7 (29.17%) SNMP
7 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
7 7 (29.17%) DNS
7 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
8 6 (25.00%) 2G
8 6 (25.00%) ITIL
8 6 (25.00%) CCNP
8 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 6 (25.00%) Network Design
9 5 (20.83%) Fault Management
9 5 (20.83%) LTE
9 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
9 5 (20.83%) VoLTE
9 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management

Back Office Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) 3G
1 8 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
2 7 (29.17%) 4G
2 7 (29.17%) DNS
2 7 (29.17%) SMTP
2 7 (29.17%) SNMP
2 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
2 7 (29.17%) VoIP
3 6 (25.00%) 2G
4 5 (20.83%) LTE
4 5 (20.83%) VoLTE
5 3 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (4.17%) ATM
6 1 (4.17%) INAP
6 1 (4.17%) LDAP
6 1 (4.17%) MPLS
6 1 (4.17%) SIGTRAN
General
1 24 (100.00%) Back Office
2 11 (45.83%) Front Office
3 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) SOAP
1 1 (4.17%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Statistics
2 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Unix
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Capacity Management
1 10 (41.67%) Validation
2 7 (29.17%) Problem Management
3 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 6 (25.00%) Network Design
4 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
4 5 (20.83%) Fault Management
4 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
5 3 (12.50%) People Management
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.17%) Change Management
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) High Availability
7 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) HNC
1 7 (29.17%) HND
2 6 (25.00%) CCNP
2 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Huawei
2 9 (37.50%) Nokia
3 4 (16.67%) Ericsson
4 3 (12.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (12.50%) Arqiva
4 3 (12.50%) BT
4 3 (12.50%) NetCracker
4 3 (12.50%) Nokia Networks
4 3 (12.50%) Siemens
4 3 (12.50%) Telindus
4 3 (12.50%) Virgin Media
4 3 (12.50%) ZTE
5 2 (8.33%) NEC