The table below looks at the statistics for the Back Office Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office Engineer in their job title 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 Engineer
Rank 239 202 214
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Back Office Engineer 4 46 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.043% 0.53% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.57% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Average daily rate
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£270 £260 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+28.84% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
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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
8534 8116 9138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.96% 92.91% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4759 4311 4248
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 505 599
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Back Office Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Back Office Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Back Office Engineer in their job title 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 with Back Office Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Back Office
2 3 (75.00%) Ericsson
2 3 (75.00%) Nokia
3 2 (50.00%) NEC
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (25.00%) 2G
4 1 (25.00%) Huawei
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Front Office
4 1 (25.00%) GSM
4 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (25.00%) Nortel
4 1 (25.00%) CISSP

Back Office Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Back Office Engineer in their job title 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 with Back Office Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (25.00%) 2G
1 1 (25.00%) OSPF
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) GSM
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
General
1 4 (100.00%) Back Office
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Front Office
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Ericsson
1 3 (75.00%) Nokia
2 2 (50.00%) NEC
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (25.00%) Huawei
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Nortel