The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 153 217 206
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -11
Contract jobs citing Back Office 87 57 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.12% 0.60% 0.61%
As % of the General category 3.47% 1.79% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 25 30
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £710
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £11.00 £27.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +161.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.75 £27.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-60.90% +161.90%
Back Office
England

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

General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2508 3178 3310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.37% 33.49% 33.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1377 1709 1799
Median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 99 118
Median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +35.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.06 £12.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +12.24%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Back Office
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 across the South East region.

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the South East region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Back Office
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 within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 December 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 +26 31 £250 -61.53% 3
Hampshire +41 19 £375 - 3
Oxfordshire +14 16 £375 +7.14% 2
West Sussex +12 8 £425 +3.03% 1
Surrey -4 5 £413 +52.77% 3
Buckinghamshire - 3 £525 -
East Sussex - 2 £388 -
Kent +1 1 £450 +389.13%
Middlesex - 1 £600 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 33 (23.91%) Finance
2 29 (21.01%) ITIL
3 26 (18.84%) Huawei
4 23 (16.67%) Migration
5 21 (15.22%) SQL
5 21 (15.22%) Front Office
5 21 (15.22%) Capacity Management
6 20 (14.49%) Oracle
6 20 (14.49%) 3G
7 19 (13.77%) Functional Testing
7 19 (13.77%) 4G
8 18 (13.04%) Nokia Networks
8 18 (13.04%) Configuration Management
8 18 (13.04%) Windows
8 18 (13.04%) 2G
8 18 (13.04%) Fault Management
9 17 (12.32%) .NET
9 17 (12.32%) TCP/IP
9 17 (12.32%) Ericsson
9 17 (12.32%) Nokia
10 16 (11.59%) Microsoft
10 16 (11.59%) Validation
10 16 (11.59%) People Management
11 15 (10.87%) Oracle EBS R12
12 14 (10.14%) Cisco
12 14 (10.14%) SQL Server
12 14 (10.14%) Statistics
13 13 (9.42%) Wireshark
13 13 (9.42%) Oracle EBS
13 13 (9.42%) VMware

Back Office
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (2.17%) CMS
2 3 (2.17%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.45%) Apache
3 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.45%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.72%) IIS
4 1 (0.72%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (0.72%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 13 (9.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (10.87%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (9.42%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (7.25%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (7.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 7 (5.07%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (2.17%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (1.45%) Sonata
8 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.72%) Maximo
8 1 (0.72%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.80%) SaaS
3 5 (3.62%) IaaS
4 3 (2.17%) PaaS
5 2 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.45%) Office 365
6 1 (0.72%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.49%) 3G
2 19 (13.77%) 4G
3 18 (13.04%) 2G
4 17 (12.32%) TCP/IP
5 13 (9.42%) Wireshark
6 10 (7.25%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (5.07%) LTE
8 6 (4.35%) DHCP
8 6 (4.35%) DNS
9 5 (3.62%) Wireless
10 4 (2.90%) Firewall
10 4 (2.90%) LAN
10 4 (2.90%) SAN
10 4 (2.90%) WAN
11 2 (1.45%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.45%) Internet
11 2 (1.45%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.45%) MPLS
12 1 (0.72%) SIGTRAN
12 1 (0.72%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.90%) MS Access
3 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.17%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.45%) Redis
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.72%) MySQL
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.72%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (1.45%) JIRA
1 2 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.72%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.72%) NUnit
2 1 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (0.72%) Selenium
2 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (23.91%) Finance
2 21 (15.22%) Front Office
3 10 (7.25%) Retail
4 9 (6.52%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.45%) Publishing
6 1 (0.72%) Advertising
6 1 (0.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (15.94%) Analyst
2 18 (13.04%) Business Analyst
3 15 (10.87%) Developer
4 11 (7.97%) Architect
4 11 (7.97%) Oracle Business Analyst
4 11 (7.97%) Project Manager
5 10 (7.25%) Oracle Analyst
5 10 (7.25%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.07%) Consultant
7 6 (4.35%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 5 (3.62%) Support Technician
8 5 (3.62%) Technical Architect
9 4 (2.90%) .NET Developer
9 4 (2.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (2.90%) Problem Manager
9 4 (2.90%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (2.90%) Telecoms Engineer
9 4 (2.90%) Test Analyst
9 4 (2.90%) UAT Analyst
9 4 (2.90%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.32%) .NET
2 8 (5.80%) HTML
2 8 (5.80%) Web Services
3 6 (4.35%) CSS
4 4 (2.90%) HTML5
5 3 (2.17%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.17%) jQuery
5 3 (2.17%) REST
6 2 (1.45%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.45%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.45%) Sass
6 2 (1.45%) SOAP
7 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.72%) RESTful
7 1 (0.72%) SPML
7 1 (0.72%) WCF
7 1 (0.72%) WF
7 1 (0.72%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.14%) Statistics
2 8 (5.80%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.62%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.45%) Equities
6 2 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.45%) Replication
6 2 (1.45%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.72%) CESG
7 1 (0.72%) Clustering
7 1 (0.72%) Contactless
7 1 (0.72%) Derivative
7 1 (0.72%) EPoS
7 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.04%) Windows
2 10 (7.25%) Linux
3 9 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (5.80%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.90%) Unix
6 1 (0.72%) Android
6 1 (0.72%) Debian
6 1 (0.72%) SUSE
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.01%) ITIL
2 23 (16.67%) Migration
3 21 (15.22%) Capacity Management
4 19 (13.77%) Functional Testing
5 18 (13.04%) Configuration Management
5 18 (13.04%) Fault Management
6 16 (11.59%) People Management
6 16 (11.59%) Validation
7 12 (8.70%) Network Design
8 11 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (7.25%) ERP
9 10 (7.25%) Order to Cash
9 10 (7.25%) Procure-to-Pay
9 10 (7.25%) Project Management
9 10 (7.25%) Record to Report
10 8 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (5.80%) Service Delivery
11 7 (5.07%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (4.35%) Change Management
12 6 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.22%) SQL
2 9 (6.52%) C#
3 7 (5.07%) Java
3 7 (5.07%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.62%) Perl
5 4 (2.90%) C++
6 3 (2.17%) PHP
6 3 (2.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.72%) C
7 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.72%) Python
7 1 (0.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (9.42%) CCIE
1 13 (9.42%) CCNA
1 13 (9.42%) CCNP
1 13 (9.42%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (8.70%) Degree
3 6 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.62%) HNC
5 4 (2.90%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.17%) CISSP
6 3 (2.17%) CLAS
6 3 (2.17%) GIAC
6 3 (2.17%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.17%) SANS
7 2 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.72%) HND
8 1 (0.72%) ISEB
8 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.62%) SLA
2 4 (2.90%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.45%) QA
4 1 (0.72%) EMIR
4 1 (0.72%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.72%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (7.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.52%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.07%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (4.35%) vSphere
5 2 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.45%) XenApp
6 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (5.07%) SCOM
2 6 (4.35%) SCCM
3 5 (3.62%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.90%) Amdocs OSS
4 4 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.72%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.72%) OpenView
Vendors
1 26 (18.84%) Huawei
2 20 (14.49%) Oracle
3 18 (13.04%) Nokia Networks
4 17 (12.32%) Ericsson
4 17 (12.32%) Nokia
5 16 (11.59%) Microsoft
6 14 (10.14%) Cisco
7 13 (9.42%) Juniper
7 13 (9.42%) VMware
8 6 (4.35%) Citrix
9 5 (3.62%) Dell
9 5 (3.62%) NetApp
9 5 (3.62%) TIBCO
9 5 (3.62%) webMethods
10 4 (2.90%) BT
10 4 (2.90%) Cramer
10 4 (2.90%) Nortel
10 4 (2.90%) Remedy
10 4 (2.90%) Siemens
10 4 (2.90%) Symantec
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