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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
England / South East
Rank 168 182 207
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +25
Contract jobs citing Back Office 70 70 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.96% 0.84% 0.58%
As % of the General category 2.91% 2.42% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 32 35
Median daily rate £400 £303 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.23% -16.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £141 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £630 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £381
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +71.87%

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
2404 2888 3111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.12% 34.81% 33.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1285 1541 1670
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 118 96
Median hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £20.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +41.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +22 33 £341 -47.50% 3
West Sussex +7 9 £400 +6.66% 1
Oxfordshire -3 9 £650 +356.14%
Hampshire +15 7 £305 -
Surrey -9 5 £210 -32.25% 4
Buckinghamshire - 4 £525 -
East Sussex - 2 £388 -
Middlesex - 1 £600 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 30 (22.56%) Finance
2 28 (21.05%) ITIL
3 24 (18.05%) Migration
4 23 (17.29%) .NET
5 22 (16.54%) Huawei
6 21 (15.79%) Oracle
7 20 (15.04%) Configuration Management
7 20 (15.04%) Windows
7 20 (15.04%) Fault Management
7 20 (15.04%) Capacity Management
7 20 (15.04%) Functional Testing
8 19 (14.29%) SQL
8 19 (14.29%) Front Office
9 17 (12.78%) Validation
10 16 (12.03%) 3G
10 16 (12.03%) TCP/IP
10 16 (12.03%) Statistics
11 15 (11.28%) C#
11 15 (11.28%) 4G
11 15 (11.28%) Oracle EBS R12
11 15 (11.28%) People Management
12 14 (10.53%) Nokia Networks
12 14 (10.53%) Cisco
12 14 (10.53%) Microsoft
12 14 (10.53%) CCNP
12 14 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (10.53%) Juniper
12 14 (10.53%) Wireshark
13 13 (9.77%) Ericsson
13 13 (9.77%) Nokia

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 9 (6.77%) CMS
2 4 (3.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.50%) Apache
3 2 (1.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.75%) IIS
4 1 (0.75%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (0.75%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 8 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.01%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.50%) MS Office
3 2 (1.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (11.28%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (9.77%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (7.52%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (7.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 7 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (4.51%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (2.26%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.75%) Maximo
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.75%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.02%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.26%) SaaS
4 5 (3.76%) Office 365
5 4 (3.01%) IaaS
6 2 (1.50%) PaaS
7 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.75%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.03%) 3G
1 16 (12.03%) TCP/IP
2 15 (11.28%) 4G
3 14 (10.53%) Wireshark
4 13 (9.77%) 2G
5 9 (6.77%) DNS
6 8 (6.02%) DHCP
6 8 (6.02%) LAN
6 8 (6.02%) WAN
7 5 (3.76%) Firewall
8 2 (1.50%) HTTP
8 2 (1.50%) Internet
8 2 (1.50%) LTE
9 1 (0.75%) Broadband
9 1 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.75%) ICMP
9 1 (0.75%) LDAP
9 1 (0.75%) SIGTRAN
9 1 (0.75%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.02%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.26%) Redis
4 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.75%) MySQL
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.75%) QlikView
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (3.76%) TeamCity
1 5 (3.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.75%) NUnit
2 1 (0.75%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (22.56%) Finance
2 19 (14.29%) Front Office
3 9 (6.77%) Retail
4 4 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.50%) Publishing
6 1 (0.75%) Advertising
6 1 (0.75%) Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (15.79%) Developer
2 20 (15.04%) Analyst
3 19 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 11 (8.27%) Architect
4 11 (8.27%) Oracle Business Analyst
5 10 (7.52%) .NET Developer
5 10 (7.52%) Oracle Analyst
5 10 (7.52%) Support Engineer
6 6 (4.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (4.51%) C# Developer
6 6 (4.51%) Consultant
6 6 (4.51%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 5 (3.76%) Active Directory Support
7 5 (3.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (3.76%) IT Manager
7 5 (3.76%) Service Manager
7 5 (3.76%) Support Technician
7 5 (3.76%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.01%) Desktop Support
8 4 (3.01%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.29%) .NET
2 13 (9.77%) HTML
3 12 (9.02%) CSS
3 12 (9.02%) Web Services
4 9 (6.77%) HTML5
5 8 (6.02%) jQuery
6 7 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 7 (5.26%) REST
6 7 (5.26%) Sass
6 7 (5.26%) SOAP
7 4 (3.01%) Google Maps API
8 3 (2.26%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.50%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.50%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.75%) RESTful
10 1 (0.75%) SPML
10 1 (0.75%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.03%) Statistics
2 8 (6.02%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.26%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.50%) EPoS
5 2 (1.50%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.50%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.75%) Contactless
6 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.04%) Windows
2 9 (6.77%) Linux
3 7 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.01%) Unix
5 4 (3.01%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.01%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.75%) Android
6 1 (0.75%) Debian
6 1 (0.75%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.05%) ITIL
2 24 (18.05%) Migration
3 20 (15.04%) Capacity Management
3 20 (15.04%) Configuration Management
3 20 (15.04%) Fault Management
3 20 (15.04%) Functional Testing
4 17 (12.78%) Validation
5 15 (11.28%) People Management
6 12 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (8.27%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (8.27%) Network Design
8 10 (7.52%) Order to Cash
8 10 (7.52%) Procure-to-Pay
8 10 (7.52%) Record to Report
9 9 (6.77%) MVC
9 9 (6.77%) Project Management
10 8 (6.02%) ERP
11 7 (5.26%) Service Delivery
11 7 (5.26%) Service Management
11 7 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.29%) SQL
2 15 (11.28%) C#
3 13 (9.77%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.26%) Java
5 5 (3.76%) Perl
6 4 (3.01%) C++
7 3 (2.26%) PHP
8 1 (0.75%) C
8 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (10.53%) CCNP
1 14 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (9.77%) CCIE
2 13 (9.77%) CCNA
3 10 (7.52%) Degree
4 3 (2.26%) CISSP
4 3 (2.26%) CLAS
4 3 (2.26%) GIAC
4 3 (2.26%) SANS
4 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.75%) CCIP
6 1 (0.75%) HNC
6 1 (0.75%) HND
6 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.76%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 13 (9.77%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.01%) vSphere
4 3 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (6.77%) SCCM
2 6 (4.51%) SCOM
3 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (2.26%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.75%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.75%) OpenView
Vendors
1 22 (16.54%) Huawei
2 21 (15.79%) Oracle
3 14 (10.53%) Cisco
3 14 (10.53%) Juniper
3 14 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.53%) Nokia Networks
4 13 (9.77%) Ericsson
4 13 (9.77%) Nokia
5 9 (6.77%) VMware
6 5 (3.76%) Dell
6 5 (3.76%) NetApp
6 5 (3.76%) TIBCO
6 5 (3.76%) webMethods
7 4 (3.01%) Google
8 3 (2.26%) SAP
8 3 (2.26%) Symantec
8 3 (2.26%) Veritas
9 2 (1.50%) HP
10 1 (0.75%) Citrix
10 1 (0.75%) IBM
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