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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
England / South East
Rank 188 180 193
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing Back Office 55 77 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 0.90% 0.66%
As % of the General category 2.15% 2.54% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 34 31
Median daily rate £388 £301 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.63% -18.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £164 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £755
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £27.50 £9.10
% change year-on-year
-33.63% +202.36%

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
2558 3032 3312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.58% 35.33% 34.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1406 1656 1726
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 130 85
Median hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £21.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +60.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.92% +48.00%

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 February 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 February 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 +20 23 £363 -9.37% 5
Hampshire +14 11 £400 - 1
West Sussex -7 10 £400 -5.88%
Surrey -15 6 £210 -31.98% 3
Buckinghamshire +5 2 £325 - 3
Kent 0 1 £475 +26.66%
Oxfordshire -9 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 31 (22.46%) Finance
2 29 (21.01%) ITIL
3 23 (16.67%) Windows
4 22 (15.94%) Huawei
5 21 (15.22%) Oracle
6 19 (13.77%) Configuration Management
6 19 (13.77%) Fault Management
6 19 (13.77%) Migration
6 19 (13.77%) Capacity Management
6 19 (13.77%) Functional Testing
7 18 (13.04%) Front Office
8 17 (12.32%) .NET
8 17 (12.32%) Microsoft
9 16 (11.59%) TCP/IP
9 16 (11.59%) 3G
9 16 (11.59%) Validation
10 15 (10.87%) Statistics
10 15 (10.87%) Cisco
10 15 (10.87%) Active Directory
10 15 (10.87%) SQL
10 15 (10.87%) C#
10 15 (10.87%) HTML
10 15 (10.87%) JavaScript
10 15 (10.87%) Oracle EBS R12
10 15 (10.87%) 4G
11 14 (10.14%) Nokia Networks
11 14 (10.14%) Web Services
11 14 (10.14%) CCNP
11 14 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (10.14%) Juniper

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 10 (7.25%) CMS
2 4 (2.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.45%) Apache
3 2 (1.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.72%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.72%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.45%) MS Office
4 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
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 3 (2.17%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.72%) Maximo
6 1 (0.72%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.72%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.80%) SaaS
2 6 (4.35%) Office 365
3 5 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.17%) IaaS
6 1 (0.72%) FinancialForce.com
6 1 (0.72%) GitHub
6 1 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.59%) 3G
1 16 (11.59%) TCP/IP
2 15 (10.87%) 4G
3 14 (10.14%) Wireshark
4 13 (9.42%) 2G
5 11 (7.97%) DNS
6 10 (7.25%) DHCP
6 10 (7.25%) LAN
6 10 (7.25%) WAN
7 5 (3.62%) Firewall
8 2 (1.45%) HTTP
8 2 (1.45%) Internet
8 2 (1.45%) LDAP
8 2 (1.45%) LTE
8 2 (1.45%) MPLS
9 1 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.72%) HSRP
9 1 (0.72%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.72%) SNMP
9 1 (0.72%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.52%) NoSQL
3 8 (5.80%) Redis
4 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.72%) DTS
5 1 (0.72%) MySQL
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.72%) QlikView
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (4.35%) TeamCity
1 6 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.72%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.72%) NUnit
2 1 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 31 (22.46%) Finance
2 18 (13.04%) Front Office
3 9 (6.52%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.07%) Retail
5 2 (1.45%) Publishing
6 1 (0.72%) Advertising
6 1 (0.72%) Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Billing
6 1 (0.72%) Local Government
6 1 (0.72%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 24 (17.39%) Analyst
2 21 (15.22%) Business Analyst
3 16 (11.59%) Developer
4 11 (7.97%) Architect
4 11 (7.97%) Oracle Business Analyst
5 10 (7.25%) .NET Developer
5 10 (7.25%) Oracle Analyst
5 10 (7.25%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.07%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (5.07%) C# Developer
7 6 (4.35%) Active Directory Support
7 6 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (4.35%) Consultant
7 6 (4.35%) IT Manager
7 6 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.35%) Service Manager
8 5 (3.62%) Desktop Support
8 5 (3.62%) Support Technician
8 5 (3.62%) Technical Architect
8 5 (3.62%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.32%) .NET
2 15 (10.87%) HTML
3 14 (10.14%) Web Services
4 13 (9.42%) CSS
5 11 (7.97%) HTML5
6 10 (7.25%) REST
6 10 (7.25%) SOAP
7 9 (6.52%) jQuery
8 8 (5.80%) AngularJS
8 8 (5.80%) Sass
9 5 (3.62%) Google Maps API
10 2 (1.45%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.45%) Entity Framework
10 2 (1.45%) XML
11 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (0.72%) RESTful
11 1 (0.72%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.25%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.90%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.45%) EPoS
6 1 (0.72%) BYOD
6 1 (0.72%) Contactless
6 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.72%) iSeries
6 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.72%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.67%) Windows
2 9 (6.52%) Linux
2 9 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.07%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.62%) Unix
5 5 (3.62%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.72%) Android
6 1 (0.72%) Debian
6 1 (0.72%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.01%) ITIL
2 19 (13.77%) Capacity Management
2 19 (13.77%) Configuration Management
2 19 (13.77%) Fault Management
2 19 (13.77%) Functional Testing
2 19 (13.77%) Migration
3 16 (11.59%) Validation
4 15 (10.87%) Statistics
5 13 (9.42%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (9.42%) People Management
6 12 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (7.97%) MVC
8 10 (7.25%) Network Design
8 10 (7.25%) Order to Cash
8 10 (7.25%) Procure-to-Pay
8 10 (7.25%) Project Management
8 10 (7.25%) Record to Report
9 9 (6.52%) Business Analysis
10 8 (5.80%) Service Management
11 7 (5.07%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.87%) C#
1 15 (10.87%) JavaScript
1 15 (10.87%) SQL
2 7 (5.07%) Java
3 5 (3.62%) Perl
4 4 (2.90%) C++
4 4 (2.90%) PHP
5 2 (1.45%) C
5 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.72%) PHP 5
6 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (10.14%) CCNP
1 14 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (9.42%) CCIE
2 13 (9.42%) CCNA
3 5 (3.62%) Degree
4 3 (2.17%) CISSP
4 3 (2.17%) CLAS
4 3 (2.17%) GIAC
4 3 (2.17%) SANS
5 2 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.72%) CCIP
6 1 (0.72%) HNC
6 1 (0.72%) HND
6 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.62%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.17%) SLA
3 2 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.72%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.72%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.62%) vSphere
4 3 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.72%) XenApp
6 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (7.25%) SCCM
2 6 (4.35%) SCOM
3 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (2.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.72%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.72%) OpenView
4 1 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (15.94%) Huawei
2 21 (15.22%) Oracle
3 17 (12.32%) Microsoft
4 15 (10.87%) Cisco
5 14 (10.14%) Juniper
5 14 (10.14%) Nokia Networks
6 13 (9.42%) Ericsson
6 13 (9.42%) Nokia
7 11 (7.97%) VMware
8 5 (3.62%) Dell
8 5 (3.62%) Google
8 5 (3.62%) NetApp
8 5 (3.62%) TIBCO
8 5 (3.62%) webMethods
9 4 (2.90%) Symantec
10 3 (2.17%) HP
10 3 (2.17%) SAP
10 3 (2.17%) Veritas
11 2 (1.45%) Citrix
11 2 (1.45%) IBM
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