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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 185 200 193
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing Back Office 72 72 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.82% 0.75% 0.65%
As % of the General category 2.58% 2.13% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 41 23
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £600 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £63.75 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
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
2787 3379 3261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.59% 35.39% 35.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1916 1738
Median daily rate £410 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 102 108
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.86% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.67 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +3.02%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Surrey +2 25 £410 +42.60% 3
Berkshire 0 22 £225 -50.00% 5
Hampshire -4 8 £325 -38.09% 5
Middlesex - 7 £500 -
Buckinghamshire +10 3 £250 -13.04% 1
West Sussex -19 3 £413 +3.18% 3
Kent +8 2 £388 +321.19%
Oxfordshire +7 2 - -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 36 (23.38%) Telecoms
2 34 (22.08%) Front Office
3 33 (21.43%) Finance
4 31 (20.13%) Network Design
4 31 (20.13%) 4G
5 28 (18.18%) 3G
6 26 (16.88%) Windows
7 25 (16.23%) Project Management
8 23 (14.94%) Microsoft
9 22 (14.29%) SQL
9 22 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 22 (14.29%) Capacity Management
10 20 (12.99%) Radio Access Network
10 20 (12.99%) Fault Management
11 19 (12.34%) LTE
11 19 (12.34%) Functional Testing
11 19 (12.34%) Windows Server
12 18 (11.69%) Change Management
12 18 (11.69%) Configuration Management
13 17 (11.04%) Citrix
13 17 (11.04%) Nokia
13 17 (11.04%) ITIL
13 17 (11.04%) Degree
14 16 (10.39%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (9.74%) Validation
15 15 (9.74%) HNC
15 15 (9.74%) MS Excel
16 14 (9.09%) .NET
16 14 (9.09%) SQL Server

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 (2.60%) CMS
1 4 (2.60%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.95%) Apache
2 3 (1.95%) ColdFusion
2 3 (1.95%) ColdFusion MX
2 3 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (1.95%) IIS
2 3 (1.95%) JRun
2 3 (1.95%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.95%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (9.74%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.60%) MS Office
4 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (5.84%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (3.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.30%) Sonata
4 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.65%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.65%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.65%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.60%) Office 365
3 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.30%) SaaS
5 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.65%) IaaS
5 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (20.13%) 4G
2 28 (18.18%) 3G
3 20 (12.99%) Radio Access Network
4 19 (12.34%) LTE
5 12 (7.79%) 2G
6 11 (7.14%) Diameter Protocol
6 11 (7.14%) LDAP
6 11 (7.14%) SIGTRAN
7 10 (6.49%) INAP
7 10 (6.49%) LAN
7 10 (6.49%) WAN
8 9 (5.84%) MGW
8 9 (5.84%) SAN
9 8 (5.19%) Wireless
10 7 (4.55%) TCP/IP
11 6 (3.90%) DHCP
11 6 (3.90%) Firewall
11 6 (3.90%) MPLS
12 5 (3.25%) DNS
12 5 (3.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.25%) MS Access
3 5 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.30%) DTS
5 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.65%) QlikView
6 1 (0.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (1.95%) HP UFT
1 3 (1.95%) JIRA
1 3 (1.95%) Selenium
1 3 (1.95%) Subversion
2 2 (1.30%) Appium
2 2 (1.30%) WebDriver
2 2 (1.30%) Xcode
3 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.65%) ERwin
3 1 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.65%) TestComplete
3 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (23.38%) Telecoms
2 34 (22.08%) Front Office
3 33 (21.43%) Finance
4 7 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.55%) Retail
5 3 (1.95%) Banking
5 3 (1.95%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.95%) Legal
6 2 (1.30%) Billing
6 2 (1.30%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.65%) Military
7 1 (0.65%) Publishing
7 1 (0.65%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (17.53%) Analyst
2 20 (12.99%) Support Engineer
3 13 (8.44%) Project Manager
4 12 (7.79%) Architect
5 11 (7.14%) Developer
6 8 (5.19%) Technical Architect
7 7 (4.55%) Administrator
7 7 (4.55%) Service Desk Engineer
7 7 (4.55%) Service Manager
8 6 (3.90%) Back Office Engineer
8 6 (3.90%) Business Analyst
8 6 (3.90%) Consultant
8 6 (3.90%) Service Transition Manager
8 6 (3.90%) Test Analyst
8 6 (3.90%) Transition Manager
9 5 (3.25%) AWS Architect
9 5 (3.25%) Data Analyst
9 5 (3.25%) Mobile Engineer
9 5 (3.25%) Network Manager
9 5 (3.25%) RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.09%) .NET
2 12 (7.79%) Web Services
3 11 (7.14%) SOAP
3 11 (7.14%) SPML
4 7 (4.55%) HTML
5 5 (3.25%) XML
6 4 (2.60%) CSS
7 3 (1.95%) Ajax
7 3 (1.95%) Apache Flex
7 3 (1.95%) Flash
8 2 (1.30%) REST
9 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.65%) Android SDK
9 1 (0.65%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.65%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.65%) HTML5
9 1 (0.65%) jQuery
9 1 (0.65%) Sass
9 1 (0.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.44%) Statistics
3 11 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.90%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.90%) Mainframe
5 6 (3.90%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.25%) iPad
7 4 (2.60%) BYOD
7 4 (2.60%) iSeries
7 4 (2.60%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.95%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.95%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.95%) User Experience
8 3 (1.95%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.30%) Equities
9 2 (1.30%) Reinsurance
9 2 (1.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (16.88%) Windows
2 19 (12.34%) Windows Server
3 12 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (6.49%) Unix
6 8 (5.19%) Linux
7 4 (2.60%) Android
8 3 (1.95%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.65%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.13%) Network Design
2 25 (16.23%) Project Management
3 22 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 22 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 20 (12.99%) Fault Management
5 19 (12.34%) Functional Testing
6 18 (11.69%) Change Management
6 18 (11.69%) Configuration Management
7 17 (11.04%) ITIL
8 16 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (10.39%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (9.74%) Validation
10 14 (9.09%) Migration
10 14 (9.09%) People Management
10 14 (9.09%) Service Management
11 12 (7.79%) High Availability
11 12 (7.79%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (7.14%) Integration Testing
12 11 (7.14%) Project Planning
12 11 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.29%) SQL
2 10 (6.49%) C#
3 8 (5.19%) Java
4 7 (4.55%) C++
5 6 (3.90%) Perl
5 6 (3.90%) PHP
6 5 (3.25%) C
6 5 (3.25%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.60%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.95%) ActionScript
8 3 (1.95%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.30%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.30%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.30%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.30%) VBA
10 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.65%) Python
10 1 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (11.04%) Degree
2 15 (9.74%) HNC
3 10 (6.49%) HND
4 8 (5.19%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.25%) CCNP
7 4 (2.60%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.60%) ISTQB
7 4 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.60%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.30%) CCNA
8 2 (1.30%) CCSA
8 2 (1.30%) CCSE
8 2 (1.30%) CISSP
8 2 (1.30%) ISEB
8 2 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.65%) MCP
9 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.55%) SLA
2 4 (2.60%) PMBOK
3 3 (1.95%) QA
4 1 (0.65%) EMIR
4 1 (0.65%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.65%) MiFID
System Software
1 12 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.49%) XenApp
3 7 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.55%) XenDesktop
4 6 (3.90%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.95%) vSphere
6 2 (1.30%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.30%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (4.55%) Amdocs OSS
2 5 (3.25%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.25%) SCCM
3 2 (1.30%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.30%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.30%) SCOM
4 1 (0.65%) Control-M
4 1 (0.65%) Nagios
4 1 (0.65%) vMotion
4 1 (0.65%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.04%) Citrix
2 17 (11.04%) Nokia
3 14 (9.09%) Huawei
4 13 (8.44%) VMware
5 10 (6.49%) Ericsson
6 9 (5.84%) Cisco
7 8 (5.19%) Nokia Networks
8 7 (4.55%) BT
8 7 (4.55%) Cramer
8 7 (4.55%) Nortel
8 7 (4.55%) Oracle
8 7 (4.55%) Remedy
8 7 (4.55%) Tellabs
9 6 (3.90%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 6 (3.90%) Arqiva
9 6 (3.90%) NetCracker
9 6 (3.90%) Siemens
9 6 (3.90%) Telindus
9 6 (3.90%) Virgin Media
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