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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 179 192 205
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +13
Contract jobs citing Back Office 91 58 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.00% 0.63% 0.52%
As % of the General category 3.11% 1.85% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 20
Median daily rate £425 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £120 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £600 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £356 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Median hourly rate £11.25 £18.50 £59.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.18% -68.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% -21.21%
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
2922 3132 3173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.05% 34.04% 35.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1678 1643 1672
Median daily rate £413 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 77 131
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.40 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +10 42 £225 -48.57% 1
Oxfordshire - 13 £638 - 2
Surrey -9 12 £425 - 3
West Sussex -31 10 £413 +10.00% 5
Middlesex - 7 £438 -
Buckinghamshire +16 4 £343 +19.13% 1
Hampshire -4 2 £373 +14.61% 1
Kent -14 1 - - 2
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 42 (25.30%) Windows
2 38 (22.89%) Telecoms
3 36 (21.69%) Front Office
4 32 (19.28%) Network Design
5 29 (17.47%) Finance
5 29 (17.47%) 4G
6 27 (16.27%) 3G
7 25 (15.06%) Project Management
7 25 (15.06%) Huawei
8 24 (14.46%) Capacity Management
9 23 (13.86%) Windows Server
10 21 (12.65%) Microsoft
10 21 (12.65%) ITIL
10 21 (12.65%) Change Management
10 21 (12.65%) Fault Management
11 20 (12.05%) Service Delivery
11 20 (12.05%) Nokia
12 19 (11.45%) Configuration Management
12 19 (11.45%) Validation
12 19 (11.45%) Statistics
12 19 (11.45%) Functional Testing
13 18 (10.84%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (10.84%) Linux
14 17 (10.24%) LTE
14 17 (10.24%) Diameter Protocol
15 15 (9.04%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (9.04%) HNC
15 15 (9.04%) SQL
16 14 (8.43%) HND

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 3 (1.81%) Apache
1 3 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (1.81%) CMS
1 3 (1.81%) ColdFusion
1 3 (1.81%) ColdFusion MX
1 3 (1.81%) IBM Notes
1 3 (1.81%) IIS
1 3 (1.81%) JRun
1 3 (1.81%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.20%) IBM Domino
2 2 (1.20%) MQSeries
2 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.61%) MS Office
3 3 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.81%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.61%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (3.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.41%) SAP BPC
2 4 (2.41%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.60%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.60%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.22%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.41%) Office 365
3 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (17.47%) 4G
2 27 (16.27%) 3G
3 17 (10.24%) Diameter Protocol
3 17 (10.24%) LTE
4 14 (8.43%) Radio Access Network
5 11 (6.63%) 2G
5 11 (6.63%) SAN
5 11 (6.63%) TCP/IP
6 10 (6.02%) DNS
6 10 (6.02%) INAP
6 10 (6.02%) LAN
6 10 (6.02%) LDAP
6 10 (6.02%) SIGTRAN
6 10 (6.02%) VoIP
6 10 (6.02%) WAN
7 9 (5.42%) MGW
7 9 (5.42%) SMTP
7 9 (5.42%) SNMP
8 8 (4.82%) Firewall
9 7 (4.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.20%) DB2
3 2 (1.20%) DTS
3 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (1.20%) QlikView
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.60%) MS Access
4 1 (0.60%) OLAP
4 1 (0.60%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 3 (1.81%) HP UFT
1 3 (1.81%) Selenium
1 3 (1.81%) Subversion
2 2 (1.20%) Appium
2 2 (1.20%) WebDriver
2 2 (1.20%) Xcode
3 1 (0.60%) ERwin
3 1 (0.60%) JIRA
3 1 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.60%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.60%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.60%) TestComplete
General
1 38 (22.89%) Telecoms
2 36 (21.69%) Front Office
3 29 (17.47%) Finance
4 6 (3.61%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.81%) Banking
5 3 (1.81%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.81%) Legal
5 3 (1.81%) Retail
6 2 (1.20%) Billing
6 2 (1.20%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.60%) Publishing
7 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (14.46%) Back Office Engineer
2 22 (13.25%) Analyst
3 18 (10.84%) Support Engineer
4 14 (8.43%) Administrator
5 11 (6.63%) Architect
5 11 (6.63%) Developer
6 9 (5.42%) Support Technician
7 8 (4.82%) IP Engineer
7 8 (4.82%) Technical Architect
7 8 (4.82%) Transmission Engineer
7 8 (4.82%) Windows Administrator
8 7 (4.22%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.22%) Service Manager
8 7 (4.22%) Storage Administrator
8 7 (4.22%) Storage Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.22%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.22%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.61%) RAN Engineer
9 6 (3.61%) Service Transition Manager
9 6 (3.61%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.83%) .NET
2 12 (7.23%) SOAP
3 11 (6.63%) HTML
3 11 (6.63%) Web Services
4 10 (6.02%) SPML
5 7 (4.22%) XML
6 3 (1.81%) Ajax
6 3 (1.81%) Apache Flex
6 3 (1.81%) CSS
6 3 (1.81%) Flash
6 3 (1.81%) HTML5
7 2 (1.20%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (1.20%) J2EE
7 2 (1.20%) Middleware
7 2 (1.20%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.60%) FpML
8 1 (0.60%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.45%) Statistics
2 14 (8.43%) Data Centre
3 10 (6.02%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.82%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.61%) Mainframe
6 6 (3.61%) Performance Metrics
7 5 (3.01%) Blackberry
7 5 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.41%) BYOD
8 4 (2.41%) CMDB
8 4 (2.41%) Fixed Income
8 4 (2.41%) iPad
8 4 (2.41%) iSeries
8 4 (2.41%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.41%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.81%) Reference Data
9 3 (1.81%) User Experience
10 2 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.20%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 42 (25.30%) Windows
2 23 (13.86%) Windows Server
3 18 (10.84%) Linux
3 18 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (10.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (8.43%) Unix
5 8 (4.82%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.01%) Android
6 5 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.41%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.81%) AIX
8 3 (1.81%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.28%) Network Design
2 25 (15.06%) Project Management
3 24 (14.46%) Capacity Management
4 21 (12.65%) Change Management
4 21 (12.65%) Fault Management
4 21 (12.65%) ITIL
5 20 (12.05%) Service Delivery
6 19 (11.45%) Configuration Management
6 19 (11.45%) Functional Testing
6 19 (11.45%) Validation
7 15 (9.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (7.23%) High Availability
8 12 (7.23%) Migration
9 11 (6.63%) People Management
9 11 (6.63%) Problem Management
10 10 (6.02%) Integration Testing
10 10 (6.02%) Service Management
11 9 (5.42%) Project Planning
11 9 (5.42%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.04%) SQL
2 11 (6.63%) C#
3 10 (6.02%) Java
4 7 (4.22%) C++
5 6 (3.61%) Perl
5 6 (3.61%) PHP
6 5 (3.01%) C
6 5 (3.01%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.81%) ActionScript
7 3 (1.81%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.81%) VBA
8 2 (1.20%) Apple Swift
8 2 (1.20%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (9.04%) HNC
2 14 (8.43%) HND
3 13 (7.83%) Degree
4 11 (6.63%) CCNP
4 11 (6.63%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (4.82%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.01%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.81%) CCNA
8 3 (1.81%) MCP
9 2 (1.20%) CCSA
9 2 (1.20%) CCSE
9 2 (1.20%) CISSP
9 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.20%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.60%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.60%) ISEB
10 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.60%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.82%) SLA
2 4 (2.41%) PMBOK
2 4 (2.41%) QA
3 2 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.82%) Hyper-V
2 8 (4.82%) XenApp
3 7 (4.22%) XenDesktop
4 6 (3.61%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.20%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.60%) vSphere
6 1 (0.60%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (4.82%) SCCM
2 3 (1.81%) Amdocs OSS
2 3 (1.81%) Control-M
3 2 (1.20%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.20%) Nagios
3 2 (1.20%) SCOM
4 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.60%) vMotion
4 1 (0.60%) WMI
Vendors
1 25 (15.06%) Huawei
2 21 (12.65%) Microsoft
3 20 (12.05%) Nokia
4 13 (7.83%) Cisco
5 11 (6.63%) Citrix
6 9 (5.42%) Oracle
6 9 (5.42%) VMware
7 8 (4.82%) Ericsson
8 7 (4.22%) BT
8 7 (4.22%) IBM
9 6 (3.61%) HP
9 6 (3.61%) Nokia Networks
10 5 (3.01%) SAP
10 5 (3.01%) Tableau
11 4 (2.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 4 (2.41%) Bloomberg
11 4 (2.41%) Charles River
11 4 (2.41%) NetCracker
11 4 (2.41%) Siemens
11 4 (2.41%) Virgin Media
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