The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
Wales / South Wales
Rank 51 54 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs citing Back Office 2 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.38% 2.88% 2.70%
As % of the General category 1.63% 12.41% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 12
Median daily rate £333 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.56% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £254 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £515 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+18.46% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £66.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +161.90%

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

General Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
123 137 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 23.25% 23.22% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 108 93
Median daily rate £370 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £241 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £54.05 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.99% +260.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £48.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £69.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +44.44%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Back Office across the South Wales region.

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 25 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
Cardiff +9 2 £333 -19.87% 1
Back Office
Wales

Back Office
Top 14 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 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 Wales region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) French Language
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Sage 200
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Sage
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Progress

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Sage 200
General
1 2 (66.67%) French Language
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Sage 200 Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Sage Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Progress
2 1 (33.33%) Sage
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