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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 51 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Back Office 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.82% - 0.23%
As % of the General category 6.71% - 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Average daily rate
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£465 - £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £22.92 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-30.17% +43.21%
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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
149 176 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.19% 42.21% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 102 90
Average daily rate £325 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Average hourly rate £16.25 £14.94 £6.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% +129.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Back Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Back Office.

1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) Identity Management
3 4 (33.33%) Replication
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (33.33%) NHS
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) SOAP
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) XML
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (33.33%) WCF
4 3 (25.00%) BPMN
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (25.00%) Shibboleth
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) Middleware
4 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Information Security
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Agresso

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Back Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Back Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
1 6 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Security Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) SOAP
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
1 4 (33.33%) XML
1 4 (33.33%) WCF
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) NHS
1 4 (33.33%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Identity Management
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (25.00%) SOA
2 3 (25.00%) BPMN
2 3 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (16.67%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) System Testing
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
1 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Shibboleth