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 26 March 2015 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Back Office 14 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.06% - -
As % of the General category 12.07% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £320 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.84% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £24.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-47.73% +65.83%
Back Office
Wales

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
116 184 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 25.33% 34.33% 44.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 116 95
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £27.50 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £27.50 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport - 8 £438 -
Cardiff - 2 £400 -
Caerphilly - - - -
Back Office
Wales

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 15 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (41.67%) Workflow
3 9 (37.50%) FileNet
3 9 (37.50%) Spring
3 9 (37.50%) Java
3 9 (37.50%) JBoss
3 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 9 (37.50%) WebSphere
3 9 (37.50%) Java SE
4 8 (33.33%) Drools
4 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (29.17%) Subversion
6 6 (25.00%) XML
7 5 (20.83%) SQL
7 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.83%) Identity Management
7 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (16.67%) Replication
8 4 (16.67%) C#
8 4 (16.67%) NHS
8 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 4 (16.67%) .NET
8 4 (16.67%) SOAP
8 4 (16.67%) Web Services
8 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (16.67%) WCF

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (37.50%) FileNet
1 9 (37.50%) JBoss
1 9 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.33%) MySQL
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Subversion
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Architect
2 6 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Security Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Security Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) Spring
1 9 (37.50%) Java SE
2 8 (33.33%) Drools
3 6 (25.00%) XML
4 4 (16.67%) .NET
4 4 (16.67%) SOAP
4 4 (16.67%) Web Services
4 4 (16.67%) WCF
5 3 (12.50%) Middleware
6 2 (8.33%) Java EE
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Replication
1 4 (16.67%) NHS
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.17%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Workflow
2 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
2 5 (20.83%) Identity Management
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
3 3 (12.50%) BPMN
3 3 (12.50%) SOA
3 3 (12.50%) Information Security
4 2 (8.33%) Validation
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Scrum
4 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (8.33%) Data Mapping
5 1 (4.17%) CRM
5 1 (4.17%) ETL
5 1 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.33%) MCDBA
4 1 (4.17%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Shibboleth
2 1 (4.17%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Casewise
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco