The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 125 127 91
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -36
Contract jobs citing Back Office 16 14 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.45% 1.76%
As % of the General category 1.87% 1.48% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 42
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £588 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £328
% change year-on-year
- +14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -15.15%
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 West region.

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
855 943 970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.96% 30.28% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 659 665
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £509 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 71 56
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.27 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £52.10 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Wiltshire -10 5 £325 -16.12% 5
Bristol +10 4 £435 +8.75% 1
Devon +3 4 £375 +66.66% 1
Dorset - 2 £425 - 2
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (32.43%) SQL
3 11 (29.73%) CRM
3 11 (29.73%) Project Management
4 10 (27.03%) Finance
4 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
6 8 (21.62%) Windows
7 7 (18.92%) ITIL
7 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
7 7 (18.92%) VMware
7 7 (18.92%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (18.92%) Data Extraction
7 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
8 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (13.51%) Cisco
9 5 (13.51%) Web Services
9 5 (13.51%) XML
9 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
9 5 (13.51%) .NET
9 5 (13.51%) Oracle
9 5 (13.51%) PHP
9 5 (13.51%) Service Management
9 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
10 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
10 4 (10.81%) Translating Business Requirements
10 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (10.81%) LINQ
10 4 (10.81%) Fat Client

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.41%) Apache Solr
3 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.70%) CMS
4 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
2 3 (8.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Magento
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.11%) SaaS
3 2 (5.41%) Office 365
4 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) DHCP
2 2 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.70%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (2.70%) INAP
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) ISUP
3 1 (2.70%) LDAP
3 1 (2.70%) MVNO
3 1 (2.70%) SAN
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) VoIP
3 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) MySQL
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.70%) Big Data
2 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.70%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
1 1 (2.70%) JUnit
1 1 (2.70%) Mockito
1 1 (2.70%) PhantomJS
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Local Government
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Electronics
5 1 (2.70%) Front Office
5 1 (2.70%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.70%) Legal
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Military
5 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Developer
2 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (10.81%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Digital Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) CRM Developer
6 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Business Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Digital Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Project Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) .NET
1 5 (13.51%) Web Services
1 5 (13.51%) XML
2 4 (10.81%) CSS
2 4 (10.81%) jQuery
2 4 (10.81%) LINQ
2 4 (10.81%) XSLT
3 3 (8.11%) HTML
4 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.41%) Castle Windsor
4 2 (5.41%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.41%) LINQ to SQL
4 2 (5.41%) NHibernate
4 2 (5.41%) Spring
5 1 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Data Extraction
2 4 (10.81%) Fat Client
2 4 (10.81%) Thin Client
3 3 (8.11%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.41%) CESG
5 1 (2.70%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) CRM
1 11 (29.73%) Project Management
2 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.92%) ITIL
4 5 (13.51%) Service Management
5 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
5 4 (10.81%) MVC
5 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.81%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (8.11%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (8.11%) Change Management
6 3 (8.11%) ERP
6 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.41%) Migration
7 2 (5.41%) Scrum
7 2 (5.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
3 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.51%) PHP
4 4 (10.81%) C#
5 2 (5.41%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) VB
6 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.70%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
1 3 (8.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 3 (8.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (2.70%) CISSP
2 1 (2.70%) CLAS
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.70%) PMP
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (8.11%) XenApp
3 3 (8.11%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.41%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.70%) Nagios
3 1 (2.70%) Puppet
3 1 (2.70%) SCOM
3 1 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) VMware
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle
4 3 (8.11%) Citrix
4 3 (8.11%) HP
4 3 (8.11%) Polycom
5 2 (5.41%) Google
5 2 (5.41%) SAP
6 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.70%) AppSense
6 1 (2.70%) CA
6 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.70%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.70%) Nokia Networks
6 1 (2.70%) Sophos
6 1 (2.70%) Symantec
6 1 (2.70%) Veeam
6 1 (2.70%) Wyse
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