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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 129 96 93
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -3
Contract jobs citing Back Office 13 45 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 1.51% 0.73%
As % of the General category 1.36% 4.68% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 35 8
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £435 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +4.62%
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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
953 962 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.55% 32.23% 34.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 665 460
Average daily rate £400 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £504 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 53 24
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.67 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% +38.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £17.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -8.00%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 July 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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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
Somerset -12 4 £400 +23.07%
Devon -7 3 £225 -41.55% 2
Bristol - 3 £400 - 1
Wiltshire -3 2 £388 +34.78% 6
Gloucestershire - 1 £600 - 1
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 19 (48.72%) SQL
2 18 (46.15%) .NET
3 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
3 16 (41.03%) C#
4 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (38.46%) Unit Testing
5 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 12 (30.77%) Scrum
7 10 (25.64%) Finance
8 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
9 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
9 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (15.38%) .NET Framework
9 6 (15.38%) Windows
9 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
10 5 (12.82%) VB.NET
10 5 (12.82%) VMware
10 5 (12.82%) K2 blackpearl
10 5 (12.82%) Entity Framework
11 4 (10.26%) SLA
11 4 (10.26%) Banking
11 4 (10.26%) WPF
11 4 (10.26%) MVC
11 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
11 4 (10.26%) Cerner
11 4 (10.26%) NHS
11 4 (10.26%) ITIL
11 4 (10.26%) Oracle
12 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (12.82%) K2 blackpearl
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.13%) CMS
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) ActiveReports
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) Log4Net
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
2 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Billing
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 9 (23.08%) SQL Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) C# Developer
5 5 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) AWS Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Analyst Programmer
9 1 (2.56%) Programmer
9 1 (2.56%) Change Manager
9 1 (2.56%) Business Change Manager
9 1 (2.56%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Analyst Developer
9 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) .NET
2 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (12.82%) Entity Framework
5 4 (10.26%) WPF
6 3 (7.69%) WF
7 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (5.13%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (5.13%) REST
7 2 (5.13%) HTML
7 2 (5.13%) WCF
8 1 (2.56%) JSON
8 1 (2.56%) CSS
8 1 (2.56%) SOAP
8 1 (2.56%) Web Services
8 1 (2.56%) XML
8 1 (2.56%) CSS3
8 1 (2.56%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) NHS
2 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.69%) User Experience
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (38.46%) Unit Testing
2 12 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (10.26%) MVC
3 4 (10.26%) ITIL
4 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.69%) Data Management
4 3 (7.69%) BDD
4 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.13%) Automated Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Web Development
5 2 (5.13%) Resource Management
5 2 (5.13%) Migration
5 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.13%) Code Coverage
5 2 (5.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) SQL
2 16 (41.03%) C#
3 5 (12.82%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.56%) COBOL
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) Perl
5 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.56%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) Firmware
2 3 (7.69%) ISA Server
2 3 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.13%) vSphere
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) SCOM
2 2 (5.13%) WSUS
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) VMware
3 4 (10.26%) Cerner
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle
4 3 (7.69%) Citrix
5 2 (5.13%) ESRI
6 1 (2.56%) SAP
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