The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 27 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Back Office 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.85% - 0.59%
As % of the General category 4.17% - 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £305 - £345
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 - £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 - £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.20% -12.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +71.87%

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

General Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
48 66 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 20.43% 25.78% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 39 57
Median daily rate £425 £355 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% -30.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Median hourly rate £25.50 £40.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.25% +76.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.17
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +28.84%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Back Office
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 2 (50.00%) EPoS
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (25.00%) RedPrairie
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) ERP

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Release Management
1 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) RedPrairie