The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 69 64 75
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing Back Office 29 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.41% 1.82% 1.31%
As % of the General category 6.99% 5.18% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 3
Average daily rate £310 £321 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +33.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £400 £315
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £10.25 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+168.29% -63.06%
Back Office
South East

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

General Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
415 502 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 34.44% 35.15% 38.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 263 260
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £256 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 9 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +74.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.40 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.30 £45.22 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Guildford +7 11 £350 +25.00%
Redhill -17 1 - -
Egham - 1 £295 - 1
Back Office
South East

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 22 (47.83%) Windows
2 19 (41.30%) Linux
3 12 (26.09%) 3G
3 12 (26.09%) Telecoms
3 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (26.09%) Windows Server
4 11 (23.91%) 4G
4 11 (23.91%) 2G
5 10 (21.74%) Huawei
5 10 (21.74%) Nokia
5 10 (21.74%) Project Management
5 10 (21.74%) ITIL
5 10 (21.74%) Radio Access Network
6 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (19.57%) SLA
6 9 (19.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (17.39%) Unix
8 7 (15.22%) Hyper-V
8 7 (15.22%) VoLTE
8 7 (15.22%) SAN
9 6 (13.04%) VMware
9 6 (13.04%) LTE
10 5 (10.87%) Citrix
10 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (10.87%) HND
10 5 (10.87%) Java
10 5 (10.87%) SQL
11 4 (8.70%) Oracle
11 4 (8.70%) HNC
11 4 (8.70%) CCNP

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 3 (6.52%) ColdFusion
1 3 (6.52%) ColdFusion MX
2 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.35%) MQSeries
2 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) 3G
2 11 (23.91%) 2G
2 11 (23.91%) 4G
3 10 (21.74%) Radio Access Network
4 7 (15.22%) SAN
4 7 (15.22%) VoLTE
5 6 (13.04%) LTE
6 3 (6.52%) ATM
6 3 (6.52%) DNS
6 3 (6.52%) Internet
6 3 (6.52%) MPLS
6 3 (6.52%) VLAN
7 2 (4.35%) VoIP
7 2 (4.35%) VPN
7 2 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.35%) DB2
4 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
1 1 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Back Office Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) OSS Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Transmission Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Administrator
4 6 (13.04%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (13.04%) OSS Support Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) RAN Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Storage Administrator
4 6 (13.04%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 6 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Administrator
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) SAN Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) SAN Storage Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) VMware Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) CSS
1 3 (6.52%) XML
2 2 (4.35%) HTML
2 2 (4.35%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (4.35%) J2EE
2 2 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.17%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 4 (8.70%) User Experience
2 3 (6.52%) Derivative
2 3 (6.52%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.35%) Equities
4 1 (2.17%) FMCG
4 1 (2.17%) Ontologies
4 1 (2.17%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.17%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Windows
2 19 (41.30%) Linux
3 12 (26.09%) Windows Server
3 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (17.39%) Unix
6 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.70%) AIX
8 2 (4.35%) Android
8 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) ITIL
1 10 (21.74%) Project Management
2 9 (19.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (8.70%) Investment Management
4 3 (6.52%) Capacity Management
4 3 (6.52%) Fund Accounting
4 3 (6.52%) OO
4 3 (6.52%) Web Development
5 2 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.17%) BPMN
6 1 (2.17%) BPR
6 1 (2.17%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.17%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.17%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (2.17%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) Java
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.17%) Korn
4 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) HND
2 4 (8.70%) CCNP
2 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.70%) HNC
3 3 (6.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Hyper-V
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Control-M
2 1 (2.17%) OPNET
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Huawei
1 10 (21.74%) Nokia
2 6 (13.04%) VMware
3 5 (10.87%) Citrix
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle
4 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.52%) Ericsson
6 2 (4.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (4.35%) BT
6 2 (4.35%) Charles River
6 2 (4.35%) Fiserv
6 2 (4.35%) IBM
6 2 (4.35%) Informatica
6 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.35%) NetCracker
6 2 (4.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (4.35%) Siemens
6 2 (4.35%) Sybase
6 2 (4.35%) ZTE
7 1 (2.17%) Talend
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