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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 68 79 75
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing Back Office 24 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.68% 0.93% 0.71%
As % of the General category 4.96% 2.84% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 8
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£384 £399 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.76% +17.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £320 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £561 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.21% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £13.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -61.42%
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
484 422 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 33.85% 32.54% 37.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 254 279
Average daily rate £400 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £537 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 22
Average hourly rate £45.00 £17.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.70% -46.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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
Guildford +11 12 £268 -
Woking +1 1 - -
Back Office
South East

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 13 (43.33%) Oracle
3 13 (43.33%) Perl
3 13 (43.33%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (43.33%) Radio Access Network
4 12 (40.00%) Linux
4 12 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (36.67%) UNIX
6 10 (33.33%) SLA
7 9 (30.00%) OPNET
7 9 (30.00%) Talend
7 9 (30.00%) Talend Open Studio
7 9 (30.00%) Ontologies
7 9 (30.00%) Korn
7 9 (30.00%) Greenplum
7 9 (30.00%) Cerion
8 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
8 8 (26.67%) Project Management
8 8 (26.67%) MySQL
9 7 (23.33%) Citrix
10 6 (20.00%) Degree
10 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (13.33%) Investment Management
12 4 (13.33%) Regular Expression
12 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
12 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
12 4 (13.33%) Finance

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 1 (3.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (26.67%) MySQL
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Front Office
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) OSS Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Back Office Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) OSS Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Support
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Data Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Implementation Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Project Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) HTML
1 4 (13.33%) Regular Expression
2 1 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Ontologies
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.33%) Derivative
4 1 (3.33%) FMCG
4 1 (3.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Linux
3 11 (36.67%) UNIX
4 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (26.67%) Project Management
3 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (13.33%) Investment Management
5 3 (10.00%) SIEM
5 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Service Management
6 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Fund Management
7 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.33%) System Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Data Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) SQL
2 13 (43.33%) Perl
3 9 (30.00%) Korn
4 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Oracle
2 9 (30.00%) Greenplum
2 9 (30.00%) Talend
2 9 (30.00%) Cerion
3 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
4 7 (23.33%) Citrix
5 3 (10.00%) Ericsson
6 2 (6.67%) Bloomberg
7 1 (3.33%) Charles River
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