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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 78 79 79
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Back Office 12 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.90% 0.53% 0.54%
As % of the General category 2.73% 1.38% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
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£375 £340 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -17.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-65.71% -2.77%
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
440 508 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 33.01% 38.28% 30.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 302 199
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 20
Average hourly rate £26.75 £30.25 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% +23.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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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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
Woking +1 3 £371 +2.41%
Guildford - 3 £270 -
Farnham - - - -
Back Office
South East

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) OO
3 8 (29.63%) C
3 8 (29.63%) C#
3 8 (29.63%) C++
3 8 (29.63%) Java
3 8 (29.63%) .NET
3 8 (29.63%) TDD
3 8 (29.63%) OOD
3 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (29.63%) Multithreading
4 7 (25.93%) MS Project
5 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
5 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (14.81%) Finance
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.11%) Retail
6 3 (11.11%) Information Security
6 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) Ericsson
6 3 (11.11%) Nokia
6 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
6 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.41%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (7.41%) Coaching
7 2 (7.41%) Logistics
7 2 (7.41%) Scrum

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) ColdFusion MX
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) JRun
2 1 (3.70%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Project
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) AutoCAD
3 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (3.70%) SunGard AvantGard
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) 2G
1 1 (3.70%) GSM
1 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) MS Access
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Front Office
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Project Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Leader
3 3 (11.11%) Back Office Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Transmission Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) PMO Lead
4 2 (7.41%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.70%) ColdFusion Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.70%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.70%) RAN Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.70%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.70%) Online Games
1 1 (3.70%) User Experience
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) OO
3 8 (29.63%) TDD
3 8 (29.63%) OOD
3 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (29.63%) Multithreading
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) Information Security
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.41%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (7.41%) Coaching
6 2 (7.41%) Logistics
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Content Management
7 1 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) C
1 8 (29.63%) C#
1 8 (29.63%) C++
1 8 (29.63%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) ActionScript
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) MCP
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Ericsson
1 3 (11.11%) Nokia
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) NEC
3 1 (3.70%) CODA
3 1 (3.70%) Autodesk
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) SunGard
3 1 (3.70%) Nortel
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Huawei
3 1 (3.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks