The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Surrey region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 87 82 92
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing Back Office 10 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.67% 0.47% 0.71%
As % of the General category 1.83% 1.18% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 8
Average daily rate £275 £431 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.23% +208.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £59.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
General Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
547 507 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 36.64% 39.52% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 229 287
Average daily rate £375 £375 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 32
Average hourly rate £51.00 £35.00 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.71% +0.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.90 £13.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.80 £51.30 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Back Office
South East

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Redhill - 1 - -
Staines - - - - 1
Woking - - - -
Chertsey - - - - 2
Guildford - - - -
Back Office
South East

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (60.87%) C
1 14 (60.87%) C#
1 14 (60.87%) C++
1 14 (60.87%) Java
1 14 (60.87%) TDD
1 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
3 10 (43.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
3 10 (43.48%) SharePoint
4 9 (39.13%) Multithreading
5 8 (34.78%) OO
5 8 (34.78%) OOD
5 8 (34.78%) .NET
6 6 (26.09%) VPN
6 6 (26.09%) BDD
7 5 (21.74%) Linux
7 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (17.39%) Korn
8 4 (17.39%) NSN NetAct
8 4 (17.39%) Greenplum
8 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (17.39%) MySQL
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle
8 4 (17.39%) Perl
8 4 (17.39%) SQL
8 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
8 4 (17.39%) Project Management

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (43.48%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) VPN
2 3 (13.04%) ATM
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (17.39%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
1 10 (43.48%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
1 4 (17.39%) OSS Engineer
1 4 (17.39%) OSS Support Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Technical Leader
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Designer
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Design Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.04%) UNIX
4 2 (8.70%) Windows
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) TDD
1 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) Multithreading
4 8 (34.78%) OO
4 8 (34.78%) OOD
5 6 (26.09%) BDD
6 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (17.39%) Project Management
7 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
9 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (4.35%) Change Control
9 1 (4.35%) Information Security
9 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
9 1 (4.35%) Scrum
9 1 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
9 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) C
1 14 (60.87%) C#
1 14 (60.87%) C++
1 14 (60.87%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) Korn
2 4 (17.39%) Perl
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) HNC
1 3 (13.04%) HND
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.35%) XenApp
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Greenplum
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
1 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
1 4 (17.39%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 4 (17.39%) Velocent
1 4 (17.39%) Cerion
2 1 (4.35%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) LANDesk
2 1 (4.35%) McAfee
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Citrix
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