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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 61 75 69
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing Back Office 32 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.12% 1.07% 1.50%
As % of the General category 7.02% 3.04% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 17
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£350 £251 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.44% -41.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £240 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £429 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £22.92 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-30.17% +43.21%
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
456 461 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 30.24% 35.11% 37.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 249 270
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 38
Average hourly rate £40.25 £26.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £15.20 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.35 £43.25 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 +3 16 £233 -3.12%
Epsom - 2 £350 -
Redhill - 1 - -
Weybridge - - - -
Woking - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Cobham - - - -
Back Office
South East

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (58.54%) Telecoms
2 21 (51.22%) Nokia
3 20 (48.78%) NEC
3 20 (48.78%) Ericsson
4 12 (29.27%) Ethernet
5 7 (17.07%) Cisco
5 7 (17.07%) Firewall
5 7 (17.07%) MPLS
5 7 (17.07%) OSPF
5 7 (17.07%) BGP
5 7 (17.07%) F5
6 6 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (14.63%) HSRP
6 6 (14.63%) Incident Management
6 6 (14.63%) ITIL
7 5 (12.20%) HNC
7 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.20%) Finance
7 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
8 4 (9.76%) HND
8 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.32%) Service Management
9 3 (7.32%) SQL
9 3 (7.32%) Citrix
9 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (7.32%) CCNP
9 3 (7.32%) Automotive
9 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.88%) Lync

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.88%) Lync
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Project
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (2.44%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) Ethernet
2 7 (17.07%) MPLS
2 7 (17.07%) OSPF
2 7 (17.07%) BGP
2 7 (17.07%) Firewall
3 6 (14.63%) HSRP
4 2 (4.88%) DNS
4 2 (4.88%) SAN
4 2 (4.88%) LAN
4 2 (4.88%) WAN
5 1 (2.44%) 2G
5 1 (2.44%) Network Security
5 1 (2.44%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (2.44%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) MySQL
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) MS Access
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
General
1 24 (58.54%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Automotive
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.44%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 24 (58.54%) Back Office Engineer
2 20 (48.78%) Transmission Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) IP Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Security Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Server Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Wintel Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Wintel Server Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (2.44%) RAN Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.44%) IP Network Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.44%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
1 1 (2.44%) CSS
1 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.44%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.63%) ITIL
1 6 (14.63%) Incident Management
1 6 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.32%) Service Management
4 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
5 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (4.88%) Time Management
5 2 (4.88%) Project Management
5 2 (4.88%) Scrum
5 2 (4.88%) Logistics
6 1 (2.44%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.44%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.44%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (2.44%) Release Management
6 1 (2.44%) Investment Management
6 1 (2.44%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.44%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) HNC
2 4 (9.76%) HND
3 3 (7.32%) CCNP
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.88%) XenApp
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Nokia
2 20 (48.78%) NEC
2 20 (48.78%) Ericsson
3 7 (17.07%) Cisco
3 7 (17.07%) F5
4 3 (7.32%) Citrix
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle
5 2 (4.88%) SAP
5 2 (4.88%) Intel
5 2 (4.88%) VMware
5 2 (4.88%) Huawei
5 2 (4.88%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (2.44%) Apple
6 1 (2.44%) CODA
6 1 (2.44%) Autodesk
6 1 (2.44%) Nortel
6 1 (2.44%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft