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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 86 84 88
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Back Office 12 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.91% 0.59% 0.76%
As % of the General category 2.98% 1.71% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Median daily rate £350 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £19.25 £59.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -67.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% -21.21%
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
403 468 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 30.42% 34.44% 36.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 234 291
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £227 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 23
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £51.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -55.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £18.50 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.45 £50.44 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £24.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.00%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - 2 - -
Redhill - 1 - -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 - -
Back Office
South East

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 19 (46.34%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) Linux
3 12 (29.27%) Huawei
4 11 (26.83%) Nokia
5 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
6 8 (19.51%) 3G
6 8 (19.51%) SAN
6 8 (19.51%) Hyper-V
6 8 (19.51%) Windows Server
7 7 (17.07%) 4G
7 7 (17.07%) Unix
7 7 (17.07%) ITIL
7 7 (17.07%) 2G
7 7 (17.07%) Project Management
8 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
8 6 (14.63%) HNC
8 6 (14.63%) HND
8 6 (14.63%) CCNP
8 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (14.63%) Radio Access Network
8 6 (14.63%) LTE
8 6 (14.63%) VoLTE
9 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
9 5 (12.20%) SLA
9 5 (12.20%) SQL
9 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
9 5 (12.20%) XML
9 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.76%) CMS
1 4 (9.76%) ColdFusion
1 4 (9.76%) ColdFusion MX
2 3 (7.32%) Apache
2 3 (7.32%) IIS
2 3 (7.32%) JRun
3 2 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.88%) MQSeries
3 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) 3G
1 8 (19.51%) SAN
2 7 (17.07%) 2G
2 7 (17.07%) 4G
3 6 (14.63%) LTE
3 6 (14.63%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (14.63%) VoLTE
4 4 (9.76%) Internet
5 3 (7.32%) VPN
5 3 (7.32%) Wireless
6 2 (4.88%) VoIP
7 1 (2.44%) ATM
7 1 (2.44%) Firewall
7 1 (2.44%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Subversion
2 2 (4.88%) Appium
2 2 (4.88%) HP UFT
2 2 (4.88%) Selenium
2 2 (4.88%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Back Office Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Administrator
3 8 (19.51%) OSS Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Transmission Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Storage Administrator
4 7 (17.07%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 7 (17.07%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Administrator
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 6 (14.63%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (9.76%) Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) ColdFusion Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (9.76%) SAN Administrator
6 4 (9.76%) SAN Storage Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) IP Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Office 365 Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Virtualisation Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) XML
2 4 (9.76%) CSS
3 3 (7.32%) .NET
3 3 (7.32%) Ajax
3 3 (7.32%) Apache Flex
3 3 (7.32%) Flash
3 3 (7.32%) Web Services
4 2 (4.88%) HTML
4 2 (4.88%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (4.88%) J2EE
4 2 (4.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Fixed Income
2 3 (7.32%) User Experience
3 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.88%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.88%) Derivative
3 2 (4.88%) Equities
4 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) Linux
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (19.51%) Windows Server
5 7 (17.07%) Unix
6 2 (4.88%) AIX
6 2 (4.88%) Android
6 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) ITIL
1 7 (17.07%) Project Management
2 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (9.76%) Investment Management
3 4 (9.76%) OO
3 4 (9.76%) Web Development
4 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.32%) Content Management
4 3 (7.32%) Fund Accounting
4 3 (7.32%) Migration
5 2 (4.88%) BDD
5 2 (4.88%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (4.88%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.88%) Regression Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Scrum
5 2 (4.88%) TDD
6 1 (2.44%) BPMN
6 1 (2.44%) Line Management
6 1 (2.44%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (2.44%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.32%) ActionScript
4 2 (4.88%) C#
4 2 (4.88%) Java
4 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) CCNP
1 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (14.63%) HNC
1 6 (14.63%) HND
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) MCP
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Huawei
2 11 (26.83%) Nokia
3 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.76%) Ericsson
5 3 (7.32%) Adobe
5 3 (7.32%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (7.32%) Arqiva
5 3 (7.32%) BT
5 3 (7.32%) NetCracker
5 3 (7.32%) Nokia Networks
5 3 (7.32%) Siemens
5 3 (7.32%) Telindus
5 3 (7.32%) Virgin Media
5 3 (7.32%) VMware
5 3 (7.32%) ZTE
6 2 (4.88%) Bloomberg
6 2 (4.88%) Fiserv
6 2 (4.88%) IBM
6 2 (4.88%) Informatica
6 2 (4.88%) NEC