The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 16 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 Swindon 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 48 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Back Office 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.44% 1.43% 0.54%
As % of the General category 0.85% 2.31% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £410 £313 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.20% -39.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
General Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
236 173 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 52.21% 61.79% 51.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 157 151
Average daily rate £413 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £306 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £541 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Back Office
Wiltshire

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Back Office across the Swindon region.

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the Swindon region.

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Back Office
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) SWOT Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) BT
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) EPoS
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) EPoS Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) SWOT Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) BT
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco