The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Back Office 16 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.12% - -
As % of the General category 8.84% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £24.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-47.73% +65.83%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

General Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
181 220 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.01% 31.75% 40.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 143 117
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £27.50 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £27.50 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -18.63%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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
South Wales - 14 £425 - 3
Mid Wales - - - -
West Wales - - - -
North Wales - - - - 2
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Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 17 (62.96%) Security Cleared
2 11 (40.74%) Workflow
2 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
3 10 (37.04%) WebSphere
3 10 (37.04%) FileNet
3 10 (37.04%) Spring
3 10 (37.04%) Java
3 10 (37.04%) JBoss
4 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 9 (33.33%) Drools
4 9 (33.33%) Java SE
5 8 (29.63%) Subversion
6 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (22.22%) SQL
7 6 (22.22%) XML
7 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
8 5 (18.52%) .NET
8 5 (18.52%) Identity Management
9 4 (14.81%) Replication
9 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
9 4 (14.81%) SOAP
9 4 (14.81%) Web Services
9 4 (14.81%) Windows
9 4 (14.81%) C#
9 4 (14.81%) NHS
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (37.04%) WebSphere
1 10 (37.04%) FileNet
1 10 (37.04%) JBoss
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (11.11%) MySQL
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Subversion
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Architect
2 7 (25.93%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (25.93%) Java Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Security Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Security Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior SQL Server Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Spring
2 9 (33.33%) Drools
2 9 (33.33%) Java SE
3 6 (22.22%) XML
4 5 (18.52%) .NET
5 4 (14.81%) SOAP
5 4 (14.81%) Web Services
5 4 (14.81%) WCF
6 3 (11.11%) Middleware
7 2 (7.41%) Java EE
8 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Replication
1 4 (14.81%) NHS
2 3 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Workflow
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
3 5 (18.52%) Identity Management
4 3 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (11.11%) BPMN
4 3 (11.11%) SOA
4 3 (11.11%) Information Security
4 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) Validation
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (7.41%) Data Mapping
6 1 (3.70%) CRM
6 1 (3.70%) ETL
6 1 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.70%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
3 4 (14.81%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) Security Cleared
2 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (11.11%) MCDBA
4 2 (7.41%) MCITP
5 1 (3.70%) CCNP
5 1 (3.70%) CCNA
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Shibboleth
2 1 (3.70%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Casewise
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco