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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
UK / Wales
Rank 61 54 47
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing Back Office 2 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.30% 2.84% 2.73%
As % of the General category 1.35% 12.42% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 17
Median daily rate £333 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £261 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £514 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £325 £390
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £66.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £27.50 £9.10
% change year-on-year
-33.63% +202.36%

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
148 153 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.19% 22.84% 27.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 121 107
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £54.03 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.98% +140.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £28.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £68.50 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.46% +44.44%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
South Wales +3 2 £333 -23.56% 1
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) French Language
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Sage 200
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (25.00%) Workday
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Sage
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Progress

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) French Language
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Sage 200 Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Sage Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Progress
2 1 (25.00%) Sage
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Workday