The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 37 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Back Office 4 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.16% 1.42% 2.57%
As % of the General category 6.15% 6.74% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 12
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £306 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £438 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.36% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-68.57% +6.06%
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 West Sussex region.

General Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
65 89 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 18.79% 21.09% 31.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 51 108
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £498 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £13.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +160.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Crawley +18 4 £425 -5.55% 1
Gatwick - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Back Office
South East

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) XenApp
2 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma
4 2 (33.33%) CRM
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Straight-Through Processing
4 2 (33.33%) Workflow Management
4 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (16.67%) XenServer
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (16.67%) Online Betting
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Publishing
5 1 (16.67%) Windows

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) CRM Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) CRM Manager
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow
1 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow Management
1 2 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
1 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 2 (33.33%) Straight-Through Processing
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 2 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) XenApp
1 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (16.67%) XenServer
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) HP