The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 51 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Back Office 5 0 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.71% - 2.64%
As % of the General category 1.67% - 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 17
Average daily rate
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£350 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
-9.58% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-65.71% +1.44%
Back Office
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

General Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
299 195 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 42.47% 35.52% 48.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 145 268
Average daily rate £440 £430 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +8.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £565 £547
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 10
Average hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -29.20%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 1 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
Swindon - 5 £350 - 2
Salisbury - - - -
Back Office
South West

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VB
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) 2G
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) RNC
4 1 (11.11%) Huawei
4 1 (11.11%) ATM
4 1 (11.11%) Ericsson

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) 2G
1 1 (11.11%) RNC
1 1 (11.11%) ATM
1 1 (11.11%) 3G
1 1 (11.11%) LTE
1 1 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Change Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Database Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (22.22%) Workflow
2 2 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Huawei
1 1 (11.11%) Ericsson
1 1 (11.11%) Nokia
1 1 (11.11%) SAP