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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 57 46 47
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing Back Office 4 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.56% 0.80% 1.55%
As % of the General category 1.13% 1.97% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Average daily rate
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£359 £370 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.04% +164.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £294 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £534 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £22.92 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-30.17% +43.21%
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
353 203 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 49.65% 40.52% 48.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 141 241
Average daily rate £445 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 3 5
Average hourly rate £28.50 £41.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.32% +137.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £21.94
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.84%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 December 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 -7 4 £359 -24.07%
Corsham - - - -
Malmesbury - - - -
Salisbury - - - - 1
Back Office
South West

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (63.64%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (27.27%) Workflow
3 3 (27.27%) Retail Banking
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (9.09%) VB
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
5 1 (9.09%) ATM
5 1 (9.09%) SLA
5 1 (9.09%) Murex
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Ericsson
5 1 (9.09%) Nokia
5 1 (9.09%) EPoS
5 1 (9.09%) Firmware

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Findur
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) ATM
1 1 (9.09%) 3G
1 1 (9.09%) 2G
1 1 (9.09%) RNC
1 1 (9.09%) LTE
1 1 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Retail
3 3 (27.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Change Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) EPoS
2 1 (9.09%) Equities
2 1 (9.09%) Derivative
2 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (27.27%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Management
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
2 1 (9.09%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Murex
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Ericsson
2 1 (9.09%) Nokia
2 1 (9.09%) Huawei
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) SAP