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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 60 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Back Office 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.57% 0.72% 0.55%
As % of the General category 1.61% 1.48% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Average daily rate £351 £418 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.04% +7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £304 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £459 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £400 £315
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £10.25 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+168.29% -63.06%
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
249 337 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 35.67% 48.77% 38.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 253 133
Average daily rate £383 £475 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.47% +15.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £315 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £572
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 4
Average hourly rate £78.75 £28.50 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+176.31% +17.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.10 £22.69 £18.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £28.50 £37.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) SFIA
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Solr
4 2 (22.22%) 3PAR
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Google
4 2 (22.22%) SCCM

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (22.22%) Apache Solr
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Senior IT Support
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Support Technician
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Technician
1 3 (33.33%) Support Technician
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Services Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Operations Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Server Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) e-Learning
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) SFIA
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (11.11%) People Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) 3PAR
3 2 (22.22%) Google
3 2 (22.22%) HP