The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 114 96 113
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +17
Contract jobs citing Back Office 11 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.46% 0.93% 0.41%
As % of the General category 1.42% 2.79% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 0
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£350 £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.25 £24.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-58.16% +53.12%
Back Office
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

General Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
773 754 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.24% 33.30% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 473 315
Average daily rate £396 £365 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.49% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £269 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 23
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £14.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +15.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.92 £11.00 £6.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.30 £28.00 £20.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
West Yorkshire -7 6 £325 -7.14% 5
South Yorkshire -6 4 £350 +18.64%
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
3 10 (26.32%) .NET
4 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
5 8 (21.05%) SQL
5 8 (21.05%) C#
5 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
5 8 (21.05%) ITIL
5 8 (21.05%) Blackberry
5 8 (21.05%) Retail
5 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
6 7 (18.42%) Project Management
6 7 (18.42%) Finance
7 6 (15.79%) Firewall
7 6 (15.79%) Internet
7 6 (15.79%) Cisco
7 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (15.79%) Web Services
7 6 (15.79%) Web Development
7 6 (15.79%) MVC
7 6 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (13.16%) jQuery
8 5 (13.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (13.16%) IP Telephony
8 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
8 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
8 5 (13.16%) Wi-Fi

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Firewall
1 6 (15.79%) Internet
1 6 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (13.16%) IP Telephony
2 5 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (13.16%) Wireless
3 2 (5.26%) SAN
3 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.26%) VPN
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.63%) LAN
4 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) NUnit
1 2 (5.26%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (21.05%) Retail
2 7 (18.42%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Project Manager
2 8 (21.05%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Support Technician
3 6 (15.79%) Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Technician
5 2 (5.26%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Deskside Support
6 1 (2.63%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Change Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Business Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Test Coordinator
6 1 (2.63%) Change Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Business Change Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) .NET
2 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
2 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
3 6 (15.79%) Web Services
3 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (13.16%) jQuery
4 5 (13.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (10.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (5.26%) Middleware
6 2 (5.26%) HTML
6 2 (5.26%) CSS
6 2 (5.26%) XML
6 2 (5.26%) NHibernate
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (5.26%) JSON
6 2 (5.26%) WCF
6 2 (5.26%) WPF
6 2 (5.26%) LINQ
6 2 (5.26%) RESTful
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) PMI
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) iPad
5 1 (2.63%) FMCG
5 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.63%) CESG
5 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Project Management
3 6 (15.79%) Web Development
3 6 (15.79%) MVC
4 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
4 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.53%) SOA
5 4 (10.53%) Scrum
5 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Business Transformation
6 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Migration
7 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.26%) OO
7 2 (5.26%) ERP
7 2 (5.26%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
2 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) C#
3 3 (7.89%) VBA
4 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.26%) VB
5 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) ISEB
3 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Cisco
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.26%) Nokia
4 2 (5.26%) Dell
4 2 (5.26%) SonicWALL
4 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
4 2 (5.26%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.63%) Verint
5 1 (2.63%) SAP
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