Period
to 17 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Back Office
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 111 139
Rank change year-on-year -45 +28 +25
Contract jobs citing Back Office 13 51 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.33% 1.28% 0.74%
As % of the General category 0.88% 3.20% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 7
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £320 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.63% -28.89% +50.00%
10th Percentile £260 £225 £313
90th Percentile £465 £400 £720
South East median daily rate £419 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +4.69% +14.29% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £15.23 £11.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +38.45% -60.00% +155.81%

Back Office is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,480 1,595 1,979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 37.14% 40.03% 39.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 697 884
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £250 £214 £213
90th Percentile £586 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 58 60
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.75 £19.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -13.33% +38.46%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.85 £12.03
90th Percentile £50.00 £41.50 £47.55
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -5.88% -7.27% +37.50%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Back Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Berkshire

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Berkshire

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Back Office in Berkshire

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in Berkshire

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -24 2 £338 +35.00% 4
Slough - 2 - -
Windsor - 1 £463 -
Back Office
South East

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Project Management
2 6 (46.15%) Office 365
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (38.46%) Project Governance
3 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (30.77%) Data Quality
4 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
4 4 (30.77%) Release Management
4 4 (30.77%) PMO
5 3 (23.08%) Power BI
5 3 (23.08%) Dashboard Development
5 3 (23.08%) PMP
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) LAN
6 2 (15.38%) WAN
6 2 (15.38%) DHCP
6 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) SQL

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) 3G
1 2 (15.38%) 4G
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) MGW
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (15.38%) VLAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (7.69%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (7.69%) ISUP
2 1 (7.69%) LTE
2 1 (7.69%) Megaco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Power BI
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Front Office
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Endur Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) ERP Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) iPad
3 1 (7.69%) iPhone
3 1 (7.69%) Life Science
3 1 (7.69%) Robotics
3 1 (7.69%) SWIFT
3 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (38.46%) Project Governance
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (30.77%) Release Management
3 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
4 3 (23.08%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Cash Management
6 1 (7.69%) Data Mapping
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) High Availability
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) PMP
2 1 (7.69%) HNC
2 1 (7.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) Data Quality
1 4 (30.77%) PMO
2 2 (15.38%) SLA
3 1 (7.69%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) XenApp
1 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Apple
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Forcepoint
2 2 (15.38%) Nokia
2 2 (15.38%) Nokia Networks
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Symantec
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Blue Prism
3 1 (7.69%) Canon
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) FIS
3 1 (7.69%) Infor
3 1 (7.69%) Ivanti
3 1 (7.69%) Kofax
3 1 (7.69%) MobileIron
3 1 (7.69%) Polycom
3 1 (7.69%) Sage
3 1 (7.69%) Siemens