The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 80 70 83
Rank change year-on-year -10 +13  
Contract jobs citing Back Office 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.19% 0.67% 0.33%
As % of the General category 0.52% 1.35% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £325 £350 £725
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -51.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +20.00% -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.65% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.48 £22.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +66.55% +73.07%  

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

General Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 386 517 548
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 37.51% 49.57% 45.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 199 230
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £295 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 4
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -26.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £11.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Back Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Buckinghamshire

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Buckinghamshire

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in Buckinghamshire

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -7 1 - - 3
Back Office
South East

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) GIAC
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
1 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (60.00%) Patch Management
1 3 (60.00%) Security Patching
1 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 3 (60.00%) CLAS
1 3 (60.00%) SANS
2 2 (40.00%) OWASP
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) Patch Management
1 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Security Patching
1 3 (60.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (40.00%) OWASP
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) CLAS
1 3 (60.00%) GIAC
1 3 (60.00%) SANS
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix