Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Back Office
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 91 109
Rank change year-on-year +5 +18 -21
Contract jobs citing Back Office 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.30% 0.41% 0.19%
As % of the General category 0.71% 1.19% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Cheshire median daily rate £416 £583 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.54% +29.44% +38.46%
10th Percentile £374 £358 £428
90th Percentile £475 £707 £473
North West median daily rate £450 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +20.00% -3.23% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 562 505 896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 42.16% 34.71% 42.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 356 615
Cheshire median daily rate £410 £402 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.12% -5.53% +7.32%
10th Percentile £280 £250 £300
90th Percentile £525 £550 £572
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £418
% change year-on-year +3.13% -4.19% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 28
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -37.08% +17.11%
10th Percentile £12.42 £13.25 £13.24
90th Percentile £33.00 £23.70 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £22.67 £25.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year -9.31% -18.09% +52.60%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Cheshire

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Cheshire

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in Cheshire

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Chester +8 2 £383 -34.33%
Back Office
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) BGP
1 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (50.00%) Retail Finance

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (50.00%) BGP
1 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Strategy Manager
1 2 (50.00%) WAN Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco