Period
to 27 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 27 July 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
South West > Dorset
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 47 46
Rank change year-on-year +17 -1 -2
Contract jobs citing Back Office 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.58% 0.40% 0.71%
As % of the General category 8.22% 1.02% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Dorset median daily rate - £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -
South West median daily rate £450 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +20.00% +15.38% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £7.60
% change year-on-year +21.54% +327.63% -

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 Dorset with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 73 197 171
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 31.33% 39.32% 40.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 124 81
Dorset median daily rate £414 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% -1.88% -4.19%
10th Percentile £300 £238 £260
90th Percentile £505 £552 £550
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 13
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £41.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.25% -3.01% -2.96%
10th Percentile £23.90 £10.10 £27.02
90th Percentile £42.95 £52.33 £48.35
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -1.25% +8.11% +15.63%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Dorset

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Dorset

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in Dorset

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 6 months to 27 July 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
Dorchester - 1 - -
Weymouth - 1 - -
Back Office
South West

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) Sun
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) VAX
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) McAfee
3 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (50.00%) WSUS
3 3 (50.00%) RMADS
3 3 (50.00%) NAS
3 3 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (50.00%) NAS
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) IT Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) IT Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Unix Support
4 1 (16.67%) Unix Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Sun
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) McAfee
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft