The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 56 52 63
Rank change year-on-year -4 +11  
Contract jobs citing Back Office 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.34% 0.88% 0.42%
As % of the General category 1.09% 2.12% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £500 £638 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.56% +70.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £370
% change year-on-year +23.07% -12.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 184 283 249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 31.08% 41.37% 35.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 133 113
Median daily rate £400 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £321 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £604 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 7
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +29.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £38.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Hertfordshire

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in Hertfordshire

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Hatfield - 2 £500 -
Back Office
East of England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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

1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) German Language
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Service Design
2 1 (20.00%) Xerox
2 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (20.00%) BPR
2 1 (20.00%) ACCA
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) CIMA
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Front Office
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Linux

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Front Office
2 1 (20.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Application Development Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Application Development Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Applications Development Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Applications Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Development Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Finance Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) BPR
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Document Management
1 1 (20.00%) ERP
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) OO
1 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Service Design
1 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ACCA
1 1 (20.00%) CIMA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Xerox