Period
to 23 September 2019

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 6 months to 23 September 2019 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 94 92
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 -4
Contract jobs citing Back Office 11 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.80% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the General category 1.91% 0.84% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +24.14% -25.64%
10th Percentile £363 £290 £268
90th Percentile £388 £645 £464
East of England median daily rate £350 £440 £519
% change year-on-year -20.45% -15.18% +9.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.20 - -
East of England median hourly rate £16.20 - -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 575 592 534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 41.88% 36.82% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 314 249
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £320 £190 £225
90th Percentile £588 £562 £600
East of England median daily rate £445 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -1.11% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 26
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.20 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.36% +22.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.89 £12.25 £14.56
90th Percentile £35.80 £39.50 £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year -1.43% -52.70% +19.35%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 September 2019. 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
Hemel Hempstead +10 7 £375 -11.76%
Stevenage -4 4 - -
Back Office
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 11 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) LAN
2 9 (81.82%) WAN
2 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
3 8 (72.73%) HP
3 8 (72.73%) NetApp
3 8 (72.73%) VMware
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (63.64%) Ubuntu
4 7 (63.64%) CentOS
4 7 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
4 7 (63.64%) vSphere
4 7 (63.64%) Capacity Management
4 7 (63.64%) vCenter Server
4 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (63.64%) Clustering
4 7 (63.64%) Symantec
4 7 (63.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (63.64%) SAN
4 7 (63.64%) Network Load Balancing
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 7 (63.64%) Solaris
4 7 (63.64%) Linux
4 7 (63.64%) Unix

Back Office
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) LAN
1 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
1 9 (81.82%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Telecoms Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Server Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) iPhone
2 2 (18.18%) Smartphone
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (63.64%) CentOS
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Solaris
3 7 (63.64%) Ubuntu
3 7 (63.64%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) Android
4 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Capacity Management
1 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 7 (63.64%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Proactive Management
2 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
2 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
2 7 (63.64%) vSphere
3 6 (54.55%) ISA Server
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (63.64%) vCenter Server
2 2 (18.18%) SCOM
3 1 (9.09%) Check_MK
3 1 (9.09%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (9.09%) Nagios
3 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) HP
1 8 (72.73%) NetApp
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Symantec
3 2 (18.18%) Samsung
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) Veritas