Period
to 20 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 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 East > Kent
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 64 54
Rank change year-on-year +15 -10 +3
Contract jobs citing Back Office 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.14% 0.18% 0.67%
As % of the General category 3.05% 0.51% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Kent median daily rate £325 £95 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +242.11% -78.89% +389.13%
10th Percentile £294 £95 £335
90th Percentile £354 £95 £470
South East median daily rate £413 £388 £413
% change year-on-year +6.45% -6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £42.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year - +286.36% -34.33%

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 Kent with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 164 196 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 37.53% 36.10% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 159 179
Kent median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £248 £180
90th Percentile £624 £625 £588
South East median daily rate £438 £420 £408
% change year-on-year +4.17% +3.07% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 2
Kent median hourly rate £39.38 £45.00 £77.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -41.56% +366.67%
10th Percentile £12.13 £42.75 £57.15
90th Percentile £42.50 £47.25 £94.85
South East median hourly rate £29.13 £21.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year +35.47% +6.17% +1.25%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Kent

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Kent

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in Kent

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. 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
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £335 -
Back Office
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (40.00%) OneDrive
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) DFS Replication
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (40.00%) Polycom
3 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) WSUS
3 2 (40.00%) SonicWALL
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
1 2 (40.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Server Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (40.00%) DFS Replication
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Polycom
2 2 (40.00%) SonicWALL