Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 17 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 125 137
Rank change year-on-year +1 +12 -33
Contract jobs citing Back Office 11 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.49% 0.68% 0.67%
As % of the General category 1.81% 2.48% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 18 19
Leeds median daily rate - £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.80% +2.74%
West Yorkshire median daily rate £250 £327 £335
% change year-on-year -23.43% -2.54% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate £25.00 - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 608 726 919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 27.02% 27.56% 28.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 479 621
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +9.15%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £263
90th Percentile £613 £575 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 28
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.38% -6.45% -52.31%
10th Percentile £14.75 £11.72 £11.12
90th Percentile £27.30 £46.35 £41.38
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +37.93% -27.50% +33.33%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Leeds

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) GDPR
2 6 (54.55%) Information Governance
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (18.18%) Virgin Media
3 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
3 2 (18.18%) Huawei
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) SLA
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) CISSP
4 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (9.09%) CISM
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (9.09%) Postgraduate
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Siebel
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) QA

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (9.09%) Compliance Officer
1 1 (9.09%) CRM Manager
1 1 (9.09%) CRM Project Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Officer
1 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
1 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Operations Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Information Governance
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (9.09%) Internal Audit
3 1 (9.09%) Privileged Access Management
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CISM
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) GDPR
2 2 (18.18%) SLA
3 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Huawei
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Virgin Media
2 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (9.09%) Siebel