The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 26 June 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 99 85
Rank change year-on-year +16 -14  
Contract jobs citing Back Office 7 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.50% 0.23% 0.40%
As % of the General category 1.50% 0.65% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £475 £220 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +115.90% -33.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £198 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £390 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +150.00% +21.42%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 467 619 604
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 33.45% 35.03% 40.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 382 338
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 4
Median hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 £15.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.48% -9.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £15.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £41.00 £18.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Manchester

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Manchester over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Back Office in Manchester

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in Manchester

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Oldham - 2 - -
Back Office
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) WinForms
3 3 (30.00%) WPF
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) ISO 14001
4 2 (20.00%) E-Procurement
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) JD Edwards
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) CCNA
5 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Assurance Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) WinForms
2 3 (30.00%) WPF
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) E-Procurement
1 2 (20.00%) OO
1 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) ITSM
2 1 (10.00%) MVVM
2 1 (10.00%) Network Management
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 14001
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) JD Edwards
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy
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