Period
to 17 November 2017

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 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 144 142
Rank change year-on-year +28 -2 -34
Contract jobs citing Back Office 27 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.91% 0.31% 0.42%
As % of the General category 2.90% 0.99% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 11
Manchester median daily rate £438 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +25.00% -1.32%
10th Percentile £413 £213 £205
90th Percentile £638 £453 £456
North West median daily rate £450 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +28.57% -9.68% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 930 1106 1508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 31.49% 30.83% 39.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 698 853
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.06% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £245 £263 £240
90th Percentile £606 £543 £550
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £415
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.61% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 22 28
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £22.75 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.09% +44.44% -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.88 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £41.13 £40.00 £39.13
North West median hourly rate £22.35 £23.92 £30.52
% change year-on-year -6.59% -21.62% +34.63%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Oldham - 5 £625 -
Altrincham - 1 £450 -
Back Office
North West

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 Manchester region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 13 (48.15%) .NET
2 12 (44.44%) ITIL
2 12 (44.44%) C#
2 12 (44.44%) ITSM
2 12 (44.44%) WPF
3 11 (40.74%) Finance
3 11 (40.74%) WinForms
3 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
4 10 (37.04%) ERP
4 10 (37.04%) Unit4 Business World
4 10 (37.04%) Programme Management
5 9 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 9 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (29.63%) Local Government
7 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
7 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
7 7 (25.93%) Coaching
8 5 (18.52%) Windows
8 5 (18.52%) Change Management
9 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
9 3 (11.11%) WCF
10 2 (7.41%) Network Management
10 2 (7.41%) Mac OS
10 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
10 2 (7.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
10 2 (7.41%) Remedy
10 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
10 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP

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 10 (37.04%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (7.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) DNS
1 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Local Government
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Programme Manager
2 7 (25.93%) Support Manager
2 7 (25.93%) Technical Leader
3 5 (18.52%) Transformation Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Transformation Programme Manager
4 4 (14.81%) ITIL Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Test Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) .NET
2 12 (44.44%) WPF
3 11 (40.74%) WinForms
4 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 3 (11.11%) WCF
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.70%) CSS
5 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Mac OS
2 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) ITIL
1 12 (44.44%) ITSM
2 10 (37.04%) ERP
2 10 (37.04%) Programme Management
3 9 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 7 (25.93%) Coaching
4 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
4 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
5 5 (18.52%) Change Management
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.41%) Network Management
7 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.70%) Migration
8 1 (3.70%) MVC
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) C#
2 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (7.41%) A+ Certification
2 2 (7.41%) CCNA
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) MiFID
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco
1 2 (7.41%) Remedy
2 1 (3.70%) SAP