The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 71 66 68
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2  
Contract jobs citing Back Office 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.13% 0.53% 0.12%
As % of the General category 0.40% 1.10% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +20.00% -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.48 £22.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +66.55% +73.07%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 251 365 354
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 33.65% 48.54% 42.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 149 145
Median daily rate £415 £418 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.59% +17.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Median hourly rate £10.67 £12.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.12% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Milton Keynes

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in Milton Keynes

Back Office
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) GIAC
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
1 2 (66.67%) Security Patching
1 2 (66.67%) CLAS
1 2 (66.67%) SANS
1 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) OWASP
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 2 (66.67%) Firewall
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Security Patching
1 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) OWASP
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) CLAS
1 2 (66.67%) GIAC
1 2 (66.67%) SANS
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix