The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 23 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
England / North East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 - 61
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Back Office 7 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.22% - 0.97%
As % of the General category 6.03% - 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Median daily rate £325 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +8.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +150.00% +13.33%  

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 the North East with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 116 227 167
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 20.24% 14.20% 20.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 145 102
Median daily rate £350 £340 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +1.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £221 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 14
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.63% +111.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £10.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £35.70 £36.80
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 the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in the North East

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in the North East over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Back Office in the North East

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in the North East

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Tyne and Wear - 5 £325 - 1
Durham - 2 £258 -
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North East region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (42.86%) Data Management
1 3 (42.86%) General Ledger
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) ISO 14001
2 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WLAN
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Financial Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Integration Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Finance Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Assurance Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Integration Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Management
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (14.29%) MapReduce
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO 14001
1 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle