The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 29 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.

Back Office
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 25 45
Contract jobs citing Back Office 0 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford - 3.83% 0.27%
As % of the General category - 13.24% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Median daily rate - £250 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -48.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £370
% change year-on-year +23.07% -12.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.98 £22.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +77.66% +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 Oxford with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 63 68 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 22.91% 28.94% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 54 59
Median daily rate £450 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £229 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £543 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £26.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00%  

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Oxford

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 9 (90.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) Network Design
2 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (50.00%) SaaS
2 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Dell
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) SOA
3 4 (40.00%) SCCM
3 4 (40.00%) SCOM
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) Perl
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
5 2 (20.00%) Veritas
5 2 (20.00%) PHP

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 3 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) AWS Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Support Technician
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Migration Architect
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Architect
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Java Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Technician
4 1 (10.00%) SaaS Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) Network Design
3 4 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
1 4 (40.00%) SCOM
2 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Dell
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Veritas
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) VMware