The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 30 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 46 66
Rank change year-on-year -11 +20  
Contract jobs citing Back Office 4 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.71% 1.60% 0.15%
As % of the General category 2.90% 6.11% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Median daily rate £325 £250 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -48.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £373
% change year-on-year +23.07% -12.75%  
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 138 131 154
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 24.51% 26.25% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 106 99
Median daily rate £450 £406 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.76% -2.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £250 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +97.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £15.20 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £35.60 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.56% +25.00%  

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Oxfordshire

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in Oxfordshire

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Banbury - 3 £325 -
Back Office
South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 7 (53.85%) Migration
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 6 (46.15%) Network Design
3 5 (38.46%) SaaS
3 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) SOA
4 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) Perl
4 4 (30.77%) C++
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (23.08%) Supplier Management
5 3 (23.08%) Project Planning
5 3 (23.08%) Project Governance
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) MS Project
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) Unix
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) C#
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
1 3 (23.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (38.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) LAN
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (15.38%) Front Office
3 2 (15.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Technical Architect
3 3 (23.08%) AWS Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Telecoms Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Migration Architect
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Migration
2 6 (46.15%) Network Design
3 5 (38.46%) SOA
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) Project Governance
5 3 (23.08%) Project Planning
5 3 (23.08%) Supplier Management
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) Time Management
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 1 (7.69%) OO
7 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum
7 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) Perl
3 3 (23.08%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft