Period
to 16 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 87 68
Rank change year-on-year +3 -19 +20
Contract jobs citing Back Office 19 8 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.21% 0.63% 2.36%
As % of the General category 3.74% 1.78% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Reading median daily rate £625 - £250
10th Percentile £241 - £225
90th Percentile £638 - £275
Berkshire median daily rate £625 £463 £320
% change year-on-year +35.14% +44.53% -24.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 508 449 577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 32.40% 35.13% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 239 246
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £142 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 14
Reading median hourly rate £47.50 £12.50 £21.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +280.00% -40.97% -21.57%
10th Percentile £23.45 £10.65 £13.83
90th Percentile £67.35 £17.40 £35.30
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £19.31
% change year-on-year +47.22% -6.76% -6.96%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Reading

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Reading

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Reading over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Back Office in Reading

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 7 (36.84%) BMC
1 7 (36.84%) TIBCO
1 7 (36.84%) Remedy
1 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
1 7 (36.84%) Service Management
1 7 (36.84%) Front Office
1 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
1 7 (36.84%) Workflow
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
1 7 (36.84%) SLA
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (36.84%) Network Design
1 7 (36.84%) ComArch
1 7 (36.84%) Robotics
1 7 (36.84%) Remedy ITSM
1 7 (36.84%) Fault Management
1 7 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
1 7 (36.84%) Functional Testing
1 7 (36.84%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (36.84%) Change Control
1 7 (36.84%) Capacity Management
1 7 (36.84%) Task Automation
1 7 (36.84%) UiPath
2 4 (21.05%) User Stories
2 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (21.05%) Microservices
2 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (21.05%) SaaS
2 4 (21.05%) Java

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 7 (36.84%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (21.05%) SaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (36.84%) Front Office
1 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Back Office Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
4 2 (10.53%) OSS Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Server Support
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Support
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Robotics
2 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (36.84%) Capacity Management
1 7 (36.84%) Change Control
1 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
1 7 (36.84%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (36.84%) Fault Management
1 7 (36.84%) Functional Testing
1 7 (36.84%) Network Design
1 7 (36.84%) Service Management
1 7 (36.84%) Task Automation
1 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
1 7 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (36.84%) Workflow
2 4 (21.05%) Microservices
2 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (21.05%) User Stories
3 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (5.26%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) BMC
1 7 (36.84%) ComArch
1 7 (36.84%) Remedy
1 7 (36.84%) TIBCO
1 7 (36.84%) UiPath
2 1 (5.26%) Huawei