Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 2019 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
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 78 68
Rank change year-on-year -17 -10 +10
Contract jobs citing Back Office 9 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.65% 0.73% 1.77%
As % of the General category 2.05% 2.08% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Reading median daily rate £325 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +1.54% -
10th Percentile £313 £243 £265
90th Percentile £338 £411 £385
Berkshire median daily rate £338 £330 £381
% change year-on-year +2.27% -13.44% +71.35%
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 440 480 548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 31.98% 35.24% 44.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 268 259
Reading median daily rate £438 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £234
90th Percentile £662 £587 £588
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 18
Reading median hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.86% +16.67% -23.51%
10th Percentile £16.25 £12.69 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.95 £46.50 £20.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -13.46% +70.49% -6.15%

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 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 25 June 2019, 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 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (44.44%) Network Design
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) SLA
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) MPLS
2 4 (44.44%) Remedy
2 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) Fault Management
2 4 (44.44%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (44.44%) Capacity Management
2 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Master's Degree
2 4 (44.44%) Service Management
2 4 (44.44%) Preventative Maintenance
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) MPLS
1 4 (44.44%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (44.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Director
2 1 (11.11%) DBA
2 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Capacity Management
1 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
1 4 (44.44%) Fault Management
1 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Network Design
1 4 (44.44%) Preventative Maintenance
1 4 (44.44%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
1 4 (44.44%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Remedy