Period
to 21 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 74 71
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3 -
Contract jobs citing Back Office 13 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.63% 0.49% 0.11%
As % of the General category 5.20% 1.39% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
South Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £380 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.47% - -
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £353 £333
% change year-on-year -7.93% +6.17% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £7.69
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £10.50

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 250 359 285
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 31.29% 35.02% 32.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 267 193
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £215
90th Percentile £575 £675 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 12
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.42 £20.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.93% +66.67% -2.04%
10th Percentile £10.61 £11.80 £7.19
90th Percentile £19.44 £41.65 £15.31
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.07% -27.50% +30.08%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in South Yorkshire

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in South Yorkshire

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in South Yorkshire

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +17 7 £363 -2.68%
Doncaster - 6 £325 -
Back Office
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) LDAP
1 6 (46.15%) DHCP
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
1 6 (46.15%) IBM
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
1 6 (46.15%) HP
1 6 (46.15%) Dell
1 6 (46.15%) NetApp
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
1 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
1 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) XenApp
1 6 (46.15%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (46.15%) F5
1 6 (46.15%) Data ONTAP
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
3 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps
3 4 (30.77%) Scala
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) Node.js
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) DHCP
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
1 6 (46.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Server Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Project Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer in Test
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Process Mapping Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) Node.js
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Data ONTAP
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
2 4 (30.77%) DevOps
2 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) BPMN
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (7.69%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Process Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) SDET
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) Scala
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
1 6 (46.15%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (46.15%) XenApp
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
1 6 (46.15%) Dell
1 6 (46.15%) F5
1 6 (46.15%) HP
1 6 (46.15%) IBM
1 6 (46.15%) NetApp
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Huawei
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Virgin Media
3 1 (7.69%) Xamarin