The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 81 82
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1  
Contract jobs citing Back Office 5 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.42% 1.31% 0.91%
As % of the General category 0.99% 3.96% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 8
Median daily rate £210 £310 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.25% +5.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £450 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £370
% change year-on-year +23.07% -12.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.88% +16.88%  
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 Surrey with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 503 429 517
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 42.34% 32.97% 36.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 270 262
Median daily rate £430 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 32 11
Median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% -22.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £15.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £48.14
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 Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Surrey

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Surrey over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Back Office in Surrey

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in Surrey

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 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
Guildford +1 3 £210 -10.63%
Horley - 1 £415 -
Woking - 1 - - 1
Back Office
South East

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 Surrey region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) DHCP
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 5 (55.56%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (55.56%) Office 365
3 4 (44.44%) SCCM
4 2 (22.22%) SLA
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) LAMP
5 1 (11.11%) SUSE
5 1 (11.11%) Debian
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
5 1 (11.11%) PMO
5 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 1 (11.11%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DHCP
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
1 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Desktop Support
2 4 (44.44%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 4 (44.44%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory Support
2 4 (44.44%) Exchange Support
3 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Services Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Debian
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) SUSE
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
2 1 (11.11%) People Management
2 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) VMware