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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 78 85
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7  
Contract jobs citing Back Office 11 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.91% 1.29% 0.15%
As % of the General category 2.39% 4.78% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 0
Median daily rate £500 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.95% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +8.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £10.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +295.34% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +150.00% +13.33%  

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 461 335 452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 38.29% 26.93% 34.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 224 239
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 15
Median hourly rate £24.50 £35.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -21.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.00 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.25 £53.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Caterham - 2 £425 -
Woking 0 1 - - 2
Epsom -2 1 £525 -
Redhill -18 1 £425 -
Back Office
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Office 365
3 4 (23.53%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (23.53%) ERP
3 4 (23.53%) LAN
3 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 4 (23.53%) DHCP
3 4 (23.53%) DNS
4 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
4 3 (17.65%) Six Sigma
4 3 (17.65%) BPR
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 3 (17.65%) Front Office
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (17.65%) IBM Blueworks
4 3 (17.65%) Coaching
4 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (17.65%) SCCM
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
4 3 (17.65%) IBM
4 3 (17.65%) Planning and Forecasting
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis

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:

Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
2 3 (17.65%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) DHCP
1 4 (23.53%) DNS
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Front Office
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support
1 4 (23.53%) ERP Manager
2 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory Support
2 3 (17.65%) Change Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Support
2 3 (17.65%) IT Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Chief Information Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Finance Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Derivative
2 2 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
1 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ERP
1 4 (23.53%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (17.65%) BPR
2 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (17.65%) Change Management
2 3 (17.65%) Coaching
2 3 (17.65%) Planning and Forecasting
2 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
2 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (17.65%) Six Sigma
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) IT Governance
4 1 (5.88%) IT Strategy
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Workday