The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 28 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 42 37
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5  
Contract jobs citing Back Office 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.59% 0.29% 0.55%
As % of the General category 1.16% 0.64% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £525 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.53% -16.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £16.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +153.73% +19.64%  

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 Swindon with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 172 156 199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 50.74% 44.96% 54.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 113 171
Median daily rate £450 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £550 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.86 £38.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.00% +120.00%  
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 Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Murex
3 1 (25.00%) PMI
3 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) GIS
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Basis
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Billing
3 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (25.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Critical Success Factor

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) GIS
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Business Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Business Solution Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Murex Support
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Software Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Software Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Support Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Training Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
1 1 (25.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) Collateral Management
1 1 (25.00%) Critical Success Factor
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) IFRS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Murex