Period
to 21 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 92 97
Rank change year-on-year +13 +5 -30
Contract jobs citing Back Office 20 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.59% 1.00% 0.92%
As % of the General category 5.32% 4.01% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 12
West Sussex median daily rate £341 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.69% -3.03% +6.52%
10th Percentile £275 £362 £406
90th Percentile £445 £464 £488
South East median daily rate £406 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.56% +2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Sussex median hourly rate - - £27.50
South East median hourly rate - £42.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year - +198.25% -16.18%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 376 274 274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 29.94% 24.95% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 175 159
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% +1.88% -3.03%
10th Percentile £261 £289 £215
90th Percentile £541 £515 £520
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.35% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 12
West Sussex median hourly rate £50.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -9.09% +77.42%
10th Percentile £33.83 £13.50 £12.94
90th Percentile £154.50 £52.50 £44.95
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +62.50% -15.79% +21.79%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Back Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in West Sussex

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in West Sussex

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in West Sussex over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Back Office in West Sussex

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in West Sussex

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. 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
Haywards Heath - 5 £425 - 1
Crawley +10 4 £413 -5.17% 1
East Grinstead +10 3 £341 -9.00%
Worthing - 3 £275 -
Gatwick +1 1 £538 +38.71%
Horsham - 1 - -
Back Office
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (30.00%) Office 365
4 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (30.00%) VLAN
4 6 (30.00%) Migration
4 6 (30.00%) IMAP
4 6 (30.00%) XenApp
4 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (30.00%) LAN
4 6 (30.00%) WAN
4 6 (30.00%) POP3
4 6 (30.00%) SMTP
4 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (30.00%) MAPI
4 6 (30.00%) VBA
4 6 (30.00%) ITIL
4 6 (30.00%) Firewall
4 6 (30.00%) Citrix
5 5 (25.00%) IBM
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (25.00%) Symantec
5 5 (25.00%) MCP
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) Degree
5 5 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) CMS
2 3 (15.00%) EPiServer
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Office 365
2 3 (15.00%) SaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
1 6 (30.00%) IMAP
1 6 (30.00%) LAN
1 6 (30.00%) POP3
1 6 (30.00%) SMTP
1 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (30.00%) VLAN
1 6 (30.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) DHCP
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) CTI
3 1 (5.00%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) GIS
1 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (15.00%) Redis
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (15.00%) ReSharper
2 3 (15.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) SonarQube
4 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
1 4 (20.00%) Online Betting
1 4 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 6 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (30.00%) Citrix Support
2 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Messaging Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Change Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) IT Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Office 365 Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) MAPI
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) HTML5
2 3 (15.00%) jQuery
2 3 (15.00%) Middleware
2 3 (15.00%) Sass
3 2 (10.00%) LDAP
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
1 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 5 (25.00%) High Availability
4 4 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (20.00%) DevOps
4 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.00%) BDD
5 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (15.00%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (15.00%) Kanban
5 3 (15.00%) Microservices
5 3 (15.00%) MVC
5 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum-ban
5 3 (15.00%) SOLID
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) VBA
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (20.00%) VBScript
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
1 5 (25.00%) MCP
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (5.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (5.00%) CCSP
3 1 (5.00%) CISA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CISM
3 1 (5.00%) CISSP
3 1 (5.00%) CLAS
3 1 (5.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (5.00%) IISP
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) PMO
2 2 (10.00%) SLA
3 1 (5.00%) GDPR
3 1 (5.00%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (5.00%) ISO 22301
3 1 (5.00%) ISO 31000
3 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) XenApp
3 4 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (5.00%) Nessus
2 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.00%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Citrix
3 5 (25.00%) IBM
3 5 (25.00%) Symantec
4 4 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
6 1 (5.00%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (5.00%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (5.00%) Centrify
6 1 (5.00%) Google
6 1 (5.00%) Imperva
6 1 (5.00%) Ivanti
6 1 (5.00%) Okta
6 1 (5.00%) Pega
6 1 (5.00%) Qualys
6 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (5.00%) Splunk
6 1 (5.00%) Trend Micro
6 1 (5.00%) Tripwire