Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 81 72
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9 -1
Contract jobs citing Back Office 30 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.90% 0.75% 1.84%
As % of the General category 12.40% 3.35% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 16
West Sussex median daily rate £518 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.94% +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £406 £406 £375
90th Percentile £550 £503 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £419 £400
% change year-on-year +1.49% +4.69% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
West Sussex median hourly rate - - £10.00
South East median hourly rate - £15.23 £11.00
% change year-on-year - +38.45% -60.00%

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 242 239 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 23.36% 22.42% 27.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 143 171
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - -
10th Percentile £194 £256 £280
90th Percentile £613 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 26
West Sussex median hourly rate £28.96 £18.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.53% -45.59% +28.91%
10th Percentile £15.29 £12.36 £10.00
90th Percentile £54.75 £52.50 £36.50
South East median hourly rate £32.49 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +35.36% -5.88% -7.27%

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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
Gatwick - 11 £538 - 1
Crawley +6 9 £413 -
Horsham - 7 £524 -
Worthing - 1 £130 -
Back Office
South East

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (50.00%) Business Development
2 15 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 14 (46.67%) Data Centre
4 13 (43.33%) Windows Server
4 13 (43.33%) Windows
5 12 (40.00%) IBM
6 11 (36.67%) ITIL
6 11 (36.67%) Degree
7 10 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 10 (33.33%) ITIL V3
7 10 (33.33%) Java
8 9 (30.00%) Oracle
8 9 (30.00%) IIS
8 9 (30.00%) Solaris
8 9 (30.00%) Linux
8 9 (30.00%) C#
8 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
8 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2
8 9 (30.00%) CRM
8 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
8 9 (30.00%) Cisco
8 9 (30.00%) Web Services
8 9 (30.00%) ISO 9001
8 9 (30.00%) CCSP
8 9 (30.00%) ISA Server
8 9 (30.00%) McAfee
8 9 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (30.00%) CISSP
8 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification

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 9 (30.00%) IIS
1 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (23.33%) SAP Portal
3 1 (3.33%) Documentum
3 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (10.00%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (30.00%) Dynamics 365
1 9 (30.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (23.33%) Office 365
2 7 (23.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) NFC
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) DTS
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) JIRA
1 9 (30.00%) SonarQube
1 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Marketing
3 3 (10.00%) Online Betting
3 3 (10.00%) Publishing
4 1 (3.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Architect
1 9 (30.00%) Cloud Architect
1 9 (30.00%) Payments Architect
1 9 (30.00%) Security Architect
1 9 (30.00%) Technical Leader
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) DBA
2 5 (16.67%) Production DBA
2 5 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Production DBA
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix Support
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) Web Services
2 7 (23.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (3.33%) LDAP
3 1 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 9 (30.00%) Driving Licence
2 9 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (30.00%) Public Cloud
3 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (16.67%) Reinsurance
4 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
1 13 (43.33%) Windows Server
2 9 (30.00%) Linux
2 9 (30.00%) Solaris
3 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Business Development
1 15 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 11 (36.67%) ITIL
3 10 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 10 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 9 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (30.00%) CRM
4 9 (30.00%) Data Privacy
4 9 (30.00%) Data Protection
4 9 (30.00%) DevOps
4 9 (30.00%) Dynamic Code Analysis
4 9 (30.00%) Fuzz Testing
4 9 (30.00%) Information Security
4 9 (30.00%) Mathematics
4 9 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 9 (30.00%) Security Architecture
4 9 (30.00%) Security Testing
4 9 (30.00%) Static Code Analysis
4 9 (30.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) C#
3 6 (20.00%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Degree
2 9 (30.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 9 (30.00%) CCSP
2 9 (30.00%) CISA
2 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (30.00%) CISM
2 9 (30.00%) CISSP
2 9 (30.00%) CLAS
2 9 (30.00%) CREST Certified
2 9 (30.00%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) GDPR
1 9 (30.00%) ISAE 3402
1 9 (30.00%) ISO 22301
1 9 (30.00%) ISO 31000
1 9 (30.00%) ISO 9001
1 9 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 9 (30.00%) PCI DSS
1 9 (30.00%) QA
1 9 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) ISA Server
2 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.33%) XenApp
4 3 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Nessus
1 9 (30.00%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) IBM
3 9 (30.00%) ArcSight
3 9 (30.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 9 (30.00%) Centrify
3 9 (30.00%) Cisco
3 9 (30.00%) Google
3 9 (30.00%) Imperva
3 9 (30.00%) McAfee
3 9 (30.00%) Okta
3 9 (30.00%) Oracle
3 9 (30.00%) Qualys
3 9 (30.00%) Splunk
3 9 (30.00%) Trend Micro
3 9 (30.00%) Tripwire
4 8 (26.67%) SAP
5 4 (13.33%) Citrix
5 4 (13.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) VMware