Period
to 17 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 17 August 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 154 186
Rank change year-on-year -29 +32 +5
Contract jobs citing Back Office 12 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.24% 0.69% 0.57%
As % of the General category 0.91% 2.27% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 31
Yorkshire median daily rate £205 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.92% -7.14% +4.48%
10th Percentile £183 £223 £225
90th Percentile £538 £388 £444
England median daily rate £500 £488 £416
% change year-on-year +2.56% +17.12% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £31.00 £39.50 £16.63
% change year-on-year -21.52% +137.59% +27.88%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,318 1,277 1,864
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 26.64% 30.18% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 854 1,338
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% +0.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £264 £272 £275
90th Percentile £545 £555 £559
England median daily rate £475 £467 £450
% change year-on-year +1.71% +3.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 30 28
Yorkshire median hourly rate £29.00 £15.38 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.62% +11.43% -34.30%
10th Percentile £12.23 £10.62 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £41.94 £39.65
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £23.68
% change year-on-year -1.96% +7.69% +4.48%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Yorkshire

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Yorkshire

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Back Office in Yorkshire

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in Yorkshire

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 August 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
West Yorkshire -24 5 £380 +52.00% 8
North Yorkshire - 4 £205 - 2
South Yorkshire -15 3 £525 +61.54% 1
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 6 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 4 (33.33%) Analytics
2 4 (33.33%) Customer Insight
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) ERP
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) SCCM
4 2 (16.67%) SCOM
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (16.67%) MCITP
4 2 (16.67%) WSUS
4 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (16.67%) XenApp
4 2 (16.67%) XenServer
4 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Clustering
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Dell
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) CCA
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) UX Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (33.33%) Analytics
2 4 (33.33%) Customer Insight
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) ERP
4 2 (16.67%) High Availability
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) Server Patching
4 2 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCA
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCITP
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCIE
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) CCSA
2 1 (8.33%) CCSE
2 1 (8.33%) CCSM
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (16.67%) XenServer
3 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) HP SIM
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 2 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix
1 2 (16.67%) Dell
1 2 (16.67%) HP
1 2 (16.67%) McAfee
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) CA
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) F5
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) ProCurve
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (8.33%) Veeam