The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front Office
South East / Berkshire
Rank 101 87 125
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +38
Contract jobs citing Front Office 4 33 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 1.33% 0.35%
As % of the General category 0.50% 3.41% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £738 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +47.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £440
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.65 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
794 969 1222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 39.74% 39.15% 43.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 426 536
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £238 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 30
Median hourly rate £27.00 £15.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.19% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £48.00 £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £23.43
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.74%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Front Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front Office across the Berkshire region.

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Front Office
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 February 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
Reading -6 4 - -
Front Office
South East

Front Office
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Front 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 15 (68.18%) Back Office
2 14 (63.64%) Validation
2 14 (63.64%) Configuration Management
2 14 (63.64%) Statistics
2 14 (63.64%) Fault Management
2 14 (63.64%) Capacity Management
2 14 (63.64%) Functional Testing
3 13 (59.09%) Huawei
4 11 (50.00%) People Management
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 4 (18.18%) Service Management
5 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 3 (13.64%) Billing
7 2 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (9.09%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
7 2 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (4.55%) 3G
8 1 (4.55%) Project Management
8 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
8 1 (4.55%) Nokia Networks
8 1 (4.55%) LTE
8 1 (4.55%) VoLTE
8 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
8 1 (4.55%) eTOM

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) 3G
1 1 (4.55%) LTE
1 1 (4.55%) VoLTE
General
1 15 (68.18%) Back Office
2 3 (13.64%) Billing
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Incident Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Incident Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Salesforce Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Salesforce Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Salesforce Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Salesforce Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) BSS Architect
4 1 (4.55%) BSS Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.55%) OSS Architect
4 1 (4.55%) OSS Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Capacity Management
1 14 (63.64%) Configuration Management
1 14 (63.64%) Fault Management
1 14 (63.64%) Functional Testing
1 14 (63.64%) Statistics
1 14 (63.64%) Validation
2 11 (50.00%) People Management
3 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (9.09%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
4 2 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) eTOM
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Huawei
2 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.55%) Nokia Networks