The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Birmingham region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 56 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Front Office 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.33% 0.20% -
As % of the General category 0.94% 0.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +13.88%
General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
212 156 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.58% 30.47% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 85 130
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £175 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 2
Average hourly rate £23.75 £37.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.81% +111.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Front Office
West Midlands

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front Office across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Front Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front Office across the Birmingham region.

Front Office Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Front Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Front Office.

1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Sybase
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) BCP

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Front Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Front Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Junior Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (40.00%) Junior
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Service Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Services Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Transition Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) BCP
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Service Continuity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
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