The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Front Office 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the General category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £440 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Front Office
North West

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

General Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
447 410 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.53% 41.04% 38.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 237 148
Median daily rate £425 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £567 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 30
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £21.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £41.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £24.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.00%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Front Office
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) JD Edwards
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) JD Edwards
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware