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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank - 71 66
Contract jobs citing Front Office 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the General category - 0.23% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £435 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +24.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.34
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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
322 427 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.69% 43.09% 39.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 202 205
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £226 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 34 23
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.64% +68.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.00 £16.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.50 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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