The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 21 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Front Office 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 2.11% - 0.62%
As % of the General category 4.88% - 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 County Antrim region.

General Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
41 19 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 43.16% 30.16% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 37
Average daily rate £145 £265 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.28% -11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £185 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £346 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Front Office
Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front Office across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Front Office Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

Front Office
Top 28 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 2 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Reuters
2 1 (50.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (50.00%) KDB
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) KDB
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Reuters
1 1 (50.00%) Bloomberg