The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front Office
England / East of England
Rank 120 119 112
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Front Office 4 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.086% 0.43%
As % of the General category 0.64% 0.29% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 10
Median daily rate £563 £488 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £378 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £598 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £445
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -10.11%
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 East of England region.

General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
623 698 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.28% 30.01% 29.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 400 440
Median daily rate £400 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £263 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 54 44
Median hourly rate £18.25 £29.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.13% +45.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £15.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.92% +48.00%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Front Office
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front Office across the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Front Office Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Front Office
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Front Office Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Front Office
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 20 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
Hertfordshire 0 4 £563 -10.00%
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 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 East of England region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Back Office
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Service Design
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) MOS
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
General
1 2 (33.33%) Back Office
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Python Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Application Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Application Development Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MOS
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix