The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 20 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front Office
Rank 56 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Front Office 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.24% 0.19% 0.70%
As % of the General category 0.65% 0.47% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £300 £350 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -15.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £394 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%
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 Essex region.

General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
153 211 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 36.78% 40.27% 34.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 123 80
Median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 26
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% +6.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Front Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Front Office Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Front Office
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
Colchester - 1 £300 -
Front Office
East of England

Front Office
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Essex region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 2 (100.00%) VBA
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) MOS
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Support Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Support Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Support Specialist
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MOS
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft