The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 101 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Front Office 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.23% -
As % of the General category 0.65% 0.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £480 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £21.00 £90.00
% change year-on-year
+209.52% -76.66%
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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 Manchester region.

General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
774 434 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.82% 33.16% 35.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 249 194
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £528 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 23
Average hourly rate £33.64 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.74 £12.77 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £18.00 £17.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Front Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Front Office Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Front Office
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Intranet
1 4 (80.00%) Document Management
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Intranet
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Process Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft