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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 101 99 84
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs citing Front Office 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.059% 0.36%
As % of the General category 0.32% 0.14% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £350 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +8.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £440 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Front Office
North West

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
626 708 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.08% 41.97% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 348 251
Median daily rate £381 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 10
Median hourly rate £18.99 £18.00 £18.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% -1.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.76%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Front Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 May 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) Intranet
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Intranet
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Banking Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Communications Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) CRM