The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 66 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Front Office 6 0 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.59% - 2.81%
As % of the General category 1.69% - 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Average daily rate
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£400 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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 Reading region.

General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
354 263 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 34.88% 30.83% 45.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 103 200
Average daily rate £413 £406 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £269 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 11
Average hourly rate £32.00 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -37.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Front Office
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 8 (61.54%) ITIL
1 8 (61.54%) SLA
1 8 (61.54%) Service Management
1 8 (61.54%) Incident Management
2 6 (46.15%) Huawei
3 5 (38.46%) Back Office
4 4 (30.77%) Validation
4 4 (30.77%) VoIP
4 4 (30.77%) SMTP
4 4 (30.77%) SNMP
4 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 4 (30.77%) DNS
4 4 (30.77%) Statistics
4 4 (30.77%) Network Design
4 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
4 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
4 4 (30.77%) Fault Management
4 4 (30.77%) Capacity Management
4 4 (30.77%) Diameter Protocol
5 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (7.69%) Finance
6 1 (7.69%) Billing
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (7.69%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (7.69%) SQL

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) VoIP
1 4 (30.77%) SMTP
1 4 (30.77%) SNMP
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
1 4 (30.77%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (38.46%) Back Office
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Incident Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Back Office Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
1 8 (61.54%) Service Management
1 8 (61.54%) Incident Management
2 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
2 4 (30.77%) Fault Management
2 4 (30.77%) Capacity Management
2 4 (30.77%) Validation
2 4 (30.77%) Network Design
2 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Huawei