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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 52 57 72
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Contract jobs citing Front Office 15 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.06% 1.37% 0.22%
As % of the General category 4.89% 4.21% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £250 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £438 £440
% change year-on-year
-16.85% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Front Office
Berkshire

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
307 309 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 42.17% 32.46% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 163 149
Median daily rate £375 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £589 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +16.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £25.75 £22.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £130.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +14.76%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Front Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 14 (70.00%) Configuration Management
1 14 (70.00%) Back Office
1 14 (70.00%) Validation
1 14 (70.00%) Statistics
1 14 (70.00%) Fault Management
1 14 (70.00%) People Management
1 14 (70.00%) Capacity Management
1 14 (70.00%) Functional Testing
2 12 (60.00%) Huawei
3 4 (20.00%) Service Management
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (15.00%) Network Design
5 2 (10.00%) Billing
5 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
5 2 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

General
1 14 (70.00%) Back Office
2 2 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Incident Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Incident Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Salesforce Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Salesforce Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Salesforce Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Salesforce Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Capacity Management
1 14 (70.00%) Configuration Management
1 14 (70.00%) Fault Management
1 14 (70.00%) Functional Testing
1 14 (70.00%) People Management
1 14 (70.00%) Validation
2 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Service Management
3 3 (15.00%) Network Design
4 2 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (10.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
4 2 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Huawei
2 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com