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 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front Office
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 51 48 69
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +21
Contract jobs citing Front Office 16 27 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.17% 2.93% 0.24%
As % of the General category 4.92% 9.57% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £250 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £445
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -15.73%
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 Reading region.

General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
325 282 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 44.10% 30.62% 31.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 130 140
Median daily rate £400 £410 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +7.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £606 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 3
Median hourly rate £15.75 £29.75 £35.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% -15.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.79 £14.25 £22.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £43.85 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.69% +32.00%

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 17 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 Reading region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 16 (72.73%) Configuration Management
1 16 (72.73%) Back Office
1 16 (72.73%) Validation
1 16 (72.73%) Statistics
1 16 (72.73%) Fault Management
1 16 (72.73%) Capacity Management
1 16 (72.73%) Functional Testing
2 13 (59.09%) People Management
2 13 (59.09%) Huawei
3 4 (18.18%) Service Management
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (9.09%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
4 2 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (9.09%) Billing
4 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.55%) Network Design

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 16 (72.73%) Back Office
2 2 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Incident Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Incident Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Salesforce Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Salesforce Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Salesforce Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Salesforce Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (72.73%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Capacity Management
1 16 (72.73%) Configuration Management
1 16 (72.73%) Fault Management
1 16 (72.73%) Functional Testing
1 16 (72.73%) Validation
2 13 (59.09%) People Management
3 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (9.09%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
4 2 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Network Design
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Huawei
2 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com