The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 243 243 178
Rank change year-on-year
0 -65
Contract jobs citing Front Office 32 8 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.087% 0.72%
As % of the General category 0.90% 0.26% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 18
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£563 £563 £241
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +133.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £450 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £600 £833
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%
Front Office
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3565 3108 3246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 36.00% 33.75% 37.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2059 1724 1661
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 85 104
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -41.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.35 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £44.97
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 the South East

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

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Front Office
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front Office across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Front Office Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Front Office
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Front Office Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Front Office
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +11 16 £513 -14.58% 2
Berkshire +8 12 £700 +47.36% 1
Surrey +3 5 £600 -
Oxfordshire -16 1 - -
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 23 (51.11%) Back Office
2 13 (28.89%) Finance
3 12 (26.67%) Validation
3 12 (26.67%) Service Management
3 12 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 12 (26.67%) ITIL
3 12 (26.67%) SLA
3 12 (26.67%) Network Design
3 12 (26.67%) Incident Management
3 12 (26.67%) Statistics
3 12 (26.67%) Fault Management
3 12 (26.67%) Capacity Management
4 6 (13.33%) Investment Management
4 6 (13.33%) Huawei
4 6 (13.33%) Asset Management
4 6 (13.33%) Project Management
4 6 (13.33%) CRM
5 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.11%) Billing
6 4 (8.89%) Banking
6 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.89%) Diameter Protocol
6 4 (8.89%) VoIP
6 4 (8.89%) SMTP
6 4 (8.89%) SNMP
6 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
6 4 (8.89%) DNS
7 3 (6.67%) WAN
7 3 (6.67%) Active Directory

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

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

Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) thinkFolio
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) SMTP
1 4 (8.89%) SNMP
1 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
1 4 (8.89%) DNS
1 4 (8.89%) VoIP
1 4 (8.89%) Diameter Protocol
2 3 (6.67%) LAN
2 3 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (2.22%) 3G
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) LTE
3 1 (2.22%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) CruiseControl
1 1 (2.22%) Build Forge
1 1 (2.22%) Hudson
1 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (51.11%) Back Office
2 13 (28.89%) Finance
3 5 (11.11%) Billing
4 4 (8.89%) Banking
5 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Incident Manager
2 11 (24.44%) Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Back Office Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Project Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Implementation Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.22%) CSS
3 1 (2.22%) JSP
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.22%) Spring
3 1 (2.22%) NHibernate
3 1 (2.22%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (2.22%) JSON
3 1 (2.22%) jQuery
3 1 (2.22%) JPA
3 1 (2.22%) HTML5
3 1 (2.22%) REST
3 1 (2.22%) CSS3
3 1 (2.22%) HTML
3 1 (2.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Statistics
2 3 (6.67%) Fixed Income
2 3 (6.67%) Derivative
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Spread Betting
4 1 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) ITIL
1 12 (26.67%) Configuration Management
1 12 (26.67%) Service Management
1 12 (26.67%) Validation
1 12 (26.67%) Incident Management
1 12 (26.67%) Network Design
1 12 (26.67%) Fault Management
1 12 (26.67%) Capacity Management
2 6 (13.33%) Investment Management
2 6 (13.33%) Asset Management
2 6 (13.33%) Project Management
2 6 (13.33%) CRM
3 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.67%) Workflow
5 3 (6.67%) Migration
5 3 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
1 2 (4.44%) SQL
1 2 (4.44%) C#
2 1 (2.22%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) VBA
2 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) NDS
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Huawei
2 3 (6.67%) Charles River
3 2 (4.44%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.22%) Northgate
4 1 (2.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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