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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 236 225 213
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Contract jobs citing Front Office 23 11 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.12% 0.32%
As % of the General category 0.72% 0.35% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 18
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£600 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £415 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £555 £833
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 - -
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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 South East region.

General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3183 3186 3000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.48% 35.06% 35.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1732 1703 1444
Average daily rate £400 £363 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 115 153
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £23.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.81 £51.00 £40.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -6.12%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Berkshire +17 14 £600 +26.31% 2
Hampshire +2 6 £513 -2.38%
Surrey 0 2 £600 - 2
Buckinghamshire +2 1 - -
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 20 (58.82%) Back Office
2 8 (23.53%) Finance
3 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
4 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 6 (17.65%) Validation
4 6 (17.65%) Network Design
4 6 (17.65%) Huawei
4 6 (17.65%) Statistics
4 6 (17.65%) Fault Management
4 6 (17.65%) Capacity Management
5 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
5 5 (14.71%) Asset Management
5 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
5 5 (14.71%) Project Management
5 5 (14.71%) Service Management
5 5 (14.71%) ITIL
5 5 (14.71%) SLA
6 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 4 (11.76%) HTTP
6 4 (11.76%) UNIX
6 4 (11.76%) Windows
6 4 (11.76%) Linux
6 4 (11.76%) Apache
6 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.76%) Firewall
6 4 (11.76%) XML
6 4 (11.76%) Skype
6 4 (11.76%) Investment Management
6 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.82%) Diameter Protocol

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.76%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) HTTP
1 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 4 (11.76%) Firewall
1 4 (11.76%) Skype
2 3 (8.82%) Diameter Protocol
2 3 (8.82%) DNS
2 3 (8.82%) SNMP
2 3 (8.82%) LAN
2 3 (8.82%) VoIP
2 3 (8.82%) WAN
2 3 (8.82%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
General
1 20 (58.82%) Back Office
2 8 (23.53%) Finance
3 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.88%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Project Manager
1 7 (20.59%) Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 5 (14.71%) Incident Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Back Office Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) IP Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Web Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Web Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Wintel Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Project Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) XML
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.94%) CSS
3 1 (2.94%) XHTML
3 1 (2.94%) NHibernate
3 1 (2.94%) jQuery
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.94%) HTML5
3 1 (2.94%) CSS3
3 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Statistics
2 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) Derivative
4 1 (2.94%) Spread Betting
4 1 (2.94%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.94%) AS400
4 1 (2.94%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) UNIX
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
1 6 (17.65%) Validation
1 6 (17.65%) Network Design
1 6 (17.65%) Fault Management
1 6 (17.65%) Capacity Management
2 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
2 5 (14.71%) Asset Management
2 5 (14.71%) Project Management
2 5 (14.71%) Service Management
2 5 (14.71%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 4 (11.76%) Investment Management
3 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (8.82%) Workflow
4 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.82%) Migration
4 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.94%) Data Management
5 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) Perl
3 1 (2.94%) PHP
3 1 (2.94%) C
3 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Huawei
2 3 (8.82%) BT
2 3 (8.82%) Ericsson
3 2 (5.88%) Charles River
4 1 (2.94%) Dell
4 1 (2.94%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.94%) Northgate
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