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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 241 214 219
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +5
Contract jobs citing Front Office 13 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.29% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.41% 0.83% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 13
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£600 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
3195 3129 2841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.24% 34.95% 34.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1651 1659 1317
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 132 174
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.92 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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
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 22 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 11 £600 +20.00%
Buckinghamshire +1 1 - - 1
Hampshire -3 1 - -
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (51.72%) Back Office
2 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
3 6 (20.69%) Finance
4 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
4 5 (17.24%) Linux
4 5 (17.24%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) ITIL
4 5 (17.24%) UNIX
4 5 (17.24%) Huawei
5 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
5 4 (13.79%) Statistics
5 4 (13.79%) Fault Management
5 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Network Design
5 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (13.79%) Capacity Management
5 4 (13.79%) Skype
5 4 (13.79%) Windows
5 4 (13.79%) HTTP
5 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
5 4 (13.79%) SLA
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
5 4 (13.79%) Apache
5 4 (13.79%) XML
5 4 (13.79%) Validation
5 4 (13.79%) Service Management
5 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
5 4 (13.79%) Firewall
5 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
6 3 (10.34%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (13.79%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Skype
1 4 (13.79%) HTTP
1 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
1 4 (13.79%) Firewall
2 3 (10.34%) LAN
2 3 (10.34%) VoIP
2 3 (10.34%) WAN
2 3 (10.34%) SMTP
2 3 (10.34%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) SNMP
2 3 (10.34%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (3.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
General
1 15 (51.72%) Back Office
2 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
3 6 (20.69%) Finance
4 2 (6.90%) Marketing
4 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Retail
5 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Project Manager
1 5 (17.24%) Analyst
1 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Incident Manager
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Back Office Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) IP Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Statistics
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) AS400
3 1 (3.45%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.45%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
1 5 (17.24%) UNIX
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
1 5 (17.24%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
2 4 (13.79%) Fault Management
2 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (13.79%) Network Design
2 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (13.79%) Capacity Management
2 4 (13.79%) Validation
2 4 (13.79%) Service Management
2 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.34%) Migration
3 3 (10.34%) Project Management
3 3 (10.34%) Investment Management
3 3 (10.34%) Revenue Management
3 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
3 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.45%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) Perl
3 2 (6.90%) C
4 1 (3.45%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Huawei
2 3 (10.34%) Ericsson
2 3 (10.34%) BT
3 1 (3.45%) Charles River
3 1 (3.45%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.45%) Dell
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago