The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 144 - 124
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Front Office 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.067% - 0.16%
As % of the General category 0.20% - 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £388 - £323
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 - £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £381
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.03%
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 West region.

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
989 1014 814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.89% 31.35% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 675 528
Average daily rate £375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £576 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 50 33
Average hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £22.80 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Front Office
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Front Office Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Front Office
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
Bristol - 1 £350 -
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (71.43%) CRM
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) SAP CRM
2 4 (57.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 4 (57.14%) SAP
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Syclo
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Use Case
5 1 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Web Design
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Back Office
5 1 (14.29%) Sybase
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (57.14%) MS Office
1 4 (57.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Business Process Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) CRM Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) CRM Business Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Process Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) SAP Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) SAP Business Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) SAP Business Process Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
5 1 (14.29%) Finance Business Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Head of CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Head of Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Head of Digital
5 1 (14.29%) Head of Technology
5 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) Syclo
4 1 (14.29%) Sybase