The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 85 89 89
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Front Office 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.42% 0.28% 0.078%
As % of the General category 1.26% 0.81% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £400 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £500 £413
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £65.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +209.52%
Front Office
South East

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

General Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
398 496 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 33.31% 34.78% 33.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 263 249
Median daily rate £430 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 13
Median hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +164.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £30.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £52.17 £49.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.83 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-22.57% +14.80%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing Front Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Front Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front Office across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Front Office Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Front Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Front Office Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Front Office
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - 4 £250 -
Camberley - 1 £550 -
Front Office
South East

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 7 (77.78%) Back Office
2 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
2 4 (44.44%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
3 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Fund Accounting
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Reuters
4 2 (22.22%) Bloomberg
4 2 (22.22%) Charles River
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) SunGard
5 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
5 1 (11.11%) JBehave
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) ISEB
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) SQL

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Eagle PACE
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 1 (11.11%) JBehave
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) TestComplete
General
1 7 (77.78%) Back Office
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Problem Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
2 2 (22.22%) UAT Lead
2 2 (22.22%) UAT Test Lead
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support
3 1 (11.11%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Reference Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Reference Data Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Drools
1 1 (11.11%) FpML
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) J2SE
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) BYOD
1 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
1 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
2 3 (33.33%) Fund Accounting
2 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Bloomberg
1 2 (22.22%) Charles River
1 2 (22.22%) Reuters
1 2 (22.22%) SunGard
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) FactSet
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) TIBCO