The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 30 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Front Office 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 1.91% 9.80% -
As % of the General category 10.34% 45.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £90.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-76.66% +150.00%
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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 Taunton region.

General Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
29 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 18.47% 21.57% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 2
Average daily rate £420 £350 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +39.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £369 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £382 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.59% +1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.82 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -24.77%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (92.31%) ITIL
2 12 (92.31%) MCP
2 12 (92.31%) SLA
2 12 (92.31%) Management Information System
2 12 (92.31%) Back Office
2 12 (92.31%) Statistics
2 12 (92.31%) Risk Analysis
2 12 (92.31%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (92.31%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (84.62%) Service Management
4 10 (76.92%) Service Delivery
4 10 (76.92%) ITSM
4 10 (76.92%) VMware
4 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 10 (76.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (76.92%) Windows 7
5 9 (69.23%) Workflow
6 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
7 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (23.08%) Change Management
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (15.38%) MCITP
9 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
9 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
9 2 (15.38%) SAN

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (92.31%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Support Engineer
1 9 (69.23%) Network Support
2 8 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Network Support Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) Lead Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Technician
4 2 (15.38%) Support Technician
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) Management Information System
1 12 (92.31%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) ITIL
1 12 (92.31%) Risk Analysis
1 12 (92.31%) User Acceptance Testing
1 12 (92.31%) Capacity Planning
2 11 (84.62%) Service Management
3 10 (76.92%) Service Delivery
3 10 (76.92%) ITSM
4 9 (69.23%) Workflow
5 3 (23.08%) Change Management
6 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) MCP
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (76.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) MCITP
5 2 (15.38%) MCSE
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (92.31%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle