The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Front Office
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 90 127
Rank change year-on-year -14 +37  
Contract jobs citing Front Office 1 36 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.053% 1.44% 0.21%
As % of the General category 0.13% 3.65% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Median daily rate - £813 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +1.76% -3.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Front Office is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 797 986 1179
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 42.48% 39.57% 40.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 422 542
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 23 24
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.29 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £47.70 £30.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Front Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office in Berkshire

Front Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Front Office in Berkshire

Front Office
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. 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 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
Reading -5 1 - - 1
Front Office
South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 12 (75.00%) Back Office
2 11 (68.75%) Huawei
3 10 (62.50%) Statistics
3 10 (62.50%) Fault Management
3 10 (62.50%) Capacity Management
3 10 (62.50%) Functional Testing
3 10 (62.50%) Validation
3 10 (62.50%) Configuration Management
4 7 (43.75%) People Management
5 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) Service Management
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Nokia Networks
6 2 (12.50%) 3G
7 1 (6.25%) Diameter Protocol
7 1 (6.25%) PMO
7 1 (6.25%) VoLTE
7 1 (6.25%) LTE
7 1 (6.25%) MGW
7 1 (6.25%) 4G
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Megaco
7 1 (6.25%) ISUP
7 1 (6.25%) Nokia
7 1 (6.25%) Change Management
7 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
7 1 (6.25%) Network Design

Front Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) 3G
2 1 (6.25%) 4G
2 1 (6.25%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (6.25%) ISUP
2 1 (6.25%) LTE
2 1 (6.25%) Megaco
2 1 (6.25%) MGW
2 1 (6.25%) VoLTE
General
1 12 (75.00%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Incident Manager
1 4 (25.00%) Senior Incident Manager
1 4 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Capacity Management
1 10 (62.50%) Configuration Management
1 10 (62.50%) Fault Management
1 10 (62.50%) Functional Testing
1 10 (62.50%) Statistics
1 10 (62.50%) Validation
2 7 (43.75%) People Management
3 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Network Design
5 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Huawei
2 2 (12.50%) Nokia Networks
3 1 (6.25%) Nokia