Period
to 25 July 2017

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 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 137 168
Rank change year-on-year -8 +31 -13
Contract jobs citing Front Office 9 49 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.24% 1.00% 0.42%
As % of the General category 0.56% 2.66% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 6
Berkshire median daily rate £625 £825 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.24% +37.50% +26.32%
10th Percentile £600 £653 £483
90th Percentile £650 £950 £800
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £600
% change year-on-year - -29.17% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 1599 1839 2281
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 42.25% 37.65% 41.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 803 1099
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £227 £228 £200
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £406 £400
% change year-on-year +4.79% +1.39% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 55 48
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -7.25% -1.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.68 £11.55
90th Percentile £34.58 £34.50 £38.45
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -0.04%

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Front Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +3 8 - -
Front Office
South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (100.00%) Back Office
2 6 (66.67%) Validation
2 6 (66.67%) Remedy
2 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 6 (66.67%) Huawei
2 6 (66.67%) Statistics
2 6 (66.67%) Fault Management
2 6 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 6 (66.67%) Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (11.11%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (11.11%) PMO
4 1 (11.11%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (11.11%) 4G
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (11.11%) FMCG
4 1 (11.11%) MGW
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Megaco
4 1 (11.11%) ISUP
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) CRM

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) 3G
1 1 (11.11%) 4G
1 1 (11.11%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (11.11%) ISUP
1 1 (11.11%) Megaco
1 1 (11.11%) MGW
1 1 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
General
1 9 (100.00%) Back Office
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Back Office Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Junior
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Capacity Management
1 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 6 (66.67%) Fault Management
1 6 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Statistics
1 6 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Huawei
1 6 (66.67%) Remedy
2 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
2 1 (11.11%) Nokia
2 1 (11.11%) Nokia Networks
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) SAP