The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front Office
England / East of England
Rank 124 119 128
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9  
Contract jobs citing Front Office 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.092% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the General category 0.32% 0.53% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Median daily rate £400 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +7.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £365 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £573 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £440
% change year-on-year - -3.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.65 - -

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 the East of England with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 630 751 772
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.01% 30.75% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 397 446
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £288 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 58 43
Median hourly rate £32.25 £22.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.59% -12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.88 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

Front Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Front Office in the East of England

Front Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office in the East of England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front Office in the East of England

Front Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front Office in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front Office in the East of England

Front Office
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Hertfordshire +1 2 £400 -11.11%
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 East of England region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Back Office
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data
2 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Service Design
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
3 1 (14.29%) MOS
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) SAP PI
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
General
1 2 (28.57%) Back Office
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Python Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Application Development Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Application Development Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Development Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Service Design
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MOS
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) SAP