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 23 June 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
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 122 -
Contract jobs citing Front Office 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.31% -
As % of the General category - 0.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Median daily rate - £488 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £513
% change year-on-year +6.25% -21.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 - £65.00

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 679 872 920
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.22% 34.21% 30.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 445 524
Median daily rate £488 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £205 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £599 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 93 77
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.52% -41.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £12.40 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Service Design

Front Office
Co-occurring 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Application Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Application Development Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Development Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft