The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Rank - 53 53
Contract jobs citing Front Office 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.22% 0.45%
As % of the General category - 0.52% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £350 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
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 Essex with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 137 193 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 32.24% 42.51% 36.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 101 97
Median daily rate £388 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 16
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.81% +7.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.70 £33.00
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 Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Front Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Front Office in Essex

Front Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front Office in Essex

Front Office
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Essex

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 Essex region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) MOS
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Support Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MOS
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft