Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Front Office over the 6 months to 23 November 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 72 90
Rank change year-on-year -9 +18 +13
Contract jobs citing Front Office 7 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.54% 1.54% 0.83%
As % of the General category 1.51% 3.87% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Reading median daily rate - £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -33.33% -
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £250 £550
% change year-on-year +90.00% -54.55% +15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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

All General Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 463 594 677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 36.00% 39.89% 35.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 257 366
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +11.84%
10th Percentile £254 £218 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 10
Reading median hourly rate £12.50 £22.35 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.07% -24.24% +47.50%
10th Percentile £10.65 £14.93 £13.00
90th Percentile £17.40 £37.18 £66.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -20.00% +30.43%

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Front Office in Reading

Front Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Front Office in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 7 (100.00%) Back Office
2 6 (85.71%) Remedy
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 6 (85.71%) Validation
2 6 (85.71%) Huawei
2 6 (85.71%) Statistics
2 6 (85.71%) Fault Management
2 6 (85.71%) Capacity Management
2 6 (85.71%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis

Front Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
General
1 7 (100.00%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Back Office Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Junior
2 1 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Capacity Management
1 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
1 6 (85.71%) Fault Management
1 6 (85.71%) Functional Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Statistics
1 6 (85.71%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Huawei
1 6 (85.71%) Remedy