Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 92 81
Rank change year-on-year -3 -11 +2
Contract jobs citing Front Office 8 3 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.51% 0.23% 1.48%
As % of the General category 1.57% 0.67% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Reading median daily rate - - £250
Berkshire median daily rate - £325 £250
% change year-on-year - +30.00% -37.50%
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 508 449 577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 32.40% 35.13% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 239 246
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £142 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 14
Reading median hourly rate £47.50 £12.50 £21.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +280.00% -40.97% -21.57%
10th Percentile £23.45 £10.65 £13.83
90th Percentile £67.35 £17.40 £35.30
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £19.31
% change year-on-year +47.22% -6.76% -6.96%

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 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Front Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 8 (100.00%) SLA
1 8 (100.00%) Remedy
1 8 (100.00%) Service Management
1 8 (100.00%) BMC
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 8 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (87.50%) Robotics
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Back Office
2 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (87.50%) Change Control
2 7 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Workflow
2 7 (87.50%) TIBCO
2 7 (87.50%) ComArch
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Task Automation
2 7 (87.50%) UiPath
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (12.50%) Line Management
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM

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:

Business Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
General
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (87.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) OSS Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Major Incident Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Robotics
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Service Management
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Change Control
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (87.50%) Task Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Workflow
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
4 1 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) BMC
1 8 (100.00%) Remedy
2 7 (87.50%) ComArch
2 7 (87.50%) TIBCO
2 7 (87.50%) UiPath