The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 30 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.

Front Office
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 217 255
Rank change year-on-year -18 +38  
Contract jobs citing Front Office 13 50 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.53% 0.11%
As % of the General category 0.47% 1.55% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 1
Median daily rate £350 £425 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -26.08%  
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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2773 3217 3392
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 35.01% 34.21% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1526 1751 1748
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 119 81
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £22.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +54.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.40 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £50.00 £49.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.56% +25.00%  

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Front Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Front Office in the South East

Front Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office in the South East over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front Office in the South East

Front Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front Office in the South East

Front Office
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 30 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
Hampshire +9 7 £311 -26.82%
Oxfordshire -10 3 £500 -20.00%
Berkshire -7 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £473 -
West Sussex - 1 £375 -
Front Office
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 South East region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 20 (54.05%) Back Office
2 13 (35.14%) Validation
2 13 (35.14%) Huawei
2 13 (35.14%) Statistics
2 13 (35.14%) Configuration Management
2 13 (35.14%) Fault Management
2 13 (35.14%) Capacity Management
2 13 (35.14%) Functional Testing
3 10 (27.03%) People Management
4 9 (24.32%) Finance
5 7 (18.92%) Facilities Management
6 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
7 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
7 5 (13.51%) ITIL
7 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (13.51%) Analytics
7 5 (13.51%) Process Improvement
8 4 (10.81%) Boomi
8 4 (10.81%) RESTful
8 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
8 4 (10.81%) Service Management
8 4 (10.81%) ETL
8 4 (10.81%) FTP
8 4 (10.81%) Dell
9 3 (8.11%) Oracle
9 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
9 3 (8.11%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (8.11%) Business Transformation

Front Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) FTP
2 1 (2.70%) 3G
2 1 (2.70%) LTE
2 1 (2.70%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 20 (54.05%) Back Office
2 9 (24.32%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Billing
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Business Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Database Developer
4 4 (10.81%) ETL Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Incident Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Incident Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Development Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Environment Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (5.41%) IT Trainer
6 2 (5.41%) Process Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Release Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) RESTful
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.70%) Ajax
2 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.70%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Spread Betting
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Capacity Management
1 13 (35.14%) Configuration Management
1 13 (35.14%) Fault Management
1 13 (35.14%) Functional Testing
1 13 (35.14%) Statistics
1 13 (35.14%) Validation
2 10 (27.03%) People Management
3 7 (18.92%) Facilities Management
4 5 (13.51%) Analytics
4 5 (13.51%) ITIL
4 5 (13.51%) Process Improvement
5 4 (10.81%) ETL
5 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
5 4 (10.81%) Service Management
6 3 (8.11%) Business Transformation
7 2 (5.41%) Business Process Mapping
7 2 (5.41%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
7 2 (5.41%) Project Management
7 2 (5.41%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Huawei
2 4 (10.81%) Dell
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.70%) Nokia Networks