Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 360 329 341
Rank change year-on-year -31 +12 +30
Contract jobs citing Front Office 18 49 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the General category 0.30% 0.89% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 13
South East median daily rate £425 £388 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -7.19% -12.11%
10th Percentile £353 £225 £330
90th Percentile £590 £529 £720
England median daily rate £600 £600 £588
% change year-on-year - +2.13% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year +15.38% - -

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 the South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5935 5495 6777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.27% 33.05% 35.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3237 3101 3789
South East median daily rate £425 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 238 213
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +32.35%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.68 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.83 £48.65
England median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +13.64%

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Front Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -37 13 £550 +41.94% 3
Berkshire -17 9 £475 +90.00% 1
Surrey -16 3 £425 +6.25%
Oxfordshire -3 2 £550 +34.15%
Buckinghamshire -22 2 - - 2
Hampshire +8 1 £475 +18.75%
Kent - 1 £375 -
Front Office
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 13 (72.22%) Back Office
2 8 (44.44%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) Huawei
3 6 (33.33%) Statistics
3 6 (33.33%) Fault Management
3 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 6 (33.33%) Validation
3 6 (33.33%) Remedy
3 6 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Capacity Management
4 4 (22.22%) Banking
5 3 (16.67%) BPR
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 3 (16.67%) IBM
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Six Sigma
5 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (16.67%) Planning and Forecasting
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (16.67%) IBM Blueworks
5 3 (16.67%) Coaching
5 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.11%) Boomi
6 2 (11.11%) Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) Markit EDM
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (11.11%) RESTful
6 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement

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:

Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (11.11%) Boomi
3 1 (5.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) FTP
2 1 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 13 (72.22%) Back Office
2 8 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Advertising
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Back Office Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Junior
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Database Developer
4 2 (11.11%) ETL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Office Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.56%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) RESTful
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.56%) FMCG
2 1 (5.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 6 (33.33%) Fault Management
1 6 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 6 (33.33%) Statistics
1 6 (33.33%) Validation
2 3 (16.67%) BPR
2 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (16.67%) Coaching
2 3 (16.67%) Planning and Forecasting
2 3 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 2 (11.11%) Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) ETL
3 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) Defect Management
4 1 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C#
1 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Huawei
1 6 (33.33%) Remedy
2 3 (16.67%) IBM
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Dell
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Xamarin