The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 115 121 109
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing FMCG 7 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.27% 0.20% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.90% 0.69% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Average daily rate
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£369 £300 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £260 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £340 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £450 £433
% change year-on-year
-14.72% +4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.76%
FMCG
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
781 729 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.91% 29.47% 22.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 380 237
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 28 43
Average hourly rate £20.25 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £38.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FMCG across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

FMCG
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FMCG across the Berkshire region.

FMCG Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

FMCG
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FMCG across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

FMCG Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

FMCG
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FMCG across the Berkshire region.

FMCG Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 2 - - 1
Reading +9 1 £238 -5.00%
Maidenhead - 1 - -
FMCG
South East

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing FMCG also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FMCG.

1 6 (46.15%) Marketing
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
3 3 (23.08%) Logistics
3 3 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) QA
3 3 (23.08%) Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Change Control
4 2 (15.38%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (15.38%) SEO
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Legal
4 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) HND
4 2 (15.38%) GMP
4 2 (15.38%) Google
4 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Banking
4 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 2 (15.38%) CMS
4 2 (15.38%) Google Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Drupal
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) Usability Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
5 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing FMCG also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FMCG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Drupal
2 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Google Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) SAP PM
2 1 (7.69%) SAP PP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
1 1 (7.69%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 6 (46.15%) Marketing
2 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
3 3 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Legal
4 2 (15.38%) Banking
4 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Development Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Business Objects Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) HTML5
1 1 (7.69%) CSS3
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
1 1 (7.69%) Social Media
1 1 (7.69%) IPTV
1 1 (7.69%) Statistics
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
1 1 (7.69%) Blog
1 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Logistics
2 3 (23.08%) Analytics
2 3 (23.08%) Change Control
3 2 (15.38%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (15.38%) SEO
3 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Usability Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Kanban
4 1 (7.69%) Market Research
4 1 (7.69%) Brand Management
4 1 (7.69%) Information Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) HND
3 1 (7.69%) MBA
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.69%) PMP
3 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 2 (15.38%) GMP
3 1 (7.69%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
1 2 (15.38%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) hybris
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) JDA
2 1 (7.69%) Business Objects