The first 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Berkshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 110 115 115
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing FMCG 10 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% 0.45% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.86% 2.07% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 13
Average daily rate
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£388 £331 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.98% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £269 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +150.00%
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
537 531 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.43% 21.76% 20.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 223 258
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £514 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 28 27
Average hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -33.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £9.39 £14.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.05 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
FMCG
South East

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 0 1 £475 -13.63% 1
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - -
FMCG
South East

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (36.36%) Retail
1 8 (36.36%) Marketing
2 6 (27.27%) Project Management
3 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
3 5 (22.73%) Oracle
3 5 (22.73%) Banking
4 4 (18.18%) Digital Media
4 4 (18.18%) Project Planning
4 4 (18.18%) Degree
4 4 (18.18%) Finance
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) ERP
4 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 3 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (13.64%) NHS
5 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.64%) Windows
5 3 (13.64%) SAP
5 3 (13.64%) IPTV
5 3 (13.64%) VMware
6 2 (9.09%) Legal
6 2 (9.09%) Logistics
6 2 (9.09%) QA
6 2 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (9.09%) Change Control
6 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.09%) HND

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP PP
1 1 (4.55%) SAP PM
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle BRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DHCP
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MS Access
1 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.55%) SAP BW
1 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SAP HANA
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (36.36%) Retail
1 8 (36.36%) Marketing
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
3 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 4 (18.18%) Finance
4 3 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (9.09%) Legal
6 1 (4.55%) Advertising
6 1 (4.55%) Billing
6 1 (4.55%) French Language
6 1 (4.55%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) ERP Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Technical Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Technical Manager
3 2 (9.09%) ERP Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Development Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) SAP Tester
4 1 (4.55%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
1 1 (4.55%) jQuery
1 1 (4.55%) HTML5
1 1 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Digital Media
2 3 (13.64%) IPTV
2 3 (13.64%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) PMI
3 1 (4.55%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Project Management
2 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) ERP
2 4 (18.18%) Project Planning
3 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.09%) Logistics
4 2 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.09%) Change Control
4 2 (9.09%) Six Sigma
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (4.55%) Time Management
5 1 (4.55%) Online Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) ABAP
2 1 (4.55%) VBA
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) HND
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) GMP
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) SAP
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) JDA
4 1 (4.55%) Manugistics
4 1 (4.55%) ATG
4 1 (4.55%) Siebel
4 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Fujitsu
4 1 (4.55%) RedPrairie