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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 109 125 120
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs citing FMCG 12 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.47% 0.15% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.73% 0.56% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Average daily rate £500 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £350 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £400 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £58.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £58.50 - -
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
694 720 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.31% 26.55% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 326 395
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 31 43
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.89 £14.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £39.50 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Reading -3 3 £475 +35.71%
Slough +5 2 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - -
FMCG
South East

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 10 (33.33%) Retail
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (13.33%) Legal
3 4 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
3 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (10.00%) SAP
4 3 (10.00%) Project Management
4 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (6.67%) Ab Initio
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.67%) Marketing
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
5 2 (6.67%) webMethods
5 2 (6.67%) ETL
5 2 (6.67%) QlikView
5 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Analytics

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (3.33%) SAP ERP
1 1 (3.33%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
1 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
1 1 (3.33%) LAN
1 1 (3.33%) MPLS
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.67%) QlikView
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (3.33%) VersionOne
General
1 10 (33.33%) Retail
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 4 (13.33%) Legal
3 4 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (6.67%) Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Advertising
5 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Architect
2 5 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Contracts Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Development Manager
5 2 (6.67%) FMCG Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Digital Programme Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.33%) PMI
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
3 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (10.00%) Project Management
3 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.67%) Analytics
4 2 (6.67%) ETL
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) ArchiMate
5 1 (3.33%) Campaign Management
5 1 (3.33%) Customer Insight
5 1 (3.33%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Master Data Management
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile Development
5 1 (3.33%) SDLC
5 1 (3.33%) Security Hardening
5 1 (3.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
1 1 (3.33%) Java
1 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
1 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (3.33%) VB
1 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.33%) APMP
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) PMP
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) SAP
2 2 (6.67%) Ab Initio
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) webMethods
3 1 (3.33%) BT
3 1 (3.33%) Informatica
3 1 (3.33%) Rally
3 1 (3.33%) Tableau
3 1 (3.33%) Teradata