The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 25 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 Birmingham 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 59 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FMCG 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% - 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.30% - 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£190 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +150.00%
Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
154 122 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.60% 20.13% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 61 38
Average daily rate £300 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £261 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Average hourly rate £94.05 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+623.46% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.13 £12.10 £8.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £16.50 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
FMCG
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FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

FMCG
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

FMCG Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

FMCG
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

FMCG Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

FMCG
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Logistics
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Sophos
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Sophos
1 1 (25.00%) VMware