The 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 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 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FMCG 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.75% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £450 £433
% change year-on-year
-14.72% +4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.76%
FMCG
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
152 144 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.79% 23.65% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 97 39
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £479 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -21.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.30 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £13.75 £43.25
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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) C
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) webMethods
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 4 (57.14%) Logistics
2 4 (57.14%) Time Management
2 4 (57.14%) RedPrairie
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (14.29%) SAP WM
4 1 (14.29%) Sophos
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) SAP WM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Logistics
1 4 (57.14%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
1 4 (57.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) webMethods
1 4 (57.14%) RedPrairie
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Sophos
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) SAP