The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 63 52 78
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +26
Contract jobs citing FMCG 6 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.81% 0.75% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.92% 3.31% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Average daily rate
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£395 £313 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.40% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £378 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +78.33%
FMCG
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
153 121 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.59% 22.70% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 61 93
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £248 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 16
Average hourly rate £20.25 £41.75 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.49% +56.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.78 £10.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

FMCG
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

FMCG Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

FMCG
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FMCG across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

FMCG Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £385 - 2
Letchworth - - - -
Watford - - - -
FMCG
East of England

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (37.50%) SAP
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Predictive Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) iPhone
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Multivariate Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Online Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Lync
3 1 (12.50%) R
3 1 (12.50%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) PhoneGap
3 1 (12.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (12.50%) Appcelerator
3 1 (12.50%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Android Development

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SAS
1 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (12.50%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Data Manager
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Web Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Enterprise Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) CSS3
1 1 (12.50%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Statistics
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 1 (12.50%) iPhone
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) Web Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Predictive Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (12.50%) Multivariate Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Online Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Android Development
2 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
2 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
1 1 (12.50%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GAAP
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy
2 1 (12.50%) Appcelerator
2 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
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