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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 57 67 53
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing FMCG 11 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.36% 1.01% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.96% 3.15% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 4
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£460 £385 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.48% +23.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £445 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £398 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.20% +9.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - £16.00
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
278 254 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.32% 32.03% 29.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 131 90
Average daily rate £375 £285 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.67% -48.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £13.80 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £32.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 2 September 2015.

FMCG Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

FMCG
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

FMCG Hourly Rate Trend 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 2 September 2015. 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 +7 5 £500 +33.33%
Stevenage -5 2 - -
Watford - 1 £475 -
FMCG
East of England

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 7 (41.18%) Waterfall
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 5 (29.41%) SAP
3 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 3 (17.65%) .NET
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) B2B
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Retail
5 3 (17.65%) General Ledger
5 3 (17.65%) Test Management
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (11.76%) Time Management
6 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (11.76%) VMware
6 2 (11.76%) Office 365
6 2 (11.76%) CMDB
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle
6 2 (11.76%) IIS
6 2 (11.76%) MS Project

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 2 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Project
3 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) FTP
1 1 (5.88%) NAS
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) General Ledger
3 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Migration Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) SAP Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) SAP Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) PMO Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Compliance Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) EDI
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.76%) CMDB
2 1 (5.88%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Waterfall
2 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
3 3 (17.65%) B2B
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Test Management
4 2 (11.76%) Time Management
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GCP
1 1 (5.88%) GMP
1 1 (5.88%) GLP
1 1 (5.88%) GxP
1 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Varonis
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) CA
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp
3 1 (5.88%) NetIQ