The first 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 23 April 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 Hertfordshire 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 65 56 69
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Contract jobs citing FMCG 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.26% 0.63% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.13% 4.12% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Average daily rate £363 £513 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.26% +13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £483 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £543 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £450
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -19.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -25.80%
Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
177 97 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.90% 15.23% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 61 86
Average daily rate £375 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £277 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 16
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.40 £12.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
FMCG
East of England

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
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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Watford - 1 £425 - 3
FMCG
East of England

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 11 (57.89%) Retail
2 10 (52.63%) Marketing
3 9 (47.37%) Project Management
4 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
4 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (31.58%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) Manufacturing
5 6 (31.58%) Change Management
5 6 (31.58%) B2C
5 6 (31.58%) Social Media
6 5 (26.32%) Analytics
6 5 (26.32%) SEO
6 5 (26.32%) Time Management
6 5 (26.32%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (26.32%) B2B
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 5 (26.32%) Business Development
6 5 (26.32%) Web Analytics
6 5 (26.32%) Pay per click
7 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
7 4 (21.05%) Games
7 4 (21.05%) DB2
7 4 (21.05%) SQL
7 4 (21.05%) SAP
7 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (21.05%) Performance Management
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Magento
1 1 (5.26%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) DB2
2 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) PhoneGap
1 1 (5.26%) Dreamweaver
General
1 11 (57.89%) Retail
2 10 (52.63%) Marketing
3 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) Manufacturing
4 4 (21.05%) Games
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) SQL DBA
2 4 (21.05%) Server Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server DBA
2 4 (21.05%) DBA
2 4 (21.05%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Email Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (5.26%) CRM Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Social Media
2 1 (5.26%) Graphic Design
2 1 (5.26%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Project Management
2 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
2 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (31.58%) Change Management
3 6 (31.58%) B2C
4 5 (26.32%) Analytics
4 5 (26.32%) SEO
4 5 (26.32%) Time Management
4 5 (26.32%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (26.32%) B2B
4 5 (26.32%) Business Development
4 5 (26.32%) Web Analytics
4 5 (26.32%) Pay per click
5 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
5 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Management
6 3 (15.79%) CRM
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.26%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) SAP
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Siebel
3 2 (10.53%) Hyperion
4 1 (5.26%) Facebook
4 1 (5.26%) Twitter
4 1 (5.26%) Google
4 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.26%) Adobe