The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 Merseyside 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 27 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing FMCG 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.53% 0.46% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.27% 2.38% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £450
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -19.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -25.80%
Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
44 42 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.16% 19.27% 24.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 22
Average daily rate £325 £244 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £175 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £455 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 21
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.42 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -32.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.68 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.86 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
FMCG
North West

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

FMCG
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

FMCG Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

FMCG
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

FMCG Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

FMCG
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (60.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) IPTV
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (20.00%) Banking

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Change Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) IPTV
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) UML
1 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) SAP