The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 73 70 77
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing FMCG 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.30% 0.23% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 0.98% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate £475 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £442 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.94% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £58.50 - -
FMCG
Berkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
270 205 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.27% 23.30% 29.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 103 138
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 4
Average hourly rate £38.90 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+199.25% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.67 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £19.22 £28.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

FMCG
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

FMCG Daily Rate Trend in Reading

FMCG
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

FMCG Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
2 1 (14.29%) QlikView
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) PMP
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DNS

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) MPLS
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) QlikView
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (14.29%) VersionOne
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) FMCG Manager
3 1 (14.29%) FMCG Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) HR Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle HRMS Payroll Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Pricing Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) APMP
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
1 1 (14.29%) PMP
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) BT
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Rally
2 1 (14.29%) SAP