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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 78 74 71
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing FMCG 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.29% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 0.77% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £438 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £435 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +71.42%
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
303 261 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.39% 26.28% 29.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 131 149
Average daily rate £425 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £37.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.33% +120.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -6.45%

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 1 May 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 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) PMP
3 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Rally
3 1 (14.29%) VersionOne
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (14.29%) APMP
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) BT
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
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 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Service Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
2 1 (14.29%) FMCG Manager
2 1 (14.29%) HR Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle HRMS Payroll Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
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 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) BT
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Rally
2 1 (14.29%) SAP