The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 22 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing FMCG 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.63% 0.34% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.05% 0.98% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £443 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
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 Slough region.

Miscellaneous Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
74 102 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 40.22% 34.58% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 57 43
Average daily rate £370 £375 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £600 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.22 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.79% -13.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.74 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £35.50 £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

FMCG
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

FMCG Daily Rate Trend in Slough

FMCG
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

FMCG Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

FMCG
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (33.33%) MS Project
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) GxP
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) JD Edwards
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 2 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) PMO Lead
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Storage Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) FMCG Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) FMCG Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
2 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) GxP
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) JD Edwards
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) SAP