The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 40 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing FMCG 2 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.62% 2.98% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.44% 8.74% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
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£525 £450 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £446
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 - £24.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
82 103 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.23% 34.11% 23.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 81 46
Average daily rate £365 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 8
Average hourly rate £26.25 £21.80 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.41% -45.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £20.76 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.36 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -2.32%

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

FMCG
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

FMCG Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

FMCG
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

FMCG Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

FMCG
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 (66.67%) GAMP
1 2 (66.67%) GxP
1 2 (66.67%) LIMS
1 2 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Change Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Business Change Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Business Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Product Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) GAMP
1 2 (66.67%) GxP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP