The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 107 100
Rank change year-on-year +29 -7  
Contract jobs citing FMCG 20 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.09% 0.63% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.81% 2.13% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 13
Median daily rate £625 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.29% -8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £178 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £598 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £500 £429
% change year-on-year -17.50% +16.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +80.20%  

FMCG is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 525 703 722
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.56% 29.54% 29.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 383 344
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 21
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.65 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £30.20 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing FMCG as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for FMCG in Berkshire

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing FMCG in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for FMCG in Berkshire

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FMCG in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FMCG in Berkshire

FMCG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FMCG in Berkshire

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead +2 5 - -
Reading +17 2 £405 -
FMCG
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing FMCG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for FMCG.

1 14 (53.85%) Retail
2 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
3 7 (26.92%) SAP
4 6 (23.08%) Oracle
4 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (19.23%) Marketing
5 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
5 5 (19.23%) Finance
6 4 (15.38%) JD Edwards
6 4 (15.38%) Migration
7 3 (11.54%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (11.54%) Coaching
7 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.69%) SAP HANA
8 2 (7.69%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (7.69%) Contract Management
8 2 (7.69%) EDI
8 2 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (7.69%) Six Sigma
8 2 (7.69%) SAP Business One
8 2 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (7.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (7.69%) PLM
9 1 (3.85%) Logistics
9 1 (3.85%) SAP Implementation

FMCG
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Retail
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (7.69%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
General
1 14 (53.85%) Retail
2 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
3 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 5 (19.23%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Electronics
4 1 (3.85%) Front Office
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Commercial Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Data Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Head of Development
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Lean Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) SAP Manager
5 2 (7.69%) SAP Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Security Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Security Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Six Sigma Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) PMO Coordinator
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
3 4 (15.38%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Coaching
4 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Contract Management
5 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (7.69%) PLM
5 2 (7.69%) Six Sigma
6 1 (3.85%) CRM
6 1 (3.85%) Data Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.85%) ERP
6 1 (3.85%) Logistics
6 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (7.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) GMP
1 1 (3.85%) PMO
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) SAP
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.85%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.85%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com