The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 78 52 70
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +18
Contract jobs citing FMCG 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.099% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.68% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £11.50 -
% change year-on-year
+226.08% -
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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 Bristol region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
260 146 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.84% 23.74% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 96 137
Average daily rate £390 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 19
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -61.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

FMCG
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

FMCG Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) ERP
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) SAP BW
2 5 (83.33%) SAP CO
2 5 (83.33%) SAP CO-PA
2 5 (83.33%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (83.33%) ABAP
3 1 (16.67%) SmartFocus
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (16.67%) Campaign Management
3 1 (16.67%) CheetahMail
3 1 (16.67%) Pure360
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (16.67%) IPTV
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Unica
3 1 (16.67%) Database Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) DTV
3 1 (16.67%) NHS

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (83.33%) SAP CO
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) CheetahMail
1 1 (16.67%) Pure360
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Consultant
1 5 (83.33%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP CO Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing Campaign Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Campaign Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) DTV
2 1 (16.67%) IPTV
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ERP
1 5 (83.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Database Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) ABAP
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Unica
3 1 (16.67%) SmartFocus