The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 182 195 197
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs citing FMCG 21 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.42% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.03% 1.12% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 18
Average daily rate
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£550 £413 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -12.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £315 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £645 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+134.37% +6.66%
FMCG
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2036 2689 2998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.47% 37.56% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1460 1980 2206
Average daily rate £466 £480 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.02% +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 56 65
Average hourly rate £17.68 £19.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.32% -1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £48.00 £32.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

FMCG
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

FMCG Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

FMCG
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FMCG across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

FMCG Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

FMCG
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

FMCG Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 25 (35.71%) SAP
2 19 (27.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (22.86%) Retail
4 13 (18.57%) CRM
5 12 (17.14%) Change Management
6 11 (15.71%) Validation
7 10 (14.29%) Project Management
7 10 (14.29%) Degree
8 9 (12.86%) SAP BI
8 9 (12.86%) Finance
8 9 (12.86%) ERP
9 8 (11.43%) Migration
9 8 (11.43%) Marketing
10 7 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (10.00%) Data Management
10 7 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
10 7 (10.00%) SAP CO
10 7 (10.00%) Siebel
10 7 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
11 6 (8.57%) Java
11 6 (8.57%) SQL
11 6 (8.57%) SAP Implementation
11 6 (8.57%) Data Validation
11 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (7.14%) Data Mapping
12 5 (7.14%) Banking
12 5 (7.14%) Data Migration
12 5 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (7.14%) Microsoft

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.29%) SAS
1 3 (4.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.43%) SPSS
1 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (10.00%) SAP CO
2 5 (7.14%) SAP SD
3 3 (4.29%) SAP BPC
4 2 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (2.86%) SAP FI
4 2 (2.86%) SAP MM
4 2 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.43%) SAP SRM
5 1 (1.43%) Magento
5 1 (1.43%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.43%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.43%) Force.com
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) HTTP
2 2 (2.86%) SNMP
2 2 (2.86%) SMTP
2 2 (2.86%) DNS
2 2 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (1.43%) MPLS
3 1 (1.43%) OSPF
3 1 (1.43%) BGP
3 1 (1.43%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.43%) TACACS
3 1 (1.43%) Wireless
3 1 (1.43%) IPsec
3 1 (1.43%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.43%) VLAN
3 1 (1.43%) IMAP
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.43%) Network Security
3 1 (1.43%) WAAS
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) SAP BI
2 7 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.86%) Big Data
3 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.43%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.43%) MS Access
4 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) InstallShield
General
1 16 (22.86%) Retail
2 9 (12.86%) Finance
3 8 (11.43%) Marketing
4 5 (7.14%) Banking
5 4 (5.71%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.86%) Electronics
7 1 (1.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (22.86%) Analyst
2 9 (12.86%) Architect
2 9 (12.86%) Consultant
3 5 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 5 (7.14%) Developer
3 5 (7.14%) Solutions Analyst
3 5 (7.14%) Siebel Analyst
3 5 (7.14%) Designer
4 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 4 (5.71%) CRM Architect
4 4 (5.71%) OBIEE Architect
4 4 (5.71%) Siebel Solutions Architect
4 4 (5.71%) SAP SD Analyst
4 4 (5.71%) SAP Data Analyst
4 4 (5.71%) SAP Analyst
4 4 (5.71%) Data Analyst
4 4 (5.71%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (5.71%) Siebel Architect
4 4 (5.71%) CRM Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) jQuery
2 2 (2.86%) REST
2 2 (2.86%) HATEOAS
2 2 (2.86%) CSS
2 2 (2.86%) SOAP
2 2 (2.86%) XML
2 2 (2.86%) HTML
2 2 (2.86%) JSON
3 1 (1.43%) WCF
3 1 (1.43%) .NET
3 1 (1.43%) Swing
3 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.43%) Mason
3 1 (1.43%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) Digital Media
2 2 (2.86%) NHS
2 2 (2.86%) DTV
2 2 (2.86%) IPTV
3 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.43%) Economics
3 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.43%) Android
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (18.57%) CRM
4 12 (17.14%) Change Management
5 11 (15.71%) Validation
6 10 (14.29%) Project Management
7 9 (12.86%) ERP
8 8 (11.43%) Migration
9 7 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
9 7 (10.00%) Data Management
10 6 (8.57%) SAP Implementation
10 6 (8.57%) Data Validation
11 5 (7.14%) Data Mapping
11 5 (7.14%) Data Migration
11 5 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (5.71%) Business Analysis
12 4 (5.71%) Incident Management
12 4 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.57%) Java
1 6 (8.57%) SQL
2 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.43%) C
3 1 (1.43%) C#
3 1 (1.43%) C++
3 1 (1.43%) VBScript
3 1 (1.43%) VB
3 1 (1.43%) ABAP
3 1 (1.43%) Python
3 1 (1.43%) Apex Code
3 1 (1.43%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) CCA
3 2 (2.86%) CISM
3 2 (2.86%) ISEB
3 2 (2.86%) CISSP
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.43%) MCTS
4 1 (1.43%) MCITP
4 1 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.43%) CCEA
4 1 (1.43%) MCP
4 1 (1.43%) MCSE
4 1 (1.43%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.43%) XenApp
2 1 (1.43%) XenServer
2 1 (1.43%) vSphere
2 1 (1.43%) vCloud
2 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) OpenView
1 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (35.71%) SAP
2 7 (10.00%) Siebel
2 7 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
3 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle
4 3 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.86%) Cisco
5 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.43%) Adobe
6 1 (1.43%) Citrix
6 1 (1.43%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.43%) VMware
6 1 (1.43%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.43%) Aruba
6 1 (1.43%) F5