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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 170 190 160
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -30
Contract jobs citing FMCG 26 18 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.30% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.36% 0.79% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 23
Average daily rate
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£500 £525 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £200 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £446
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.96
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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 City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1918 2267 2082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.78% 38.33% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1502 1649 1614
Average daily rate £470 £500 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 39 51
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.05 £42.50 £90.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 19 (44.19%) SAP
2 12 (27.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (20.93%) Change Management
4 7 (16.28%) Siebel
4 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (16.28%) Migration
5 6 (13.95%) Retail
5 6 (13.95%) ERP
5 6 (13.95%) SQL
5 6 (13.95%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (11.63%) Java
6 5 (11.63%) CRM
6 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (11.63%) Analytics
7 4 (9.30%) Big Data
7 4 (9.30%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
7 4 (9.30%) Degree
7 4 (9.30%) Hadoop
7 4 (9.30%) Marketing
7 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
7 4 (9.30%) SAP BW
7 4 (9.30%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (9.30%) Validation
7 4 (9.30%) SAS
8 3 (6.98%) CTI
8 3 (6.98%) Finance
8 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
8 3 (6.98%) Publishing
8 3 (6.98%) JUnit

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (9.30%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP CO
1 2 (4.65%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (4.65%) SAP FI
1 2 (4.65%) SAP MM
1 2 (4.65%) SAP PP
2 1 (2.33%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.33%) SAP APO
2 1 (2.33%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.33%) SAP PLM
2 1 (2.33%) SAP EWM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) CTI
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Big Data
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (9.30%) Hadoop
1 4 (9.30%) SAP BW
2 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.65%) SAP BI
4 1 (2.33%) Essbase
4 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) JUnit
1 3 (6.98%) Selenium
General
1 6 (13.95%) Retail
2 4 (9.30%) Marketing
3 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.98%) Publishing
4 2 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Architect
3 7 (16.28%) Consultant
3 7 (16.28%) Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Siebel Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Business Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (11.63%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) CRM Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.30%) OBIEE Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Siebel Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.30%) CRM Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Siebel Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Solutions Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Siebel Business Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Data Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Hybris Developer
8 2 (4.65%) SAP Data Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) SAP Manager
8 2 (4.65%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Spring
2 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.65%) HTML
2 2 (4.65%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) SAP XI
3 1 (2.33%) HTML5
3 1 (2.33%) Mason
3 1 (2.33%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Data Conversion
2 1 (2.33%) EPoS
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (20.93%) Change Management
3 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (16.28%) Migration
4 6 (13.95%) ERP
4 6 (13.95%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (11.63%) CRM
5 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (11.63%) Analytics
6 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
6 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
6 4 (9.30%) Validation
7 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) Data Management
7 3 (6.98%) Information Security
7 3 (6.98%) Data Mapping
7 3 (6.98%) Data Architecture
7 3 (6.98%) SAP Implementation
7 3 (6.98%) Data Validation
7 3 (6.98%) Regression Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) Java
3 2 (4.65%) ABAP
3 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) Python
4 1 (2.33%) C#
4 1 (2.33%) C++
4 1 (2.33%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) CISSP
2 2 (4.65%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) SAP
2 7 (16.28%) Siebel
3 4 (9.30%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (6.98%) hybris
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.33%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.33%) HP
6 1 (2.33%) IBM
6 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.33%) Tableau