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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 183 165 134
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -31
Contract jobs citing FMCG 10 47 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.76% 1.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 2.01% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 41 58
Average daily rate
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£375 £550 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +20.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £421
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £14.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+71.42% +21.73%
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
1972 2334 2308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.80% 37.71% 37.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1520 1770 1724
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 33 50
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.56 £11.65 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.40 £46.10 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -0.70%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 14 (42.42%) SAP
2 10 (30.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (18.18%) Marketing
4 5 (15.15%) Project Management
4 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (15.15%) Change Management
5 4 (12.12%) Publishing
5 4 (12.12%) Validation
5 4 (12.12%) Migration
5 4 (12.12%) Retail
5 4 (12.12%) Siebel
5 4 (12.12%) CTI
5 4 (12.12%) Campaign Management
6 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (9.09%) hybris
6 3 (9.09%) Analytics
6 3 (9.09%) Selenium
6 3 (9.09%) Spring
6 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 3 (9.09%) Data Validation
6 3 (9.09%) Data Mapping
6 3 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (9.09%) SAS
6 3 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.09%) JUnit
6 3 (9.09%) CRM
6 3 (9.09%) Java
6 3 (9.09%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 3 (9.09%) SAS
2 1 (3.03%) Lync
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP MM
1 2 (6.06%) SAP SD
2 1 (3.03%) SAP APO
2 1 (3.03%) SAP PP
2 1 (3.03%) SAP PLM
2 1 (3.03%) SAP BPC
2 1 (3.03%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
1 1 (3.03%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) CTI
2 1 (3.03%) Network Security
2 1 (3.03%) LAN
2 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SAP BW
1 2 (6.06%) QlikView
1 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.06%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) SAP BI
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) JUnit
1 3 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 6 (18.18%) Marketing
2 4 (12.12%) Publishing
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.06%) Finance
5 1 (3.03%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Siebel Business Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Siebel Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Hybris Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Head of Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.06%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.06%) SAP Data Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Functional Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) SAP Functional Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) SAP BPC Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Manager
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (3.03%) Mason
2 1 (3.03%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Data Conversion
3 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.03%) EPoS
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (15.15%) Project Management
2 5 (15.15%) Change Management
3 4 (12.12%) Validation
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 4 (12.12%) Campaign Management
4 3 (9.09%) Data Validation
4 3 (9.09%) Data Mapping
4 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 3 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) CRM
4 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.09%) Analytics
5 2 (6.06%) Data Analytics
5 2 (6.06%) Data Management
5 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) Java
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) PMP
1 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
1 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) SAP
2 4 (12.12%) Siebel
3 3 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (9.09%) hybris
4 2 (6.06%) Teradata
4 2 (6.06%) Informatica
5 1 (3.03%) NetApp
5 1 (3.03%) VMware
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) Ariba
5 1 (3.03%) Tableau