The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 352 340 365
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +25
Contract jobs citing FMCG 249 223 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.47% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 1.45% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 144 120
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£413 £450 £436
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £408 £430
% change year-on-year
-7.97% -5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £26.75 £11.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.60% -14.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £11.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+226.08% -14.81%
FMCG
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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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16360 15370 15738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.19% 32.16% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10358 9810 9425
Average daily rate £420 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 687 603 763
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £22.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -15.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £41.50 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in England

FMCG
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

FMCG Daily Rate Trend in England

FMCG
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FMCG across the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

FMCG Daily Rate Histogram in England

FMCG
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

FMCG Hourly Rate Trend in England

FMCG
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FMCG across the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

FMCG Hourly Rate Histogram in England

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 128 £465 +3.33% 32
South East -22 24 £434 -0.91% 12
East Midlands +18 22 £375 - 3
East of England -8 22 £413 -6.25% 7
Yorkshire +2 15 £333 -13.63% 19
North West -2 15 £400 +3.22% 6
West Midlands - 10 £363 - 6
South West -29 7 £160 -58.70% 2
Midlands -2 1 £300 -
FMCG
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FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 197 (38.25%) SAP
2 109 (21.17%) Retail
3 98 (19.03%) Finance
4 87 (16.89%) Manufacturing
5 78 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 74 (14.37%) Project Management
7 73 (14.17%) ERP
8 61 (11.84%) Marketing
9 52 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
10 51 (9.90%) CRM
11 48 (9.32%) Windows
12 44 (8.54%) Change Management
13 43 (8.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 43 (8.35%) Agile Software Development
14 42 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
15 40 (7.77%) Microsoft
16 37 (7.18%) E-Commerce
17 36 (6.99%) Logistics
17 36 (6.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 35 (6.80%) PRINCE2
19 32 (6.21%) Migration
19 32 (6.21%) Business Analysis
20 31 (6.02%) Degree
20 31 (6.02%) MS Excel
21 28 (5.44%) SAP Implementation
22 26 (5.05%) ITIL
23 25 (4.85%) GAP Analysis
24 24 (4.66%) Telecoms
24 24 (4.66%) MS Office
24 24 (4.66%) Java

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 21 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.14%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.94%) CMS
4 8 (1.55%) IBM Notes
5 7 (1.36%) Lotus Domino
5 7 (1.36%) Quickr
6 5 (0.97%) SAS
6 5 (0.97%) Lync
7 4 (0.78%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.58%) NetWeaver
8 3 (0.58%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.39%) Kentico
9 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.39%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.39%) Drupal
10 1 (0.19%) JBoss
10 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.19%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 31 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.66%) MS Office
3 16 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (3.11%) MS Project
4 5 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 24 (4.66%) SAP CO
2 14 (2.72%) SAP SD
3 12 (2.33%) SAP FI
3 12 (2.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (1.55%) SAP SRM
5 7 (1.36%) SAP ERP
6 6 (1.17%) SAP PLM
6 6 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.97%) SAP FSCM
8 4 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.78%) SAP APO
9 3 (0.58%) SAP MM
9 3 (0.58%) Maximo
9 3 (0.58%) Magento
9 3 (0.58%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.75%) Office 365
1 9 (1.75%) SaaS
2 6 (1.17%) Force.com
3 5 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.19%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.19%) CheetahMail
4 1 (0.19%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.50%) WAN
1 18 (3.50%) LAN
2 13 (2.52%) Firewall
3 11 (2.14%) VoIP
4 9 (1.75%) Internet
5 7 (1.36%) Intranet
6 6 (1.17%) SNMP
6 6 (1.17%) DNS
7 3 (0.58%) SAN
7 3 (0.58%) MPLS
8 2 (0.39%) Wireless
9 1 (0.19%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.19%) VPN
9 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.19%) VLAN
9 1 (0.19%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.88%) SAP BW
2 14 (2.72%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.72%) Oracle BI EE
3 10 (1.94%) SAP BI
4 8 (1.55%) Big Data
5 6 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.78%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.58%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.39%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.39%) QlikView
9 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.39%) MS Access
10 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.19%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.19%) VLDB
10 1 (0.19%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 1 (0.19%) TestDirector
1 1 (0.19%) JIRA
1 1 (0.19%) LSMW
1 1 (0.19%) NUnit
1 1 (0.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 1 (0.19%) Jasmine
1 1 (0.19%) Axure RP
General
1 109 (21.17%) Retail
2 98 (19.03%) Finance
3 87 (16.89%) Manufacturing
4 61 (11.84%) Marketing
5 43 (8.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 24 (4.66%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.52%) Banking
8 11 (2.14%) Legal
8 11 (2.14%) Publishing
9 7 (1.36%) Automotive
9 7 (1.36%) Billing
10 6 (1.17%) Electronics
11 5 (0.97%) German Language
12 4 (0.78%) Front Office
12 4 (0.78%) Back Office
13 3 (0.58%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (0.58%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.58%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.39%) Russian Language
14 2 (0.39%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 107 (20.78%) Analyst
2 88 (17.09%) Consultant
3 62 (12.04%) Project Manager
4 50 (9.71%) Architect
5 47 (9.13%) SAP Consultant
6 45 (8.74%) Business Analyst
7 37 (7.18%) Solutions Architect
8 36 (6.99%) Developer
9 28 (5.44%) SAP Manager
10 18 (3.50%) Siebel Analyst
11 14 (2.72%) SAP Analyst
12 13 (2.52%) Coordinator
13 12 (2.33%) Solutions Analyst
13 12 (2.33%) Programme Manager
14 11 (2.14%) SAP Project Manager
14 11 (2.14%) Designer
15 10 (1.94%) Data Analyst
15 10 (1.94%) Supply Chain Manager
15 10 (1.94%) PMO Analyst
16 9 (1.75%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.66%) .NET
2 12 (2.33%) HTML
3 10 (1.94%) CSS
4 7 (1.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (1.36%) HTML5
5 6 (1.17%) Visualforce
5 6 (1.17%) EDI
6 5 (0.97%) XML
6 5 (0.97%) SAP CO-PA
6 5 (0.97%) jQuery
6 5 (0.97%) AngularJS
6 5 (0.97%) Mason
7 4 (0.78%) CSS3
7 4 (0.78%) Web Services
7 4 (0.78%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.58%) WAP
8 3 (0.58%) Swing
8 3 (0.58%) XML Messaging
9 2 (0.39%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.39%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (2.52%) User Experience
3 8 (1.55%) Smartphone
3 8 (1.55%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.36%) Social Media
5 6 (1.17%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.17%) Statistics
5 6 (1.17%) PMI
6 5 (0.97%) DTV
6 5 (0.97%) Digital Media
7 4 (0.78%) iSeries
8 3 (0.58%) NHS
8 3 (0.58%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.58%) IPTV
8 3 (0.58%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.58%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.58%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.39%) TRADACOMS
9 2 (0.39%) LIMS
9 2 (0.39%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 48 (9.32%) Windows
2 15 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (2.52%) Windows 7
4 10 (1.94%) Windows 8
5 9 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (1.55%) Linux
7 7 (1.36%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.97%) UNIX
8 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.39%) Android
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.39%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.19%) AIX
11 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 74 (14.37%) Project Management
3 73 (14.17%) ERP
4 51 (9.90%) CRM
5 44 (8.54%) Change Management
6 43 (8.35%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
8 37 (7.18%) E-Commerce
9 36 (6.99%) Logistics
9 36 (6.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 35 (6.80%) PRINCE2
11 32 (6.21%) Migration
11 32 (6.21%) Business Analysis
12 28 (5.44%) SAP Implementation
13 26 (5.05%) ITIL
14 25 (4.85%) GAP Analysis
15 24 (4.66%) Continuous Improvement
16 23 (4.47%) Analytics
17 20 (3.88%) Information Security
18 19 (3.69%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (4.66%) Java
2 21 (4.08%) SQL
3 12 (2.33%) C#
4 10 (1.94%) ABAP
5 8 (1.55%) VB.NET
5 8 (1.55%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.36%) C
6 7 (1.36%) VBA
7 6 (1.17%) Apex Code
8 2 (0.39%) R
9 1 (0.19%) C++
9 1 (0.19%) Perl
9 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.19%) VB
9 1 (0.19%) Python
9 1 (0.19%) PowerHouse
9 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.19%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 31 (6.02%) Degree
2 9 (1.75%) CISM
3 8 (1.55%) PMI Certification
3 8 (1.55%) CISSP
4 7 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.17%) CIMA
5 6 (1.17%) PMP
5 6 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.97%) SAP Certification
7 4 (0.78%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (0.78%) ACCA
7 4 (0.78%) A+ Certification
7 4 (0.78%) MCP
8 3 (0.58%) CCA
8 3 (0.58%) ISEB
8 3 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.39%) APMP
9 2 (0.39%) MBA
9 2 (0.39%) CISA
9 2 (0.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.75%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.17%) QA
2 6 (1.17%) SLA
3 5 (0.97%) GMP
4 4 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.39%) GAAP
7 1 (0.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.19%) GCP
7 1 (0.19%) GxP
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (2.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.36%) Terminal Server
3 3 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.19%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (1.75%) Tivoli
2 5 (0.97%) SCCM
2 5 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 197 (38.25%) SAP
2 40 (7.77%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.88%) PeopleSoft
4 19 (3.69%) Siebel
5 16 (3.11%) Oracle
6 15 (2.91%) Citrix
7 14 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (2.14%) Lotus
9 9 (1.75%) VMware
10 7 (1.36%) RedPrairie
11 6 (1.17%) IBM
11 6 (1.17%) Business Objects
11 6 (1.17%) Cognos
12 5 (0.97%) JD Edwards
12 5 (0.97%) AppSense
12 5 (0.97%) hybris
13 4 (0.78%) webMethods
14 3 (0.58%) Adobe
14 3 (0.58%) Intel
14 3 (0.58%) Cisco
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