The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 303 261 267
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +6
Contract jobs citing FMCG 124 171 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.73% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.47% 1.94% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 117 113
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£400 £485 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.52% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £330 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £369
% change year-on-year
- +15.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £37.50
FMCG
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8441 8801 9418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.96% 37.42% 38.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5888 5939 6359
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 165 205
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in London

FMCG
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

FMCG Daily Rate Trend in London

FMCG
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FMCG across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

FMCG Daily Rate Histogram in London

FMCG
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

FMCG Hourly Rate Trend in London

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
City of London -33 10 £350 -33.33% 8
Uxbridge +4 9 £333 -43.40% 1
Brentford - 5 £350 -
Hammersmith - 1 £263 -
FMCG
England

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 103 (39.62%) SAP
2 60 (23.08%) Project Management
3 58 (22.31%) Pharmaceutical
4 55 (21.15%) Finance
5 42 (16.15%) Retail
6 41 (15.77%) ERP
7 36 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (9.62%) Manufacturing
10 24 (9.23%) Change Management
10 24 (9.23%) ITIL
10 24 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (8.46%) QlikView
11 22 (8.46%) Teradata
12 21 (8.08%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (8.08%) Informatica
13 18 (6.92%) Marketing
13 18 (6.92%) MS Excel
13 18 (6.92%) Service Delivery
14 17 (6.54%) User Acceptance Testing
15 16 (6.15%) SQL
16 15 (5.77%) Six Sigma
16 15 (5.77%) Service Management
16 15 (5.77%) Migration
16 15 (5.77%) Business Analysis
16 15 (5.77%) Analytics
17 14 (5.38%) Banking
17 14 (5.38%) SAP BW
17 14 (5.38%) Java
18 13 (5.00%) CRM

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 8 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.92%) SAS
3 3 (1.15%) CMS
3 3 (1.15%) Confluence
4 2 (0.77%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.38%) Liferay
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.38%) JBoss
5 1 (0.38%) Apache
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.38%) Lync
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 18 (6.92%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.62%) MS Office
3 7 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.54%) MS Project
5 3 (1.15%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.15%) InDesign
5 3 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (3.46%) SAP FI
2 7 (2.69%) SAP CO
3 6 (2.31%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (1.54%) SAP MM
4 4 (1.54%) SAP SD
4 4 (1.54%) SAP FSCM
5 3 (1.15%) SAP MDM
5 3 (1.15%) SAP WM
6 2 (0.77%) SAP APO
6 2 (0.77%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.77%) SAP FI-AP
7 1 (0.38%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.38%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.38%) HFM
7 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.38%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.38%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.38%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.92%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (1.54%) Office 365
3 3 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.15%) SaaS
4 2 (0.77%) PaaS
4 2 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.15%) LAN
2 2 (0.77%) WAN
2 2 (0.77%) Wireless
2 2 (0.77%) CTI
2 2 (0.77%) Intranet
3 1 (0.38%) Internet
3 1 (0.38%) Firewall
3 1 (0.38%) Network Security
3 1 (0.38%) NAS
3 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.46%) QlikView
2 14 (5.38%) SAP BW
3 7 (2.69%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (2.31%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.54%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (1.15%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.15%) Big Data
7 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.77%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.77%) Pentaho
7 2 (0.77%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.77%) MonetDB
8 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.38%) Impala
8 1 (0.38%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.38%) MySQL
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (2.31%) JIRA
2 3 (1.15%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.38%) Selenium
3 1 (0.38%) JUnit
3 1 (0.38%) ProC
3 1 (0.38%) LSMW
General
1 58 (22.31%) Pharmaceutical
2 55 (21.15%) Finance
3 42 (16.15%) Retail
4 25 (9.62%) Manufacturing
5 18 (6.92%) Marketing
6 14 (5.38%) Banking
7 7 (2.69%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.92%) Publishing
9 4 (1.54%) Games
9 4 (1.54%) Legal
9 4 (1.54%) Advertising
10 3 (1.15%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.77%) German Language
11 2 (0.77%) Russian Language
11 2 (0.77%) Automotive
12 1 (0.38%) Front Office
12 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.38%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 67 (25.77%) Analyst
2 50 (19.23%) Project Manager
3 47 (18.08%) Consultant
4 37 (14.23%) SAP Consultant
5 35 (13.46%) Business Analyst
6 20 (7.69%) SAP Manager
7 16 (6.15%) Architect
8 10 (3.85%) Developer
9 9 (3.46%) SAP Project Manager
10 8 (3.08%) Service Manager
10 8 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (2.69%) Test Manager
11 7 (2.69%) Functional Consultant
11 7 (2.69%) Data Analyst
11 7 (2.69%) SAP Functional Consultant
12 6 (2.31%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 6 (2.31%) Business Intelligence Manager
12 6 (2.31%) Technical Analyst
12 6 (2.31%) Compliance Consultant
12 6 (2.31%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.69%) .NET
2 4 (1.54%) HTML5
2 4 (1.54%) HTML
3 3 (1.15%) CSS
3 3 (1.15%) Flash
4 2 (0.77%) EDI
4 2 (0.77%) Web Services
5 1 (0.38%) XML
5 1 (0.38%) XSLT
5 1 (0.38%) CSS3
5 1 (0.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (0.38%) WAP
5 1 (0.38%) Middleware
5 1 (0.38%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (0.38%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (0.38%) BAPI
5 1 (0.38%) Spring
5 1 (0.38%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.62%) User Experience
4 10 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.54%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.15%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.77%) Social Media
7 2 (0.77%) Copywriting
7 2 (0.77%) PACS
7 2 (0.77%) Video Editing
7 2 (0.77%) Informatics
7 2 (0.77%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.77%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.38%) Applied Mathematics
8 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.38%) Economics
8 1 (0.38%) Statistics
8 1 (0.38%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.08%) Windows
2 6 (2.31%) Android
3 5 (1.92%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.15%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.77%) UNIX
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (23.08%) Project Management
2 41 (15.77%) ERP
3 36 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (9.23%) Change Management
5 24 (9.23%) ITIL
6 21 (8.08%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (6.92%) Service Delivery
8 17 (6.54%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (5.77%) Migration
9 15 (5.77%) Business Analysis
9 15 (5.77%) Service Management
9 15 (5.77%) Six Sigma
9 15 (5.77%) Analytics
10 13 (5.00%) Change Control
10 13 (5.00%) CRM
11 11 (4.23%) PRINCE2
12 10 (3.85%) Lean Six Sigma
12 10 (3.85%) Release Management
12 10 (3.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.15%) SQL
2 14 (5.38%) Java
3 4 (1.54%) C
4 3 (1.15%) C#
4 3 (1.15%) PHP
4 3 (1.15%) R
4 3 (1.15%) ABAP
5 2 (0.77%) ActionScript
5 2 (0.77%) VBA
5 2 (0.77%) C++
5 2 (0.77%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.38%) Python
6 1 (0.38%) SAPscript
6 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.38%) Scala
6 1 (0.38%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 10 (3.85%) SAP Certification
2 7 (2.69%) PMP
2 7 (2.69%) PMI Certification
2 7 (2.69%) Degree
3 5 (1.92%) ACCA
4 3 (1.15%) CIMA
4 3 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.77%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (2.31%) GxP
3 5 (1.92%) SLA
4 4 (1.54%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.15%) GCP
5 3 (1.15%) QA
6 2 (0.77%) DICOM
6 2 (0.77%) COBIT
6 2 (0.77%) GMP
6 2 (0.77%) GLP
7 1 (0.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 3 (1.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.15%) Puppet
2 2 (0.77%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.38%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.38%) SCCM
3 1 (0.38%) SCOM
3 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 103 (39.62%) SAP
2 22 (8.46%) Teradata
3 21 (8.08%) Informatica
4 13 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (4.23%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.92%) Oracle
7 4 (1.54%) Adobe
8 3 (1.15%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.15%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.77%) Tableau
9 2 (0.77%) Twitter
9 2 (0.77%) Siebel
9 2 (0.77%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.77%) NetApp
10 1 (0.38%) Apple
10 1 (0.38%) webMethods
10 1 (0.38%) NetIQ
10 1 (0.38%) OpenText
10 1 (0.38%) VMware
10 1 (0.38%) Cisco
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