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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 281 246 209
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -37
Contract jobs citing FMCG 135 159 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.68% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.73% 1.82% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 109 127
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£400 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £443 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.11% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £80.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.37% +88.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £14.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+71.42% +21.73%
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
7819 8733 8316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.00% 37.46% 38.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5355 6140 5755
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 148 167
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.38 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.04 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.95 £41.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -27 10 £460 -5.64% 4
Brentford - 10 £328 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 - -
Uxbridge +3 5 £328 -31.77% 2
FMCG
England

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 128 (48.30%) SAP
2 55 (20.75%) Pharmaceutical
3 44 (16.60%) Finance
4 39 (14.72%) Project Management
5 38 (14.34%) ERP
6 37 (13.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 35 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
8 34 (12.83%) Retail
9 31 (11.70%) Manufacturing
10 30 (11.32%) Migration
11 28 (10.57%) Change Management
12 26 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (8.30%) Marketing
13 22 (8.30%) Data Migration
14 21 (7.92%) SQL
15 20 (7.55%) Six Sigma
16 19 (7.17%) SAP Certification
16 19 (7.17%) SAP BW
17 18 (6.79%) ITIL
17 18 (6.79%) QlikView
18 17 (6.42%) Lean Six Sigma
19 16 (6.04%) CRM
19 16 (6.04%) Teradata
20 15 (5.66%) Service Delivery
20 15 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
20 15 (5.66%) Informatica
20 15 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
21 14 (5.28%) Data Quality
21 14 (5.28%) Analytics
21 14 (5.28%) MS Excel

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 7 (2.64%) SAS
2 5 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.51%) MS Project Server
3 4 (1.51%) CMS
4 3 (1.13%) Confluence
5 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.75%) IIS
5 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.38%) Liferay
6 1 (0.38%) Apache
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.38%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (5.28%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.53%) MS Office
3 7 (2.64%) MS Project
3 7 (2.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.38%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (4.91%) SAP SD
2 11 (4.15%) SAP FI
2 11 (4.15%) SAP CO
3 10 (3.77%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (2.64%) SAP FI-AP
5 6 (2.26%) SAP MM
6 5 (1.89%) SAP PP
6 5 (1.89%) SAP APO
7 4 (1.51%) SAP WM
8 3 (1.13%) SAP MDM
8 3 (1.13%) SAP SRM
8 3 (1.13%) SAP FSCM
9 2 (0.75%) SAP GRC
9 2 (0.75%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.75%) SAP PM
10 1 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.38%) SAP SCM
10 1 (0.38%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.75%) Office 365
2 1 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.38%) FinancialForce.com
2 1 (0.38%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) PaaS
2 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.89%) LAN
2 4 (1.51%) CTI
2 4 (1.51%) Wireless
3 3 (1.13%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.75%) WAN
4 2 (0.75%) Intranet
5 1 (0.38%) Network Security
5 1 (0.38%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.38%) DHCP
5 1 (0.38%) DNS
5 1 (0.38%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.17%) SAP BW
2 18 (6.79%) QlikView
3 7 (2.64%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.89%) Big Data
5 4 (1.51%) SAP BI
6 3 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.13%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.75%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.75%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.38%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (3.02%) LSMW
2 3 (1.13%) JIRA
2 3 (1.13%) Selenium
2 3 (1.13%) JUnit
2 3 (1.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.38%) PeopleTools
3 1 (0.38%) ProC
3 1 (0.38%) Axure RP
General
1 55 (20.75%) Pharmaceutical
2 44 (16.60%) Finance
3 34 (12.83%) Retail
4 31 (11.70%) Manufacturing
5 22 (8.30%) Marketing
6 10 (3.77%) Banking
7 8 (3.02%) Publishing
8 6 (2.26%) General Ledger
9 5 (1.89%) Advertising
9 5 (1.89%) Legal
10 2 (0.75%) German Language
10 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.38%) Billing
11 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Front Office
11 1 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 73 (27.55%) Analyst
2 62 (23.40%) Consultant
3 52 (19.62%) SAP Consultant
4 33 (12.45%) Project Manager
5 30 (11.32%) Business Analyst
6 20 (7.55%) Data Analyst
7 18 (6.79%) SAP Manager
8 17 (6.42%) Architect
9 15 (5.66%) Functional Analyst
10 12 (4.53%) Developer
11 8 (3.02%) Functional Consultant
11 8 (3.02%) SAP Functional Consultant
12 7 (2.64%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 7 (2.64%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 7 (2.64%) SAP Project Manager
12 7 (2.64%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (2.26%) Security Consultant
13 6 (2.26%) Programme Manager
13 6 (2.26%) Siebel Analyst
13 6 (2.26%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.53%) .NET
2 4 (1.51%) XML
2 4 (1.51%) EDI
2 4 (1.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (1.13%) HTML
3 3 (1.13%) Spring
4 2 (0.75%) SAP PI
4 2 (0.75%) Middleware
4 2 (0.75%) EDIFACT
4 2 (0.75%) CSS
4 2 (0.75%) Web Services
4 2 (0.75%) XML Messaging
4 2 (0.75%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.38%) jQuery
5 1 (0.38%) SAP CO-PA
5 1 (0.38%) Mason
5 1 (0.38%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (0.38%) BAPI
5 1 (0.38%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.77%) User Experience
3 6 (2.26%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.51%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (1.13%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.75%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.75%) CESG
6 2 (0.75%) Economics
6 2 (0.75%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.75%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.75%) Data Conversion
6 2 (0.75%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.75%) TRADACOMS
6 2 (0.75%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.38%) Social Media
7 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.38%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (0.38%) Statistics
7 1 (0.38%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.38%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.53%) Windows
2 7 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (2.64%) Windows 7
2 7 (2.64%) Windows 8
2 7 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (1.89%) UNIX
4 2 (0.75%) Linux
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.38%) Android
5 1 (0.38%) Solaris
5 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (14.72%) Project Management
2 38 (14.34%) ERP
3 37 (13.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (11.32%) Migration
6 28 (10.57%) Change Management
7 22 (8.30%) Data Migration
8 20 (7.55%) Six Sigma
9 18 (6.79%) ITIL
10 17 (6.42%) Lean Six Sigma
11 16 (6.04%) CRM
12 15 (5.66%) Service Delivery
12 15 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (5.28%) Analytics
14 13 (4.91%) E-Commerce
15 12 (4.53%) Business Analysis
15 12 (4.53%) User Acceptance Testing
16 11 (4.15%) Change Control
16 11 (4.15%) PRINCE2
17 10 (3.77%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.92%) SQL
2 11 (4.15%) Java
3 4 (1.51%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.51%) VB.NET
3 4 (1.51%) ABAP
4 3 (1.13%) PHP
4 3 (1.13%) C#
5 2 (0.75%) C++
5 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.75%) C
6 1 (0.38%) SAS Macro
6 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.38%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.38%) R
6 1 (0.38%) Python
6 1 (0.38%) SAPscript
6 1 (0.38%) SQR
6 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (7.17%) SAP Certification
2 12 (4.53%) Degree
3 9 (3.40%) PMP
3 9 (3.40%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.51%) ACCA
5 2 (0.75%) CIMA
5 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.38%) PhD
6 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.38%) RHCE
6 1 (0.38%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.28%) Data Quality
2 9 (3.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.89%) COBIT
4 4 (1.51%) SLA
5 3 (1.13%) GxP
6 2 (0.75%) GCP
6 2 (0.75%) GMP
7 1 (0.38%) GLP
7 1 (0.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.38%) QA
7 1 (0.38%) DICOM
7 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.38%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 7 (2.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) Cronacle
2 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.38%) vSphere
2 1 (0.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (1.13%) Puppet
2 2 (0.75%) BladeLogic
2 2 (0.75%) SCCM
3 1 (0.38%) SCOM
3 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 128 (48.30%) SAP
2 16 (6.04%) Teradata
3 15 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (5.66%) Informatica
4 6 (2.26%) Siebel
4 6 (2.26%) Oracle
5 5 (1.89%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.51%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.51%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.13%) Apple
7 3 (1.13%) hybris
7 3 (1.13%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (1.13%) Cognos
7 3 (1.13%) Adobe
7 3 (1.13%) Nortel
7 3 (1.13%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.75%) Tableau
8 2 (0.75%) Twitter
8 2 (0.75%) BMC
8 2 (0.75%) OpenText
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