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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 279 290 306
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +16
Contract jobs citing FMCG 137 140 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.56% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.58% 1.48% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 102 78
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£475 £475 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £599 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £385 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -14.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £48.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+150.00% +6.66%
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
8696 9485 9741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.88% 37.60% 37.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5999 6602 6653
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 169 245
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.23 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 1 October 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FMCG across the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

FMCG Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +24 18 £575 +48.38% 5
Uxbridge - 7 £168 - 1
Brentford - 1 £375 -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
FMCG
England

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 131 (44.86%) SAP
2 58 (19.86%) Retail
3 46 (15.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (15.41%) ERP
5 43 (14.73%) Finance
6 36 (12.33%) CRM
7 34 (11.64%) Project Management
8 33 (11.30%) Change Management
9 32 (10.96%) Manufacturing
10 30 (10.27%) Marketing
11 28 (9.59%) Migration
12 26 (8.90%) GAP Analysis
12 26 (8.90%) Pharmaceutical
13 25 (8.56%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (8.56%) SAP Implementation
13 25 (8.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 25 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (7.19%) Degree
14 21 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (7.19%) E-Commerce
14 21 (7.19%) PeopleSoft
15 20 (6.85%) Siebel
16 19 (6.51%) Business Analysis
16 19 (6.51%) Continuous Improvement
17 18 (6.16%) MS Excel
17 18 (6.16%) Java
18 17 (5.82%) Data Migration
19 15 (5.14%) Oracle BI EE
19 15 (5.14%) MS PowerPoint
19 15 (5.14%) .NET

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 12 (4.11%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.05%) CMS
3 5 (1.71%) SAS
4 3 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.03%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.03%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.34%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.34%) Kentico
5 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (6.16%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (4.45%) MS Office
4 7 (2.40%) MS Project
5 3 (1.03%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.34%) InDesign
6 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (5.14%) SAP CO
2 10 (3.42%) SAP SD
3 8 (2.74%) SAP FI
3 8 (2.74%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (2.74%) SAP SRM
4 6 (2.05%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (1.37%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (1.37%) Magento
5 4 (1.37%) SAP BPC
6 3 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.68%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.68%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.68%) SAP FSCM
8 1 (0.34%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.34%) SAP EHS
8 1 (0.34%) CA Clarity
8 1 (0.34%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.05%) SaaS
1 6 (2.05%) Force.com
1 6 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.37%) Office 365
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.34%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.08%) Firewall
2 6 (2.05%) LAN
2 6 (2.05%) VoIP
3 5 (1.71%) WAN
4 4 (1.37%) Intranet
5 3 (1.03%) Internet
6 2 (0.68%) SAN
6 2 (0.68%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.34%) IMAP
7 1 (0.34%) Wireless
7 1 (0.34%) SMTP
7 1 (0.34%) HTTP
7 1 (0.34%) SNMP
7 1 (0.34%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.14%) Oracle BI EE
2 11 (3.77%) SAP BI
3 9 (3.08%) SAP BW
4 6 (2.05%) Big Data
5 3 (1.03%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.03%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.68%) MS Access
6 2 (0.68%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.34%) MySQL
7 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.34%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.34%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Jasmine
1 1 (0.34%) NUnit
1 1 (0.34%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.34%) TestDirector
General
1 58 (19.86%) Retail
2 43 (14.73%) Finance
3 32 (10.96%) Manufacturing
4 30 (10.27%) Marketing
5 26 (8.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (2.74%) Publishing
7 6 (2.05%) Banking
8 5 (1.71%) Billing
8 5 (1.71%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.37%) Legal
9 4 (1.37%) Back Office
9 4 (1.37%) German Language
10 2 (0.68%) Electronics
10 2 (0.68%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.68%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.34%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.34%) Front Office
11 1 (0.34%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 74 (25.34%) Analyst
2 48 (16.44%) Consultant
3 41 (14.04%) Architect
4 29 (9.93%) Solutions Architect
4 29 (9.93%) Business Analyst
5 24 (8.22%) Developer
6 23 (7.88%) SAP Consultant
6 23 (7.88%) Project Manager
7 22 (7.53%) SAP Manager
8 19 (6.51%) Siebel Analyst
9 13 (4.45%) SAP Analyst
10 12 (4.11%) Solutions Analyst
11 10 (3.42%) Functional Consultant
12 9 (3.08%) Designer
12 9 (3.08%) Functional Analyst
12 9 (3.08%) Security Architect
12 9 (3.08%) Test Manager
12 9 (3.08%) Coordinator
13 8 (2.74%) Data Analyst
13 8 (2.74%) SAP Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.14%) .NET
2 6 (2.05%) CSS
2 6 (2.05%) HTML
2 6 (2.05%) Visualforce
3 5 (1.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (1.37%) jQuery
4 4 (1.37%) Mason
5 3 (1.03%) XML
5 3 (1.03%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.03%) Swing
6 2 (0.68%) Flash
6 2 (0.68%) EDI
6 2 (0.68%) Web Services
6 2 (0.68%) Ajax
6 2 (0.68%) WCF
6 2 (0.68%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.68%) HTML5
6 2 (0.68%) CSS3
6 2 (0.68%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.34%) HATEOAS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (1.71%) Management Information System
2 5 (1.71%) PMI
3 4 (1.37%) Data Integration
3 4 (1.37%) Data Extraction
3 4 (1.37%) User Experience
4 3 (1.03%) Smartphone
4 3 (1.03%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.68%) DTV
5 2 (0.68%) LIMS
5 2 (0.68%) Social Media
5 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.34%) iPad
6 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.34%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.34%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.79%) Windows
2 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.03%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.03%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.34%) Android
4 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.34%) UNIX
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (15.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 45 (15.41%) ERP
3 36 (12.33%) CRM
4 34 (11.64%) Project Management
5 33 (11.30%) Change Management
6 28 (9.59%) Migration
7 26 (8.90%) GAP Analysis
8 25 (8.56%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (8.56%) SAP Implementation
8 25 (8.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 21 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (7.19%) E-Commerce
10 19 (6.51%) Business Analysis
10 19 (6.51%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (5.82%) Data Migration
12 15 (5.14%) Information Security
13 14 (4.79%) Validation
14 12 (4.11%) Data Management
15 11 (3.77%) ITIL
15 11 (3.77%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.16%) Java
2 13 (4.45%) SQL
3 6 (2.05%) VBA
3 6 (2.05%) VB.NET
3 6 (2.05%) C#
3 6 (2.05%) Apex Code
4 4 (1.37%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.68%) C
5 2 (0.68%) ABAP
6 1 (0.34%) R
6 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.34%) VBScript
6 1 (0.34%) VB
6 1 (0.34%) C++
6 1 (0.34%) Perl
6 1 (0.34%) PHP
6 1 (0.34%) Python
6 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.34%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 21 (7.19%) Degree
2 6 (2.05%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.71%) PMP
3 5 (1.71%) SAP Certification
4 4 (1.37%) CCA
4 4 (1.37%) CISM
5 3 (1.03%) MCP
5 3 (1.03%) CISSP
5 3 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.68%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.68%) ISEB
6 2 (0.68%) ACCA
6 2 (0.68%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (0.68%) CIMA
6 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.34%) CRISC
7 1 (0.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.34%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.71%) QA
2 4 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.37%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.68%) GMP
5 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.34%) GCP
5 1 (0.34%) GAAP
5 1 (0.34%) SLA
5 1 (0.34%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.68%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.34%) XenApp
2 1 (0.34%) XenServer
2 1 (0.34%) vSphere
2 1 (0.34%) vCloud
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (2.74%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 131 (44.86%) SAP
2 21 (7.19%) PeopleSoft
3 20 (6.85%) Siebel
4 15 (5.14%) Microsoft
5 11 (3.77%) Oracle
5 11 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.05%) JD Edwards
7 4 (1.37%) hybris
8 3 (1.03%) Kronos
8 3 (1.03%) ION Trading
8 3 (1.03%) VMware
8 3 (1.03%) Intel
8 3 (1.03%) Citrix
9 2 (0.68%) IBM
9 2 (0.68%) Adobe
9 2 (0.68%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.34%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.34%) Wall Street Systems
10 1 (0.34%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.34%) Zend
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