The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 76 78 75
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing FMCG 20 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.23% 0.85% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.43% 3.54% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£550 £405 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.80% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £434 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £14.00 £16.73
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -16.31%
FMCG
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
451 339 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 27.67% 23.91% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 176 141
Average daily rate £350 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 32
Average hourly rate £12.25 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.96% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.20 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £37.35 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

FMCG
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

FMCG Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

FMCG
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

FMCG Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 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
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Job
Vacancies
Stockport - - - -
FMCG
North West

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 26 (83.87%) SAP
2 12 (38.71%) ERP
3 6 (19.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (16.13%) ABAP
4 5 (16.13%) PLM
4 5 (16.13%) Finance
4 5 (16.13%) SAP PLM
5 4 (12.90%) SAP ERP
5 4 (12.90%) Marketing
5 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
5 4 (12.90%) Workflow
6 3 (9.68%) Change Management
6 3 (9.68%) Web Dynpro
6 3 (9.68%) SAP MM
6 3 (9.68%) CRM
7 2 (6.45%) EDI
7 2 (6.45%) SAP APO
7 2 (6.45%) MS Project
7 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
7 2 (6.45%) Validation
7 2 (6.45%) Data Management
7 2 (6.45%) Data Integration
7 2 (6.45%) Data Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) Data Governance
7 2 (6.45%) Master Data Management
7 2 (6.45%) People Management
8 1 (3.23%) Analytics
8 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
8 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Project
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) SAP PLM
2 4 (12.90%) SAP ERP
3 3 (9.68%) SAP MM
4 2 (6.45%) SAP APO
5 1 (3.23%) SAP SD
5 1 (3.23%) SAP xRPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (19.35%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
3 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
3 4 (12.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) SAP Manager
2 8 (25.81%) PMO Manager
2 8 (25.81%) Consultant
3 7 (22.58%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) SAP PLM Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Marketing Manager
5 2 (6.45%) SAP APO Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) ETL Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) SAP Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (6.45%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) ERP
2 5 (16.13%) PLM
3 4 (12.90%) Workflow
4 3 (9.68%) CRM
4 3 (9.68%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) Master Data Management
5 2 (6.45%) People Management
5 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.45%) Validation
5 2 (6.45%) Data Management
5 2 (6.45%) Data Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) Data Governance
6 1 (3.23%) Analytics
6 1 (3.23%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (3.23%) Document Management
6 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Data Mapping
6 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.23%) ETL
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) ABAP
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) SAP
2 1 (3.23%) HP
2 1 (3.23%) Tableau