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 22 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 75 73 88
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Contract jobs citing FMCG 8 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.60% 0.33% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.40% 1.58% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£619 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.78% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £310 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £390 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +78.33%
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
334 253 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 25.17% 20.82% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 142 144
Average daily rate £370 £343 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% +7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £227 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 30
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £25.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -34.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.52 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.56 £20.67 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

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

FMCG Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 August 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
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Bury - - - -
Wigan - - - -
FMCG
North West

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 11 (57.89%) SAP
2 8 (42.11%) ERP
3 6 (31.58%) Finance
4 4 (21.05%) Retail
4 4 (21.05%) SAP ERP
5 3 (15.79%) Change Management
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.79%) MS Project
5 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
6 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
6 2 (10.53%) ABAP
6 2 (10.53%) Windows
6 2 (10.53%) Linux
6 2 (10.53%) NetWeaver
6 2 (10.53%) SAP APO
6 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Network Planning
6 2 (10.53%) SAP PLM
6 2 (10.53%) Test Management
6 2 (10.53%) SCCM
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
6 2 (10.53%) PLM
6 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.26%) SAP HANA
7 1 (5.26%) Banking
7 1 (5.26%) Supply Chain Management

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Project
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) SAP ERP
2 2 (10.53%) SAP APO
2 2 (10.53%) SAP PLM
3 1 (5.26%) SAP SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SAP HANA
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) SAP Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) PMO Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) SAP APO Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Manager
5 2 (10.53%) SAP Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) SAP Test Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Supply Chain Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Coordinator
6 1 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Package Solution Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) SAP PLM Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Senior SAP Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ERP
2 3 (15.79%) Change Management
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Network Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Test Management
3 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
3 2 (10.53%) PLM
3 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) ABAP
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) SAP