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 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 82 78 75
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing FMCG 14 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.87% 0.81% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.29% 2.68% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
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£425 £600 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £369
% change year-on-year
- +15.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £37.50
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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
425 373 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.28% 30.30% 28.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 199 165
Average daily rate £330 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £226 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 19
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.31 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -4.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £9.27 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.80 £18.58
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 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 31 July 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (77.14%) SAP
2 7 (20.00%) ABAP
3 6 (17.14%) Finance
3 6 (17.14%) Manufacturing
3 6 (17.14%) ERP
3 6 (17.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (11.43%) Workflow
4 4 (11.43%) Marketing
4 4 (11.43%) CRM
5 3 (8.57%) EDI
5 3 (8.57%) Web Dynpro
5 3 (8.57%) Retail
6 2 (5.71%) Data Management
6 2 (5.71%) SAP Basis
6 2 (5.71%) Data Integration
6 2 (5.71%) Data Architecture
6 2 (5.71%) SAP GRC
6 2 (5.71%) SAP BPC
6 2 (5.71%) Data Governance
6 2 (5.71%) Master Data Management
6 2 (5.71%) Project Management
6 2 (5.71%) Validation
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.71%) Ariba
6 2 (5.71%) NetWeaver
6 2 (5.71%) SAP SD
6 2 (5.71%) SAP MM
7 1 (2.86%) SAP BI
7 1 (2.86%) SAP APO
7 1 (2.86%) SAP BW

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP SD
1 2 (5.71%) SAP MM
1 2 (5.71%) SAP GRC
1 2 (5.71%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.86%) SAP APO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.86%) SAP BI
General
1 6 (17.14%) Pharmaceutical
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
1 6 (17.14%) Manufacturing
2 4 (11.43%) Marketing
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) SAP Manager
2 6 (17.14%) PMO Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Marketing Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) SAP Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) SAP SD Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) SAP Test Manager
6 1 (2.86%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) EDI Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) EDI Developer
6 1 (2.86%) SAP MM Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) EDI Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) EDI
1 3 (8.57%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (5.71%) SAP Basis
3 1 (2.86%) EDIFACT
3 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) ERP
2 4 (11.43%) Workflow
2 4 (11.43%) CRM
3 2 (5.71%) Data Architecture
3 2 (5.71%) Data Governance
3 2 (5.71%) Master Data Management
3 2 (5.71%) Data Management
3 2 (5.71%) Validation
3 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (5.71%) Project Management
4 1 (2.86%) Change Management
4 1 (2.86%) Migration
4 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.86%) Logistics
4 1 (2.86%) Matrix Management
4 1 (2.86%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) ABAP
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (77.14%) SAP
2 2 (5.71%) Ariba
3 1 (2.86%) SEEBURGER
3 1 (2.86%) HP