The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 15 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing FMCG 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.95% 0.45% 0.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.07% 1.33% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£426 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £443
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £14.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -42.85%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
58 75 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 32.77% 33.78% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 43 29
Average daily rate £395 £431 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.40% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £572 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

FMCG
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

FMCG Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

FMCG
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

FMCG Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 5 (55.56%) SAP
2 4 (44.44%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) SAP FI-GL
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) Usability Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) User Experience
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Manugistics
5 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
5 1 (11.11%) SAP APO
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (11.11%) SAP APO
2 1 (11.11%) BPCS
2 1 (11.11%) MFGPRO
2 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
General
1 4 (44.44%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Kronos Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Quality Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Change Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Data Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Accountant
2 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Transition Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Data Quality Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ERP
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Usability Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (11.11%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (11.11%) COBIT
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Manugistics
2 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
2 1 (11.11%) Kronos