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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 25 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing FMCG 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.65% 1.09% 1.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.00% 4.35% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate £550 £300 £551
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -45.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £58.50 - -
FMCG
South East

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
50 46 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 33.11% 25.00% 28.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 33
Average daily rate £388 £390 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% -15.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £233 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £572 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Average hourly rate £44.00 £32.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FMCG across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

FMCG Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) VMware

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Lync
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) Skype
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Business Change Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Business Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Change Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Functional Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Head of Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Head of IT
1 1 (20.00%) Head of Projects
1 1 (20.00%) Head of Support
1 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (20.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (20.00%) IT Services Manager
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) BT
2 1 (20.00%) VMware