The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 123 126 114
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing FMCG 31 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 0.41% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.76% 1.50% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
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£450 £438 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +21.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £267 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £423 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.95% +5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £14.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+71.42% +21.73%
FMCG
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1123 864 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.12% 27.29% 27.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 452 297
Average daily rate £400 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £211 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 77 58
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.13 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -2.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.61 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £44.55 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.11%

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

FMCG
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

FMCG Daily Rate Trend in the North West

FMCG
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FMCG across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

FMCG Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

FMCG
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

FMCG Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester +1 21 £550 +35.80% 1
FMCG
England

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 34 (72.34%) SAP
2 14 (29.79%) ERP
3 7 (14.89%) SAP PLM
3 7 (14.89%) Finance
3 7 (14.89%) PLM
3 7 (14.89%) ABAP
4 6 (12.77%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (12.77%) SAP ERP
5 4 (8.51%) DB2
5 4 (8.51%) CRM
5 4 (8.51%) Workflow
5 4 (8.51%) Manufacturing
5 4 (8.51%) Marketing
6 3 (6.38%) Information Security
6 3 (6.38%) CISM
6 3 (6.38%) Change Management
6 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.38%) Web Dynpro
6 3 (6.38%) CISSP
6 3 (6.38%) Project Management
6 3 (6.38%) SAP MM
6 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.26%) Data Governance
7 2 (4.26%) Master Data Management
7 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (4.26%) People Management
7 2 (4.26%) Data Integration
7 2 (4.26%) Data Architecture
7 2 (4.26%) SAP SD
7 2 (4.26%) SAP APO

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (4.26%) MS Project
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (14.89%) SAP PLM
2 6 (12.77%) SAP ERP
3 3 (6.38%) SAP MM
4 2 (4.26%) SAP SD
4 2 (4.26%) SAP APO
5 1 (2.13%) SAP FI
5 1 (2.13%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (2.13%) SAP CO
5 1 (2.13%) SAP xRPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) DB2
2 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.13%) SAP BW
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (8.51%) Marketing
3 4 (8.51%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Consultant
2 12 (25.53%) SAP Consultant
3 9 (19.15%) SAP Manager
4 8 (17.02%) PMO Manager
5 6 (12.77%) SAP PLM Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) DBA
7 4 (8.51%) Marketing Manager
7 4 (8.51%) DB2 DBA
8 3 (6.38%) IT Security Consultant
8 3 (6.38%) IT Consultant
8 3 (6.38%) Security Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) SAP APO Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) Project Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) SAP Basis Consultant
10 1 (2.13%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 1 (2.13%) Senior Business Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) Administrator
10 1 (2.13%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (4.26%) SAP Basis
2 2 (4.26%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Data Integration
1 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) ERP
2 7 (14.89%) PLM
3 4 (8.51%) Workflow
3 4 (8.51%) CRM
4 3 (6.38%) Project Management
4 3 (6.38%) Change Management
4 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
4 3 (6.38%) Information Security
4 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (4.26%) Data Governance
5 2 (4.26%) Master Data Management
5 2 (4.26%) People Management
5 2 (4.26%) Data Architecture
5 2 (4.26%) Validation
5 2 (4.26%) Data Management
5 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL
6 1 (2.13%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.13%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) CISSP
1 3 (6.38%) CISM
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (72.34%) SAP
2 1 (2.13%) Cognos
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) HP
2 1 (2.13%) Remedy
2 1 (2.13%) Tableau