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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 138 131 119
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing FMCG 18 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.43% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.42% 1.51% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 8
Average daily rate £400 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £442 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.94% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £58.50 - -
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
1264 926 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.14% 28.44% 29.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 533 467
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 39 59
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.92 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.83 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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
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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -17 10 £400 -33.33% 5
Merseyside +4 8 - -
FMCG
England

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 21 (53.85%) SAP
2 8 (20.51%) Retail
3 7 (17.95%) SAP BW
3 7 (17.95%) SAP APO
3 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (15.38%) Windows
4 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
5 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (10.26%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (10.26%) Android
6 4 (10.26%) Apple iOS
6 4 (10.26%) Migration
6 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
6 4 (10.26%) CISM
6 4 (10.26%) Information Security
6 4 (10.26%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (10.26%) CISSP
7 3 (7.69%) SAP BI
7 3 (7.69%) Data Management
7 3 (7.69%) Tableau
7 3 (7.69%) Project Planning
7 3 (7.69%) Master Data Management
7 3 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
8 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
8 2 (5.13%) Driving Licence
8 2 (5.13%) Process Improvement
8 2 (5.13%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Architecture

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
1 2 (5.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (17.95%) SAP APO
2 2 (5.13%) SAP HR
2 2 (5.13%) SAP MDM
3 1 (2.56%) HFM
3 1 (2.56%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.56%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.56%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) DHCP
1 2 (5.13%) DNS
1 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SAP BW
2 3 (7.69%) SAP BI
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (20.51%) Retail
2 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Consultant
2 7 (17.95%) Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Information Security Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Security Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) SAP APO Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Tableau Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Domain Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Field Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Field Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) HR Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) HR Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Process Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) SAP Business Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Android
2 4 (10.26%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (10.26%) Information Security
3 4 (10.26%) Migration
3 4 (10.26%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (10.26%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
3 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (7.69%) Data Management
4 3 (7.69%) Master Data Management
4 3 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL
5 2 (5.13%) Logistics
5 2 (5.13%) Process Improvement
6 1 (2.56%) Change Control
6 1 (2.56%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (2.56%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) ABAP
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
1 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) CISM
1 4 (10.26%) CISSP
2 1 (2.56%) ACCA
2 1 (2.56%) CIMA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) SAP
2 3 (7.69%) Tableau
3 1 (2.56%) Hyperion
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Remedy