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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 129 116 114
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing FMCG 22 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.61% 0.46% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.26% 1.54% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 6
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£363 £600 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.58% +66.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £510 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £725 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £429 £434 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.98% +15.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 - £37.50
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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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
974 908 747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.82% 30.07% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 471 346
Average daily rate £375 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £212 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £600 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 55 44
Average hourly rate £16.73 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.53% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.00 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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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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 -9 16 £363 -39.58% 2
Merseyside - 6 - -
FMCG
England

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 33 (67.35%) SAP
2 8 (16.33%) ABAP
3 7 (14.29%) Finance
4 6 (12.24%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (12.24%) DB2
4 6 (12.24%) ERP
5 5 (10.20%) SAP Basis
5 5 (10.20%) Manufacturing
6 4 (8.16%) Workflow
6 4 (8.16%) CRM
6 4 (8.16%) Marketing
7 3 (6.12%) Retail
7 3 (6.12%) EDI
7 3 (6.12%) Project Management
7 3 (6.12%) SAP SD
7 3 (6.12%) Web Dynpro
8 2 (4.08%) Validation
8 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (4.08%) Wireless
8 2 (4.08%) BT
8 2 (4.08%) SAP APO
8 2 (4.08%) Ariba
8 2 (4.08%) SAP BW
8 2 (4.08%) NetWeaver
8 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.08%) Cisco
8 2 (4.08%) BGP
8 2 (4.08%) EIGRP
8 2 (4.08%) SAP MM
8 2 (4.08%) OSPF

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.08%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) SAP SD
2 2 (4.08%) SAP APO
2 2 (4.08%) SAP MM
2 2 (4.08%) SAP GRC
2 2 (4.08%) SAP BPC
3 1 (2.04%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.04%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.04%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) OSPF
1 2 (4.08%) BGP
1 2 (4.08%) EIGRP
1 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (4.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) DB2
2 2 (4.08%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.04%) SAP BI
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (10.20%) Manufacturing
4 4 (8.16%) Marketing
5 3 (6.12%) Retail
6 1 (2.04%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) SAP Manager
2 8 (16.33%) Consultant
3 6 (12.24%) Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) DBA
3 6 (12.24%) DB2 DBA
3 6 (12.24%) PMO Manager
3 6 (12.24%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) Marketing Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.12%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) SAP Project Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.04%) IT Consultant
7 1 (2.04%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Junior
7 1 (2.04%) Developer
7 1 (2.04%) SAP MM Consultant
7 1 (2.04%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 1 (2.04%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) SAP Basis
2 3 (6.12%) EDI
2 3 (6.12%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (2.04%) XML
3 1 (2.04%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Data Integration
1 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.24%) ERP
2 4 (8.16%) CRM
2 4 (8.16%) Workflow
3 3 (6.12%) Project Management
4 2 (4.08%) Data Architecture
4 2 (4.08%) Data Management
4 2 (4.08%) Validation
4 2 (4.08%) Data Governance
4 2 (4.08%) Master Data Management
4 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.04%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (2.04%) SDLC
5 1 (2.04%) Migration
5 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.04%) Information Security
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL
5 1 (2.04%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.04%) Logistics
5 1 (2.04%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.04%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) CISSP
1 1 (2.04%) CISM
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (67.35%) SAP
2 2 (4.08%) Cisco
2 2 (4.08%) Ariba
2 2 (4.08%) BT
2 2 (4.08%) Aruba
3 1 (2.04%) SEEBURGER
3 1 (2.04%) Remedy
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) HP
3 1 (2.04%) Cognos