The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 216 209 200
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing FMCG 27 39 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.45% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 1.80% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 26
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£481 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £313 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £375 £475
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+134.37% +6.66%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2584 2168 2521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.84% 24.82% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1404 1141 1132
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £203 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 124 183
Average hourly rate £18.90 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

FMCG
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

FMCG Daily Rate Trend in the South East

FMCG
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FMCG across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

FMCG Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

FMCG
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

FMCG Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Surrey -3 12 £481 +48.07% 1
Middlesex +2 7 £269 -14.00%
Berkshire +6 3 £350 -12.50% 2
Hampshire -13 3 £600 +4.34%
West Sussex +2 1 - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
FMCG
England

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 27 (38.57%) Retail
2 19 (27.14%) Marketing
3 17 (24.29%) Project Management
3 17 (24.29%) SAP
4 16 (22.86%) CRM
4 16 (22.86%) Finance
5 14 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (15.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (14.29%) ITIL
7 10 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (11.43%) Degree
8 8 (11.43%) User Stories
9 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (8.57%) Manufacturing
10 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.57%) ERP
10 6 (8.57%) Oracle
10 6 (8.57%) Social Media
10 6 (8.57%) Business Analysis
10 6 (8.57%) User Experience
11 5 (7.14%) Java
11 5 (7.14%) PRINCE
12 4 (5.71%) B2B
12 4 (5.71%) Six Sigma
12 4 (5.71%) UML
12 4 (5.71%) Validation
12 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
12 4 (5.71%) Programme Management
12 4 (5.71%) Service Management

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.43%) CMS
2 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.43%) Apache
2 1 (1.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Project
2 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Maximo
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.86%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.43%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.43%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.43%) SAP PM
3 1 (1.43%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.43%) SAP PP
3 1 (1.43%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.43%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.43%) Demantra
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) DHCP
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.43%) DNS
2 1 (1.43%) Intranet
2 1 (1.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.43%) MS Access
1 1 (1.43%) MySQL
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.43%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.43%) SAP HANA
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Subversion
1 1 (1.43%) Axure RP
1 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (38.57%) Retail
2 19 (27.14%) Marketing
3 16 (22.86%) Finance
4 11 (15.71%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (8.57%) Manufacturing
6 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
7 3 (4.29%) Front Office
8 2 (2.86%) Legal
8 2 (2.86%) Banking
9 1 (1.43%) Electronics
9 1 (1.43%) French Language
9 1 (1.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (22.86%) Project Manager
2 13 (18.57%) Analyst
3 10 (14.29%) Programme Manager
4 8 (11.43%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Product Owner
6 4 (5.71%) Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Oracle Programme Manager
8 2 (2.86%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.86%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (2.86%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (2.86%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Desktop Support
9 1 (1.43%) Junior
9 1 (1.43%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.43%) Business Systems Analyst
9 1 (1.43%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (1.43%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) .NET
2 2 (2.86%) HTML
3 1 (1.43%) LAMP
3 1 (1.43%) CSS
3 1 (1.43%) Web Services
3 1 (1.43%) CSS3
3 1 (1.43%) HTML5
3 1 (1.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) Social Media
2 6 (8.57%) User Experience
3 2 (2.86%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.43%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.43%) PMI
4 1 (1.43%) EPoS
4 1 (1.43%) NHS
4 1 (1.43%) IPTV
4 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.43%) Linux
3 1 (1.43%) UNIX
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.29%) Project Management
2 16 (22.86%) CRM
3 14 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (14.29%) ITIL
4 10 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 8 (11.43%) User Stories
6 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
7 6 (8.57%) ERP
7 6 (8.57%) Business Analysis
8 5 (7.14%) PRINCE
9 4 (5.71%) B2B
9 4 (5.71%) Six Sigma
9 4 (5.71%) UML
9 4 (5.71%) Validation
9 4 (5.71%) Programme Management
9 4 (5.71%) Service Management
10 3 (4.29%) ITSM
10 3 (4.29%) Risk Management
10 3 (4.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) Java
2 3 (4.29%) C#
3 2 (2.86%) SQL
4 1 (1.43%) PHP
4 1 (1.43%) ABAP
4 1 (1.43%) VBA
4 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) APMP
2 2 (2.86%) HND
2 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.43%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.43%) MBA
3 1 (1.43%) MCP
3 1 (1.43%) RHCE
3 1 (1.43%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
1 2 (2.86%) GMP
2 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.43%) Nagios
1 1 (1.43%) SCCM
1 1 (1.43%) SCOM
1 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (24.29%) SAP
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.43%) VMware
4 1 (1.43%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.43%) Remedy
4 1 (1.43%) JDA
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.43%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.43%) HP
4 1 (1.43%) Google
4 1 (1.43%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.43%) RedPrairie
4 1 (1.43%) hybris