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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 218 194 215
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +21
Contract jobs citing FMCG 38 55 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.58% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% 2.12% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 34 15
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£434 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £292 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £443 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.11% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2871 2596 2135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.68% 27.45% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1529 1396 1033
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 156 183
Average hourly rate £18.90 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 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
Surrey -6 12 £538 +23.56% 1
Berkshire -8 11 £400 -4.47% 5
Middlesex +11 8 £426 -5.27%
Hampshire -13 5 £210 -61.81% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 1 £525 - 2
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
FMCG
England

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 30 (44.78%) Project Management
2 23 (34.33%) Retail
3 20 (29.85%) SAP
4 18 (26.87%) Pharmaceutical
5 15 (22.39%) Finance
5 15 (22.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (16.42%) Manufacturing
7 11 (16.42%) Marketing
7 11 (16.42%) ITIL
8 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (11.94%) MS Office
10 6 (8.96%) PRINCE
10 6 (8.96%) B2B
10 6 (8.96%) Degree
10 6 (8.96%) Advertising
10 6 (8.96%) Change Management
10 6 (8.96%) Electronics
10 6 (8.96%) E-Learning
10 6 (8.96%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (8.96%) Marketing Management
10 6 (8.96%) Marketing Strategy
11 5 (7.46%) Analytics
11 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2
11 5 (7.46%) Windows
11 5 (7.46%) SAP APO
12 4 (5.97%) SQL
12 4 (5.97%) Oracle
12 4 (5.97%) Programme Management
12 4 (5.97%) Migration

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) CMS
2 1 (1.49%) Drupal
2 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.49%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Office
2 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.49%) MS Project
2 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) SAP APO
2 2 (2.99%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.49%) MFGPRO
3 1 (1.49%) Maximo
3 1 (1.49%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.49%) HFM
3 1 (1.49%) BPCS
3 1 (1.49%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.49%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.49%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) LAN
1 2 (2.99%) WAN
2 1 (1.49%) Wireless
2 1 (1.49%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.49%) DB2
1 1 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (1.49%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.49%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 23 (34.33%) Retail
2 18 (26.87%) Pharmaceutical
3 15 (22.39%) Finance
4 11 (16.42%) Manufacturing
4 11 (16.42%) Marketing
5 6 (8.96%) Advertising
5 6 (8.96%) Electronics
6 1 (1.49%) Back Office
6 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (31.34%) Project Manager
2 8 (11.94%) Analyst
3 5 (7.46%) Consultant
4 4 (5.97%) Senior Manager
4 4 (5.97%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Change Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Business Change Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Business Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (2.99%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Desktop Support
6 2 (2.99%) Architect
6 2 (2.99%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (2.99%) SAP Manager
6 2 (2.99%) SAP Project Manager
6 2 (2.99%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (2.99%) Communications Manager
6 2 (2.99%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (2.99%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) HTML
1 3 (4.48%) CSS
2 2 (2.99%) Backbone.js
2 2 (2.99%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (2.99%) HTML5
2 2 (2.99%) CSS3
2 2 (2.99%) Sass
2 2 (2.99%) LESS
2 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.49%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.49%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.49%) JDBC
3 1 (1.49%) SOAP
3 1 (1.49%) XML
3 1 (1.49%) XSL
3 1 (1.49%) WSDL
3 1 (1.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.96%) E-Learning
3 3 (4.48%) LIMS
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.49%) User Experience
4 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.49%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.78%) Project Management
2 15 (22.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (16.42%) ITIL
4 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.96%) PRINCE
5 6 (8.96%) B2B
5 6 (8.96%) Change Management
5 6 (8.96%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (8.96%) Marketing Management
5 6 (8.96%) Marketing Strategy
6 5 (7.46%) Analytics
6 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.97%) Programme Management
7 4 (5.97%) Migration
8 3 (4.48%) Project Planning
8 3 (4.48%) ERP
9 2 (2.99%) Data Migration
9 2 (2.99%) TDD
9 2 (2.99%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (2.99%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.97%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.99%) PMP
2 2 (2.99%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.49%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.49%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.99%) GAMP
1 2 (2.99%) GxP
2 1 (1.49%) COBIT
2 1 (1.49%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) SCCM
1 1 (1.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (29.85%) SAP
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle
3 3 (4.48%) Citrix
4 2 (2.99%) VMware
5 1 (1.49%) Omniture
5 1 (1.49%) Google
5 1 (1.49%) Kronos
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.49%) Adobe
5 1 (1.49%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.49%) JDA
5 1 (1.49%) Manugistics
5 1 (1.49%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.49%) TIBCO
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