The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 358 354 358
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing FMCG 233 210 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.43% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.54% 1.40% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 123 124
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £429 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £49.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.39% +64.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £24.65 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £73.85 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.23

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15163 14956 13365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.90% 30.70% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9582 9248 8000
Average daily rate £418 £404 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% +0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 599 618 798
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend

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

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FMCG
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FMCG within the UK.

FMCG Daily Rate Trend in the UK

FMCG
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FMCG within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

FMCG Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

FMCG
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FMCG within the UK.

FMCG Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

FMCG
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FMCG within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

FMCG Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

FMCG
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 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
England -1 221 £450 - 62
London +7 131 £475 +1.06% 20
South East -23 29 £434 -6.27% 16
City of London +17 25 £500 -4.76% 1
Surrey +8 18 £481 -1.28% 2
North West +2 14 £525 +16.66% 4
East of England 0 10 £475 +5.55% 9
Manchester +1 9 £525 +27.27% 4
Yorkshire -3 9 £350 - 3
East Midlands +9 7 £313 +25.00% 2
Hertfordshire -8 7 £518 +15.00% 5
Uxbridge +10 6 £225 -30.76% 2
West Midlands +3 5 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 5 £313 -
Buckinghamshire -11 4 £285 - 4
South West -15 4 £425 +88.88% 6
Nottinghamshire -2 3 - -
Merseyside -10 3 - -
Scotland -13 3 £425 +6.25% 1
Lincolnshire - 3 £400 -
Birmingham - 3 - -
Reading +8 2 £294 -34.72% 3
Middlesex +1 2 £300 -45.50% 1
Berkshire -2 2 £294 -20.60% 6
Somerset -2 2 £413 +83.33% 2
Peterborough -8 2 £158 - 1
Milton Keynes -8 2 £285 - 1
Cambridgeshire -10 2 £158 - 3
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 - -

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 202 (41.48%) SAP
2 94 (19.30%) Retail
3 82 (16.84%) Manufacturing
4 76 (15.61%) Finance
5 75 (15.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 61 (12.53%) Project Management
7 59 (12.11%) ERP
8 57 (11.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 52 (10.68%) Migration
10 49 (10.06%) Windows
11 47 (9.65%) Marketing
12 45 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
13 43 (8.83%) E-Commerce
13 43 (8.83%) Logistics
14 41 (8.42%) Change Management
15 40 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
16 39 (8.01%) Microsoft
17 38 (7.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 33 (6.78%) Analytics
19 32 (6.57%) Agile Software Development
19 32 (6.57%) Data Migration
20 30 (6.16%) SAP BW
20 30 (6.16%) ITIL
21 27 (5.54%) SQL
21 27 (5.54%) Degree
21 27 (5.54%) Business Analysis
22 26 (5.34%) .NET
22 26 (5.34%) CRM
23 25 (5.13%) PRINCE2
23 25 (5.13%) MS Office

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 11 (2.26%) CMS
2 9 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.85%) SAS
3 7 (1.44%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.23%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.03%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (0.82%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.62%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.62%) Quickr
7 3 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.41%) Kentico
8 2 (0.41%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.41%) Apache
8 2 (0.41%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.41%) Drupal
9 1 (0.21%) WordPress
9 1 (0.21%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.21%) IIS
9 1 (0.21%) Confluence
Applications
1 25 (5.13%) MS Office
2 16 (3.29%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.67%) MS Project
4 11 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.23%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.21%) SPSS
6 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 24 (4.93%) SAP SD
2 15 (3.08%) SAP CO
3 14 (2.87%) SAP FI/CO
3 14 (2.87%) SAP FI
4 10 (2.05%) SAP ERP
5 8 (1.64%) SAP MM
5 8 (1.64%) SAP APO
5 8 (1.64%) SAP PLM
6 7 (1.44%) SAP SRM
7 6 (1.23%) SAP FI-AP
8 5 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (1.03%) SAP PP
8 5 (1.03%) SAP FSCM
9 4 (0.82%) SAP WM
10 3 (0.62%) SAP PM
10 3 (0.62%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.62%) SAP EHS
10 3 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.62%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.23%) SaaS
2 4 (0.82%) Office 365
3 1 (0.21%) Force.com
3 1 (0.21%) PaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.70%) LAN
2 16 (3.29%) WAN
3 6 (1.23%) VoIP
4 5 (1.03%) DNS
5 4 (0.82%) Intranet
5 4 (0.82%) Internet
5 4 (0.82%) SNMP
6 3 (0.62%) SAN
7 2 (0.41%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.41%) CTI
7 2 (0.41%) Wireless
8 1 (0.21%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.21%) MPLS
8 1 (0.21%) Firewall
8 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.21%) DHCP
8 1 (0.21%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.21%) GSM
8 1 (0.21%) PBX
8 1 (0.21%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.16%) SAP BW
2 15 (3.08%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.05%) Oracle BI EE
4 9 (1.85%) SAP BI
5 7 (1.44%) QlikView
5 7 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.44%) Big Data
6 4 (0.82%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.62%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.62%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.41%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.41%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.21%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.21%) Essbase
9 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (1.64%) LSMW
2 4 (0.82%) JUnit
2 4 (0.82%) Selenium
3 1 (0.21%) NUnit
3 1 (0.21%) JIRA
3 1 (0.21%) Axure RP
General
1 94 (19.30%) Retail
2 82 (16.84%) Manufacturing
3 76 (15.61%) Finance
4 57 (11.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 47 (9.65%) Marketing
6 16 (3.29%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.46%) Banking
8 9 (1.85%) Legal
9 8 (1.64%) General Ledger
10 7 (1.44%) Publishing
10 7 (1.44%) Electronics
11 5 (1.03%) Advertising
12 4 (0.82%) Automotive
12 4 (0.82%) Back Office
12 4 (0.82%) Billing
13 3 (0.62%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (0.62%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.21%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.21%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 106 (21.77%) Analyst
2 104 (21.36%) Consultant
3 72 (14.78%) SAP Consultant
4 43 (8.83%) Project Manager
5 42 (8.62%) Business Analyst
6 38 (7.80%) Architect
7 35 (7.19%) Developer
8 27 (5.54%) SAP Manager
9 22 (4.52%) Data Analyst
10 20 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (3.08%) Functional Analyst
12 14 (2.87%) Programme Manager
12 14 (2.87%) Security Consultant
13 12 (2.46%) Desktop Support
13 12 (2.46%) Siebel Analyst
14 11 (2.26%) .NET Developer
15 9 (1.85%) Delivery Manager
15 9 (1.85%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
15 9 (1.85%) Coordinator
16 8 (1.64%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.34%) .NET
2 11 (2.26%) HTML
2 11 (2.26%) CSS
2 11 (2.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 7 (1.44%) XML
3 7 (1.44%) AngularJS
4 6 (1.23%) EDI
5 5 (1.03%) XML Messaging
5 5 (1.03%) HTML5
6 4 (0.82%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.82%) EDIFACT
6 4 (0.82%) Spring
7 3 (0.62%) jQuery
7 3 (0.62%) Mason
7 3 (0.62%) WAP
7 3 (0.62%) CSS3
8 2 (0.41%) Underscore.js
8 2 (0.41%) WebSockets
8 2 (0.41%) SAP PI
8 2 (0.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (1.64%) Smartphone
3 6 (1.23%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.03%) Statistics
4 5 (1.03%) User Experience
5 4 (0.82%) Mobile App
5 4 (0.82%) Social Media
5 4 (0.82%) Data Extraction
5 4 (0.82%) TRADACOMS
5 4 (0.82%) E-Learning
5 4 (0.82%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.62%) Data Integration
6 3 (0.62%) DTV
6 3 (0.62%) iSeries
7 2 (0.41%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.41%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.41%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.41%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.41%) PMI
7 2 (0.41%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 49 (10.06%) Windows
2 22 (4.52%) Windows 7
3 21 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (3.49%) Windows 8
5 10 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (2.05%) UNIX
5 10 (2.05%) Linux
6 7 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.41%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.21%) AIX
9 1 (0.21%) Solaris
9 1 (0.21%) Android
9 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (15.40%) Stakeholder Management
2 61 (12.53%) Project Management
3 59 (12.11%) ERP
4 52 (10.68%) Migration
5 45 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
6 43 (8.83%) E-Commerce
6 43 (8.83%) Logistics
7 41 (8.42%) Change Management
8 38 (7.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 33 (6.78%) Analytics
10 32 (6.57%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (6.57%) Data Migration
11 30 (6.16%) ITIL
12 27 (5.54%) Business Analysis
13 26 (5.34%) CRM
14 25 (5.13%) PRINCE2
15 19 (3.90%) GAP Analysis
16 18 (3.70%) Service Delivery
16 18 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
17 17 (3.49%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 27 (5.54%) SQL
2 18 (3.70%) Java
3 12 (2.46%) VB.NET
4 10 (2.05%) C
5 9 (1.85%) JavaScript
6 8 (1.64%) C#
7 6 (1.23%) ABAP
8 2 (0.41%) R
9 1 (0.21%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.21%) VBA
9 1 (0.21%) VB
9 1 (0.21%) C++
9 1 (0.21%) Python
9 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.21%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (5.54%) Degree
2 17 (3.49%) SAP Certification
3 10 (2.05%) CISM
4 9 (1.85%) CISSP
5 7 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (1.44%) PMP
5 7 (1.44%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.23%) A+ Certification
6 6 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (1.23%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (0.82%) MCP
8 3 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.62%) ACCA
8 3 (0.62%) CIMA
8 3 (0.62%) ISEB
9 2 (0.41%) CISA
10 1 (0.21%) CIPFA
10 1 (0.21%) QiCA
10 1 (0.21%) MBA
10 1 (0.21%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.26%) SLA
3 4 (0.82%) COBIT
3 4 (0.82%) QA
4 3 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.41%) GMP
5 2 (0.41%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) GAAP
6 1 (0.21%) GxP
System Software
1 12 (2.46%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.23%) Terminal Server
3 2 (0.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.21%) Cronacle
4 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.21%) vSphere
4 1 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.21%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (1.44%) SCCM
2 4 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.41%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.21%) SCOM
4 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 202 (41.48%) SAP
2 39 (8.01%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.67%) Citrix
4 12 (2.46%) Siebel
5 11 (2.26%) PeopleSoft
5 11 (2.26%) Cognos
6 9 (1.85%) Lotus
6 9 (1.85%) hybris
7 8 (1.64%) Oracle
7 8 (1.64%) VMware
8 7 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.44%) RedPrairie
9 6 (1.23%) JD Edwards
9 6 (1.23%) IBM
9 6 (1.23%) webMethods
10 5 (1.03%) AppSense
10 5 (1.03%) Business Objects
10 5 (1.03%) Tableau
11 3 (0.62%) Wall Street Systems
11 3 (0.62%) Google
Glastonbury, Somerset
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
People Source
Rate: £500 - £615 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £550.00 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Canon
Rate: Up-to £40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Rate: Up to £35,000 per annum pro rata (dependant on experience)
Posted: 16 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Alexander Mann Solutions
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Alexander Mann Solutions
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £300 - £390 per day
Posted: 18 days ago