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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 404 374 366
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -8
Contract jobs citing FMCG 233 261 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.47% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.23% 1.45% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 159 149
Average daily rate
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£440 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.36% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £398 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +9.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Average hourly rate £21.75 - £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 - £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.85 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - £16.00

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
18977 18018 17291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.94% 32.37% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11929 10808 10452
Average daily rate £425 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 730 740 714
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.70 £18.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.13% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.73 £45.00 £42.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

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 31 August 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
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 31 August 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 -47 228 £440 -7.36% 61
London +5 149 £450 -5.26% 31
South East -34 26 £419 -11.84% 10
City of London -2 21 £650 +18.18% 2
North West -25 17 £344 -44.44% 7
Berkshire +6 14 £388 +10.71% 6
East of England +3 14 £450 +13.20% 2
Hertfordshire +7 12 £445 +15.58% 2
Manchester -13 11 £344 -44.44% 2
Westminster - 10 £650 -
Surrey -6 9 £434 -9.92% 3
Reading - 6 £400 - 2
Hemel Hempstead +7 5 £500 +33.33%
Uxbridge +2 5 £123 -25.75%
Merseyside -6 5 - - 3
Yorkshire -32 5 £305 +10.90% 1
Brentford - 5 £350 -
East Midlands -21 4 £275 -8.33% 3
West Yorkshire -28 4 £300 +9.09%
Middlesex +2 3 £318 +18.13%
Liverpool -2 3 - -
Chesterfield -2 3 £275 -
Derbyshire -4 3 £275 -
West Midlands -5 3 £150 -58.62% 3
Scotland -11 3 £315 -10.00% 1
South West -13 3 £375 +2.04% 3
Leeds -24 3 - -
Bedfordshire +10 2 £494 -14.13%
Woking +3 2 - -
Slough +2 2 £350 -26.31% 1

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 167 (35.68%) SAP
2 111 (23.72%) Project Management
3 95 (20.30%) Retail
4 80 (17.09%) Finance
5 73 (15.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 69 (14.74%) ERP
7 63 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 57 (12.18%) Manufacturing
9 50 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
10 44 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
12 39 (8.33%) Migration
13 35 (7.48%) Microsoft
13 35 (7.48%) MS Excel
14 32 (6.84%) ITIL
15 30 (6.41%) CRM
15 30 (6.41%) Change Management
16 29 (6.20%) Marketing
17 28 (5.98%) User Acceptance Testing
18 27 (5.77%) Analytics
19 24 (5.13%) SQL
20 23 (4.91%) QlikView
21 22 (4.70%) MS Office
21 22 (4.70%) E-Commerce
22 21 (4.49%) Windows
22 21 (4.49%) Programme Management
23 20 (4.27%) Management Information System
23 20 (4.27%) Informatica
24 19 (4.06%) Oracle
24 19 (4.06%) PRINCE2

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (2.35%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.92%) SAS
3 7 (1.50%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.50%) IIS
4 6 (1.28%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.85%) CMS
7 3 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.43%) iPlanet
8 2 (0.43%) Liferay
8 2 (0.43%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.43%) CoreMedia CMS
8 2 (0.43%) Drupal
8 2 (0.43%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.43%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.43%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.21%) Node.js
Applications
1 35 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.70%) MS Office
3 10 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.28%) MS Project
5 4 (0.85%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.85%) InDesign
6 3 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.21%) SPSS
7 1 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.56%) SAP FI
2 11 (2.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (1.92%) SAP FI/CO
3 9 (1.92%) SAP CO
4 7 (1.50%) SAP SD
4 7 (1.50%) SAP APO
5 5 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.85%) SAP FSCM
6 4 (0.85%) SAP BPC
6 4 (0.85%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.64%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.43%) Magento
8 2 (0.43%) SAP FI-GL
8 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.43%) BusinessWare
8 2 (0.43%) SAP R/3
8 2 (0.43%) SAP WM
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.21%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.71%) Office 365
2 7 (1.50%) SaaS
3 5 (1.07%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (0.85%) PaaS
5 3 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.07%) Firewall
2 4 (0.85%) LAN
2 4 (0.85%) WAN
2 4 (0.85%) Wireless
3 3 (0.64%) DNS
4 2 (0.43%) SNMP
4 2 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.43%) Intranet
4 2 (0.43%) MPLS
4 2 (0.43%) OSPF
4 2 (0.43%) BGP
4 2 (0.43%) EIGRP
4 2 (0.43%) NAS
5 1 (0.21%) Telepresence
5 1 (0.21%) Network Security
5 1 (0.21%) Internet
5 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.21%) SAN
5 1 (0.21%) DHCP
5 1 (0.21%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.91%) QlikView
2 18 (3.85%) SAP BW
3 11 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.28%) DB2
6 5 (1.07%) SQL Server
6 5 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.07%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (0.64%) SAP HANA
7 3 (0.64%) Pentaho
7 3 (0.64%) MonetDB
7 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.64%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.43%) EDMS
8 2 (0.43%) DB2 UDB
8 2 (0.43%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.43%) Big Data
9 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.71%) JIRA
2 5 (1.07%) Selenium
2 5 (1.07%) JUnit
3 3 (0.64%) LSMW
4 1 (0.21%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.21%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.21%) ProC
4 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.21%) Gradle
General
1 95 (20.30%) Retail
2 80 (17.09%) Finance
3 73 (15.60%) Pharmaceutical
4 57 (12.18%) Manufacturing
5 29 (6.20%) Marketing
6 19 (4.06%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.56%) Banking
8 5 (1.07%) Games
8 5 (1.07%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.85%) Publishing
9 4 (0.85%) Automotive
9 4 (0.85%) Legal
10 3 (0.64%) Advertising
10 3 (0.64%) Russian Language
11 2 (0.43%) Back Office
12 1 (0.21%) Electronics
12 1 (0.21%) Front Office
12 1 (0.21%) German Language
12 1 (0.21%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 103 (22.01%) Analyst
2 80 (17.09%) Project Manager
3 63 (13.46%) Consultant
4 41 (8.76%) Business Analyst
5 36 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
6 30 (6.41%) SAP Manager
7 27 (5.77%) Architect
8 26 (5.56%) Developer
9 22 (4.70%) Programme Manager
9 22 (4.70%) Data Analyst
10 17 (3.63%) SAP Project Manager
11 12 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (2.35%) SAP Analyst
13 9 (1.92%) Service Manager
14 8 (1.71%) Technical Analyst
14 8 (1.71%) Functional Analyst
14 8 (1.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 7 (1.50%) Designer
15 7 (1.50%) Risk Consultant
15 7 (1.50%) Compliance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.78%) .NET
2 7 (1.50%) Spring
3 6 (1.28%) EDI
3 6 (1.28%) HTML
3 6 (1.28%) Web Services
3 6 (1.28%) HTML5
4 5 (1.07%) SAP Basis
4 5 (1.07%) CSS
5 3 (0.64%) Flash
5 3 (0.64%) Web Dynpro
5 3 (0.64%) CSS3
6 2 (0.43%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.43%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.43%) jQuery
6 2 (0.43%) WebCenter
6 2 (0.43%) MSMQ
6 2 (0.43%) XML
6 2 (0.43%) J2EE
6 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.21%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.27%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.21%) Data Centre
4 14 (2.99%) User Experience
5 5 (1.07%) Visualisation
6 3 (0.64%) Social Media
6 3 (0.64%) Taxonomies
6 3 (0.64%) LIMS
7 2 (0.43%) AS400
7 2 (0.43%) PACS
7 2 (0.43%) Video Editing
7 2 (0.43%) Informatics
7 2 (0.43%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.43%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.43%) CMDB
7 2 (0.43%) Copywriting
7 2 (0.43%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.43%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.43%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.21%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 21 (4.49%) Windows
2 13 (2.78%) Windows 7
3 7 (1.50%) Android
4 5 (1.07%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.64%) AIX
6 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.43%) UNIX
7 2 (0.43%) Solaris
7 2 (0.43%) Linux
7 2 (0.43%) zOS
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.21%) SUSE
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (23.72%) Project Management
2 69 (14.74%) ERP
3 63 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
5 44 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (8.33%) Migration
7 32 (6.84%) ITIL
8 30 (6.41%) CRM
8 30 (6.41%) Change Management
9 28 (5.98%) User Acceptance Testing
10 27 (5.77%) Analytics
11 22 (4.70%) E-Commerce
12 21 (4.49%) Programme Management
13 19 (4.06%) PRINCE2
14 18 (3.85%) Business Analysis
14 18 (3.85%) Data Migration
15 16 (3.42%) Waterfall
15 16 (3.42%) Service Delivery
16 15 (3.21%) Service Management
16 15 (3.21%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 24 (5.13%) SQL
2 15 (3.21%) Java
3 9 (1.92%) C#
3 9 (1.92%) ABAP
4 6 (1.28%) C
5 5 (1.07%) R
6 4 (0.85%) VBA
6 4 (0.85%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.64%) Objective-C
7 3 (0.64%) Apple Swift
8 2 (0.43%) Apex Code
8 2 (0.43%) ActionScript
8 2 (0.43%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.21%) VB
9 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.21%) C++
9 1 (0.21%) Python
9 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (3.63%) Degree
2 9 (1.92%) PMP
2 9 (1.92%) PMI Certification
3 8 (1.71%) ACCA
4 7 (1.50%) SAP Certification
5 6 (1.28%) ISEB
5 6 (1.28%) CIMA
6 3 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (0.64%) MCITP
6 3 (0.64%) CISSP
6 3 (0.64%) MCSE
6 3 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.43%) CISM
7 2 (0.43%) CCSP
7 2 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.43%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.21%) CRISC
8 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (2.35%) GxP
3 7 (1.50%) SLA
4 6 (1.28%) QA
5 4 (0.85%) GCP
6 3 (0.64%) GMP
6 3 (0.64%) GLP
6 3 (0.64%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.43%) GAMP
7 2 (0.43%) CDISC
7 2 (0.43%) DICOM
8 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.21%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 8 (1.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.64%) vSphere
3 2 (0.43%) ClearTrust
3 2 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.21%) Firmware
4 1 (0.21%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.43%) DatAdvantage
2 2 (0.43%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.43%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.21%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 167 (35.68%) SAP
2 35 (7.48%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.27%) Informatica
4 19 (4.06%) Oracle
5 17 (3.63%) Teradata
6 16 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.71%) VMware
8 7 (1.50%) hybris
9 6 (1.28%) Adobe
10 5 (1.07%) Cisco
10 5 (1.07%) IBM
10 5 (1.07%) JD Edwards
11 4 (0.85%) Ariba
11 4 (0.85%) Tableau
11 4 (0.85%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.64%) CA
12 3 (0.64%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (0.64%) EMC
13 2 (0.43%) Citrix
13 2 (0.43%) BEA
Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nespresso
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £455 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £550 - £590 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £455 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £600 - £800 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 14 days ago
Maidenhead
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 14 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £290 - £330 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago