The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 488 450 377
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -73
Contract jobs citing FMCG 175 215 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.37% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 1.13% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 137 159
Median daily rate £450 £434 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £250 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £425 £406
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £21.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.43% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -

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
18204 18958 18253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.39% 32.43% 32.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11764 11939 10929
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 766 762
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.47 £46.50 £43.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.08 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +0.42%

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing FMCG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

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 24 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -36 172 £450 +3.80% 39
London -26 98 £433 -3.88% 14
South East +24 34 £513 +20.58% 7
Berkshire +8 15 £350 -9.67% 3
North West +9 10 £400 +33.33% 4
Manchester -12 10 £400 +33.33%
Yorkshire +2 8 £375 +22.95% 3
South Yorkshire - 7 £375 - 1
Surrey +2 6 £475 +9.57% 1
East Midlands 0 6 £438 +59.09% 3
Bracknell 0 5 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 5 £438 - 3
East of England +1 4 £475 +6.14% 2
Brentford +1 4 £450 +28.57%
West Midlands -33 4 £450 +200.00% 2
Hampshire - 4 £513 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £525 -
Basingstoke - 4 £513 -
South West +11 3 £638 +70.00% 1
Uxbridge -2 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire -4 3 £433 -2.80% 2
Oxford - 3 £525 -
Sheffield - 3 £375 - 1
City of London +19 2 £363 -36.95% 1
Reading +8 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £494 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £494 -
Somerset +13 1 £625 -
Stevenage +6 1 - -
West Yorkshire +5 1 - - 1

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FMCG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for FMCG.

1 118 (31.22%) SAP
2 115 (30.42%) Retail
3 76 (20.11%) Manufacturing
4 68 (17.99%) Project Management
5 58 (15.34%) ERP
6 49 (12.96%) Finance
7 42 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 41 (10.85%) Pharmaceutical
9 37 (9.79%) SQL
10 35 (9.26%) Migration
11 34 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (7.94%) ITIL
12 30 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
13 29 (7.67%) Oracle
13 29 (7.67%) Marketing
13 29 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
14 28 (7.41%) Information Security
14 28 (7.41%) Change Management
15 27 (7.14%) Microsoft
16 24 (6.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 22 (5.82%) MS Excel
18 20 (5.29%) E-Commerce
18 20 (5.29%) Adobe
18 20 (5.29%) Logistics
19 19 (5.03%) Analytics
19 19 (5.03%) Procure-to-Pay
20 18 (4.76%) Data Migration
20 18 (4.76%) PRINCE2
20 18 (4.76%) Windows
21 17 (4.50%) Linux

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (3.44%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 9 (2.38%) WebSphere
3 8 (2.12%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.32%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.06%) CMS
5 4 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (0.79%) Apache
6 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.79%) IIS
6 3 (0.79%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.53%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.53%) JBoss
7 2 (0.53%) Quickr
7 2 (0.53%) Resin
7 2 (0.53%) SAP EP
7 2 (0.53%) SAS
7 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (5.82%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.23%) MS Office
3 12 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.12%) MS Project
5 6 (1.59%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.79%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.53%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 11 (2.91%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (1.59%) SAP SD
2 6 (1.59%) SAP SRM
3 5 (1.32%) SAP APO
3 5 (1.32%) SAP GRC
4 3 (0.79%) MFGPRO
4 3 (0.79%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.79%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.79%) SAP LE
4 3 (0.79%) SAP MII
4 3 (0.79%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.53%) Bankmaster
5 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.53%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.53%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.53%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.53%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.85%) Office 365
2 6 (1.59%) SaaS
3 4 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.06%) Basecamp
3 4 (1.06%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.79%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.53%) SmartFocus
6 1 (0.26%) AdWords
6 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.26%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.38%) Firewall
2 8 (2.12%) VoIP
3 6 (1.59%) VPN
4 4 (1.06%) DNS
4 4 (1.06%) LAN
4 4 (1.06%) MPLS
4 4 (1.06%) Network Security
4 4 (1.06%) SAN
4 4 (1.06%) Skype
4 4 (1.06%) WAN
5 3 (0.79%) Broadband
5 3 (0.79%) Internet
5 3 (0.79%) Intranet
5 3 (0.79%) WebEx
6 2 (0.53%) Converged Networks
6 2 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.53%) SNMP
6 2 (0.53%) VLAN
7 1 (0.26%) IPsec
7 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.97%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (2.12%) SAP BW
4 7 (1.85%) Big Data
4 7 (1.85%) QlikView
4 7 (1.85%) SAP Data Services
5 6 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.32%) SAP BI
6 5 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.06%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.79%) DB2
8 3 (0.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.79%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.79%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.53%) MySQL
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (1.85%) LSMW
2 4 (1.06%) JIRA
3 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 115 (30.42%) Retail
2 76 (20.11%) Manufacturing
3 49 (12.96%) Finance
4 41 (10.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 29 (7.67%) Marketing
6 10 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.32%) Electronics
8 4 (1.06%) Games
8 4 (1.06%) Legal
9 3 (0.79%) Publishing
10 2 (0.53%) Automotive
11 1 (0.26%) Advertising
11 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.26%) Back Office
11 1 (0.26%) Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Billing
11 1 (0.26%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.26%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 70 (18.52%) Analyst
2 63 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 53 (14.02%) Consultant
4 50 (13.23%) Architect
5 37 (9.79%) SAP Consultant
6 27 (7.14%) SAP Manager
7 25 (6.61%) Developer
8 24 (6.35%) Business Analyst
9 23 (6.08%) Solutions Architect
10 21 (5.56%) Data Analyst
11 14 (3.70%) Supply Chain Analyst
12 12 (3.17%) Service Manager
13 11 (2.91%) IT Manager
13 11 (2.91%) SAP Analyst
13 11 (2.91%) Security Manager
13 11 (2.91%) Service Architect
14 10 (2.65%) Infrastructure Architect
14 10 (2.65%) IT Project Manager
14 10 (2.65%) Security Project Manager
15 9 (2.38%) FMCG Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.44%) .NET
2 12 (3.17%) Middleware
3 9 (2.38%) HTML
4 8 (2.12%) CSS
5 7 (1.85%) BAPI
6 4 (1.06%) EDI
7 3 (0.79%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.53%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.53%) COM
8 2 (0.53%) WCF
8 2 (0.53%) Web Services
8 2 (0.53%) XML
9 1 (0.26%) ADO.NET
9 1 (0.26%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.26%) CSS3
9 1 (0.26%) HTML5
9 1 (0.26%) jQuery
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 1 (0.26%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.17%) User Experience
3 7 (1.85%) Data Centre
3 7 (1.85%) SCADA
4 6 (1.59%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.32%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.06%) LIMS
6 4 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.79%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.79%) Statistics
7 3 (0.79%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.53%) iSeries
8 2 (0.53%) Life Science
8 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.53%) Neural Network
8 2 (0.53%) Photography
8 2 (0.53%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.53%) Social Media
8 2 (0.53%) VCE vBlock
8 2 (0.53%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.76%) Windows
2 17 (4.50%) Linux
3 11 (2.91%) Unix
4 8 (2.12%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.85%) AIX
5 7 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.32%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.79%) SUSE
9 2 (0.53%) Android
9 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.26%) CentOS
10 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (17.99%) Project Management
2 58 (15.34%) ERP
3 42 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (9.26%) Migration
5 34 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (7.94%) ITIL
7 28 (7.41%) Change Management
7 28 (7.41%) Information Security
8 24 (6.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 20 (5.29%) E-Commerce
9 20 (5.29%) Logistics
10 19 (5.03%) Analytics
10 19 (5.03%) Procure-to-Pay
11 18 (4.76%) Data Migration
11 18 (4.76%) PRINCE2
12 17 (4.50%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (3.97%) CRM
14 14 (3.70%) Data Management
15 13 (3.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 37 (9.79%) SQL
2 13 (3.44%) JavaScript
3 10 (2.65%) ABAP
4 9 (2.38%) Java
5 6 (1.59%) Python
6 5 (1.32%) C#
7 4 (1.06%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.06%) VBA
8 3 (0.79%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.79%) Perl
8 3 (0.79%) PHP
8 3 (0.79%) R
9 2 (0.53%) Korn
9 2 (0.53%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.53%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.26%) RPG
10 1 (0.26%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 10 (2.65%) SAP Certification
2 7 (1.85%) Degree
3 5 (1.32%) PMP
4 4 (1.06%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.79%) CISA
5 3 (0.79%) CISM
5 3 (0.79%) CISSP
6 2 (0.53%) CCNA
6 2 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.53%) PhD
6 2 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.26%) ACCA
7 1 (0.26%) APMP
7 1 (0.26%) CRISC
7 1 (0.26%) ISEB
7 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.97%) GxP
2 14 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 12 (3.17%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.59%) COBIT
5 5 (1.32%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.32%) QA
6 4 (1.06%) GMP
6 4 (1.06%) SLA
7 2 (0.53%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.53%) GCP
7 2 (0.53%) GLP
7 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.06%) vSphere
3 3 (0.79%) UAG
4 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.26%) NFS
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.26%) XenApp
5 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.79%) Puppet
2 3 (0.79%) SCCM
3 2 (0.53%) Ansible
3 2 (0.53%) SCOM
3 2 (0.53%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.26%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 118 (31.22%) SAP
2 29 (7.67%) Oracle
3 27 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 20 (5.29%) Adobe
5 14 (3.70%) JD Edwards
6 10 (2.65%) IBM
7 9 (2.38%) HP
8 8 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.85%) Google
10 6 (1.59%) VMware
11 5 (1.32%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.32%) Citrix
11 5 (1.32%) Informatica
11 5 (1.32%) Teradata
12 4 (1.06%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.79%) Cognos
13 3 (0.79%) hybris
13 3 (0.79%) Kaspersky
13 3 (0.79%) Saba
13 3 (0.79%) Sun
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