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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 399 343 324
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -19
Contract jobs citing FMCG 224 263 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.50% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.30% 1.56% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 166 150
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £429 £433 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +15.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.00 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £30.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 - £37.50

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
17249 16891 16442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.43% 31.92% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10764 10362 9696
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 640 640 726
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -39 216 £425 -8.60% 46
London -27 123 £400 -18.36% 19
South East -31 29 £429 -1.88% 7
North West -7 22 £363 -39.58% 3
Manchester -5 16 £363 -39.58% 2
Berkshire +6 15 £425 +9.67% 3
East of England +8 14 £475 +19.49% 6
Surrey -6 11 £434 -0.45%
Uxbridge +9 10 £333 -43.40% 1
West Midlands +8 10 £550 +189.47% 3
City of London -31 9 £375 -28.57% 2
Hertfordshire -7 8 £425 +6.91% 4
South West -10 8 £400 +8.84% 2
Reading +10 6 £425 - 2
Brentford - 6 £350 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £563 -
Luton - 6 £563 -
Merseyside - 6 - -
Yorkshire -20 5 £350 +27.27% 3
Hemel Hempstead -1 3 £500 +26.58%
Bristol -2 3 £375 +50.00% 1
Scotland -6 3 £315 -24.55% 3
Leeds -15 3 - - 1
West Yorkshire -19 3 - - 3
Liverpool - 3 - -
Woking +16 2 - -
Middlesex +6 2 £314 -
Birmingham +3 2 £400 +110.52% 1
Maidenhead -1 2 - -
Derbyshire -1 2 £280 - 1

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 185 (36.78%) SAP
2 119 (23.66%) Retail
3 113 (22.47%) Project Management
4 92 (18.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 81 (16.10%) Finance
6 65 (12.92%) Manufacturing
7 56 (11.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 55 (10.93%) ERP
9 53 (10.54%) Business Intelligence
10 43 (8.55%) ITIL
10 43 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (8.35%) Migration
12 39 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
13 37 (7.36%) Change Management
14 36 (7.16%) Marketing
15 29 (5.77%) QlikView
16 28 (5.57%) E-Commerce
17 27 (5.37%) CRM
17 27 (5.37%) Windows
18 26 (5.17%) Teradata
19 25 (4.97%) Java
19 25 (4.97%) Informatica
20 24 (4.77%) Business Analysis
21 22 (4.37%) User Acceptance Testing
21 22 (4.37%) Data Migration
21 22 (4.37%) Microsoft
21 22 (4.37%) PRINCE2
21 22 (4.37%) Service Delivery
21 22 (4.37%) Analytics
22 21 (4.17%) User Experience

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 13 (2.58%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.80%) IIS
2 4 (0.80%) CMS
2 4 (0.80%) Confluence
3 3 (0.60%) MS Project Server
3 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (0.60%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.40%) SAS
4 2 (0.40%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.20%) Lync
5 1 (0.20%) Drupal
5 1 (0.20%) Liferay
5 1 (0.20%) Node.js
5 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 21 (4.17%) MS Office
1 21 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.79%) MS Project
3 7 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.99%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.80%) InDesign
6 3 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.40%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 15 (2.98%) SAP SD
2 12 (2.39%) SAP FI
2 12 (2.39%) SAP CO
3 11 (2.19%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (1.59%) SAP APO
5 5 (0.99%) SAP MM
5 5 (0.99%) SAP WM
5 5 (0.99%) SAP FI-AP
6 3 (0.60%) SAP PP
6 3 (0.60%) SAP MDM
6 3 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.40%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.40%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.40%) SAP GRC
7 2 (0.40%) SAP FSCM
7 2 (0.40%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.40%) SAP FI-GL
7 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.40%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.19%) Office 365
2 5 (0.99%) SaaS
3 4 (0.80%) PaaS
3 4 (0.80%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.60%) IaaS
4 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.59%) LAN
2 7 (1.39%) WAN
3 6 (1.19%) Wireless
4 4 (0.80%) DNS
4 4 (0.80%) Firewall
5 3 (0.60%) CTI
5 3 (0.60%) Intranet
6 2 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.40%) MPLS
6 2 (0.40%) OSPF
6 2 (0.40%) BGP
6 2 (0.40%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.40%) DHCP
6 2 (0.40%) FTP
6 2 (0.40%) SNMP
6 2 (0.40%) NAS
7 1 (0.20%) Telepresence
7 1 (0.20%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.20%) Network Security
7 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.77%) QlikView
2 21 (4.17%) SAP BW
3 7 (1.39%) DB2
3 7 (1.39%) Hadoop
4 5 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (0.99%) SAP BI
5 4 (0.80%) SQL Server
5 4 (0.80%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.60%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.60%) Big Data
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.40%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.40%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.40%) EDMS
7 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (2.39%) JIRA
2 10 (1.99%) Selenium
2 10 (1.99%) JUnit
3 7 (1.39%) LSMW
4 3 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.20%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.20%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.20%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.20%) ERwin
5 1 (0.20%) ProC
5 1 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.20%) Axure RP
General
1 119 (23.66%) Retail
2 92 (18.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 81 (16.10%) Finance
4 65 (12.92%) Manufacturing
5 36 (7.16%) Marketing
6 19 (3.78%) Telecoms
7 16 (3.18%) Banking
8 11 (2.19%) Advertising
9 9 (1.79%) Electronics
10 8 (1.59%) Games
11 7 (1.39%) General Ledger
11 7 (1.39%) Publishing
12 5 (0.99%) Legal
13 3 (0.60%) Russian Language
14 2 (0.40%) German Language
14 2 (0.40%) Automotive
14 2 (0.40%) Front Office
14 2 (0.40%) Back Office
15 1 (0.20%) Polish Language
15 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 112 (22.27%) Analyst
2 94 (18.69%) Project Manager
3 73 (14.51%) Consultant
4 50 (9.94%) SAP Consultant
5 48 (9.54%) Business Analyst
6 38 (7.55%) SAP Manager
7 33 (6.56%) Developer
8 26 (5.17%) Architect
9 18 (3.58%) SAP Project Manager
10 17 (3.38%) Data Analyst
11 14 (2.78%) IT Project Manager
12 12 (2.39%) Programme Manager
13 11 (2.19%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (2.19%) Hybris Developer
14 10 (1.99%) Functional Analyst
14 10 (1.99%) Technical Analyst
15 9 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
15 9 (1.79%) Service Manager
15 9 (1.79%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 8 (1.59%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.78%) .NET
2 13 (2.58%) HTML
3 11 (2.19%) Spring
3 11 (2.19%) CSS
4 8 (1.59%) HTML5
5 7 (1.39%) EDI
6 5 (0.99%) Web Services
6 5 (0.99%) CSS3
6 5 (0.99%) SAP Basis
7 4 (0.80%) XML
7 4 (0.80%) Web Dynpro
7 4 (0.80%) Hibernate
7 4 (0.80%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.60%) Flash
8 3 (0.60%) jQuery
8 3 (0.60%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (0.60%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.40%) Sass
9 2 (0.40%) LESS
9 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.17%) User Experience
3 20 (3.98%) Data Centre
4 14 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.19%) E-Learning
6 5 (0.99%) Data Integration
6 5 (0.99%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.60%) Social Media
7 3 (0.60%) Taxonomies
7 3 (0.60%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (0.60%) DTV
7 3 (0.60%) LIMS
8 2 (0.40%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.20%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.20%) Informatics
9 1 (0.20%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.20%) Applied Mathematics
9 1 (0.20%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.20%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.20%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.37%) Windows
2 14 (2.78%) Windows 7
3 6 (1.19%) Android
4 5 (0.99%) Apple iOS
4 5 (0.99%) UNIX
5 4 (0.80%) Windows 8
5 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (22.47%) Project Management
2 56 (11.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 55 (10.93%) ERP
4 53 (10.54%) Business Intelligence
5 43 (8.55%) ITIL
5 43 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (8.35%) Migration
7 37 (7.36%) Change Management
8 28 (5.57%) E-Commerce
9 27 (5.37%) CRM
10 24 (4.77%) Business Analysis
11 22 (4.37%) PRINCE2
11 22 (4.37%) Service Delivery
11 22 (4.37%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (4.37%) Data Migration
11 22 (4.37%) Analytics
12 18 (3.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 18 (3.58%) Six Sigma
13 17 (3.38%) ETL
14 15 (2.98%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (4.97%) Java
2 17 (3.38%) SQL
3 14 (2.78%) ABAP
4 10 (1.99%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.79%) C#
6 3 (0.60%) C
6 3 (0.60%) PHP
6 3 (0.60%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.60%) Objective-C
6 3 (0.60%) Apple Swift
7 2 (0.40%) Apex Code
7 2 (0.40%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.40%) C++
7 2 (0.40%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.20%) Python
8 1 (0.20%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.20%) SQR
8 1 (0.20%) VBScript
8 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (3.78%) Degree
2 15 (2.98%) SAP Certification
3 10 (1.99%) PMP
3 10 (1.99%) PMI Certification
4 5 (0.99%) ACCA
4 5 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.60%) CIMA
7 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.40%) CISSP
7 2 (0.40%) MCSE
7 2 (0.40%) ISEB
7 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.40%) MCITP
7 2 (0.40%) CISM
8 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.20%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.98%) Data Quality
2 14 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (1.99%) SLA
4 9 (1.79%) GxP
5 6 (1.19%) QA
6 4 (0.80%) GCP
6 4 (0.80%) GMP
7 3 (0.60%) GLP
8 2 (0.40%) GAMP
8 2 (0.40%) COBIT
9 1 (0.20%) DICOM
9 1 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.60%) vSphere
3 1 (0.20%) vCloud
3 1 (0.20%) Samba
3 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.60%) SCCM
1 3 (0.60%) Puppet
2 2 (0.40%) DatAdvantage
2 2 (0.40%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.40%) SCOM
2 2 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.20%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 185 (36.78%) SAP
2 26 (5.17%) Teradata
3 25 (4.97%) Informatica
4 22 (4.37%) Microsoft
5 17 (3.38%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (3.18%) Oracle
7 11 (2.19%) hybris
8 9 (1.79%) VMware
9 7 (1.39%) Cisco
10 6 (1.19%) Adobe
10 6 (1.19%) Business Objects
10 6 (1.19%) Cognos
11 4 (0.80%) Siebel
11 4 (0.80%) Citrix
11 4 (0.80%) Ariba
11 4 (0.80%) Twitter
12 3 (0.60%) MuleSoft
12 3 (0.60%) NetApp
12 3 (0.60%) JD Edwards
13 2 (0.40%) Sage
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Franklin Bates
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Next Move IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago