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 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 413 338 363
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +25
Contract jobs citing FMCG 220 286 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.51% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 1.61% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 180 149
Average daily rate
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£409 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £369
% change year-on-year
- +15.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Average hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £30.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.30 £30.00 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £26.75

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
18317 17779 17069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.68% 32.01% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11530 10756 10140
Average daily rate £420 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 697 689 728
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.29 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +7.69%

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 5 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
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 5 August 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 5 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 -50 215 £405 -10.00% 79
London -20 135 £400 -15.78% 40
South East -30 26 £425 -3.95% 16
North West -12 17 £300 -46.64% 4
Berkshire +7 14 £388 - 12
East of England +6 11 £450 +13.20% 8
Hertfordshire 0 11 £450 +13.92% 5
Manchester -8 10 £300 -46.64% 4
City of London -25 10 £350 -33.33% 7
Uxbridge +3 9 £213 -63.82% 1
Surrey -14 9 £434 +0.11% 1
West Midlands +7 8 £475 +31.03% 4
Merseyside -10 7 - -
Reading - 6 £393 - 2
Hemel Hempstead +4 5 £500 +29.87%
Brentford - 5 £350 -
Liverpool -8 4 - -
South West -15 4 £375 +2.04%
East Midlands -16 4 £275 -8.33% 1
West Yorkshire -17 4 £300 +9.09% 2
Yorkshire -24 4 £300 +9.09% 5
Middlesex +3 3 £318 - 2
Chesterfield +1 3 £275 - 1
Derbyshire -5 3 £275 - 1
Scotland -6 3 £315 -25.44% 1
Leeds -21 3 - - 1
Slough +4 2 £350 -26.31% 2
Woking +2 2 - -
Midlands +2 2 £525 +35.48%
Stevenage -5 2 - -

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 177 (36.95%) SAP
2 104 (21.71%) Project Management
3 93 (19.42%) Retail
4 88 (18.37%) Pharmaceutical
5 78 (16.28%) Finance
6 63 (13.15%) Manufacturing
7 57 (11.90%) ERP
8 56 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
8 56 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 42 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (7.93%) Migration
11 35 (7.31%) ITIL
11 35 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
12 34 (7.10%) Change Management
13 29 (6.05%) Marketing
13 29 (6.05%) MS Excel
14 27 (5.64%) User Acceptance Testing
14 27 (5.64%) Analytics
15 26 (5.43%) QlikView
15 26 (5.43%) CRM
15 26 (5.43%) Microsoft
16 25 (5.22%) Informatica
16 25 (5.22%) E-Commerce
17 24 (5.01%) Windows
18 22 (4.59%) Teradata
19 21 (4.38%) User Experience
20 20 (4.18%) Java
21 19 (3.97%) Service Delivery
21 19 (3.97%) Telecoms
22 18 (3.76%) SQL

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (2.30%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.25%) SAS
3 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (0.84%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.84%) IIS
3 4 (0.84%) CMS
4 3 (0.63%) Confluence
5 2 (0.42%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.42%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.21%) Drupal
6 1 (0.21%) Liferay
6 1 (0.21%) JBoss
6 1 (0.21%) Apache
6 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.21%) Lync
6 1 (0.21%) Node.js
6 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 29 (6.05%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.55%) MS Office
3 9 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.25%) MS Project
5 4 (0.84%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.84%) InDesign
6 3 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.21%) SPSS
7 1 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.71%) SAP FI
2 11 (2.30%) SAP CO
3 10 (2.09%) SAP FI/CO
4 9 (1.88%) SAP SD
5 8 (1.67%) SAP MM
6 7 (1.46%) SAP APO
7 6 (1.25%) SAP WM
8 4 (0.84%) SAP FSCM
9 3 (0.63%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.63%) SAP GRC
9 3 (0.63%) SAP MDM
9 3 (0.63%) SAP PP
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.42%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.42%) SAP FI-GL
10 2 (0.42%) SAP FI-AP
11 1 (0.21%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.67%) Office 365
2 5 (1.04%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (1.04%) SaaS
3 4 (0.84%) PaaS
4 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.42%) IaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.25%) LAN
1 6 (1.25%) Wireless
2 5 (1.04%) WAN
3 4 (0.84%) Firewall
4 3 (0.63%) Intranet
4 3 (0.63%) DNS
5 2 (0.42%) FTP
5 2 (0.42%) SNMP
5 2 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.42%) MPLS
5 2 (0.42%) OSPF
5 2 (0.42%) BGP
5 2 (0.42%) EIGRP
5 2 (0.42%) NAS
6 1 (0.21%) Telepresence
6 1 (0.21%) Network Security
6 1 (0.21%) Internet
6 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.21%) SAN
6 1 (0.21%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.43%) QlikView
2 18 (3.76%) SAP BW
3 9 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (1.25%) DB2
4 6 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.04%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.84%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (0.84%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.84%) SAP BI
6 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.63%) SAP HANA
7 3 (0.63%) Big Data
7 3 (0.63%) Pentaho
7 3 (0.63%) MonetDB
8 2 (0.42%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.42%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.42%) EDMS
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (2.30%) JIRA
2 8 (1.67%) Selenium
2 8 (1.67%) JUnit
3 3 (0.63%) LSMW
4 2 (0.42%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.21%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.21%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.21%) ProC
General
1 93 (19.42%) Retail
2 88 (18.37%) Pharmaceutical
3 78 (16.28%) Finance
4 63 (13.15%) Manufacturing
5 29 (6.05%) Marketing
6 19 (3.97%) Telecoms
7 16 (3.34%) Banking
8 8 (1.67%) Games
9 5 (1.04%) Advertising
9 5 (1.04%) Publishing
10 4 (0.84%) Legal
11 3 (0.63%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.63%) Russian Language
12 2 (0.42%) Automotive
12 2 (0.42%) Front Office
12 2 (0.42%) Back Office
12 2 (0.42%) Electronics
13 1 (0.21%) German Language
13 1 (0.21%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 105 (21.92%) Analyst
2 91 (19.00%) Project Manager
3 73 (15.24%) Consultant
4 48 (10.02%) SAP Consultant
5 40 (8.35%) Business Analyst
6 34 (7.10%) SAP Manager
7 27 (5.64%) Developer
8 21 (4.38%) Architect
9 20 (4.18%) Data Analyst
10 16 (3.34%) SAP Project Manager
11 12 (2.51%) Programme Manager
12 11 (2.30%) IT Project Manager
13 10 (2.09%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (2.09%) Service Manager
13 10 (2.09%) SAP Analyst
14 9 (1.88%) Hybris Developer
14 9 (1.88%) Functional Analyst
15 8 (1.67%) Technical Analyst
15 8 (1.67%) Support Analyst
15 8 (1.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.92%) .NET
2 9 (1.88%) Spring
3 7 (1.46%) HTML
3 7 (1.46%) EDI
4 6 (1.25%) CSS
4 6 (1.25%) HTML5
5 5 (1.04%) SAP Basis
5 5 (1.04%) Web Services
6 4 (0.84%) Web Dynpro
6 4 (0.84%) Hibernate
7 3 (0.63%) Flash
7 3 (0.63%) CSS3
8 2 (0.42%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.42%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.42%) jQuery
8 2 (0.42%) XML
8 2 (0.42%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.42%) Middleware
9 1 (0.21%) EDIFACT
9 1 (0.21%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.38%) User Experience
3 18 (3.76%) Data Centre
4 17 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.04%) Data Integration
5 5 (1.04%) Visualisation
6 4 (0.84%) Social Media
7 3 (0.63%) LIMS
7 3 (0.63%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.42%) Video Editing
8 2 (0.42%) Informatics
8 2 (0.42%) PACS
8 2 (0.42%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.42%) CMDB
8 2 (0.42%) Copywriting
8 2 (0.42%) DTV
9 1 (0.21%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.21%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.21%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.21%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.01%) Windows
2 14 (2.92%) Windows 7
3 6 (1.25%) Android
4 5 (1.04%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.63%) UNIX
6 3 (0.63%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.21%) SUSE
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (21.71%) Project Management
2 57 (11.90%) ERP
3 56 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
3 56 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (7.93%) Migration
6 35 (7.31%) ITIL
7 34 (7.10%) Change Management
8 27 (5.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 27 (5.64%) Analytics
9 26 (5.43%) CRM
10 25 (5.22%) E-Commerce
11 19 (3.97%) Service Delivery
12 18 (3.76%) Data Management
12 18 (3.76%) Business Analysis
13 17 (3.55%) PRINCE2
13 17 (3.55%) Data Migration
13 17 (3.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 16 (3.34%) Programme Management
15 15 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (4.18%) Java
2 18 (3.76%) SQL
3 11 (2.30%) ABAP
4 8 (1.67%) C#
5 5 (1.04%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.84%) C
6 4 (0.84%) R
7 3 (0.63%) Apple Swift
7 3 (0.63%) Objective-C
7 3 (0.63%) VBA
8 2 (0.42%) ActionScript
8 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.42%) PHP
8 2 (0.42%) C++
8 2 (0.42%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.21%) VB
9 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (3.13%) Degree
2 9 (1.88%) PMP
2 9 (1.88%) PMI Certification
2 9 (1.88%) SAP Certification
3 6 (1.25%) ISEB
4 5 (1.04%) ACCA
5 3 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.63%) CIMA
6 2 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.42%) MCSE
6 2 (0.42%) CISSP
6 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.42%) MCITP
6 2 (0.42%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.21%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (2.09%) GxP
3 7 (1.46%) SLA
4 6 (1.25%) QA
5 5 (1.04%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.84%) GCP
7 3 (0.63%) GMP
7 3 (0.63%) GLP
8 2 (0.42%) GAMP
8 2 (0.42%) DICOM
9 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.21%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (1.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.42%) vSphere
3 1 (0.21%) Firmware
3 1 (0.21%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.42%) Puppet
1 2 (0.42%) DatAdvantage
1 2 (0.42%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.21%) SCCM
2 1 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 177 (36.95%) SAP
2 26 (5.43%) Microsoft
3 25 (5.22%) Informatica
4 22 (4.59%) Teradata
5 17 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (2.92%) Oracle
7 9 (1.88%) hybris
8 8 (1.67%) VMware
9 6 (1.25%) Adobe
9 6 (1.25%) Cisco
10 5 (1.04%) JD Edwards
11 4 (0.84%) Ariba
11 4 (0.84%) Twitter
12 3 (0.63%) Tableau
12 3 (0.63%) Citrix
12 3 (0.63%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (0.63%) NetApp
13 2 (0.42%) Sage
13 2 (0.42%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.42%) NetIQ
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire and the Humber
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £290 - £330 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £225 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Code Red Associates
Rate: DEP. ON EXPERIENCE / LOCATION
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £110.00 - £125.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
York
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Chesterfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago