The first 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 330 332 368
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +36
Contract jobs citing FMCG 288 243 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.48% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.09% 1.80% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 148 146
Average daily rate
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£450 £463 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +18.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £309 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +150.00%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13781 13476 14294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.23% 26.35% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8358 8132 8184
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 563 611 781
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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 +22 277 £450 -5.26% 86
London +11 172 £485 -3.00% 43
South East +3 44 £443 +26.42% 6
City of London +17 35 £525 -8.69% 8
Surrey +14 17 £433 +15.33%
North West -7 14 £600 +65.51% 4
South West -26 13 £368 -18.33% 8
Hampshire -1 11 £550 +50.68%
Berkshire +5 10 £388 +16.98% 3
Manchester +4 10 £600 +50.00% 3
Southampton +2 10 £500 -
East of England -23 10 £398 +22.30% 1
East Midlands - 10 £300 - 8
Edinburgh -13 8 £423 +12.66%
Scotland -21 8 £423 +12.66% 1
Hertfordshire -5 6 £395 +26.40%
Uxbridge - 6 £588 -
Yorkshire - 6 £275 - 14
Bristol -15 5 £250 - 1
South Yorkshire - 4 - - 3
Derbyshire - 3 - - 2
West Midlands - 3 £276 - 1
Merseyside -2 2 - - 1
Middlesex -8 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £488 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 - - 3
West Yorkshire - 2 £275 - 9
Luton - 2 £488 - 1
Worksop - 2 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £385 -

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 239 (42.45%) SAP
2 130 (23.09%) Retail
3 115 (20.43%) Finance
4 103 (18.29%) Project Management
5 91 (16.16%) ERP
6 74 (13.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 68 (12.08%) Manufacturing
7 68 (12.08%) Migration
8 63 (11.19%) CRM
9 61 (10.83%) Marketing
10 50 (8.88%) Business Intelligence
11 48 (8.53%) Data Migration
12 45 (7.99%) PRINCE2
12 45 (7.99%) Pharmaceutical
13 43 (7.64%) Change Management
13 43 (7.64%) MS Excel
14 39 (6.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 36 (6.39%) Degree
16 35 (6.22%) Windows
16 35 (6.22%) Oracle
16 35 (6.22%) SAP Implementation
17 33 (5.86%) SAP CO
18 31 (5.51%) Microsoft
19 30 (5.33%) Siebel
20 29 (5.15%) SharePoint
21 28 (4.97%) ITIL
21 28 (4.97%) Validation
21 28 (4.97%) GAP Analysis
22 27 (4.80%) SQL
23 26 (4.62%) Java

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 29 (5.15%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.42%) SAS
3 6 (1.07%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (0.89%) IBM Notes
4 5 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (0.71%) Quickr
5 4 (0.71%) Lync
5 4 (0.71%) Drupal
6 3 (0.53%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (0.53%) Apache
6 3 (0.53%) NetWeaver
6 3 (0.53%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.36%) Confluence
7 2 (0.36%) CMS
7 2 (0.36%) WordPress
7 2 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.18%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Foundation
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 43 (7.64%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.20%) MS Project
2 18 (3.20%) MS Office
3 14 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.36%) SPSS
6 1 (0.18%) InDesign
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 33 (5.86%) SAP CO
2 24 (4.26%) SAP SD
3 20 (3.55%) SAP FI
3 20 (3.55%) SAP FI/CO
4 9 (1.60%) SAP ERP
5 8 (1.42%) SAP MM
5 8 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (1.24%) SAP SRM
6 7 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (1.07%) SAP PP
8 5 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.71%) SAP APO
9 4 (0.71%) SAP PLM
9 4 (0.71%) Magento
9 4 (0.71%) SAP FSCM
9 4 (0.71%) SAP BPC
10 3 (0.53%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.42%) Office 365
2 7 (1.24%) SaaS
3 6 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.89%) Force.com
5 2 (0.36%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.18%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.18%) CheetahMail
6 1 (0.18%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.31%) Firewall
2 12 (2.13%) HTTP
3 10 (1.78%) WAN
3 10 (1.78%) LAN
4 9 (1.60%) VoIP
4 9 (1.60%) Internet
5 8 (1.42%) Intranet
6 6 (1.07%) DNS
7 4 (0.71%) SNMP
7 4 (0.71%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.71%) Wireless
8 3 (0.53%) MPLS
9 2 (0.36%) VPN
9 2 (0.36%) SMTP
9 2 (0.36%) DHCP
9 2 (0.36%) SSL
9 2 (0.36%) VLAN
10 1 (0.18%) IMAP
10 1 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.18%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.62%) SAP BW
1 26 (4.62%) SAP BI
2 12 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (1.24%) Big Data
3 7 (1.24%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.07%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.07%) SAP HANA
4 6 (1.07%) MySQL
4 6 (1.07%) SQL Server
5 5 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.71%) MS Access
6 4 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.53%) DataStage
7 3 (0.53%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.36%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.36%) RavenDB
8 2 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.18%) OLAP
9 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.18%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (1.95%) LSMW
2 9 (1.60%) Subversion
2 9 (1.60%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.36%) JIRA
3 2 (0.36%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.18%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.18%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.18%) NUnit
4 1 (0.18%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.18%) PhoneGap
4 1 (0.18%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (0.18%) Jasmine
General
1 130 (23.09%) Retail
2 115 (20.43%) Finance
3 68 (12.08%) Manufacturing
4 61 (10.83%) Marketing
5 45 (7.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 23 (4.09%) Telecoms
7 20 (3.55%) Banking
8 14 (2.49%) Publishing
9 10 (1.78%) Legal
10 9 (1.60%) German Language
10 9 (1.60%) Advertising
10 9 (1.60%) Electronics
11 7 (1.24%) Billing
12 6 (1.07%) Automotive
13 5 (0.89%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.89%) Front Office
14 4 (0.71%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.71%) Russian Language
15 3 (0.53%) French Language
15 3 (0.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 121 (21.49%) Analyst
2 104 (18.47%) Consultant
3 73 (12.97%) Project Manager
4 61 (10.83%) SAP Consultant
5 55 (9.77%) Business Analyst
6 38 (6.75%) Architect
7 32 (5.68%) SAP Manager
8 31 (5.51%) Developer
9 29 (5.15%) SAP Analyst
10 28 (4.97%) Solutions Architect
11 26 (4.62%) Programme Manager
12 23 (4.09%) Siebel Analyst
13 22 (3.91%) Functional Consultant
14 20 (3.55%) Data Analyst
15 18 (3.20%) Siebel Business Analyst
15 18 (3.20%) Functional Analyst
16 17 (3.02%) SAP Data Analyst
17 13 (2.31%) SAP BI Consultant
17 13 (2.31%) Siebel Consultant
17 13 (2.31%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.20%) Web Services
2 14 (2.49%) SOAP
2 14 (2.49%) HTML
2 14 (2.49%) .NET
3 13 (2.31%) XML
4 11 (1.95%) CSS
4 11 (1.95%) HTML5
5 9 (1.60%) CSS3
5 9 (1.60%) JSON
5 9 (1.60%) jQuery
6 8 (1.42%) Visualforce
7 7 (1.24%) RESTful
8 4 (0.71%) REST
8 4 (0.71%) SAP CO-PA
8 4 (0.71%) Mason
8 4 (0.71%) Flash
8 4 (0.71%) EDI
9 3 (0.53%) LAMP
10 2 (0.36%) Swing
10 2 (0.36%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (1.78%) Management Information System
1 10 (1.78%) Digital Media
2 9 (1.60%) NHS
2 9 (1.60%) IPTV
3 7 (1.24%) PMI
3 7 (1.24%) Data Extraction
3 7 (1.24%) Data Integration
4 6 (1.07%) Social Media
5 5 (0.89%) Open Source
5 5 (0.89%) DTV
6 4 (0.71%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.53%) Data Conversion
7 3 (0.53%) New Media
7 3 (0.53%) Economics
8 2 (0.36%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.36%) LIMS
8 2 (0.36%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.36%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.36%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (6.22%) Windows
2 23 (4.09%) Linux
3 7 (1.24%) Windows XP
3 7 (1.24%) Mac OS X
4 5 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (0.89%) UNIX
5 4 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.71%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.18%) Android
8 1 (0.18%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (18.29%) Project Management
2 91 (16.16%) ERP
3 74 (13.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 68 (12.08%) Migration
5 63 (11.19%) CRM
6 50 (8.88%) Business Intelligence
7 48 (8.53%) Data Migration
8 45 (7.99%) PRINCE2
9 43 (7.64%) Change Management
10 39 (6.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 35 (6.22%) SAP Implementation
12 28 (4.97%) GAP Analysis
12 28 (4.97%) ITIL
12 28 (4.97%) Validation
13 26 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
14 25 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (4.26%) Programme Management
15 24 (4.26%) Business Analysis
16 22 (3.91%) Logistics
17 19 (3.37%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 27 (4.80%) SQL
2 26 (4.62%) Java
3 24 (4.26%) ABAP
4 9 (1.60%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.42%) VBA
5 8 (1.42%) Apex Code
6 7 (1.24%) C#
7 4 (0.71%) PHP
7 4 (0.71%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.53%) R
8 3 (0.53%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.53%) C
9 2 (0.36%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.36%) VB
10 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.18%) PowerHouse
10 1 (0.18%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.18%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.18%) VBScript
10 1 (0.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (6.39%) Degree
2 10 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (1.60%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (0.89%) PMP
5 5 (0.89%) CCA
6 4 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.53%) SAP Certification
7 3 (0.53%) CIMA
7 3 (0.53%) ISEB
8 2 (0.36%) HND
8 2 (0.36%) RHCE
8 2 (0.36%) IBM Certification
8 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.36%) APMP
9 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.18%) MBA
9 1 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.18%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.84%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.07%) QA
3 5 (0.89%) GMP
4 4 (0.71%) SLA
4 4 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) GAAP
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) GxP
5 1 (0.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.18%) GCP
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.36%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.18%) XenApp
5 1 (0.18%) XenServer
5 1 (0.18%) vSphere
5 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.18%) vCloud
5 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (1.95%) Tivoli
2 8 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.53%) Nagios
3 3 (0.53%) SCCM
4 2 (0.36%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.18%) SCOM
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.18%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.18%) OpenView
Vendors
1 239 (42.45%) SAP
2 35 (6.22%) Oracle
3 31 (5.51%) Microsoft
4 30 (5.33%) Siebel
5 19 (3.37%) PeopleSoft
6 16 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (1.78%) VMware
8 9 (1.60%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.07%) JD Edwards
9 6 (1.07%) IBM
9 6 (1.07%) Citrix
10 5 (0.89%) Adobe
10 5 (0.89%) Cisco
10 5 (0.89%) Lotus
11 3 (0.53%) Manugistics
11 3 (0.53%) ION Trading
11 3 (0.53%) Kronos
11 3 (0.53%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.53%) HP
11 3 (0.53%) RedPrairie
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Montash
Rate: £700 - £800 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £180 - £280 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
United Kingdom
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 8 days ago
South Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: 10 days ago
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
South Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 21 days ago
South Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 21 days ago
Wiltshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £360 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago