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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 428 370 365
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -5
Contract jobs citing FMCG 194 244 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.48% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.17% 1.55% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 144 131
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £298 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £41.38 £23.00 £49.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.89% -53.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.68 £12.50 £24.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.08 £37.00 £73.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £58.50 - -

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
16633 15745 15629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.34% 31.08% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10701 9800 9458
Average daily rate £425 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 666 650
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -33 189 £450 - 72
London -35 103 £428 -7.56% 31
South East +12 44 £525 +21.10% 13
North West -10 18 £550 -8.33% 7
Berkshire +13 14 £500 +33.33% 1
Manchester -12 10 £400 -33.33% 6
Southampton +18 8 £550 -
Hampshire +12 8 £550 -
Merseyside +1 7 - -
East of England -4 7 £350 -22.22% 5
Surrey -19 6 £454 -6.82% 6
Hertfordshire +5 5 £350 -32.36% 1
East Midlands -9 5 £275 -12.00% 6
West Midlands -14 5 £425 - 3
Brentford +7 4 £475 -5.00% 1
Middlesex 0 4 £550 +83.33% 1
Nottinghamshire -9 4 £206 - 1
Reading -10 4 £488 +39.28%
Yorkshire -12 4 £388 +40.90% 4
Buckinghamshire +13 3 £525 +84.21%
Slough +11 3 - -
Milton Keynes +8 3 £525 +84.21%
South Yorkshire -13 3 £431 +56.81%
Weybridge - 3 - -
West Sussex - 3 - - 1
Watford - 3 £350 -
Wembley - 3 £426 -
City of London +16 2 £419 -16.25% 2
Cambridgeshire +8 2 £425 +169.84% 1
Uxbridge -2 2 £344 +52.77%

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 164 (38.77%) SAP
2 80 (18.91%) Analytical Skills
3 74 (17.49%) Project Management
4 68 (16.08%) Finance
4 68 (16.08%) Retail
5 66 (15.60%) ERP
6 57 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 55 (13.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 52 (12.29%) Manufacturing
9 41 (9.69%) Microsoft
10 38 (8.98%) Migration
11 37 (8.75%) MS Excel
12 35 (8.27%) Marketing
13 34 (8.04%) SQL
14 31 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (7.33%) Continuous Improvement
14 31 (7.33%) Analytics
15 30 (7.09%) ITIL
15 30 (7.09%) Agile Software Development
16 29 (6.86%) Oracle
16 29 (6.86%) Windows
17 26 (6.15%) Change Management
17 26 (6.15%) Data Migration
18 25 (5.91%) PRINCE2
19 24 (5.67%) Information Security
20 23 (5.44%) CRM
21 22 (5.20%) Data Modelling
21 22 (5.20%) MS Office
21 22 (5.20%) SAP BW
21 22 (5.20%) Risk Management

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (2.84%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.60%) CMS
3 9 (2.13%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.13%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.89%) IIS
4 8 (1.89%) SAS
5 6 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.42%) iPlanet
5 6 (1.42%) MQSeries
5 6 (1.42%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.71%) Drupal
7 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.71%) Lync
8 2 (0.47%) CoreMedia CMS
8 2 (0.47%) Liferay
8 2 (0.47%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.47%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.24%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 37 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.20%) MS Office
3 18 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.95%) MS Project
4 4 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.24%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (4.02%) Dynamics NAV
2 14 (3.31%) SAP APO
3 10 (2.36%) SAP MM
3 10 (2.36%) SAP R/3
4 8 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (1.42%) BusinessWare
5 6 (1.42%) SAP HR
5 6 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (1.18%) SAP PP
7 4 (0.95%) Magento
7 4 (0.95%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.95%) SAP GRC
7 4 (0.95%) SAP SD
8 3 (0.71%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.71%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.71%) SAP MII
8 3 (0.71%) SAP SRM
9 2 (0.47%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.18%) SaaS
1 5 (1.18%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (0.71%) Office 365
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.24%) GitHub
3 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.24%) SmartFocus
3 1 (0.24%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.65%) Firewall
2 4 (0.95%) LAN
2 4 (0.95%) WAN
3 3 (0.71%) DNS
3 3 (0.71%) MPLS
3 3 (0.71%) Skype
3 3 (0.71%) VoIP
4 2 (0.47%) DHCP
4 2 (0.47%) Internet
4 2 (0.47%) Intranet
4 2 (0.47%) IP Telephony
4 2 (0.47%) Network Security
4 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.47%) WebEx
4 2 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.24%) Converged Networks
5 1 (0.24%) HTTP
5 1 (0.24%) LDAP
5 1 (0.24%) SAN
5 1 (0.24%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.20%) SAP BW
2 15 (3.55%) SQL Server
3 13 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (2.36%) QlikView
4 10 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (1.65%) DB2
5 7 (1.65%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (1.42%) DB2 UDB
7 5 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.95%) SAP BI
8 4 (0.95%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.71%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.71%) MS Access
9 3 (0.71%) Power BI
9 3 (0.71%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.47%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (0.95%) LSMW
2 3 (0.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.47%) JIRA
3 2 (0.47%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.24%) Gradle
4 1 (0.24%) Subversion
4 1 (0.24%) VersionOne
General
1 68 (16.08%) Finance
1 68 (16.08%) Retail
2 55 (13.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 52 (12.29%) Manufacturing
4 35 (8.27%) Marketing
5 10 (2.36%) Legal
6 5 (1.18%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.71%) Advertising
7 3 (0.71%) Banking
7 3 (0.71%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.47%) Automotive
8 2 (0.47%) Back Office
8 2 (0.47%) Games
9 1 (0.24%) Billing
9 1 (0.24%) Electronics
9 1 (0.24%) French Language
9 1 (0.24%) German Language
9 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 94 (22.22%) Analyst
2 78 (18.44%) Consultant
3 54 (12.77%) Project Manager
4 48 (11.35%) SAP Consultant
5 35 (8.27%) Business Analyst
6 33 (7.80%) Architect
7 22 (5.20%) Data Analyst
8 21 (4.96%) Developer
8 21 (4.96%) Programme Manager
8 21 (4.96%) SAP Manager
9 18 (4.26%) SAP Analyst
10 14 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (2.84%) ERP Manager
11 12 (2.84%) Functional Consultant
11 12 (2.84%) Service Manager
12 10 (2.36%) Data Migration Consultant
12 10 (2.36%) Migration Consultant
12 10 (2.36%) SAP Data Consultant
12 10 (2.36%) SAP Migration Consultant
12 10 (2.36%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.13%) .NET
2 8 (1.89%) HTML
3 7 (1.65%) CSS
4 6 (1.42%) MSMQ
5 5 (1.18%) Web Services
6 4 (0.95%) JSON
6 4 (0.95%) XML
7 3 (0.71%) HTML5
7 3 (0.71%) jQuery
7 3 (0.71%) SOAP
7 3 (0.71%) Spring
8 2 (0.47%) BAPI
8 2 (0.47%) J2EE
8 2 (0.47%) Middleware
8 2 (0.47%) REST
8 2 (0.47%) SAP Fiori
8 2 (0.47%) WebCenter
9 1 (0.24%) ATL
9 1 (0.24%) COM
9 1 (0.24%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 80 (18.91%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.49%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.36%) AS400
4 9 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.89%) Visualisation
6 7 (1.65%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.65%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.42%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.42%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.42%) User Experience
8 5 (1.18%) Life Science
9 4 (0.95%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (0.71%) CESG
10 3 (0.71%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.71%) iPad
10 3 (0.71%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.71%) Physics
11 2 (0.47%) EPoS
11 2 (0.47%) Social Media
11 2 (0.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.86%) Windows
2 11 (2.60%) Linux
3 10 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (2.13%) AIX
4 9 (2.13%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.42%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.42%) Solaris
5 6 (1.42%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.42%) zOS
6 5 (1.18%) Android
7 4 (0.95%) Unix
7 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (17.49%) Project Management
2 66 (15.60%) ERP
3 57 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (8.98%) Migration
5 31 (7.33%) Analytics
5 31 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
5 31 (7.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 30 (7.09%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (7.09%) ITIL
7 26 (6.15%) Change Management
7 26 (6.15%) Data Migration
8 25 (5.91%) PRINCE2
9 24 (5.67%) Information Security
10 23 (5.44%) CRM
11 22 (5.20%) Data Modelling
11 22 (5.20%) Risk Management
11 22 (5.20%) User Acceptance Testing
12 20 (4.73%) E-Commerce
12 20 (4.73%) Six Sigma
13 19 (4.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 34 (8.04%) SQL
2 9 (2.13%) JavaScript
3 8 (1.89%) Java
3 8 (1.89%) VBA
4 6 (1.42%) ABAP
5 4 (0.95%) C
5 4 (0.95%) PL/SQL
5 4 (0.95%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.71%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.47%) C#
7 2 (0.47%) MapBasic
7 2 (0.47%) PHP
7 2 (0.47%) VB
8 1 (0.24%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.24%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (0.24%) R
8 1 (0.24%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (5.20%) Degree
2 12 (2.84%) CISSP
2 12 (2.84%) SAP Certification
3 11 (2.60%) CISM
4 9 (2.13%) ACCA
4 9 (2.13%) CIMA
5 7 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (1.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 6 (1.42%) CCSP
6 6 (1.42%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.18%) CISA
7 5 (1.18%) PMP
8 4 (0.95%) CRISC
9 3 (0.71%) PhD
10 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.47%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.24%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 14 (3.31%) Data Quality
3 10 (2.36%) QA
4 6 (1.42%) GxP
5 5 (1.18%) COBIT
5 5 (1.18%) SLA
6 3 (0.71%) CDISC
6 3 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.47%) GMP
8 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.24%) GAAP
8 1 (0.24%) PMBOK
System Software
1 15 (3.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.42%) ClearTrust
3 3 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.71%) vSphere
4 2 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.42%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.47%) SCCM
3 2 (0.47%) SCOM
4 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.24%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 164 (38.77%) SAP
2 41 (9.69%) Microsoft
3 29 (6.86%) Oracle
4 11 (2.60%) IBM
5 8 (1.89%) Adobe
6 7 (1.65%) JD Edwards
7 6 (1.42%) BEA
7 6 (1.42%) CA
7 6 (1.42%) CheckPoint
7 6 (1.42%) Vitria
8 5 (1.18%) HP
9 4 (0.95%) hybris
9 4 (0.95%) Tableau
9 4 (0.95%) VMware
10 3 (0.71%) Remedy
10 3 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.47%) Informatica
11 2 (0.47%) Mapinfo
11 2 (0.47%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.47%) webMethods
Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £25 - 35 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Jonathan Garth
Rate: Good Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive + Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive + Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Preferred Choice
Rate: £200 - £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Clitheroe, Lancashire
Premier Engineering
Rate: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Volt
Rate: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £550.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago