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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 457 403 372
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -31
Contract jobs citing FMCG 189 249 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.44% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 1.39% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 165 168
Median daily rate £433 £418 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.59% -7.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £215 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £573 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £24.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.16% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £24.00 -
% change year-on-year
+80.20% -

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
17847 17946 17166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.23% 32.03% 32.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11546 11205 10514
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 621 673 693
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.71 £20.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.58% -9.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -14.28%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -52 186 £441 +6.32% 45
London -18 107 £365 -8.75% 25
South East 0 38 £513 +20.58% 4
Berkshire -2 15 £388 -8.82%
Manchester -16 12 £225 -37.93% 1
North West -27 12 £225 -37.93% 3
East Midlands +13 8 £513 +83.12% 7
Yorkshire +6 7 £450 +28.57% 1
East of England +5 7 £365 -23.15%
Hampshire +11 6 £513 +144.04%
Basingstoke - 6 £513 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £525 -
Hertfordshire +10 5 £339 -20.29%
Reading -4 5 - -
West Yorkshire -9 5 £450 - 1
Surrey -11 5 £280 -35.40% 2
West Midlands -33 4 £550 - 4
Northamptonshire - 4 £600 - 2
Oxford - 4 £525 -
Bracknell - 4 - -
Corby - 3 £600 -
Derbyshire +9 2 £275 -1.78%
Stevenage +6 2 £313 -3.84%
South Yorkshire +1 2 £375 +36.36%
Leeds -2 2 £463 -
Brentford -4 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 £375 -
Camberley - 2 £280 -
Essex - 2 £475 -
City of London +39 1 £450 +5.88%

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (30.18%) SAP
2 107 (27.37%) Retail
3 70 (17.90%) Project Management
4 61 (15.60%) Manufacturing
5 51 (13.04%) Finance
6 50 (12.79%) ERP
7 45 (11.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 43 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
10 37 (9.46%) Information Security
10 37 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
11 36 (9.21%) SQL
12 35 (8.95%) Pharmaceutical
13 34 (8.70%) ITIL
14 32 (8.18%) Change Management
15 30 (7.67%) Microsoft
16 29 (7.42%) Oracle
17 28 (7.16%) Marketing
18 27 (6.91%) Migration
19 26 (6.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 23 (5.88%) E-Commerce
20 23 (5.88%) Logistics
21 22 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
22 20 (5.12%) PRINCE2
22 20 (5.12%) Windows
22 20 (5.12%) MS Excel
23 19 (4.86%) SharePoint
24 18 (4.60%) Linux
24 18 (4.60%) MS Office
24 18 (4.60%) Six Sigma

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 19 (4.86%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.58%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (1.53%) IIS
5 5 (1.28%) CMS
5 5 (1.28%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.28%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.28%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.02%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.77%) Apache
7 3 (0.77%) iPlanet
7 3 (0.77%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.51%) JBoss
8 2 (0.51%) Resin
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.26%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 20 (5.12%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.60%) MS Office
3 11 (2.81%) MS Project
4 9 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.02%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.51%) CINEMA 4D
6 2 (0.51%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.28%) SAP GRC
3 5 (1.28%) SAP HR
3 5 (1.28%) SAP SD
4 4 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.02%) SAP SRM
5 3 (0.77%) BusinessWare
5 3 (0.77%) MFGPRO
5 3 (0.77%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 3 (0.77%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.77%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.77%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.77%) SAP MII
5 3 (0.77%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.51%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.51%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.51%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.51%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.79%) Office 365
2 5 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.28%) SaaS
3 4 (1.02%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.77%) Basecamp
4 3 (0.77%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.51%) SmartFocus
6 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.26%) GitHub
6 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.26%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.26%) Trello
6 1 (0.26%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.56%) Firewall
2 5 (1.28%) Network Security
2 5 (1.28%) VPN
3 4 (1.02%) DNS
3 4 (1.02%) MPLS
4 3 (0.77%) Internet
4 3 (0.77%) Intranet
4 3 (0.77%) LAN
4 3 (0.77%) SAN
4 3 (0.77%) VoIP
4 3 (0.77%) WAN
5 2 (0.51%) Broadband
5 2 (0.51%) Converged Networks
5 2 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.51%) Skype
5 2 (0.51%) SNMP
6 1 (0.26%) DHCP
6 1 (0.26%) IPsec
6 1 (0.26%) VLAN
6 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.58%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (2.56%) QlikView
3 10 (2.56%) SAP BW
4 9 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (1.79%) Big Data
6 7 (1.79%) SAP BI
7 6 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.28%) DB2
9 4 (1.02%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.02%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (0.77%) DB2 UDB
10 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.51%) MySQL
11 2 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (1.02%) LSMW
2 3 (0.77%) JIRA
General
1 107 (27.37%) Retail
2 61 (15.60%) Manufacturing
3 51 (13.04%) Finance
4 35 (8.95%) Pharmaceutical
5 28 (7.16%) Marketing
6 10 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.28%) Publishing
8 4 (1.02%) Advertising
8 4 (1.02%) Banking
8 4 (1.02%) Games
8 4 (1.02%) Legal
9 2 (0.51%) Automotive
9 2 (0.51%) Electronics
10 1 (0.26%) Back Office
10 1 (0.26%) Billing
10 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 80 (20.46%) Analyst
2 61 (15.60%) Project Manager
3 56 (14.32%) Consultant
4 49 (12.53%) Architect
5 33 (8.44%) SAP Consultant
6 32 (8.18%) Business Analyst
7 29 (7.42%) SAP Manager
8 25 (6.39%) Data Analyst
9 23 (5.88%) Developer
10 21 (5.37%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (3.58%) Supply Chain Analyst
12 13 (3.32%) IT Manager
12 13 (3.32%) Service Manager
13 12 (3.07%) Functional Consultant
13 12 (3.07%) IT Project Manager
14 11 (2.81%) SAP Analyst
14 11 (2.81%) Security Manager
14 11 (2.81%) Service Architect
15 10 (2.56%) Excel Analyst
15 10 (2.56%) FMCG Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.32%) .NET
1 13 (3.32%) Middleware
2 7 (1.79%) HTML
3 6 (1.53%) CSS
4 4 (1.02%) BAPI
4 4 (1.02%) EDI
5 3 (0.77%) COM
5 3 (0.77%) MSMQ
5 3 (0.77%) Web Services
5 3 (0.77%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.51%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.51%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.51%) HTML5
6 2 (0.51%) JSON
6 2 (0.51%) WCF
6 2 (0.51%) XML
7 1 (0.26%) CSS3
7 1 (0.26%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.26%) REST
7 1 (0.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.81%) Data Centre
2 11 (2.81%) User Experience
3 10 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.28%) Data Structures
4 5 (1.28%) iPad
5 4 (1.02%) AS400
5 4 (1.02%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.02%) LIMS
5 4 (1.02%) SCADA
5 4 (1.02%) Virtual Team
6 3 (0.77%) DataPower
6 3 (0.77%) Photography
6 3 (0.77%) Social Media
7 2 (0.51%) CESG
7 2 (0.51%) iSeries
7 2 (0.51%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.51%) Neural Network
7 2 (0.51%) Physics
7 2 (0.51%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.12%) Windows
2 18 (4.60%) Linux
3 12 (3.07%) Unix
4 9 (2.30%) AIX
5 7 (1.79%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.53%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.02%) Android
8 4 (1.02%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.77%) Solaris
9 3 (0.77%) SUSE
9 3 (0.77%) zOS
10 1 (0.26%) CentOS
10 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (17.90%) Project Management
2 50 (12.79%) ERP
3 45 (11.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 43 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
5 37 (9.46%) Information Security
6 34 (8.70%) ITIL
7 32 (8.18%) Change Management
8 27 (6.91%) Migration
9 26 (6.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 23 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 23 (5.88%) Logistics
11 22 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 20 (5.12%) PRINCE2
13 18 (4.60%) Analytics
13 18 (4.60%) Six Sigma
14 17 (4.35%) CRM
15 16 (4.09%) Data Management
16 15 (3.84%) Use Case
17 14 (3.58%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (9.21%) SQL
2 9 (2.30%) JavaScript
3 8 (2.05%) Java
4 6 (1.53%) ABAP
4 6 (1.53%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.28%) Python
6 4 (1.02%) C#
7 3 (0.77%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.77%) Perl
8 2 (0.51%) Korn
8 2 (0.51%) PHP
8 2 (0.51%) R
8 2 (0.51%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.51%) VBA
9 1 (0.26%) C
9 1 (0.26%) COBOL
9 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.26%) RPG
9 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (3.07%) Degree
1 12 (3.07%) SAP Certification
2 8 (2.05%) CISM
2 8 (2.05%) CISSP
3 5 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.28%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.28%) PMP
4 4 (1.02%) PhD
5 3 (0.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (0.77%) CCSP
5 3 (0.77%) CISA
6 2 (0.51%) CCNA
6 2 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.51%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.26%) IISP
7 1 (0.26%) ISEB
7 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.58%) GxP
2 10 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (2.30%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.79%) COBIT
5 6 (1.53%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.77%) GMP
6 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.77%) SLA
7 2 (0.51%) GCP
7 2 (0.51%) GLP
7 2 (0.51%) QA
8 1 (0.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (3.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.28%) vSphere
3 3 (0.77%) ClearTrust
4 2 (0.51%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.51%) UAG
4 2 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.26%) NFS
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.77%) CA Single Sign-On
1 3 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (0.77%) Puppet
1 3 (0.77%) SCCM
2 2 (0.51%) Ansible
2 2 (0.51%) SCOM
2 2 (0.51%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.26%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 118 (30.18%) SAP
2 30 (7.67%) Microsoft
3 29 (7.42%) Oracle
4 17 (4.35%) IBM
5 14 (3.58%) JD Edwards
6 12 (3.07%) Adobe
7 10 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (2.30%) Informatica
9 8 (2.05%) HP
9 8 (2.05%) Teradata
10 7 (1.79%) CheckPoint
10 7 (1.79%) VMware
11 5 (1.28%) Cognos
11 5 (1.28%) OpenText
11 5 (1.28%) webMethods
12 4 (1.02%) Citrix
12 4 (1.02%) Google
13 3 (0.77%) BEA
13 3 (0.77%) CA
13 3 (0.77%) Software AG
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