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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 500 430 397
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -33
Contract jobs citing FMCG 157 240 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.42% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 1.27% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 133 151
Median daily rate £425 £428 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £247 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Median hourly rate £19.38 £24.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.91% -34.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.83 £19.55 £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.55 £27.35 £71.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-40.90% -26.66%

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
17836 18880 18393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.32% 33.00% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11554 11812 11144
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 808 799
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.96 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.75 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.63
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.12%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -50 152 £425 -0.58% 48
London -79 83 £438 -2.77% 25
South East +7 21 £488 +28.28% 3
Berkshire +5 14 £381 +1.66% 1
North West +13 13 £400 - 5
Manchester +3 12 £400 -
Yorkshire +14 8 £375 +22.95% 4
South Yorkshire - 8 £375 - 3
Bracknell +2 7 - - 1
Nottinghamshire -6 6 £438 - 2
East Midlands -7 6 £438 +59.09% 6
West Midlands -23 6 £380 +153.33% 3
East of England 0 5 £450 +1.12% 1
Hertfordshire -1 5 £450 +1.12%
South West +9 4 £638 +70.00% 1
Surrey 0 4 £550 +39.24% 1
Uxbridge +3 3 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £450 -
Sheffield - 3 £313 -
Coventry - 3 £353 -
Brentford +6 2 £450 +83.67%
City of London -4 2 £363 -44.23% 2
Maidenhead -7 2 £410 -
Warwickshire - 2 £319 -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Stevenage +4 1 - -
Tamworth -2 1 £380 -5.00%
Staffordshire -2 1 £380 -5.00%
Birmingham -10 1 £380 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £488 -

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 107 (30.75%) SAP
1 107 (30.75%) Retail
2 67 (19.25%) Manufacturing
3 58 (16.67%) Project Management
4 46 (13.22%) ERP
5 42 (12.07%) Finance
6 40 (11.49%) Pharmaceutical
6 40 (11.49%) SQL
7 37 (10.63%) Migration
8 36 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (8.91%) Marketing
10 28 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (8.05%) Analytics
10 28 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (7.47%) Microsoft
12 23 (6.61%) MS Excel
13 22 (6.32%) ITIL
13 22 (6.32%) Change Management
13 22 (6.32%) Data Migration
14 21 (6.03%) E-Commerce
15 20 (5.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 19 (5.46%) Oracle
16 19 (5.46%) Procure-to-Pay
17 18 (5.17%) Information Security
17 18 (5.17%) Logistics
18 17 (4.89%) Adobe
19 16 (4.60%) MS Office
20 15 (4.31%) PRINCE2
20 15 (4.31%) GxP

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 10 (2.87%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.30%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (1.44%) CMS
4 5 (1.44%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.86%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.86%) IIS
5 3 (0.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.86%) Quickr
5 3 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.86%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.57%) Apache
6 2 (0.57%) Drupal
6 2 (0.57%) Resin
6 2 (0.57%) SAP EP
6 2 (0.57%) SAS
6 2 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.29%) JBoss
7 1 (0.29%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 23 (6.61%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.60%) MS Office
3 12 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.01%) MS Project
4 7 (2.01%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.86%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.57%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 11 (3.16%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (1.72%) SAP SD
2 6 (1.72%) SAP SRM
3 5 (1.44%) SAP APO
4 4 (1.15%) SAP GRC
4 4 (1.15%) SAP PP
4 4 (1.15%) SAP PP-PI
5 3 (0.86%) MFGPRO
5 3 (0.86%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.86%) SAP LE
5 3 (0.86%) SAP MII
5 3 (0.86%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.57%) Movex
6 2 (0.57%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.57%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.57%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.57%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.44%) SaaS
2 4 (1.15%) Basecamp
2 4 (1.15%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.15%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.86%) Office 365
4 2 (0.57%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.57%) SmartFocus
5 1 (0.29%) AdWords
5 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.59%) VoIP
2 6 (1.72%) Firewall
3 5 (1.44%) Skype
3 5 (1.44%) VPN
4 4 (1.15%) LAN
4 4 (1.15%) WAN
5 3 (0.86%) Broadband
5 3 (0.86%) DNS
5 3 (0.86%) MPLS
5 3 (0.86%) WebEx
6 2 (0.57%) Network Security
6 2 (0.57%) SAN
7 1 (0.29%) Converged Networks
7 1 (0.29%) Intranet
7 1 (0.29%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.29%) SNMP
7 1 (0.29%) VLAN
7 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.87%) Big Data
2 10 (2.87%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.30%) QlikView
3 8 (2.30%) SAP BW
4 6 (1.72%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.15%) SAP BI
6 4 (1.15%) SAP HANA
7 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.57%) DB2
8 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.57%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.29%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (0.29%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 7 (2.01%) LSMW
2 4 (1.15%) JIRA
3 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 107 (30.75%) Retail
2 67 (19.25%) Manufacturing
3 42 (12.07%) Finance
4 40 (11.49%) Pharmaceutical
5 31 (8.91%) Marketing
6 8 (2.30%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.72%) Legal
8 5 (1.44%) Electronics
9 4 (1.15%) Games
10 3 (0.86%) Publishing
11 2 (0.57%) Automotive
11 2 (0.57%) Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Advertising
12 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.29%) Back Office
12 1 (0.29%) Brand Awareness
12 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.29%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 62 (17.82%) Analyst
2 57 (16.38%) Project Manager
3 55 (15.80%) Consultant
4 43 (12.36%) Architect
5 39 (11.21%) SAP Consultant
6 25 (7.18%) Developer
7 20 (5.75%) Business Analyst
8 19 (5.46%) Data Analyst
8 19 (5.46%) SAP Manager
8 19 (5.46%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (4.02%) IT Manager
10 12 (3.45%) Supply Chain Analyst
11 11 (3.16%) IT Project Manager
11 11 (3.16%) SAP Analyst
11 11 (3.16%) Service Architect
11 11 (3.16%) Service Manager
12 10 (2.87%) Security Manager
13 9 (2.59%) Security Project Manager
14 8 (2.30%) Excel Analyst
14 8 (2.30%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.87%) Middleware
2 9 (2.59%) .NET
2 9 (2.59%) HTML
3 7 (2.01%) BAPI
3 7 (2.01%) CSS
4 5 (1.44%) SAP Core Interface
5 4 (1.15%) EDI
6 3 (0.86%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.86%) XML
7 2 (0.57%) COM
7 2 (0.57%) jQuery
7 2 (0.57%) WCF
8 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.29%) ADO.NET
8 1 (0.29%) EDIFACT
8 1 (0.29%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.29%) Web Services
8 1 (0.29%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.29%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.16%) User Experience
3 7 (2.01%) Data Extraction
3 7 (2.01%) SCADA
4 5 (1.44%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.15%) LIMS
5 4 (1.15%) Social Media
6 3 (0.86%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.86%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.86%) Neural Network
6 3 (0.86%) Statistics
6 3 (0.86%) Virtual Team
6 3 (0.86%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.57%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.57%) AS400
7 2 (0.57%) Data Conversion
7 2 (0.57%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.57%) iSeries
7 2 (0.57%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.74%) Linux
2 12 (3.45%) Windows
3 7 (2.01%) Unix
4 6 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.44%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.44%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.86%) AIX
8 2 (0.57%) SUSE
9 1 (0.29%) Android
9 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.29%) CentOS
9 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (16.67%) Project Management
2 46 (13.22%) ERP
3 37 (10.63%) Migration
4 36 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (8.05%) Analytics
6 28 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (6.32%) Change Management
7 22 (6.32%) Data Migration
7 22 (6.32%) ITIL
8 21 (6.03%) E-Commerce
9 20 (5.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 19 (5.46%) Procure-to-Pay
11 18 (5.17%) Information Security
11 18 (5.17%) Logistics
12 15 (4.31%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (4.31%) PRINCE2
13 14 (4.02%) Validation
14 13 (3.74%) ETL
15 12 (3.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 40 (11.49%) SQL
2 13 (3.74%) JavaScript
3 10 (2.87%) ABAP
4 7 (2.01%) Python
5 5 (1.44%) Java
6 4 (1.15%) C#
6 4 (1.15%) PHP
6 4 (1.15%) R
6 4 (1.15%) VBA
7 3 (0.86%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.57%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.57%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.29%) Korn
9 1 (0.29%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.29%) Perl
9 1 (0.29%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.29%) RPG
9 1 (0.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (2.87%) SAP Certification
2 8 (2.30%) Degree
3 4 (1.15%) PMP
4 3 (0.86%) PhD
4 3 (0.86%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.29%) ACCA
5 1 (0.29%) APMP
5 1 (0.29%) CCNA
5 1 (0.29%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (0.29%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (0.29%) CISA
5 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.29%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.29%) CRISC
5 1 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.31%) GxP
2 11 (3.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (2.30%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.01%) Data Quality
4 7 (2.01%) QA
5 5 (1.44%) GMP
6 3 (0.86%) COBIT
7 2 (0.57%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.57%) SLA
8 1 (0.29%) GCP
8 1 (0.29%) GLP
8 1 (0.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.86%) UAG
3 2 (0.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.57%) vSphere
4 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.29%) XenApp
4 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.57%) SCCM
3 1 (0.29%) Ansible
3 1 (0.29%) Puppet
3 1 (0.29%) SCOM
3 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 107 (30.75%) SAP
2 26 (7.47%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.46%) Oracle
4 17 (4.89%) Adobe
5 12 (3.45%) JD Edwards
6 8 (2.30%) Google
7 7 (2.01%) HP
7 7 (2.01%) IBM
7 7 (2.01%) Teradata
8 5 (1.44%) Ab Initio
8 5 (1.44%) Informatica
8 5 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.44%) Tableau
9 4 (1.15%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.86%) Citrix
10 3 (0.86%) Cognos
10 3 (0.86%) Kaspersky
10 3 (0.86%) Lotus
10 3 (0.86%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.86%) Saba
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Uniting Ambition
Rate: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £550 - £590 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Lincolnshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day + Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 5 days ago