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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 461 446 372
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -74
Contract jobs citing FMCG 184 202 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.35% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% 1.10% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 135 163
Median daily rate £450 £400 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £218 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £570 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Median hourly rate £31.50 £21.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.51% -28.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -

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
18100 18357 17221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.45% 32.24% 32.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11664 11499 10412
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 £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £603 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 632 720 691
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.25 £20.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.06% -9.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.15 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -36 182 £450 +12.50% 65
London -16 108 £425 +6.25% 26
South East +6 34 £513 +20.58% 10
Berkshire -1 15 £320 -24.70% 6
Manchester -14 10 £225 -47.05% 6
North West -19 10 £225 -47.05% 15
East of England +17 8 £420 -6.66% 3
Yorkshire +6 8 £413 +43.47%
East Midlands +5 8 £500 +81.90% 4
Hertfordshire +7 6 £365 -18.88% 1
Hampshire - 6 £513 - 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £525 - 1
Basingstoke - 6 £513 -
Bracknell - 5 - - 1
West Yorkshire +1 4 £450 +50.00%
South Yorkshire 0 4 £375 +36.36%
Northamptonshire -2 4 £600 +263.63%
Surrey -10 4 £340 -21.56% 2
Oxford - 4 £525 -
Reading +1 3 - -
Brentford +1 3 £450 +28.57% 1
West Midlands -26 3 £415 -24.54% 5
Sheffield - 3 £375 -
Corby - 3 £600 -
Stevenage +8 2 £313 -
Derbyshire +6 2 £275 -
Camberley - 2 £280 -
Maidenhead - 2 £320 -
Essex - 2 £475 -
Slough +7 1 £125 - 3

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 119 (31.56%) SAP
2 106 (28.12%) Retail
3 69 (18.30%) Project Management
4 66 (17.51%) Manufacturing
5 55 (14.59%) ERP
6 51 (13.53%) Finance
7 44 (11.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 44 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 41 (10.88%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (10.34%) ITIL
10 36 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
11 34 (9.02%) Information Security
12 33 (8.75%) SQL
12 33 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (7.96%) Change Management
14 29 (7.69%) Oracle
15 27 (7.16%) Microsoft
15 27 (7.16%) Migration
16 26 (6.90%) Marketing
17 24 (6.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 22 (5.84%) E-Commerce
19 20 (5.31%) Six Sigma
19 20 (5.31%) Continuous Improvement
19 20 (5.31%) Procure-to-Pay
20 19 (5.04%) Linux
20 19 (5.04%) PRINCE2
20 19 (5.04%) Logistics
21 18 (4.77%) MS Office
21 18 (4.77%) Windows
21 18 (4.77%) CRM

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 17 (4.51%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.71%) WebSphere
3 9 (2.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 7 (1.86%) CMS
5 6 (1.59%) IIS
6 5 (1.33%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.33%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.33%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.06%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.80%) Apache
8 3 (0.80%) iPlanet
8 3 (0.80%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.53%) JBoss
9 2 (0.53%) Resin
9 2 (0.53%) SAP EP
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 18 (4.77%) MS Office
2 17 (4.51%) MS Excel
3 13 (3.45%) MS Project
4 8 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.33%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.53%) CINEMA 4D
6 2 (0.53%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (2.12%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (1.86%) SAP SRM
3 5 (1.33%) SAP GRC
4 4 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.80%) BusinessWare
5 3 (0.80%) MFGPRO
5 3 (0.80%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 3 (0.80%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.80%) SAP R/3
5 3 (0.80%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.53%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.53%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.53%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.53%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.53%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.53%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.53%) SAP PLM
7 1 (0.27%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.86%) Office 365
2 6 (1.59%) SaaS
3 5 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.06%) Basecamp
4 4 (1.06%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.53%) SmartFocus
7 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.27%) GitHub
7 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.27%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.27%) Trello
7 1 (0.27%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.92%) Firewall
2 5 (1.33%) Network Security
2 5 (1.33%) VoIP
2 5 (1.33%) VPN
3 4 (1.06%) DNS
3 4 (1.06%) MPLS
3 4 (1.06%) SAN
4 3 (0.80%) Internet
4 3 (0.80%) Intranet
4 3 (0.80%) LAN
4 3 (0.80%) WAN
5 2 (0.53%) Broadband
5 2 (0.53%) Converged Networks
5 2 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.53%) Skype
5 2 (0.53%) SNMP
5 2 (0.53%) VLAN
5 2 (0.53%) WebEx
6 1 (0.27%) IPsec
6 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.18%) SAP BW
2 11 (2.92%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.39%) QlikView
4 8 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (1.59%) Big Data
6 6 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.59%) SAP BI
7 5 (1.33%) DB2
7 5 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.06%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.06%) SAP Data Services
9 3 (0.80%) DB2 UDB
9 3 (0.80%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.53%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (1.06%) JIRA
1 4 (1.06%) LSMW
General
1 106 (28.12%) Retail
2 66 (17.51%) Manufacturing
3 51 (13.53%) Finance
4 44 (11.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 26 (6.90%) Marketing
6 9 (2.39%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.33%) Games
7 5 (1.33%) Publishing
8 4 (1.06%) Advertising
8 4 (1.06%) Legal
9 3 (0.80%) Banking
10 2 (0.53%) Automotive
10 2 (0.53%) Electronics
11 1 (0.27%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Billing
11 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 71 (18.83%) Analyst
2 58 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 53 (14.06%) Consultant
4 49 (13.00%) Architect
5 37 (9.81%) SAP Consultant
6 30 (7.96%) SAP Manager
7 27 (7.16%) Business Analyst
8 24 (6.37%) Developer
9 23 (6.10%) Data Analyst
9 23 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (3.98%) Service Manager
11 14 (3.71%) Supply Chain Analyst
12 13 (3.45%) IT Manager
13 12 (3.18%) IT Project Manager
14 11 (2.92%) Security Manager
14 11 (2.92%) Service Architect
15 10 (2.65%) Excel Analyst
15 10 (2.65%) Security Project Manager
16 9 (2.39%) FMCG Manager
16 9 (2.39%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.45%) Middleware
2 11 (2.92%) .NET
3 8 (2.12%) HTML
4 7 (1.86%) CSS
5 4 (1.06%) BAPI
5 4 (1.06%) EDI
6 3 (0.80%) MSMQ
6 3 (0.80%) Web Services
6 3 (0.80%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.53%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.53%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.53%) COM
7 2 (0.53%) HTML5
7 2 (0.53%) JSON
7 2 (0.53%) WCF
7 2 (0.53%) XML
8 1 (0.27%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.27%) CSS3
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.18%) User Experience
3 11 (2.92%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.12%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.06%) AS400
5 4 (1.06%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.06%) LIMS
5 4 (1.06%) SCADA
5 4 (1.06%) Virtual Team
6 3 (0.80%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.80%) DataPower
6 3 (0.80%) iPad
6 3 (0.80%) Social Media
7 2 (0.53%) CESG
7 2 (0.53%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.53%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.53%) Neural Network
7 2 (0.53%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.04%) Linux
2 18 (4.77%) Windows
3 13 (3.45%) Unix
4 9 (2.39%) AIX
5 7 (1.86%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.86%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (0.80%) Solaris
7 3 (0.80%) SUSE
7 3 (0.80%) zOS
8 2 (0.53%) Android
8 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.27%) CentOS
9 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (18.30%) Project Management
2 55 (14.59%) ERP
3 44 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (10.88%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (10.34%) ITIL
6 34 (9.02%) Information Security
7 33 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (7.96%) Change Management
9 27 (7.16%) Migration
10 24 (6.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 22 (5.84%) E-Commerce
12 20 (5.31%) Continuous Improvement
12 20 (5.31%) Procure-to-Pay
12 20 (5.31%) Six Sigma
13 19 (5.04%) Logistics
13 19 (5.04%) PRINCE2
14 18 (4.77%) CRM
15 15 (3.98%) Data Management
15 15 (3.98%) Lean Six Sigma
15 15 (3.98%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 33 (8.75%) SQL
2 10 (2.65%) JavaScript
3 8 (2.12%) Java
4 6 (1.59%) ABAP
4 6 (1.59%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.33%) Python
6 4 (1.06%) C#
7 3 (0.80%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.80%) Perl
8 2 (0.53%) Korn
8 2 (0.53%) PHP
8 2 (0.53%) R
8 2 (0.53%) VBA
9 1 (0.27%) C
9 1 (0.27%) COBOL
9 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.27%) RPG
9 1 (0.27%) RPG IV
9 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (3.98%) SAP Certification
2 11 (2.92%) Degree
3 6 (1.59%) CISM
3 6 (1.59%) CISSP
4 5 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.33%) PMP
5 4 (1.06%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.80%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 3 (0.80%) CCSP
6 3 (0.80%) CISA
6 3 (0.80%) PhD
7 2 (0.53%) CCNA
7 2 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.53%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.27%) ACCA
8 1 (0.27%) IISP
8 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.98%) GxP
2 12 (3.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (2.39%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.86%) COBIT
5 5 (1.33%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.06%) SLA
7 3 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.53%) GCP
8 2 (0.53%) GLP
8 2 (0.53%) GMP
9 1 (0.27%) QA
9 1 (0.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.06%) vSphere
3 3 (0.80%) ClearTrust
4 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.53%) UAG
4 2 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.27%) NFS
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.27%) XenApp
5 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.80%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (0.80%) Puppet
2 3 (0.80%) SCCM
3 2 (0.53%) Ansible
3 2 (0.53%) SCOM
3 2 (0.53%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.27%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 119 (31.56%) SAP
2 29 (7.69%) Oracle
3 27 (7.16%) Microsoft
4 16 (4.24%) Adobe
4 16 (4.24%) IBM
4 16 (4.24%) JD Edwards
5 11 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (2.12%) HP
6 8 (2.12%) Informatica
6 8 (2.12%) Teradata
7 7 (1.86%) CheckPoint
8 6 (1.59%) Cognos
8 6 (1.59%) VMware
9 5 (1.33%) Citrix
9 5 (1.33%) Google
9 5 (1.33%) webMethods
10 4 (1.06%) OpenText
10 4 (1.06%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.80%) BEA
11 3 (0.80%) Software AG
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