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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 373 356 305
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -51
Contract jobs citing FMCG 235 256 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.48% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.40% 1.54% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 167 172
Average daily rate
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£424 £470 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.84% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £446
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £14.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -42.85%

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
16812 16661 15515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.53% 31.47% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10365 10360 9121
Average daily rate £413 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 667 657 668
Average hourly rate £18.71 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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 -22 228 £423 -11.05% 70
London -19 122 £400 -20.98% 33
South East -14 35 £434 -0.17% 7
North West -6 23 £363 -39.58% 3
East of England +19 18 £475 +31.03% 10
Manchester +1 17 £363 -39.58% 3
Bedfordshire - 13 £501 - 1
West Midlands +2 12 £550 - 4
Surrey +6 11 £538 +25.36% 1
Luton - 11 £475 - 1
Berkshire +2 10 £413 -2.94% 3
South West +15 9 £400 +3.29% 6
Uxbridge +9 9 £395 -32.76% 5
Middlesex +12 7 £426 +21.78%
City of London -30 7 £375 -31.81% 5
Brentford - 7 £318 -
Merseyside - 6 - -
East Midlands 0 5 £285 +20.00% 5
Hampshire -7 5 £210 -61.81%
Hertfordshire -9 5 £383 +5.51% 8
Maidenhead +7 4 £413 +117.10%
Derbyshire +3 4 £283 - 1
Birmingham -4 4 £400 - 3
Chesterfield - 4 £283 -
Bristol +6 3 £375 +50.00% 5
Gloucestershire -2 3 - - 1
Yorkshire -23 3 £350 +7.69% 2
Farnborough - 3 £210 -
Gloucester - 3 - -
Liverpool - 3 - -

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 194 (38.88%) SAP
2 114 (22.85%) Retail
3 105 (21.04%) Project Management
4 99 (19.84%) Pharmaceutical
5 86 (17.23%) Finance
6 75 (15.03%) Manufacturing
7 60 (12.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 53 (10.62%) ERP
9 43 (8.62%) Change Management
10 41 (8.22%) Migration
10 41 (8.22%) ITIL
10 41 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
10 41 (8.22%) Marketing
11 40 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
12 39 (7.82%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (6.21%) CRM
14 30 (6.01%) Windows
15 28 (5.61%) E-Commerce
16 27 (5.41%) Java
16 27 (5.41%) Data Migration
17 26 (5.21%) Degree
18 25 (5.01%) Analytics
19 24 (4.81%) User Acceptance Testing
20 23 (4.61%) PRINCE2
20 23 (4.61%) MS Office
21 22 (4.41%) MS Excel
22 21 (4.21%) SQL
22 21 (4.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
23 20 (4.01%) SAP BW
24 19 (3.81%) Microsoft

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 11 (2.20%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.40%) SAS
3 4 (0.80%) Confluence
4 3 (0.60%) NetWeaver
4 3 (0.60%) CMS
4 3 (0.60%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.40%) IIS
6 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.20%) Liferay
6 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.20%) Lync
6 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.20%) Apache
6 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.20%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.20%) Drupal
6 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (4.61%) MS Office
2 22 (4.41%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.00%) MS Project
4 5 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.40%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) SPSS
6 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (3.61%) SAP SD
2 14 (2.81%) SAP CO
2 14 (2.81%) SAP FI
3 13 (2.61%) SAP FI/CO
4 9 (1.80%) SAP MM
5 8 (1.60%) SAP APO
6 7 (1.40%) SAP WM
7 6 (1.20%) SAP FI-AP
8 4 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.80%) SAP PP
8 4 (0.80%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.60%) SAP GRC
10 2 (0.40%) SAP SCM
10 2 (0.40%) SAP FI-GL
10 2 (0.40%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.40%) SAP SRM
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.40%) SAP MDM
10 2 (0.40%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.40%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.80%) Office 365
2 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.60%) SaaS
2 3 (0.60%) PaaS
3 2 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.40%) IaaS
4 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.20%) FinancialForce.com
4 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.00%) LAN
2 8 (1.60%) Wireless
3 7 (1.40%) WAN
4 4 (0.80%) Firewall
4 4 (0.80%) DNS
4 4 (0.80%) CTI
5 3 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.40%) BGP
6 2 (0.40%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.40%) MPLS
6 2 (0.40%) OSPF
6 2 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.40%) DHCP
6 2 (0.40%) SNMP
6 2 (0.40%) Intranet
7 1 (0.20%) Telepresence
7 1 (0.20%) NAS
7 1 (0.20%) Internet
7 1 (0.20%) FTP
7 1 (0.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.01%) SAP BW
2 19 (3.81%) QlikView
3 7 (1.40%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.20%) DB2
5 5 (1.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.00%) SAP BI
6 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.80%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.80%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.80%) Big Data
7 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.40%) EDMS
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.40%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.40%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 11 (2.20%) JUnit
1 11 (2.20%) Selenium
1 11 (2.20%) JIRA
2 8 (1.60%) LSMW
3 3 (0.60%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.20%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.20%) ERwin
4 1 (0.20%) ProC
4 1 (0.20%) PeopleTools
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 114 (22.85%) Retail
2 99 (19.84%) Pharmaceutical
3 86 (17.23%) Finance
4 75 (15.03%) Manufacturing
5 41 (8.22%) Marketing
6 19 (3.81%) Telecoms
7 18 (3.61%) Banking
8 11 (2.20%) Advertising
9 9 (1.80%) Electronics
9 9 (1.80%) General Ledger
10 8 (1.60%) Publishing
11 7 (1.40%) Games
12 5 (1.00%) Legal
13 2 (0.40%) German Language
13 2 (0.40%) Front Office
13 2 (0.40%) Back Office
14 1 (0.20%) Automotive
14 1 (0.20%) Polish Language
14 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.20%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 116 (23.25%) Analyst
2 86 (17.23%) Project Manager
3 81 (16.23%) Consultant
4 65 (13.03%) SAP Consultant
5 45 (9.02%) Business Analyst
6 33 (6.61%) SAP Manager
7 32 (6.41%) Developer
8 24 (4.81%) Data Analyst
8 24 (4.81%) Architect
9 14 (2.81%) SAP Project Manager
10 13 (2.61%) Programme Manager
10 13 (2.61%) Functional Analyst
11 12 (2.40%) IT Project Manager
11 12 (2.40%) Hybris Developer
12 11 (2.20%) Desktop Support
12 11 (2.20%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
13 9 (1.80%) SAP Analyst
13 9 (1.80%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (1.80%) Senior Manager
13 9 (1.80%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.81%) .NET
2 12 (2.40%) Spring
3 9 (1.80%) HTML
4 7 (1.40%) CSS
5 5 (1.00%) Web Services
5 5 (1.00%) SAP Basis
6 4 (0.80%) Hibernate
6 4 (0.80%) Web Dynpro
6 4 (0.80%) EDI
6 4 (0.80%) HTML5
7 3 (0.60%) CSS3
7 3 (0.60%) XML
7 3 (0.60%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.40%) jQuery
8 2 (0.40%) SAP PI
8 2 (0.40%) Backbone.js
8 2 (0.40%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.40%) Sass
8 2 (0.40%) LESS
8 2 (0.40%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.41%) User Experience
3 15 (3.01%) Data Centre
4 12 (2.40%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.20%) E-Learning
6 4 (0.80%) Visualisation
6 4 (0.80%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.60%) Social Media
7 3 (0.60%) DTV
7 3 (0.60%) LIMS
7 3 (0.60%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.60%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.40%) Economics
8 2 (0.40%) SCADA
8 2 (0.40%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.40%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.40%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.20%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.20%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.20%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 30 (6.01%) Windows
2 19 (3.81%) Windows 7
3 10 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (2.00%) Windows 8
4 9 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.20%) UNIX
5 6 (1.20%) Android
6 5 (1.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (21.04%) Project Management
2 60 (12.02%) Stakeholder Management
3 53 (10.62%) ERP
4 43 (8.62%) Change Management
5 41 (8.22%) Migration
5 41 (8.22%) ITIL
5 41 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
6 39 (7.82%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (6.21%) CRM
8 28 (5.61%) E-Commerce
9 27 (5.41%) Data Migration
10 25 (5.01%) Analytics
11 24 (4.81%) User Acceptance Testing
12 23 (4.61%) PRINCE2
13 21 (4.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 19 (3.81%) Six Sigma
14 19 (3.81%) Service Delivery
14 19 (3.81%) Business Analysis
15 16 (3.21%) Logistics
16 15 (3.01%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (5.41%) Java
2 21 (4.21%) SQL
3 15 (3.01%) ABAP
4 8 (1.60%) C#
4 8 (1.60%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.60%) Apple Swift
5 3 (0.60%) PHP
5 3 (0.60%) PL/SQL
5 3 (0.60%) C
5 3 (0.60%) Objective-C
6 2 (0.40%) C++
6 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.40%) Apex Code
6 2 (0.40%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.20%) R
7 1 (0.20%) SQR
7 1 (0.20%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.20%) Python
7 1 (0.20%) VBScript
7 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (5.21%) Degree
2 17 (3.41%) SAP Certification
3 11 (2.20%) PMP
3 11 (2.20%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.00%) ISEB
4 5 (1.00%) ACCA
5 4 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.60%) CISSP
6 3 (0.60%) CIMA
6 3 (0.60%) CISM
7 2 (0.40%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.40%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) CCNP
8 1 (0.20%) CCA
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.41%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.20%) SLA
2 11 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.20%) COBIT
3 6 (1.20%) GxP
4 4 (0.80%) QA
5 3 (0.60%) GCP
5 3 (0.60%) GMP
6 2 (0.40%) GAMP
6 2 (0.40%) GLP
7 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.20%) DICOM
7 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.20%) vCloud
2 1 (0.20%) vSphere
2 1 (0.20%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (0.60%) Puppet
1 3 (0.60%) SCCM
2 2 (0.40%) SCOM
2 2 (0.40%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.20%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.20%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 194 (38.88%) SAP
2 19 (3.81%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
4 17 (3.41%) Teradata
5 16 (3.21%) Informatica
6 12 (2.40%) Oracle
6 12 (2.40%) hybris
7 7 (1.40%) Cisco
7 7 (1.40%) Siebel
7 7 (1.40%) VMware
8 6 (1.20%) Cognos
9 4 (0.80%) Citrix
9 4 (0.80%) Adobe
9 4 (0.80%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.60%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.60%) Ariba
10 3 (0.60%) Nortel
10 3 (0.60%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (0.60%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.60%) Apple
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Lucentsys
Rate: TBA
Posted: 23 hours ago
Surrey
Montash
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Enterprise Partners
Rate: depending on your experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Enterprise Partners
Rate: €60 - €90 per hour + depending on your experience
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Enterprise Partners
Rate: depending on your experience
Posted: 6 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Cognitive Group
Rate: £350 - £475 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Wigan
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £25 - £45 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Uxbridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £120.00 - £135.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago