The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 336 341 381
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +40
Contract jobs citing FMCG 282 247 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.48% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.05% 1.83% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 151 144
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +22.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +150.00%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13784 13507 14222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.21% 26.47% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8368 8151 8153
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 613 778
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 +8 271 £465 -2.10% 88
London +14 169 £485 -3.00% 45
South East +4 44 £443 +26.42% 8
City of London +9 35 £525 -8.69% 10
Surrey +11 17 £433 +15.33% 1
North West -6 14 £600 +65.51% 4
South West -18 13 £368 -18.33% 5
Hampshire -9 11 £550 +50.68%
Berkshire +2 10 £388 +16.98% 4
Manchester +2 10 £600 +50.00% 3
Southampton -1 10 £500 -
East Midlands - 10 £300 - 9
Edinburgh -12 8 £423 +12.66%
Scotland -18 8 £423 +12.66%
East of England -23 8 £385 +18.46% 1
Hertfordshire 0 6 £395 +26.40%
Yorkshire - 6 £275 - 14
Uxbridge - 6 £588 -
Bristol -17 5 £250 - 1
South Yorkshire - 4 - - 3
Derbyshire - 3 - - 3
Middlesex -5 2 - -
Worksop - 2 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 - - 3
West Yorkshire - 2 £275 - 9
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £385 -
West Midlands - 2 £190 - 1
Crawley +4 1 - -
Slough +4 1 £475 -13.63% 2
West Sussex -3 1 - -

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 243 (43.16%) SAP
2 129 (22.91%) Retail
3 115 (20.43%) Finance
4 103 (18.29%) Project Management
5 90 (15.99%) ERP
6 71 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 69 (12.26%) Migration
7 69 (12.26%) Manufacturing
8 65 (11.55%) CRM
9 60 (10.66%) Marketing
10 50 (8.88%) Data Migration
11 49 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
12 47 (8.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 46 (8.17%) PRINCE2
14 43 (7.64%) MS Excel
14 43 (7.64%) Change Management
15 39 (6.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 36 (6.39%) Degree
17 35 (6.22%) SAP CO
17 35 (6.22%) SAP Implementation
18 34 (6.04%) Windows
18 34 (6.04%) Oracle
19 31 (5.51%) Microsoft
20 30 (5.33%) Siebel
20 30 (5.33%) SharePoint
21 29 (5.15%) Validation
22 28 (4.97%) GAP Analysis
22 28 (4.97%) ITIL
23 27 (4.80%) SAP BW
23 27 (4.80%) Continuous Improvement

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 30 (5.33%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.42%) SAS
3 6 (1.07%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (0.89%) IBM Notes
5 4 (0.71%) Quickr
5 4 (0.71%) Lync
5 4 (0.71%) Drupal
5 4 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.53%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.53%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (0.53%) Apache
6 3 (0.53%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.36%) CMS
7 2 (0.36%) WordPress
7 2 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.36%) Confluence
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.18%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 43 (7.64%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.55%) MS Project
3 18 (3.20%) MS Office
4 13 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.36%) SPSS
7 1 (0.18%) InDesign
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 35 (6.22%) SAP CO
2 26 (4.62%) SAP SD
3 22 (3.91%) SAP FI
3 22 (3.91%) SAP FI/CO
4 9 (1.60%) SAP ERP
5 8 (1.42%) SAP MM
5 8 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (1.24%) SAP SRM
7 6 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (1.07%) SAP PP
7 6 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.71%) SAP APO
8 4 (0.71%) SAP PLM
8 4 (0.71%) SAP SCM
8 4 (0.71%) Magento
8 4 (0.71%) SAP FSCM
8 4 (0.71%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.53%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.24%) Office 365
2 6 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.07%) SaaS
3 5 (0.89%) Force.com
4 2 (0.36%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.18%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.18%) CheetahMail
5 1 (0.18%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.31%) Firewall
2 12 (2.13%) HTTP
3 10 (1.78%) WAN
3 10 (1.78%) LAN
4 9 (1.60%) VoIP
4 9 (1.60%) Internet
5 8 (1.42%) Intranet
6 6 (1.07%) DNS
7 4 (0.71%) SNMP
7 4 (0.71%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.71%) Wireless
8 3 (0.53%) MPLS
9 2 (0.36%) VPN
9 2 (0.36%) SMTP
9 2 (0.36%) DHCP
9 2 (0.36%) SSL
9 2 (0.36%) VLAN
10 1 (0.18%) IMAP
10 1 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.18%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.80%) SAP BW
2 26 (4.62%) SAP BI
3 12 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (1.24%) Big Data
5 6 (1.07%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.07%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.07%) SAP HANA
5 6 (1.07%) MySQL
6 5 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.71%) SQL Server
7 4 (0.71%) MS Access
7 4 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.53%) DataStage
8 3 (0.53%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.36%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.36%) RavenDB
9 2 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.18%) OLAP
10 1 (0.18%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.18%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 11 (1.95%) LSMW
2 9 (1.60%) Subversion
2 9 (1.60%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.36%) JIRA
3 2 (0.36%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.18%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.18%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.18%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.18%) PhoneGap
4 1 (0.18%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (0.18%) Jasmine
General
1 129 (22.91%) Retail
2 115 (20.43%) Finance
3 69 (12.26%) Manufacturing
4 60 (10.66%) Marketing
5 47 (8.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 21 (3.73%) Telecoms
7 19 (3.37%) Banking
8 14 (2.49%) Publishing
9 10 (1.78%) Legal
10 9 (1.60%) German Language
10 9 (1.60%) Advertising
11 8 (1.42%) Electronics
12 7 (1.24%) Billing
13 6 (1.07%) Front Office
13 6 (1.07%) Automotive
14 5 (0.89%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.71%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.71%) Russian Language
16 3 (0.53%) French Language
16 3 (0.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 119 (21.14%) Analyst
2 106 (18.83%) Consultant
3 75 (13.32%) Project Manager
4 62 (11.01%) SAP Consultant
5 54 (9.59%) Business Analyst
6 37 (6.57%) Architect
7 34 (6.04%) SAP Manager
8 29 (5.15%) SAP Analyst
8 29 (5.15%) Developer
9 27 (4.80%) Solutions Architect
10 26 (4.62%) Programme Manager
11 23 (4.09%) Siebel Analyst
12 22 (3.91%) Functional Consultant
13 20 (3.55%) Data Analyst
14 18 (3.20%) Siebel Business Analyst
14 18 (3.20%) Functional Analyst
15 17 (3.02%) SAP Data Analyst
16 14 (2.49%) SAP Project Manager
17 13 (2.31%) Siebel Consultant
17 13 (2.31%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.02%) Web Services
2 14 (2.49%) SOAP
3 13 (2.31%) HTML
4 12 (2.13%) XML
5 11 (1.95%) .NET
5 11 (1.95%) HTML5
6 10 (1.78%) CSS
7 9 (1.60%) JSON
7 9 (1.60%) jQuery
7 9 (1.60%) CSS3
8 8 (1.42%) Visualforce
9 7 (1.24%) RESTful
10 4 (0.71%) REST
10 4 (0.71%) SAP CO-PA
10 4 (0.71%) Mason
10 4 (0.71%) EDI
10 4 (0.71%) Flash
11 3 (0.53%) LAMP
12 2 (0.36%) Ajax
12 2 (0.36%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (1.78%) Management Information System
1 10 (1.78%) Digital Media
2 9 (1.60%) NHS
2 9 (1.60%) IPTV
3 7 (1.24%) PMI
3 7 (1.24%) Data Extraction
3 7 (1.24%) Data Integration
4 6 (1.07%) Social Media
5 5 (0.89%) Open Source
6 4 (0.71%) Mathematics
6 4 (0.71%) DTV
7 3 (0.53%) Economics
7 3 (0.53%) Data Conversion
7 3 (0.53%) New Media
8 2 (0.36%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.36%) Life Science
8 2 (0.36%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.36%) LIMS
8 2 (0.36%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 34 (6.04%) Windows
2 23 (4.09%) Linux
3 7 (1.24%) Windows XP
3 7 (1.24%) Mac OS X
4 5 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (0.89%) UNIX
5 4 (0.71%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.18%) Android
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (18.29%) Project Management
2 90 (15.99%) ERP
3 71 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 69 (12.26%) Migration
5 65 (11.55%) CRM
6 50 (8.88%) Data Migration
7 49 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 46 (8.17%) PRINCE2
9 43 (7.64%) Change Management
10 39 (6.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 35 (6.22%) SAP Implementation
12 29 (5.15%) Validation
13 28 (4.97%) GAP Analysis
13 28 (4.97%) ITIL
14 27 (4.80%) Continuous Improvement
15 24 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (4.26%) Logistics
16 23 (4.09%) Business Analysis
16 23 (4.09%) Programme Management
17 19 (3.37%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 26 (4.62%) SQL
2 25 (4.44%) Java
3 24 (4.26%) ABAP
4 9 (1.60%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.42%) VBA
5 8 (1.42%) Apex Code
6 5 (0.89%) C#
7 4 (0.71%) PHP
7 4 (0.71%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.53%) R
8 3 (0.53%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.53%) C
9 2 (0.36%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.36%) VB
10 1 (0.18%) PowerHouse
10 1 (0.18%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.18%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.18%) VBScript
10 1 (0.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (6.39%) Degree
2 10 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (1.60%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (0.89%) PMP
5 5 (0.89%) CCA
6 4 (0.71%) SAP Certification
6 4 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.53%) CIMA
7 3 (0.53%) ISEB
8 2 (0.36%) HND
8 2 (0.36%) RHCE
8 2 (0.36%) IBM Certification
8 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.36%) APMP
9 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.18%) MBA
9 1 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.18%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.02%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.07%) QA
3 5 (0.89%) GMP
4 4 (0.71%) SLA
4 4 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) GAAP
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) GxP
5 1 (0.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.18%) GCP
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.36%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.18%) XenApp
5 1 (0.18%) XenServer
5 1 (0.18%) vSphere
5 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.18%) vCloud
5 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (1.95%) Tivoli
2 9 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.53%) Nagios
3 3 (0.53%) SCCM
4 2 (0.36%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.18%) SCOM
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.18%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.18%) OpenView
Vendors
1 243 (43.16%) SAP
2 34 (6.04%) Oracle
3 31 (5.51%) Microsoft
4 30 (5.33%) Siebel
5 19 (3.37%) PeopleSoft
6 16 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (1.78%) VMware
8 9 (1.60%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.24%) IBM
9 7 (1.24%) Citrix
10 5 (0.89%) Adobe
10 5 (0.89%) Cisco
10 5 (0.89%) JD Edwards
10 5 (0.89%) Lotus
11 4 (0.71%) HP
12 3 (0.53%) Business Objects
12 3 (0.53%) Manugistics
12 3 (0.53%) RedPrairie
12 3 (0.53%) Kronos
12 3 (0.53%) Rackspace
Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 22 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £180 - £280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Derbyshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300 - 325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Montash
Posted: 4 days ago
South Croydon, Surrey
Citrus Global Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
United Kingdom
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 5 days ago
South Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
South Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 18 days ago