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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 363 357 377
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Contract jobs citing FMCG 248 239 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.45% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.43% 1.46% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 147 143
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£475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £313 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £442 £375 £475
% change year-on-year
+17.80% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.18% +78.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+134.37% +6.66%

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
17295 16389 17515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.52% 31.07% 29.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10526 10094 10144
Average daily rate £401 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.90% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 719 666 878
Average hourly rate £18.53 £18.02 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -27.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -36.36%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -10 245 £475 +5.55% 84
London 0 137 £475 - 35
South East -11 28 £481 +20.31% 10
City of London +13 21 £550 +35.38% 3
North West +2 19 £475 +31.03% 19
East Midlands +20 16 £300 -20.00% 1
East of England -11 15 £431 +32.69% 6
Manchester +2 12 £475 +35.71% 8
Surrey +1 12 £481 +50.98% 3
Bedfordshire -11 9 £563 - 1
South West -17 8 - - 3
Yorkshire +5 7 £325 -10.34% 6
Middlesex +1 7 £269 -14.00%
Uxbridge - 7 £168 - 2
Luton -17 6 £506 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 - -
Bristol -12 5 - - 2
South Yorkshire - 5 £325 -
West Midlands - 5 £363 - 1
Berkshire +9 4 £350 -12.50% 4
Derbyshire - 4 - -
Cambridgeshire +1 3 £350 -44.00% 1
Hampshire -7 3 £600 +9.09%
Hertfordshire -25 3 £320 +2.40% 2
West Yorkshire +2 2 - - 6
Liverpool -6 2 - - 8
Merseyside -8 2 - - 8
Worksop - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £320 -
Bradford - 2 - - 2

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 205 (39.96%) SAP
2 129 (25.15%) Retail
3 112 (21.83%) Finance
4 85 (16.57%) Project Management
5 84 (16.37%) ERP
6 73 (14.23%) Manufacturing
6 73 (14.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 56 (10.92%) CRM
8 55 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
9 52 (10.14%) Marketing
10 49 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
11 45 (8.77%) Pharmaceutical
11 45 (8.77%) Windows
12 44 (8.58%) Change Management
13 39 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
14 38 (7.41%) Migration
15 37 (7.21%) Microsoft
15 37 (7.21%) MS Excel
16 34 (6.63%) PRINCE2
17 33 (6.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 32 (6.24%) Degree
19 29 (5.65%) Business Analysis
20 28 (5.46%) Java
20 28 (5.46%) SAP Implementation
21 27 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
22 26 (5.07%) ITIL
22 26 (5.07%) E-Commerce
22 26 (5.07%) GAP Analysis
23 25 (4.87%) SharePoint
24 24 (4.68%) SQL

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 25 (4.87%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.95%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.36%) IBM Notes
3 7 (1.36%) CMS
4 6 (1.17%) Quickr
5 5 (0.97%) SAS
5 5 (0.97%) Lync
6 4 (0.78%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (0.58%) MS Project Server
7 3 (0.58%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.39%) Kentico
8 2 (0.39%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.19%) Apache
9 1 (0.19%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.19%) WordPress
9 1 (0.19%) Drupal
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 37 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.09%) MS Office
3 16 (3.12%) MS Project
4 15 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) SPSS
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.19%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 24 (4.68%) SAP CO
2 13 (2.53%) SAP SD
3 10 (1.95%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (1.95%) SAP FI
4 9 (1.75%) SAP SRM
5 8 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (1.36%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (1.36%) SAP ERP
7 6 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.97%) SAP MM
9 4 (0.78%) SAP BPC
9 4 (0.78%) SAP PLM
9 4 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.58%) SAP PP
10 3 (0.58%) SAP APO
10 3 (0.58%) Maximo
10 3 (0.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.95%) Office 365
2 7 (1.36%) SaaS
3 5 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.97%) Force.com
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.19%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.19%) CheetahMail
4 1 (0.19%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.12%) LAN
2 14 (2.73%) WAN
3 12 (2.34%) Firewall
3 12 (2.34%) VoIP
4 10 (1.95%) HTTP
5 9 (1.75%) Intranet
6 8 (1.56%) Internet
6 8 (1.56%) DNS
7 6 (1.17%) SNMP
8 4 (0.78%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.58%) SAN
9 3 (0.58%) MPLS
9 3 (0.58%) Wireless
10 2 (0.39%) WAAS
10 2 (0.39%) VLAN
10 2 (0.39%) SSL
10 2 (0.39%) DHCP
10 2 (0.39%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.39%) VPN
10 2 (0.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.29%) SAP BW
2 17 (3.31%) SAP BI
3 16 (3.12%) Oracle BI EE
4 10 (1.95%) SQL Server
5 7 (1.36%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.17%) Big Data
6 6 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.58%) MS Access
8 3 (0.58%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.39%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.39%) MySQL
10 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.19%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.19%) VLDB
10 1 (0.19%) OLAP
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (1.17%) Git (software)
1 6 (1.17%) Subversion
2 1 (0.19%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.19%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.19%) NUnit
2 1 (0.19%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (0.19%) Jasmine
2 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
General
1 129 (25.15%) Retail
2 112 (21.83%) Finance
3 73 (14.23%) Manufacturing
4 52 (10.14%) Marketing
5 45 (8.77%) Pharmaceutical
6 22 (4.29%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.73%) Banking
8 10 (1.95%) Publishing
9 9 (1.75%) Legal
10 6 (1.17%) Electronics
11 5 (0.97%) Automotive
11 5 (0.97%) German Language
11 5 (0.97%) Billing
12 4 (0.78%) Advertising
12 4 (0.78%) Front Office
12 4 (0.78%) Back Office
13 3 (0.58%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.39%) Polish Language
14 2 (0.39%) Russian Language
14 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 106 (20.66%) Analyst
2 84 (16.37%) Consultant
3 60 (11.70%) Project Manager
4 52 (10.14%) Architect
5 50 (9.75%) SAP Consultant
6 44 (8.58%) Business Analyst
7 36 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
8 32 (6.24%) Developer
8 32 (6.24%) SAP Manager
9 21 (4.09%) Programme Manager
10 20 (3.90%) Siebel Analyst
11 15 (2.92%) SAP Analyst
12 13 (2.53%) Functional Consultant
13 12 (2.34%) Designer
13 12 (2.34%) Solutions Analyst
13 12 (2.34%) Coordinator
13 12 (2.34%) Test Manager
14 11 (2.14%) SAP Test Manager
14 11 (2.14%) Functional Analyst
15 10 (1.95%) Supply Chain Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.31%) .NET
2 14 (2.73%) Web Services
2 14 (2.73%) HTML
3 12 (2.34%) XML
4 11 (2.14%) CSS
5 10 (1.95%) SOAP
6 9 (1.75%) HTML5
7 8 (1.56%) JSON
8 7 (1.36%) RESTful
8 7 (1.36%) CSS3
9 6 (1.17%) jQuery
10 5 (0.97%) Visualforce
10 5 (0.97%) SAP CO-PA
11 4 (0.78%) Mason
11 4 (0.78%) Flash
11 4 (0.78%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.58%) EDI
12 3 (0.58%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.58%) REST
13 2 (0.39%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.34%) User Experience
3 7 (1.36%) PMI
3 7 (1.36%) Management Information System
3 7 (1.36%) Social Media
4 5 (0.97%) NHS
4 5 (0.97%) DTV
4 5 (0.97%) Smartphone
4 5 (0.97%) IPTV
4 5 (0.97%) Open Source
4 5 (0.97%) Data Extraction
4 5 (0.97%) Data Integration
4 5 (0.97%) Digital Media
5 4 (0.78%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.58%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.39%) iSeries
7 2 (0.39%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.39%) Statistics
7 2 (0.39%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 45 (8.77%) Windows
2 18 (3.51%) Linux
3 11 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (1.56%) Windows 7
4 8 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (1.36%) Mac OS X
5 7 (1.36%) Windows XP
5 7 (1.36%) Windows 8
6 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.39%) Android
8 2 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.39%) UNIX
8 2 (0.39%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (16.57%) Project Management
2 84 (16.37%) ERP
3 73 (14.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 56 (10.92%) CRM
5 49 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (8.58%) Change Management
7 39 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
8 38 (7.41%) Migration
9 34 (6.63%) PRINCE2
10 33 (6.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 29 (5.65%) Business Analysis
12 28 (5.46%) SAP Implementation
13 27 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
14 26 (5.07%) ITIL
14 26 (5.07%) E-Commerce
14 26 (5.07%) GAP Analysis
15 21 (4.09%) Logistics
15 21 (4.09%) Data Migration
16 20 (3.90%) Mentoring
16 20 (3.90%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (5.46%) Java
2 24 (4.68%) SQL
3 14 (2.73%) ABAP
4 12 (2.34%) C#
5 9 (1.75%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.36%) VBA
7 5 (0.97%) Apex Code
8 2 (0.39%) R
8 2 (0.39%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.39%) VB
8 2 (0.39%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.39%) PHP
8 2 (0.39%) C
9 1 (0.19%) C++
9 1 (0.19%) Perl
9 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.19%) VBScript
9 1 (0.19%) Python
9 1 (0.19%) PowerHouse
9 1 (0.19%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 32 (6.24%) Degree
2 9 (1.75%) PMI Certification
3 7 (1.36%) CISM
4 6 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.17%) PMP
4 6 (1.17%) CISSP
4 6 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (0.97%) SAP Certification
5 5 (0.97%) CCA
6 4 (0.78%) CIMA
6 4 (0.78%) MCP
7 3 (0.58%) ISEB
7 3 (0.58%) A+ Certification
7 3 (0.58%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (0.39%) APMP
8 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.39%) ACCA
8 2 (0.39%) MCSE
8 2 (0.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.36%) QA
1 7 (1.36%) Data Quality
2 5 (0.97%) GMP
3 4 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.58%) SLA
4 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.39%) GAAP
6 1 (0.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.19%) GCP
6 1 (0.19%) GxP
System Software
1 11 (2.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.97%) Terminal Server
3 4 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.19%) XenApp
5 1 (0.19%) XenServer
5 1 (0.19%) vSphere
5 1 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (1.75%) Tivoli
2 7 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.39%) SCCM
4 1 (0.19%) OpenView
4 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.19%) Nagios
4 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.19%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (0.19%) SCOM
4 1 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 205 (39.96%) SAP
2 37 (7.21%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.29%) Oracle
3 22 (4.29%) PeopleSoft
3 22 (4.29%) Siebel
4 12 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (1.75%) Citrix
6 7 (1.36%) Lotus
6 7 (1.36%) JD Edwards
7 5 (0.97%) Business Objects
7 5 (0.97%) VMware
7 5 (0.97%) hybris
8 4 (0.78%) RedPrairie
8 4 (0.78%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.78%) Cisco
9 3 (0.58%) IBM
9 3 (0.58%) HP
9 3 (0.58%) Adobe
9 3 (0.58%) Intel
9 3 (0.58%) Cognos
Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £510 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + negotiable
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £25 - £35 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £15 - £17 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Nakama
Rate: From £250 to £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £455 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £275 - £315 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Argyll Scott
Rate: £35 - £40 per annum + Car Allowances
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £40 - £43 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £145.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Havas People
Posted: 19 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £500 - £630 per day
Posted: 23 days ago