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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 345 335 320
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Contract jobs citing FMCG 265 279 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.52% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.58% 1.66% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 170 151
Average daily rate
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£435 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £603 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £413 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 10
Average hourly rate £16.50 £49.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.49% +64.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.00 £16.73
% change year-on-year
- -16.31%

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
16777 16783 14506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.09% 31.01% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10299 10326 8737
Average daily rate £425 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 664 649 742
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -24 244 £450 - 70
London -9 140 £440 -7.36% 26
South East -36 36 £443 +2.31% 11
North West -10 25 £500 +11.11% 5
Manchester -6 18 £550 +10.00% 4
Surrey +2 16 £538 +26.47% 2
East of England +22 14 £475 +13.09% 10
South West +5 13 £425 - 2
City of London -13 11 £495 +4.21% 3
Bedfordshire +1 10 £475 +13.09%
Middlesex +7 8 £426 +6.56% 1
East Midlands -6 6 £463 +32.14% 8
Berkshire -16 6 £350 -12.50% 8
Scotland -11 5 £330 -17.50% 1
Hertfordshire +7 4 £455 +25.51% 8
Edinburgh -1 4 £330 -17.50%
Uxbridge -2 4 £263 -45.31%
West Midlands -4 4 - - 2
Somerset - 4 £425 -
Derbyshire +6 3 £285 -25.24% 4
Reading +2 2 £350 -15.15%
Slough -2 2 £400 - 3
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £120 -
Birmingham -7 2 - -
Bristol -9 2 £400 -
Hampshire -12 2 £525 -
Southampton -13 2 £525 -
Staffordshire - 2 - - 1
South Coast - 2 £400 -
Milton Keynes -7 1 £120 -

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 222 (44.22%) SAP
2 104 (20.72%) Retail
3 81 (16.14%) Manufacturing
4 78 (15.54%) Project Management
4 78 (15.54%) Pharmaceutical
5 73 (14.54%) Finance
6 64 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 62 (12.35%) ERP
8 56 (11.16%) Business Intelligence
9 49 (9.76%) Migration
10 43 (8.57%) Marketing
11 42 (8.37%) Change Management
12 41 (8.17%) ITIL
13 38 (7.57%) Windows
14 37 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
15 36 (7.17%) Logistics
16 35 (6.97%) Data Migration
17 33 (6.57%) E-Commerce
18 32 (6.37%) SQL
19 31 (6.18%) Agile Software Development
20 30 (5.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 29 (5.78%) Analytics
22 27 (5.38%) Service Delivery
22 27 (5.38%) MS Office
22 27 (5.38%) Microsoft
23 26 (5.18%) SAP SD
24 25 (4.98%) Business Analysis
24 25 (4.98%) PRINCE2
25 24 (4.78%) Java
25 24 (4.78%) SAP BW

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 9 (1.79%) SAS
2 8 (1.59%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.20%) CMS
4 4 (0.80%) MS Project Server
4 4 (0.80%) Confluence
5 3 (0.60%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.60%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.40%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.40%) Apache
6 2 (0.40%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.40%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.40%) IIS
6 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.20%) Lync
7 1 (0.20%) Quickr
7 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.20%) Liferay
Applications
1 27 (5.38%) MS Office
2 22 (4.38%) MS Excel
3 14 (2.79%) MS Project
4 11 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.39%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (5.18%) SAP SD
2 15 (2.99%) SAP FI
2 15 (2.99%) SAP CO
3 14 (2.79%) SAP FI/CO
4 13 (2.59%) SAP MM
5 11 (2.19%) SAP ERP
6 9 (1.79%) SAP APO
7 8 (1.59%) SAP WM
7 8 (1.59%) SAP PLM
8 7 (1.39%) SAP FI-AP
8 7 (1.39%) SAP PP
9 6 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.80%) SAP FSCM
11 3 (0.60%) SAP GRC
11 3 (0.60%) SAP MDM
11 3 (0.60%) SAP PM
11 3 (0.60%) SAP SRM
11 3 (0.60%) SAP LE
12 2 (0.40%) SAP CRM
12 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.20%) IaaS
2 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.20%) SaaS
2 1 (0.20%) PaaS
2 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.39%) LAN
2 11 (2.19%) WAN
3 6 (1.20%) Wireless
4 5 (1.00%) DNS
5 4 (0.80%) CTI
6 3 (0.60%) Intranet
6 3 (0.60%) SNMP
6 3 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.60%) Firewall
7 2 (0.40%) MPLS
7 2 (0.40%) SAN
7 2 (0.40%) DHCP
8 1 (0.20%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.20%) Network Security
8 1 (0.20%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.20%) PBX
8 1 (0.20%) VoIP
8 1 (0.20%) GSM
8 1 (0.20%) Internet
8 1 (0.20%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.78%) SAP BW
2 23 (4.58%) QlikView
3 8 (1.59%) Hadoop
4 7 (1.39%) Big Data
4 7 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.39%) SAP BI
5 6 (1.20%) SQL Server
6 5 (1.00%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (1.00%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.80%) DB2
7 4 (0.80%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.60%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.60%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.40%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (1.99%) JUnit
1 10 (1.99%) Selenium
2 9 (1.79%) LSMW
3 7 (1.39%) JIRA
4 3 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.20%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.20%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.20%) ERwin
5 1 (0.20%) ProC
General
1 104 (20.72%) Retail
2 81 (16.14%) Manufacturing
3 78 (15.54%) Pharmaceutical
4 73 (14.54%) Finance
5 43 (8.57%) Marketing
6 14 (2.79%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.19%) Banking
7 11 (2.19%) Advertising
7 11 (2.19%) Publishing
8 10 (1.99%) Electronics
9 7 (1.39%) General Ledger
10 5 (1.00%) Games
11 4 (0.80%) Back Office
11 4 (0.80%) Billing
12 3 (0.60%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.60%) Legal
13 2 (0.40%) Front Office
13 2 (0.40%) Portuguese Language
14 1 (0.20%) Czech Language
14 1 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 107 (21.31%) Analyst
2 106 (21.12%) Consultant
3 81 (16.14%) SAP Consultant
4 63 (12.55%) Project Manager
5 45 (8.96%) Business Analyst
6 33 (6.57%) SAP Manager
7 31 (6.18%) Developer
8 27 (5.38%) Architect
9 26 (5.18%) Data Analyst
10 16 (3.19%) Programme Manager
11 15 (2.99%) Functional Analyst
12 12 (2.39%) Desktop Support
13 11 (2.19%) Hybris Developer
13 11 (2.19%) SAP Project Manager
13 11 (2.19%) IT Project Manager
14 10 (1.99%) Functional Consultant
14 10 (1.99%) Security Consultant
14 10 (1.99%) SAP Functional Consultant
14 10 (1.99%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
14 10 (1.99%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.59%) .NET
2 11 (2.19%) Spring
2 11 (2.19%) HTML
3 10 (1.99%) CSS
4 9 (1.79%) XML
4 9 (1.79%) EDI
5 6 (1.20%) HTML5
5 6 (1.20%) AngularJS
5 6 (1.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (1.00%) XML Messaging
7 4 (0.80%) Hibernate
7 4 (0.80%) EDIFACT
7 4 (0.80%) CSS3
8 3 (0.60%) jQuery
8 3 (0.60%) WAP
8 3 (0.60%) Middleware
8 3 (0.60%) Web Dynpro
9 2 (0.40%) Web Services
9 2 (0.40%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.40%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (2.79%) User Experience
3 10 (1.99%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.20%) E-Learning
5 5 (1.00%) Data Integration
6 4 (0.80%) DTV
6 4 (0.80%) Statistics
6 4 (0.80%) TRADACOMS
6 4 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (0.60%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.60%) Social Media
7 3 (0.60%) Data Extraction
7 3 (0.60%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.60%) Smartphone
7 3 (0.60%) Taxonomies
7 3 (0.60%) LIMS
8 2 (0.40%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.40%) Economics
8 2 (0.40%) SCADA
8 2 (0.40%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 38 (7.57%) Windows
2 20 (3.98%) Windows 7
3 14 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (2.39%) UNIX
4 12 (2.39%) Windows 8
5 9 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (1.79%) Linux
6 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.20%) AIX
7 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (15.54%) Project Management
2 64 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 62 (12.35%) ERP
4 56 (11.16%) Business Intelligence
5 49 (9.76%) Migration
6 42 (8.37%) Change Management
7 41 (8.17%) ITIL
8 36 (7.17%) Logistics
9 35 (6.97%) Data Migration
10 33 (6.57%) E-Commerce
11 31 (6.18%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (5.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 29 (5.78%) Analytics
14 27 (5.38%) Service Delivery
15 25 (4.98%) Business Analysis
15 25 (4.98%) PRINCE2
16 20 (3.98%) User Acceptance Testing
17 19 (3.78%) Six Sigma
18 18 (3.59%) CRM
19 17 (3.39%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 32 (6.37%) SQL
2 24 (4.78%) Java
3 13 (2.59%) ABAP
4 10 (1.99%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.79%) C
6 6 (1.20%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.60%) PHP
7 3 (0.60%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.60%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.40%) C#
8 2 (0.40%) C++
9 1 (0.20%) R
9 1 (0.20%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.20%) VBScript
9 1 (0.20%) VBA
9 1 (0.20%) SQR
9 1 (0.20%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 23 (4.58%) Degree
2 17 (3.39%) SAP Certification
3 9 (1.79%) PMP
3 9 (1.79%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.80%) CISM
5 4 (0.80%) ISEB
5 4 (0.80%) CISSP
6 3 (0.60%) A+ Certification
6 3 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.60%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.40%) CIMA
7 2 (0.40%) CISA
7 2 (0.40%) ACCA
7 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) CEH
8 1 (0.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.58%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.19%) SLA
3 6 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.20%) COBIT
4 4 (0.80%) GxP
5 2 (0.40%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.40%) GAMP
5 2 (0.40%) QA
6 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.20%) DICOM
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.20%) GCP
6 1 (0.20%) GMP
System Software
1 12 (2.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.20%) vCloud
3 1 (0.20%) vSphere
3 1 (0.20%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.20%) Cronacle
3 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.00%) SCCM
2 3 (0.60%) Puppet
3 2 (0.40%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.40%) SCOM
3 2 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 222 (44.22%) SAP
2 27 (5.38%) Microsoft
3 17 (3.39%) Teradata
4 16 (3.19%) Informatica
5 15 (2.99%) Oracle
6 11 (2.19%) hybris
7 9 (1.79%) Cognos
8 8 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.39%) Siebel
9 7 (1.39%) Citrix
9 7 (1.39%) VMware
10 6 (1.20%) Lotus
11 5 (1.00%) RedPrairie
11 5 (1.00%) Business Objects
11 5 (1.00%) JD Edwards
11 5 (1.00%) webMethods
12 4 (0.80%) Cisco
12 4 (0.80%) IBM
12 4 (0.80%) Adobe
13 3 (0.60%) Tableau
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £120 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £260.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Launceston, Cornwall
Intapeople
Rate: Rate negotiable dependant on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
SEC Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400 - £415 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Lucid Support Services Ltd
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Vadis People
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Larson Group
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Worksop
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago