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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 364 360 395
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +35
Contract jobs citing FMCG 263 239 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.45% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.83% 1.74% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 149 134
Average daily rate
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£465 £450 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £363 £450
% change year-on-year
+9.65% -19.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
14398 13715 14468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.46% 26.03% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8622 8426 8404
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 633 603 794
Average hourly rate £18.88 £19.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.20% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 August 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 29 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 258 £475 +5.55% 78
London +8 150 £475 -5.00% 31
South East -17 30 £475 +35.71% 9
City of London +2 21 £525 -8.69% 4
East Midlands +16 17 £300 -20.00% 7
East of England -14 17 £398 +22.30% 8
Surrey +3 12 £481 +54.00% 1
North West -18 12 £619 +70.68% 10
South West -27 12 £368 -18.33% 3
Manchester -7 8 £619 +76.78% 3
Hertfordshire -11 8 £385 +23.20% 4
Yorkshire +7 7 £275 -27.63% 9
Uxbridge - 7 £165 - 3
Berkshire +8 6 £350 +5.66% 5
Bedfordshire -15 6 £575 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 6 - -
Middlesex -1 5 £269 - 1
Bristol -15 5 - - 2
Derbyshire - 5 - - 5
West Midlands - 5 £363 - 1
Hampshire -15 4 £600 +14.28%
Luton -19 4 £563 -
South Yorkshire - 4 - - 2
Scotland -15 3 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £275 - 7
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £375 -
Liverpool -4 2 - - 4
Merseyside -10 2 - - 4
Worksop - 2 - -
Bradford - 2 - - 4

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (39.58%) SAP
2 134 (25.87%) Retail
3 118 (22.78%) Finance
4 85 (16.41%) Project Management
5 83 (16.02%) ERP
6 72 (13.90%) Manufacturing
7 65 (12.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 53 (10.23%) CRM
8 53 (10.23%) Marketing
9 48 (9.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 47 (9.07%) Windows
11 44 (8.49%) Migration
12 40 (7.72%) Change Management
13 39 (7.53%) PRINCE2
13 39 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
14 37 (7.14%) Microsoft
15 36 (6.95%) MS Excel
16 33 (6.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 30 (5.79%) Degree
18 29 (5.60%) Continuous Improvement
18 29 (5.60%) SAP Implementation
19 28 (5.41%) Java
20 27 (5.21%) SharePoint
21 26 (5.02%) ITIL
21 26 (5.02%) SAP CO
22 25 (4.83%) Business Analysis
22 25 (4.83%) Oracle
23 24 (4.63%) E-Commerce
24 23 (4.44%) Telecoms
24 23 (4.44%) SQL

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 27 (5.21%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.93%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.35%) SAS
3 7 (1.35%) IBM Notes
4 6 (1.16%) Quickr
5 5 (0.97%) Lync
6 4 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.77%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (0.77%) CMS
7 3 (0.58%) MS Project Server
7 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.39%) Apache
8 2 (0.39%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.19%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.19%) Kentico
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Foundation
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 36 (6.95%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.86%) MS Office
3 17 (3.28%) MS Project
4 15 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.77%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.39%) SPSS
7 1 (0.19%) InDesign
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (5.02%) SAP CO
2 16 (3.09%) SAP SD
3 12 (2.32%) SAP FI
3 12 (2.32%) SAP FI/CO
4 9 (1.74%) SAP SRM
5 8 (1.54%) SAP ERP
5 8 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (1.16%) SAP MM
7 6 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.77%) SAP BPC
9 4 (0.77%) SAP PLM
9 4 (0.77%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.58%) Maximo
10 3 (0.58%) SAP APO
10 3 (0.58%) SAP PP
10 3 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.58%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.93%) Office 365
2 6 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.16%) SaaS
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 17 (3.28%) LAN
2 15 (2.90%) WAN
3 14 (2.70%) VoIP
4 12 (2.32%) Firewall
5 11 (2.12%) HTTP
6 8 (1.54%) DNS
6 8 (1.54%) Intranet
6 8 (1.54%) Internet
7 6 (1.16%) SNMP
8 4 (0.77%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.77%) Wireless
9 3 (0.58%) MPLS
9 3 (0.58%) SAN
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
10 2 (0.39%) VLAN
11 1 (0.19%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.05%) SAP BW
2 15 (2.90%) SAP BI
3 12 (2.32%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (1.54%) Big Data
4 8 (1.54%) SQL Server
5 7 (1.35%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.77%) MS Access
8 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.58%) MySQL
8 3 (0.58%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.39%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.19%) Essbase
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.19%) VLDB
10 1 (0.19%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (1.35%) Subversion
1 7 (1.35%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.39%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.19%) LSMW
3 1 (0.19%) NUnit
3 1 (0.19%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.19%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (0.19%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.19%) Axure RP
General
1 134 (25.87%) Retail
2 118 (22.78%) Finance
3 72 (13.90%) Manufacturing
4 53 (10.23%) Marketing
5 48 (9.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 23 (4.44%) Telecoms
7 16 (3.09%) Banking
8 10 (1.93%) Publishing
9 8 (1.54%) Legal
10 7 (1.35%) Billing
11 6 (1.16%) Electronics
12 5 (0.97%) German Language
12 5 (0.97%) Advertising
12 5 (0.97%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.77%) Automotive
13 4 (0.77%) Front Office
13 4 (0.77%) Back Office
14 3 (0.58%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.39%) Polish Language
15 2 (0.39%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 100 (19.31%) Analyst
2 77 (14.86%) Consultant
3 64 (12.36%) Project Manager
4 52 (10.04%) Architect
5 49 (9.46%) SAP Consultant
6 40 (7.72%) Business Analyst
7 37 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
8 31 (5.98%) SAP Manager
9 30 (5.79%) Developer
10 24 (4.63%) Programme Manager
11 19 (3.67%) SAP Analyst
12 16 (3.09%) Siebel Analyst
13 15 (2.90%) Functional Consultant
14 12 (2.32%) Designer
14 12 (2.32%) Test Manager
14 12 (2.32%) Functional Analyst
15 11 (2.12%) SAP Test Manager
15 11 (2.12%) Coordinator
16 10 (1.93%) Supply Chain Manager
16 10 (1.93%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.09%) .NET
2 15 (2.90%) Web Services
3 13 (2.51%) XML
3 13 (2.51%) HTML
4 12 (2.32%) SOAP
5 10 (1.93%) CSS
6 9 (1.74%) JSON
6 9 (1.74%) HTML5
7 7 (1.35%) jQuery
7 7 (1.35%) RESTful
7 7 (1.35%) CSS3
8 6 (1.16%) Visualforce
9 5 (0.97%) SAP CO-PA
10 4 (0.77%) REST
10 4 (0.77%) Mason
10 4 (0.77%) Flash
11 3 (0.58%) EDI
11 3 (0.58%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.39%) HATEOAS
12 2 (0.39%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (1.54%) Digital Media
1 8 (1.54%) Management Information System
2 7 (1.35%) IPTV
2 7 (1.35%) NHS
2 7 (1.35%) PMI
3 6 (1.16%) Social Media
4 5 (0.97%) DTV
4 5 (0.97%) Open Source
5 4 (0.77%) Data Extraction
5 4 (0.77%) Data Integration
5 4 (0.77%) Mathematics
6 3 (0.58%) Economics
6 3 (0.58%) Smartphone
6 3 (0.58%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.39%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.39%) iSeries
7 2 (0.39%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.39%) EPoS
7 2 (0.39%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 47 (9.07%) Windows
2 19 (3.67%) Linux
3 9 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (1.54%) Windows 7
4 8 (1.54%) Windows XP
5 7 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (1.35%) Mac OS X
6 5 (0.97%) Windows 8
6 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.39%) UNIX
8 2 (0.39%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.19%) Android
9 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (16.41%) Project Management
2 83 (16.02%) ERP
3 65 (12.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 53 (10.23%) CRM
5 44 (8.49%) Migration
6 40 (7.72%) Change Management
7 39 (7.53%) PRINCE2
7 39 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (6.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 29 (5.60%) Continuous Improvement
9 29 (5.60%) SAP Implementation
10 26 (5.02%) ITIL
11 25 (4.83%) Business Analysis
12 24 (4.63%) E-Commerce
13 23 (4.44%) Data Migration
14 22 (4.25%) GAP Analysis
14 22 (4.25%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (4.05%) Validation
16 20 (3.86%) Programme Management
16 20 (3.86%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 28 (5.41%) Java
2 23 (4.44%) SQL
3 13 (2.51%) ABAP
4 11 (2.12%) C#
5 9 (1.74%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.35%) VBA
7 6 (1.16%) Apex Code
8 4 (0.77%) R
9 3 (0.58%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.58%) PHP
9 3 (0.58%) C
10 2 (0.39%) VB
11 1 (0.19%) PowerHouse
11 1 (0.19%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.19%) Python
11 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.19%) C++
11 1 (0.19%) Perl
11 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (5.79%) Degree
2 9 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (1.74%) PMI Certification
3 6 (1.16%) PMP
3 6 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (0.97%) SAP Certification
4 5 (0.97%) CCA
5 3 (0.58%) CIMA
5 3 (0.58%) ISEB
5 3 (0.58%) MCP
6 2 (0.39%) APMP
6 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.39%) HND
6 2 (0.39%) MCSE
6 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.39%) RHCE
6 2 (0.39%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.39%) IBM Certification
6 2 (0.39%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (0.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.54%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.35%) QA
3 5 (0.97%) GMP
3 5 (0.97%) SLA
4 4 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) GAAP
6 1 (0.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.19%) GCP
6 1 (0.19%) GxP
System Software
1 12 (2.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.97%) Terminal Server
2 5 (0.97%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.19%) vSphere
4 1 (0.19%) XenApp
4 1 (0.19%) XenServer
4 1 (0.19%) vCloud
4 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (2.12%) Tivoli
2 7 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.58%) SCCM
3 3 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.39%) Nagios
4 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.19%) OpenView
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.19%) SCOM
5 1 (0.19%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 205 (39.58%) SAP
2 37 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 25 (4.83%) Oracle
4 19 (3.67%) PeopleSoft
4 19 (3.67%) Siebel
5 13 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (1.74%) Citrix
7 8 (1.54%) JD Edwards
8 7 (1.35%) Lotus
9 6 (1.16%) VMware
10 5 (0.97%) Cisco
10 5 (0.97%) IBM
10 5 (0.97%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.77%) hybris
12 3 (0.58%) ION Trading
12 3 (0.58%) Kronos
12 3 (0.58%) Adobe
12 3 (0.58%) HP
12 3 (0.58%) Intel
12 3 (0.58%) Cognos
Bedfordshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: Flexible for the right candidate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £500 - £630 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Derbyshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £600 - £630 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Lincoln
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 13 days ago
Derbyshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: 13 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Inverness
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Derbyshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: 21 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago