The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 123 107 107
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Contract jobs citing FMCG 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% 0.67% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £425 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £442 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.94% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £58.50 - -
FMCG
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
699 598 589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.56% 27.42% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 329 318
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £192 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 66 47
Average hourly rate £15.80 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.77% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FMCG across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

FMCG
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FMCG across the West Midlands region.

FMCG Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

FMCG
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FMCG across the West Midlands region.

FMCG Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham -4 1 - -
Staffordshire -4 1 £450 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
FMCG
England

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 5 (45.45%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) SAP SD
3 2 (18.18%) ERP
3 2 (18.18%) SAP BW
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (18.18%) SAP BPC
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (9.09%) Internal Audit
4 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (9.09%) Datazen
4 1 (9.09%) Power BI
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) SAP HANA
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (9.09%) QlikView
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SAP SD
2 2 (18.18%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SAP BW
2 1 (9.09%) Datazen
2 1 (9.09%) Power BI
2 1 (9.09%) QlikView
2 1 (9.09%) SAP BI
2 1 (9.09%) SAP HANA
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Consultant
2 5 (45.45%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
4 3 (27.27%) SAP SD Consultant
5 2 (18.18%) Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Business Manager
5 2 (18.18%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (18.18%) IP Consultant
5 2 (18.18%) Project Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) SAP BW Consultant
6 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Project Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco Project Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Dashboard Developer
6 1 (9.09%) EPoS Manager
6 1 (9.09%) EPoS Project Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Pricing Consultant
6 1 (9.09%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) EFT
2 1 (9.09%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) ERP
2 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) BCP
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Internal Audit
3 1 (9.09%) Logistics
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
3 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) ABAP
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Avaya
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Mitel