The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 57 60
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3  
Contract jobs citing FMCG 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.96% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.53% 0.54% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £443
% change year-on-year +6.25% -9.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - -

FMCG is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 170 184 196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 27.24% 27.02% 25.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 115 109
Median daily rate £413 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.93 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £38.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing FMCG as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for FMCG in Birmingham

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing FMCG in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for FMCG in Birmingham

FMCG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FMCG in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing FMCG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for FMCG.

1 8 (88.89%) Retail
2 6 (66.67%) PMO
3 5 (55.56%) Service Design
3 5 (55.56%) Logistics
3 5 (55.56%) PCI DSS
4 4 (44.44%) Information Security
5 2 (22.22%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 2 (22.22%) SIEM
5 2 (22.22%) GDPR
5 2 (22.22%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
5 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) ERP
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco
6 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Data Conversion
6 1 (11.11%) Proofpoint
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) F5
6 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
6 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
6 1 (11.11%) Nexpose

FMCG
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
General
1 8 (88.89%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Infrastructure Manager
1 6 (66.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 6 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 5 (55.56%) Security Manager
2 5 (55.56%) Security Project Manager
3 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security Project Manager
3 3 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (33.33%) IT Manager
3 3 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (33.33%) IT Security Manager
3 3 (33.33%) IT Security Project Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Business Change Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Telephony Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Logistics
1 5 (55.56%) Service Design
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (22.22%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 2 (22.22%) SIEM
3 2 (22.22%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Conversion
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) PMO
2 5 (55.56%) PCI DSS
3 2 (22.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) F5
1 1 (11.11%) LogRhythm
1 1 (11.11%) Proofpoint