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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 - 64
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing FMCG 12 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.88% - 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.15% - 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 1
Median daily rate £388 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £506 £425
% change year-on-year -20.98% +19.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +80.20%  

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 195 261 197
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 30.52% 32.30% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 248 175
Median daily rate £369 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.66% +8.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £200 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 7
Median hourly rate £14.22 £18.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.16% +32.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.39 £11.13 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.29 £31.88 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.69% +24.32%  

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing FMCG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 28 June 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 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) Retail
3 8 (44.44%) Degree
3 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 8 (44.44%) IBM
3 8 (44.44%) C#
3 8 (44.44%) VB
3 8 (44.44%) Python
3 8 (44.44%) Task Automation
4 7 (38.89%) Logistics
5 5 (27.78%) Service Design
5 5 (27.78%) PMO
5 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
5 5 (27.78%) DHCP
5 5 (27.78%) VPN
5 5 (27.78%) Firewall
6 4 (22.22%) Information Security
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco
7 3 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (16.67%) GDPR
7 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
7 3 (16.67%) SIEM
7 3 (16.67%) Software Asset Management
7 3 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 3 (16.67%) DNS
8 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (11.11%) LAN
8 2 (11.11%) WAN
8 2 (11.11%) F5
8 2 (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 5 (27.78%) DHCP
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
1 5 (27.78%) VPN
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) LAN
3 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
General
1 9 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Automotive
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Project Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Active Directory Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) PowerShell Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Security Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Security Project Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Business IT Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) IT Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Active Directory Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) IT Manager
5 2 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Network Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Task Automation
2 7 (38.89%) Logistics
3 5 (27.78%) Service Design
4 4 (22.22%) Information Security
5 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 3 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 3 (16.67%) SIEM
5 3 (16.67%) Software Asset Management
6 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (5.56%) ERP
7 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Project Management
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
1 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
1 8 (44.44%) Python
1 8 (44.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
1 5 (27.78%) PMO
2 3 (16.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) F5
3 2 (11.11%) LogRhythm
3 2 (11.11%) Proofpoint
4 1 (5.56%) Tableau
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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