The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 25 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)
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 407 444 392
Rank change year-on-year +37 -52  
Contract jobs citing FMCG 175 185 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.41% 0.38% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.23% 1.14% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 92 154
Median daily rate £475 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.82% +1.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £260 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £575 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £488 £434
% change year-on-year -15.38% +12.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £43.25 £43.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.58% +79.16%  
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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14253 16209 16371
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 33.54% 33.27% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9344 10788 10479
Median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.11% +3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £273 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £615 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 523 587
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.32% +13.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.13 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FMCG in England

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FMCG in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FMCG in England

FMCG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FMCG in England

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -12 89 £500 +37.93% 24
South East +37 35 £625 +21.95% 2
North West +31 16 £590 +162.22% 7
West Midlands +31 11 £388 -29.54% 3
Yorkshire +21 6 £394 -12.50% 4
East of England -11 3 £245 -32.87%
South West - 3 £190 - 1
East Midlands -16 2 £450 -12.23%
FMCG
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for FMCG.

1 126 (40.00%) SAP
2 95 (30.16%) Retail
3 64 (20.32%) ERP
4 61 (19.37%) Project Management
5 54 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 46 (14.60%) Finance
7 44 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 28 (8.89%) Manufacturing
10 27 (8.57%) Marketing
10 27 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
11 25 (7.94%) Logistics
12 24 (7.62%) SQL
13 22 (6.98%) Oracle
14 21 (6.67%) Change Management
15 20 (6.35%) Migration
16 19 (6.03%) PRINCE2
16 19 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (6.03%) JD Edwards
17 18 (5.71%) Microsoft
18 16 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
18 16 (5.08%) E-Commerce
19 15 (4.76%) Active Directory
20 14 (4.44%) Adobe
20 14 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
20 14 (4.44%) PMO
21 13 (4.13%) Cisco
21 13 (4.13%) Information Security
21 13 (4.13%) Risk Management
21 13 (4.13%) Telecoms

FMCG
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (1.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 6 (1.90%) CMS
2 4 (1.27%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.63%) SAS
4 1 (0.32%) Apache
4 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.32%) Confluence
4 1 (0.32%) Documentum
4 1 (0.32%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.32%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.90%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.95%) InDesign
5 2 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.32%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (3.81%) SAP PP
2 11 (3.49%) SAP APO
3 10 (3.17%) SAP FI
4 9 (2.86%) SAP CO
5 8 (2.54%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (1.90%) SAP ERP
7 6 (1.90%) SAP PLM
7 6 (1.90%) SAP PP-PI
8 5 (1.59%) SAP MM
8 5 (1.59%) SAP SCM
8 5 (1.59%) SAP SD
9 4 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (1.27%) SAP Business One
9 4 (1.27%) Sprinklr
10 3 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (0.95%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 3 (0.95%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.95%) SAP PM
11 2 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.59%) Office 365
2 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.95%) PaaS
2 3 (0.95%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.63%) BrowserStack
3 2 (0.63%) IaaS
3 2 (0.63%) Yammer
4 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.86%) Firewall
2 7 (2.22%) VPN
3 5 (1.59%) DHCP
4 4 (1.27%) LAN
4 4 (1.27%) Network Security
4 4 (1.27%) WAN
5 3 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (0.95%) DNS
5 3 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.63%) Internet
6 2 (0.63%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.63%) WAAS
7 1 (0.32%) Intranet
7 1 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.32%) NFC
7 1 (0.32%) RFID
7 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.81%) SAP BW
2 8 (2.54%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (2.54%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 8 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.22%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.59%) DB2
4 5 (1.59%) SAP HANA
5 4 (1.27%) Power BI
6 3 (0.95%) QlikView
6 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.63%) MySQL
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.63%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.32%) Big Data
8 1 (0.32%) Essbase
8 1 (0.32%) MS Access
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (1.90%) JIRA
2 3 (0.95%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.95%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.63%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.63%) Jasmine
3 2 (0.63%) Mocha
3 2 (0.63%) PhantomJS
3 2 (0.63%) Selenium
4 1 (0.32%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 95 (30.16%) Retail
2 46 (14.60%) Finance
3 42 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 28 (8.89%) Manufacturing
5 27 (8.57%) Marketing
6 13 (4.13%) Telecoms
7 10 (3.17%) Advertising
8 5 (1.59%) Billing
8 5 (1.59%) Legal
9 3 (0.95%) Back Office
10 2 (0.63%) Electronics
10 2 (0.63%) Games
11 1 (0.32%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 68 (21.59%) Consultant
2 59 (18.73%) Project Manager
3 45 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
4 40 (12.70%) Analyst
5 30 (9.52%) SAP Manager
6 24 (7.62%) Developer
7 23 (7.30%) Architect
8 22 (6.98%) Business Analyst
9 17 (5.40%) SAP Project Manager
10 16 (5.08%) IT Manager
11 12 (3.81%) SAP PP Consultant
12 11 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (3.17%) Programme Manager
13 10 (3.17%) SAP MM Consultant
14 9 (2.86%) ERP Manager
14 9 (2.86%) SAP Functional Consultant
14 9 (2.86%) Senior Manager
14 9 (2.86%) Supply Chain Manager
15 8 (2.54%) Digital Project Manager
15 8 (2.54%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.86%) EDI
2 5 (1.59%) CSS
2 5 (1.59%) HTML
2 5 (1.59%) Web Services
3 4 (1.27%) .NET
3 4 (1.27%) Web Dynpro
4 3 (0.95%) JSON
4 3 (0.95%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (0.63%) Middleware
5 2 (0.63%) REST
5 2 (0.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (0.63%) XML
6 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.32%) ATL
6 1 (0.32%) BAPI
6 1 (0.32%) Flash
6 1 (0.32%) J2EE
6 1 (0.32%) Node.js
6 1 (0.32%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.32%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.22%) Social Media
3 4 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (0.95%) iPad
4 3 (0.95%) iPhone
4 3 (0.95%) Virtual Team
5 2 (0.63%) Clustering
5 2 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.63%) Learning Management System
5 2 (0.63%) Life Science
5 2 (0.63%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.32%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.32%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.32%) SCORM
6 1 (0.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.90%) Windows
2 3 (0.95%) Windows 10
2 3 (0.95%) Windows 7
2 3 (0.95%) Windows 8
2 3 (0.95%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.63%) Linux
4 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.32%) Unix
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (20.32%) ERP
2 61 (19.37%) Project Management
3 54 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (7.94%) Logistics
6 21 (6.67%) Change Management
7 20 (6.35%) Migration
8 19 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (6.03%) PRINCE2
9 16 (5.08%) E-Commerce
10 14 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (4.13%) Information Security
11 13 (4.13%) Risk Management
12 12 (3.81%) Business Analysis
12 12 (3.81%) Data Migration
12 12 (3.81%) Matrix Organization
12 12 (3.81%) Scrum
13 11 (3.49%) Coaching
13 11 (3.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 10 (3.17%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (7.62%) SQL
2 10 (3.17%) C#
3 7 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.90%) Python
5 5 (1.59%) C
6 4 (1.27%) ABAP
6 4 (1.27%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.27%) VB
7 3 (0.95%) Java
8 2 (0.63%) VBA
9 1 (0.32%) JCL
9 1 (0.32%) PHP
9 1 (0.32%) REXX
9 1 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (3.17%) Degree
2 3 (0.95%) ACCA
2 3 (0.95%) CIMA
2 3 (0.95%) CISA
3 2 (0.63%) CISM
3 2 (0.63%) CISSP
3 2 (0.63%) PMP
3 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.63%) SAP Certification
3 2 (0.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.32%) CCIE
4 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.32%) CRISC
4 1 (0.32%) HND
4 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.44%) PMO
2 10 (3.17%) QA
3 6 (1.90%) GxP
4 5 (1.59%) GDPR
4 5 (1.59%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.27%) GMP
6 3 (0.95%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (0.95%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.95%) SLA
7 1 (0.32%) GAMP
System Software
1 15 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.95%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.32%) Docker
4 1 (0.32%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (1.90%) SCCM
2 3 (0.95%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.63%) Nexpose
3 2 (0.63%) SCOM
3 2 (0.63%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (0.32%) Puppet
4 1 (0.32%) zSecure
Vendors
1 126 (40.00%) SAP
2 22 (6.98%) Oracle
3 19 (6.03%) JD Edwards
4 18 (5.71%) Microsoft
5 14 (4.44%) Adobe
6 13 (4.13%) Cisco
7 6 (1.90%) IBM
8 5 (1.59%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (1.59%) VMware
9 4 (1.27%) Anaplan
9 4 (1.27%) F5
10 3 (0.95%) HP
10 3 (0.95%) Hyperion
10 3 (0.95%) Tableau
11 2 (0.63%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.63%) Citrix
11 2 (0.63%) Juniper
11 2 (0.63%) Proofpoint
11 2 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.63%) TIBCO
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