Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 484 552 482
Rank change year-on-year +68 -70 -53
Contract jobs citing FMCG 398 332 437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.34% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% 1.03% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 173 240
England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £258 £258 £248
90th Percentile £650 £598 £664
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 8
England median hourly rate £26.48 £21.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.07% -14.29% -9.26%
10th Percentile £15.50 £10.94 £19.15
90th Percentile £35.58 £51.00 £44.33
UK median hourly rate £26.48 £21.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +26.07% -14.29% -9.26%

FMCG is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 31846 32126 34279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.86% 33.25% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21371 21210 22183
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 913 1105 1349
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.83 £19.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +9.17% +6.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.80
UK median hourly rate £20.94 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year +0.89% +6.41% +8.33%

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing FMCG in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 219 £473 +6.48% 10
South East +27 65 £500 -2.44% 7
Midlands +42 48 £400 -5.88% 1
West Midlands +55 43 £400 +5.26% 1
North of England +43 30 £419 +4.69% 10
North West +13 20 £500 +12.68% 6
East of England -7 20 £409 -16.15% 5
South West +15 9 £195 -68.80% 1
Yorkshire +10 9 £400 +4.92% 4
East Midlands -7 5 £413 -4.35%
North East +60 1 £350 -20.00%
FMCG
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 121 (30.40%) SAP
2 88 (22.11%) Retail
3 68 (17.09%) Finance
4 66 (16.58%) Project Management
5 51 (12.81%) Manufacturing
6 48 (12.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 45 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
8 41 (10.30%) SQL
8 41 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (10.05%) Microsoft
10 37 (9.30%) ERP
10 37 (9.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 36 (9.05%) Marketing
12 35 (8.79%) Active Directory
13 32 (8.04%) Analytics
14 27 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
14 27 (6.78%) Oracle
15 26 (6.53%) Cisco
15 26 (6.53%) Change Management
16 23 (5.78%) Information Security
16 23 (5.78%) E-Commerce
17 22 (5.53%) Logistics
17 22 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
17 22 (5.53%) Scrum
18 21 (5.28%) ITIL
19 20 (5.03%) PRINCE2
19 20 (5.03%) Microsoft Excel
19 20 (5.03%) Migration
19 20 (5.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 19 (4.77%) Social Media

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 10 (2.51%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.26%) CMS
3 3 (0.75%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.75%) Confluence
4 2 (0.50%) Drupal
5 1 (0.25%) Kentico
5 1 (0.25%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.25%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.25%) SAS
5 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (5.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (4.02%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.50%) SPSS
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.25%) EViews
7 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.25%) InVision
Business Applications
1 19 (4.77%) SAP CO
2 18 (4.52%) SAP FI
2 18 (4.52%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (2.01%) SAP FSCM
4 7 (1.76%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (1.51%) SAP EWM
6 5 (1.26%) SAP APO
6 5 (1.26%) SAP PP
6 5 (1.26%) SAP PP-PI
6 5 (1.26%) SAP SRM
7 4 (1.01%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (1.01%) SAP ERP
7 4 (1.01%) SAP MDM
7 4 (1.01%) SAP MM
7 4 (1.01%) SAP PLM
7 4 (1.01%) SAP SD
8 3 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.75%) SAP PM
9 2 (0.50%) HFM
9 2 (0.50%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.26%) Office 365
3 8 (2.01%) IaaS
3 8 (2.01%) PaaS
4 7 (1.76%) Google Analytics
5 4 (1.01%) AdWords
6 3 (0.75%) SaaS
6 3 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.75%) Veeva
7 2 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.50%) BrowserStack
7 2 (0.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.52%) LAN
2 10 (2.51%) WAN
3 9 (2.26%) VPN
3 9 (2.26%) Wireless
4 8 (2.01%) Cisco Wireless
5 7 (1.76%) DHCP
5 7 (1.76%) Firewall
6 6 (1.51%) DNS
6 6 (1.51%) Network Security
6 6 (1.51%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (1.51%) WLAN
7 5 (1.26%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (1.01%) 802.11
8 4 (1.01%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (0.75%) DDNS
9 3 (0.75%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.75%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.75%) WAAS
10 2 (0.50%) SSL
10 2 (0.50%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.76%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.51%) SAP BW
3 8 (2.01%) Power BI
4 6 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.26%) Big Data
5 5 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.26%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.01%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (1.01%) QlikView
6 4 (1.01%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (0.75%) Data Lake
7 3 (0.75%) DataStage
7 3 (0.75%) DTS
7 3 (0.75%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.75%) MS Access
7 3 (0.75%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.50%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 10 (2.51%) WinAutomation
2 5 (1.26%) JIRA
3 2 (0.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.50%) Jasmine
3 2 (0.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.50%) Mocha
3 2 (0.50%) PhantomJS
3 2 (0.50%) Selenium
3 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.25%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.25%) LSMW
4 1 (0.25%) MSI
4 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.25%) WiX
General
1 88 (22.11%) Retail
2 68 (17.09%) Finance
3 51 (12.81%) Manufacturing
4 37 (9.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 36 (9.05%) Marketing
6 14 (3.52%) Telecoms
7 13 (3.27%) Legal
8 6 (1.51%) Advertising
9 5 (1.26%) General Ledger
10 4 (1.01%) Automotive
10 4 (1.01%) Banking
10 4 (1.01%) Electronics
11 3 (0.75%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.50%) Back Office
12 2 (0.50%) Billing
12 2 (0.50%) Games
12 2 (0.50%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.25%) Front Office
13 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 74 (18.59%) Analyst
2 65 (16.33%) Project Manager
3 52 (13.07%) Consultant
4 47 (11.81%) Business Analyst
5 32 (8.04%) SAP Consultant
6 23 (5.78%) SAP Manager
7 22 (5.53%) Architect
7 22 (5.53%) Developer
8 15 (3.77%) SAP CO Consultant
8 15 (3.77%) SAP Project Manager
9 14 (3.52%) SAP FI Consultant
9 14 (3.52%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 12 (3.02%) Functional Consultant
10 12 (3.02%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 11 (2.76%) Data Analyst
12 10 (2.51%) Business Manager
12 10 (2.51%) DBA
12 10 (2.51%) IT Manager
12 10 (2.51%) Network Engineer
12 10 (2.51%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.01%) .NET
2 6 (1.51%) SAP Fiori
3 5 (1.26%) REST
3 5 (1.26%) XML
4 4 (1.01%) 802.1X
4 4 (1.01%) CSS
4 4 (1.01%) EDI
5 3 (0.75%) HTML
5 3 (0.75%) Jest
5 3 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (0.75%) Web Services
6 2 (0.50%) JSON
6 2 (0.50%) Kafka
6 2 (0.50%) MDX
6 2 (0.50%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (0.25%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.25%) CSS3
7 1 (0.25%) Node.js
7 1 (0.25%) React
7 1 (0.25%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.77%) Social Media
3 9 (2.26%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.01%) Virtual Team
5 7 (1.76%) User Experience
6 6 (1.51%) iPad
6 6 (1.51%) iPhone
6 6 (1.51%) Robotics
7 5 (1.26%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (1.01%) SCADA
9 3 (0.75%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.50%) Clustering
10 2 (0.50%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.50%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.50%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.50%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.50%) Motion Graphics
10 2 (0.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.77%) Windows
2 8 (2.01%) Windows 7
3 7 (1.76%) Windows 8
4 6 (1.51%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.75%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.50%) AIX
6 2 (0.50%) Unix
7 1 (0.25%) Android
7 1 (0.25%) VMS
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (16.58%) Project Management
2 48 (12.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 41 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (9.30%) ERP
5 32 (8.04%) Analytics
6 27 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 26 (6.53%) Change Management
8 23 (5.78%) E-Commerce
8 23 (5.78%) Information Security
9 22 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (5.53%) Logistics
9 22 (5.53%) Scrum
10 21 (5.28%) ITIL
11 20 (5.03%) Migration
11 20 (5.03%) PRINCE2
11 20 (5.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 19 (4.77%) Business Analysis
12 19 (4.77%) Project Planning
13 18 (4.52%) CRM
13 18 (4.52%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 41 (10.30%) SQL
2 14 (3.52%) Python
3 13 (3.27%) C#
4 12 (3.02%) PowerShell
5 11 (2.76%) VB
6 7 (1.76%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.51%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.75%) C
8 3 (0.75%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.50%) ABAP
9 2 (0.50%) Go
10 1 (0.25%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.25%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.25%) Java
10 1 (0.25%) JCL
10 1 (0.25%) PHP
10 1 (0.25%) R
10 1 (0.25%) RPG
10 1 (0.25%) Scala
10 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (3.27%) Degree
2 11 (2.76%) PMI Certification
2 11 (2.76%) PMP
3 9 (2.26%) SAP Certification
4 7 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.51%) CCNA
6 4 (1.01%) CISSP
6 4 (1.01%) CWNA
7 3 (0.75%) CCNP
7 3 (0.75%) CISA
8 2 (0.50%) CISM
8 2 (0.50%) GIAC
8 2 (0.50%) IIBA
8 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.25%) CRISC
9 1 (0.25%) MCSE
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.27%) PMO
2 15 (3.77%) GxP
3 11 (2.76%) Data Quality
3 11 (2.76%) GDPR
4 10 (2.51%) QA
5 7 (1.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.51%) SLA
7 2 (0.50%) COBIT
7 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.25%) EMIR
8 1 (0.25%) GMP
8 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (8.79%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.51%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.25%) RACF
4 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (2.51%) SCCM
2 6 (1.51%) AirWatch
2 6 (1.51%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (0.75%) SCOM
4 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.25%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.25%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.25%) Terraform
4 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.25%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.25%) WSUS
4 1 (0.25%) zSecure
Vendors
1 121 (30.40%) SAP
2 40 (10.05%) Microsoft
3 27 (6.78%) Oracle
4 26 (6.53%) Cisco
5 11 (2.76%) IBM
5 11 (2.76%) JD Edwards
6 9 (2.26%) VMware
7 8 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.76%) Adobe
8 7 (1.76%) Google
9 6 (1.51%) Tableau
10 4 (1.01%) Blue Prism
10 4 (1.01%) Facebook
10 4 (1.01%) HP
10 4 (1.01%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.01%) Kofax
11 3 (0.75%) Citrix
11 3 (0.75%) Juniper
11 3 (0.75%) OpenText
11 3 (0.75%) Siemens