The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 27 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)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 - 32
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing FMCG 5 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.49% - 1.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.21% - 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £590 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £500 £429
% change year-on-year -17.50% +16.48%  
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 Merseyside with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 96 123 99
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 28.57% 36.50% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 64 47
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £855
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 4
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.25 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.92% -29.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FMCG in Merseyside

FMCG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FMCG in Merseyside

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 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
Liverpool - 5 £590 - 1
FMCG
North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for FMCG.

1 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) SAP BW
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) CISM
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (25.00%) CISSP
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) DB2
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) SAP SD
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Billing

FMCG
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SAP BW
2 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) DB2
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) SAP BW Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) SAP Manager
3 2 (25.00%) SAP Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) FMCG Manager
4 1 (12.50%) FMCG Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Director
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CISM
1 2 (25.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle