Period
to 12 December 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FMCG over the 6 months to 12 December 2019 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)
England > North West
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 194 204 185
Rank change year-on-year +10 -19 +15
Contract jobs citing FMCG 11 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.21% 0.27% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 0.97% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 5
North West median daily rate £650 £494 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.65% +9.72% +9.09%
10th Percentile £461 £313 £320
90th Percentile £713 £836 £583
England median daily rate £488 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +21.88% -5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £24.75 £25.08 £26.80
% change year-on-year -1.30% -6.44% +27.62%

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,593 1,648 1,646
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.81% 27.40% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 931 955 1,050
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £181 £210 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 111 87
North West median hourly rate £26.66 £23.34 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.22% +11.14% +31.25%
10th Percentile £11.07 £12.45 £12.39
90th Percentile £53.45 £48.50 £55.00
England median hourly rate £23.30 £20.00 £20.60
% change year-on-year +16.50% -2.91% +3.00%

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing FMCG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for FMCG in the North West

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FMCG in the North West

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FMCG in the North West over the 6 months to 12 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FMCG in the North West

FMCG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FMCG in the North West

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the North West region over the 6 months to 12 December 2019. 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
Manchester +17 8 £675 +52.11% 4
Cheshire +13 1 £588 +6.82% 2
FMCG
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing FMCG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for FMCG.

1 7 (63.64%) SAP
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
4 3 (27.27%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (27.27%) SAP CO
4 3 (27.27%) Ariba
4 3 (27.27%) SAP FI
5 2 (18.18%) Logistics
5 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
6 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (9.09%) Data Lake
6 1 (9.09%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (9.09%) QA
6 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
6 1 (9.09%) Azure
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) SAP EWM
6 1 (9.09%) Big Data
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) MuleSoft
6 1 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Retail
6 1 (9.09%) SAP WM
6 1 (9.09%) ACCA
6 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical

FMCG
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SAP CO
1 3 (27.27%) SAP FI
1 3 (27.27%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (9.09%) SAP EWM
2 1 (9.09%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (9.09%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) Data Lake
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) SAP CO Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) SAP FI Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Manager
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Senior SAP CO Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Senior SAP Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Senior SAP FI Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Senior SAP FI/CO Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SAP EWM Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Supply Chain Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Transformation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) EDI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Logistics
2 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
3 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ACCA
1 1 (9.09%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) Ariba
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) MuleSoft