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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
England / North West
Rank 110 136 127
Rank change year-on-year +26 -9  
Contract jobs citing FMCG 20 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.77% 0.60% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.42% 1.87% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
Median daily rate £400 £370 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -32.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £370 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £370 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £434
% change year-on-year +6.25% -7.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - -

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 828 1233 1037
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 31.85% 32.25% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 735 555
Median daily rate £375 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.59% -3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 56 60
Median hourly rate £17.25 £22.54 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.46% +28.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £13.56 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.21 £47.39 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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
Manchester +12 15 £400 +8.10% 4
Merseyside -7 3 £365 - 1
FMCG
England

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 North West region with a requirement for FMCG.

1 19 (51.35%) SAP
2 11 (29.73%) Retail
3 10 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
4 5 (13.51%) SQL
4 5 (13.51%) Marketing
4 5 (13.51%) Tableau
4 5 (13.51%) Process Improvement
4 5 (13.51%) Analytics
5 4 (10.81%) Swim Lanes
5 4 (10.81%) SAP PLM
5 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
5 4 (10.81%) Migration
5 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.81%) PLM
6 3 (8.11%) Web Analytics
6 3 (8.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.11%) SAS
6 3 (8.11%) Adobe
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle
6 3 (8.11%) Python
6 3 (8.11%) PhD
6 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.11%) SAP SD
6 3 (8.11%) Mathematics
6 3 (8.11%) Credit Risk
6 3 (8.11%) Machine Learning
6 3 (8.11%) R
6 3 (8.11%) Big Data

FMCG
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (5.41%) InDesign
3 1 (2.70%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) SAP PLM
2 3 (8.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (8.11%) SAP SD
3 2 (5.41%) SAP PP
3 2 (5.41%) SAP PP-PI
4 1 (2.70%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (2.70%) SAP Business One
4 1 (2.70%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.70%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.70%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (2.70%) SAP MM
4 1 (2.70%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Big Data
1 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.41%) Power BI
2 2 (5.41%) QlikView
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 11 (29.73%) Retail
2 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
2 5 (13.51%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Advertising
3 2 (5.41%) Finance
4 1 (2.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Consultant
2 9 (24.32%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Data Scientist
4 3 (8.11%) Developer
4 3 (8.11%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) SAP SD Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Tableau Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Artworker
5 2 (5.41%) Creative Artworker
5 2 (5.41%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) SAP PI Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) SAP PP Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Security Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Programme Director
6 1 (2.70%) SAP Developer
6 1 (2.70%) SAP QM Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Algorithms
1 3 (8.11%) Credit Risk
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (13.51%) Analytics
2 5 (13.51%) Process Improvement
3 4 (10.81%) Migration
3 4 (10.81%) PLM
3 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (10.81%) Swim Lanes
4 3 (8.11%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.11%) Machine Learning
4 3 (8.11%) Mathematics
4 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
4 3 (8.11%) Web Analytics
5 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.41%) SDLC
5 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (5.41%) Statistics
5 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.41%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) Python
2 3 (8.11%) R
3 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) PhD
2 2 (5.41%) CISM
2 2 (5.41%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) SAP
2 5 (13.51%) Tableau
3 3 (8.11%) Adobe
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.70%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.70%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.70%) TIBCO