Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 198 205
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7 -31
Contract jobs citing FMCG 20 30 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.44% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 1.34% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 5
North West median daily rate £500 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +3.13% -20.00%
10th Percentile £366 £400 £274
90th Percentile £650 £534 £600
England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £27.50
England 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 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 1663 2233 2404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.16% 32.67% 28.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1062 1428 1427
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £200 £250 £220
90th Percentile £575 £558 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 88 110
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.30 £11.48
90th Percentile £55.00 £44.83 £46.29
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year +0.49% +7.41% +6.03%

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 23 November 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 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 23 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
Manchester +7 16 £450 +12.50% 3
Merseyside +4 2 - -
FMCG
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for FMCG.

1 11 (55.00%) SAP
2 7 (35.00%) Retail
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) SAP PLM
4 3 (15.00%) PLM
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) Juniper
4 3 (15.00%) WAAS
4 3 (15.00%) F5
4 3 (15.00%) Change Control
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) ERP
5 2 (10.00%) Finance
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Banking
6 1 (5.00%) Robotics
6 1 (5.00%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (5.00%) QlikView
6 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP PLM
2 2 (10.00%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (5.00%) SAP CAR
3 1 (5.00%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (15.00%) WAAS
2 1 (5.00%) FTP
2 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) Power BI
1 1 (5.00%) QlikView
1 1 (5.00%) SAP HANA
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (35.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Architect
2 2 (10.00%) Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Programme Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Domain Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Lean Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Master Data Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) SAP Data Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) SAP Data Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) SAP Migration Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Service Transformation Manager
3 1 (5.00%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Technology Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) EDI
1 1 (5.00%) MDX
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Robotics
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (15.00%) Change Control
2 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) PLM
2 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (10.00%) ERP
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (5.00%) B2B
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (5.00%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (5.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CISM
1 1 (5.00%) CISSP
1 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) SAP
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix
2 3 (15.00%) F5
2 3 (15.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) Concur
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (5.00%) JDA
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Tableau