Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 312 335 337
Rank change year-on-year +23 +2 -10
Contract jobs citing FMCG 64 46 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.31% 0.93% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 41
South East median daily rate £500 £513 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +20.59% -2.30%
10th Percentile £288 £211 £305
90th Percentile £763 £675 £575
England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
South East median hourly rate £26.83 £55.00 £58.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.21% -5.98% +56.00%
10th Percentile £25.98 £52.50 £56.75
90th Percentile £27.74 £57.50 £60.25
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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4869 4952 5935
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.92% 29.70% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2850 2844 3440
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £217 £220 £225
90th Percentile £563 £575 £527
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 286 325
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.72 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.67% +21.62% +20.67%
10th Percentile £10.70 £12.02 £11.20
90th Percentile £47.88 £54.38 £47.83
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 South East

Job postings citing FMCG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for FMCG in the South East

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FMCG in the South East

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FMCG in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FMCG in the South East

FMCG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FMCG in the South East

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the South East 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
Thames Valley +18 43 £550 +10.00% 3
Berkshire +16 39 £625 +78.57% 3
West Sussex -1 7 £448 +103.41%
Surrey -13 7 £370 -32.73% 3
Hampshire +13 4 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -19 4 £500 +1.27%
Middlesex - 2 £352 -
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 South East region with a requirement for FMCG.

1 26 (40.63%) Retail
2 18 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (26.56%) SAP
3 17 (26.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (20.31%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (15.63%) Project Management
6 9 (14.06%) Telecoms
6 9 (14.06%) Analytics
7 8 (12.50%) Oracle
8 7 (10.94%) Finance
8 7 (10.94%) Manufacturing
8 7 (10.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (10.94%) Marketing
9 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
9 6 (9.38%) PMO
9 6 (9.38%) Creative Thinking
10 5 (7.81%) Matrix Organization
10 5 (7.81%) SAP APO
10 5 (7.81%) Six Sigma
10 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Excel
10 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2
10 5 (7.81%) Portfolio Management
10 5 (7.81%) Process Improvement
10 5 (7.81%) Logistics
11 4 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management
11 4 (6.25%) Lean Six Sigma
11 4 (6.25%) Performance Management
11 4 (6.25%) Project Governance
11 4 (6.25%) Oracle Retail

FMCG
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.13%) Confluence
3 1 (1.56%) CMS
3 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) SAP APO
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.56%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.56%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.56%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.56%) SAP MDM
3 1 (1.56%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.56%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) SaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Network Security
1 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (3.13%) DHCP
2 2 (3.13%) DNS
2 2 (3.13%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.13%) IPsec
2 2 (3.13%) LAN
2 2 (3.13%) MPLS
2 2 (3.13%) SAN
2 2 (3.13%) SMS
2 2 (3.13%) SSL
2 2 (3.13%) VoIP
2 2 (3.13%) VPN
2 2 (3.13%) WAN
2 2 (3.13%) Wireless
2 2 (3.13%) Wireless Security
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.56%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.56%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) LSMW
General
1 26 (40.63%) Retail
2 13 (20.31%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (14.06%) Telecoms
4 7 (10.94%) Finance
4 7 (10.94%) Manufacturing
4 7 (10.94%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.56%) Back Office
5 1 (1.56%) Billing
5 1 (1.56%) Electronics
5 1 (1.56%) French Language
5 1 (1.56%) Front Office
5 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (15.63%) Project Manager
2 7 (10.94%) Architect
2 7 (10.94%) IT Manager
3 6 (9.38%) FMCG Manager
4 5 (7.81%) Commercial Manager
4 5 (7.81%) Consultant
4 5 (7.81%) FMCG Project Manager
4 5 (7.81%) Performance Manager
4 5 (7.81%) SAP Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Security Specialist
5 4 (6.25%) Supply Chain Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (4.69%) Information Security Specialist
6 3 (4.69%) Information Specialist
6 3 (4.69%) Supply Chain Planner
7 2 (3.13%) SAP Supply Chain Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Social Media
3 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.56%) AS400
4 1 (1.56%) CMDB
4 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) Pharmacovigilance
4 1 (1.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (15.63%) Project Management
3 9 (14.06%) Analytics
4 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (9.38%) Creative Thinking
6 5 (7.81%) Logistics
6 5 (7.81%) Matrix Organization
6 5 (7.81%) Portfolio Management
6 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2
6 5 (7.81%) Process Improvement
6 5 (7.81%) Six Sigma
7 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.25%) Change Management
7 4 (6.25%) CRM
7 4 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.25%) Information Security
7 4 (6.25%) Migration
7 4 (6.25%) Process Management
7 4 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.13%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) PMP
2 3 (4.69%) CCNP
2 3 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.69%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.13%) CCNA
3 2 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.56%) MCSE
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) PMO
2 2 (3.13%) GxP
3 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.56%) GDPR
3 1 (1.56%) GMP
3 1 (1.56%) QA
3 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (1.56%) PowerCLI
1 1 (1.56%) SCOM
1 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (1.56%) vCenter Server
1 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) SAP
2 8 (12.50%) Oracle
3 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.25%) JD Edwards
5 3 (4.69%) Cisco
5 3 (4.69%) FireEye
6 2 (3.13%) HP
7 1 (1.56%) Adobe
7 1 (1.56%) BMC
7 1 (1.56%) CommVault
7 1 (1.56%) DocuSign
7 1 (1.56%) Infor
7 1 (1.56%) Lumension
7 1 (1.56%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (1.56%) Remedy
7 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.56%) Veeam
7 1 (1.56%) VMware
7 1 (1.56%) Wonderware