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 3 months to 28 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.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 238 238
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Contract jobs citing FMCG 14 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 1.05% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 18
Median daily rate £433 £400 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.12% -9.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £333 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £567 £488 £549
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 £27.00 - -
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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2407 2767 2811
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 30.72% 29.83% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1370 1655 1458
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 150 167
Median hourly rate £17.25 £38.50 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.19% +103.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 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
Berkshire +20 6 - - 6
Hampshire +10 3 £190 -55.29% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 3 £600 +33.33% 1
Middlesex +3 1 £433 -
Kent - 1 - -
FMCG
England

FMCG
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for FMCG.

1 11 (40.74%) Retail
2 8 (29.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (22.22%) SAP
3 6 (22.22%) Project Management
3 6 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (18.52%) Logistics
5 4 (14.81%) Migration
5 4 (14.81%) Finance
6 3 (11.11%) QA
6 3 (11.11%) Change Control
6 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
6 3 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (11.11%) Typography
6 3 (11.11%) Contract Management
6 3 (11.11%) GMP
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.11%) Photoshop
6 3 (11.11%) MS Office
6 3 (11.11%) Windows
6 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 3 (11.11%) ERP
6 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 3 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (11.11%) Marketing
6 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (7.41%) IT Governance
7 2 (7.41%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) SQL

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:

Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
1 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (11.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP APO
2 1 (3.70%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Retail
2 1 (3.70%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Veeva
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Axure RP
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 11 (40.74%) Retail
2 8 (29.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (22.22%) Manufacturing
4 4 (14.81%) Finance
5 3 (11.11%) Marketing
6 2 (7.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Architect
2 4 (14.81%) Data Architect
2 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 4 (14.81%) IT Manager
2 4 (14.81%) SAP Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Designer
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Security Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Supply Chain Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Digital Signage
2 1 (3.70%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Project Management
1 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (18.52%) Logistics
3 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Change Control
4 3 (11.11%) Contract Management
4 3 (11.11%) ERP
4 3 (11.11%) Typography
5 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.41%) IT Governance
5 2 (7.41%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (7.41%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (7.41%) Supply Chain Management
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) PMP
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) GMP
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) GxP
2 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) SAP
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
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