The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
England / South West
Rank 127 132 133
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1  
Contract jobs citing FMCG 6 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.23% 0.10% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.37% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Median daily rate £450 £250 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -41.17%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £434
% change year-on-year +6.25% -7.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 634 811 723
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 24.78% 28.28% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 520 429
Median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £507 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 70 44
Median hourly rate £39.50 £39.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +23.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £57.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FMCG in the South West

FMCG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FMCG in the South West

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Wiltshire - 4 £450 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
FMCG
England

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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

1 6 (66.67%) SAP
2 5 (55.56%) Manufacturing
3 4 (44.44%) SAP PP
3 4 (44.44%) SAP PP-PI
4 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Marketing
4 3 (33.33%) Retail
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Electronics
5 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (22.22%) ETL
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (22.22%) VBA
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
6 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) SAP PP
1 4 (44.44%) SAP PP-PI
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (55.56%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Electronics
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) SAP PI Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) SAP PP Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Process Consultant
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Data Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (11.11%) ETL Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) FMCG Manager
5 1 (11.11%) SSIS Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SSRS Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) SSRS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
1 2 (22.22%) VBA
2 1 (11.11%) ABAP
2 1 (11.11%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft