Period
to 21 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FMCG over the 6 months to 21 November 2018 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)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 20 44
Rank change year-on-year +11 +24 -5
Contract jobs citing FMCG 49 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 16.67% 5.81% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 38.28% 17.44% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 17 4
Staffordshire median daily rate £390 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +1.97% -5.00%
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £400 £380
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 128 86 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 43.54% 33.33% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 60 66
Staffordshire median daily rate £370 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +7.69% -10.34%
10th Percentile £277 £175 £154
90th Percentile £449 £425 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £385 £390
% change year-on-year +3.90% -1.28% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 4
Staffordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £10.74 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.58% -65.08% +132.08%
10th Percentile £13.50 £10.30 £17.39
90th Percentile £59.50 £18.73 £42.53
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £17.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -9.43% +11.11% -10.00%

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing FMCG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for FMCG in Staffordshire

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FMCG in Staffordshire

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2018. 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
Tamworth +8 43 £390 -0.95% 1
Stoke-on-Trent -6 6 £350 -9.68%
FMCG
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing FMCG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for FMCG.

1 43 (87.76%) Retail
2 26 (53.06%) Logistics
3 19 (38.78%) GDPR
4 15 (30.61%) Windows
4 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
4 15 (30.61%) Windows Server
5 14 (28.57%) Re-Platforming
6 11 (22.45%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (20.41%) Firewall
7 10 (20.41%) VMware
8 9 (18.37%) Finance
9 8 (16.33%) Change Management
9 8 (16.33%) Information Security
9 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (14.29%) Patch Management
10 7 (14.29%) e-Learning
10 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
10 7 (14.29%) SQL
10 7 (14.29%) ERP
10 7 (14.29%) LAN
10 7 (14.29%) WAN
10 7 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (12.24%) Internet
11 6 (12.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 5 (10.20%) Coaching
12 5 (10.20%) Application Discovery
12 5 (10.20%) Collaborative Working
12 5 (10.20%) ITIL

FMCG
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (20.41%) Firewall
3 7 (14.29%) LAN
3 7 (14.29%) WAN
4 6 (12.24%) Internet
5 4 (8.16%) DHCP
6 3 (6.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) QlikView
General
1 43 (87.76%) Retail
2 9 (18.37%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Legal
3 3 (6.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Analyst
2 18 (36.73%) Business Analyst
3 10 (20.41%) GDPR Business Analyst
3 10 (20.41%) Project Engineer
3 10 (20.41%) VMware Engineer
4 9 (18.37%) Business IT Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) IT Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) IT Business Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) Process Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) Project Manager
4 9 (18.37%) Server Engineer
5 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (16.33%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 7 (14.29%) Senior Server Engineer
6 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (12.24%) DBA
7 6 (12.24%) Security Engineer
7 6 (12.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (12.24%) Senior Security Engineer
7 6 (12.24%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) e-Learning
2 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) PMI
3 2 (4.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Windows
1 15 (30.61%) Windows Server
2 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) Logistics
2 14 (28.57%) Re-Platforming
3 8 (16.33%) Change Management
3 8 (16.33%) Information Security
3 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (14.29%) ERP
4 7 (14.29%) Patch Management
5 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (12.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (10.20%) Application Discovery
6 5 (10.20%) Coaching
6 5 (10.20%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (10.20%) ITIL
7 3 (6.12%) Data Centre Operations
7 3 (6.12%) Migration
7 3 (6.12%) Resource Management
7 3 (6.12%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.08%) Change Control
8 2 (4.08%) Project Governance
8 2 (4.08%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
1 2 (4.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (38.78%) GDPR
2 4 (8.16%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.08%) QA
3 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) BitLocker
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) VMware
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow