Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 23 41
Rank change year-on-year +8 +18 -2
Contract jobs citing FMCG 30 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 10.38% 5.00% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 27.78% 14.63% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 19 2
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 108 82 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 37.37% 34.17% 28.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 57 62
Staffordshire median daily rate £373 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.43% +9.38% -20.00%
10th Percentile £278 £115 £133
90th Percentile £459 £445 £448
West Midlands median daily rate £411 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +6.13% - +10.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 5
Staffordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £14.20 £15.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.89% -6.61% +12.63%
10th Percentile £14.49 £10.30 £12.35
90th Percentile £46.25 £37.50 £39.90
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.70 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.10% +11.35% -9.64%

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 22 September 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 +6 24 £390 -2.50%
Stoke-on-Trent -3 6 £350 -9.68%
FMCG
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 24 (80.00%) Retail
2 14 (46.67%) Logistics
3 7 (23.33%) SQL
3 7 (23.33%) ERP
3 7 (23.33%) Finance
3 7 (23.33%) GDPR
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (20.00%) Windows
4 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (16.67%) Firewall
5 5 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
6 4 (13.33%) VMware
6 4 (13.33%) e-Learning
6 4 (13.33%) Information Security
6 4 (13.33%) DHCP
6 4 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (10.00%) PCI DSS
7 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Project Management
7 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.00%) Legal
7 3 (10.00%) Migration
8 2 (6.67%) BitLocker
8 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (6.67%) Decision-Making
8 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
8 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (6.67%) Change Management
8 2 (6.67%) SLA

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 4 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Firewall
2 4 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
4 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) QlikView
General
1 24 (80.00%) Retail
2 7 (23.33%) Finance
3 3 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Business IT Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) DBA
3 6 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Process Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (20.00%) SQL DBA
4 5 (16.67%) Project Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Business Process Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) ERP Manager
6 3 (10.00%) ERP Project Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Project Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Server Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Wintel Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) e-Learning
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
1 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Logistics
2 7 (23.33%) ERP
3 5 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
4 4 (13.33%) Information Security
5 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (6.67%) Coaching
6 2 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Decision-Making
6 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
6 2 (6.67%) UX Design
7 1 (3.33%) Patch Management
7 1 (3.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) GDPR
2 3 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.67%) SLA
4 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (3.33%) QA
4 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) VMware
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco