Period
to 21 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 15 39
Rank change year-on-year +7 +24 -1
Contract jobs citing FMCG 44 23 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 18.11% 8.71% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 41.12% 23.00% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 38 4
Staffordshire median daily rate £390 £380 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -1.62% -9.12%
10th Percentile £355 £316 £376
90th Percentile £419 £454 £409
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +0.65% +1.97% -10.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £87.45 -

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 107 100 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 44.03% 37.88% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 71 61
Staffordshire median daily rate £390 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +8.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £158
90th Percentile £459 £450 £463
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Staffordshire median hourly rate £31.25 £10.74 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +191.04% -75.17% +226.42%
10th Percentile £13.50 £10.30 £11.20
90th Percentile £60.00 £32.63 £97.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £21.79 £18.94
% change year-on-year -24.28% +15.05% +9.69%

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 February 2019. 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 0 44 £390 +2.63%
FMCG
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 44 (100.00%) Retail
2 30 (68.18%) Logistics
3 21 (47.73%) GDPR
4 16 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 16 (36.36%) Re-Platforming
4 16 (36.36%) Windows
4 16 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 16 (36.36%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (25.00%) Firewall
5 11 (25.00%) LAN
5 11 (25.00%) WAN
5 11 (25.00%) VMware
5 11 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 10 (22.73%) Patch Management
7 9 (20.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 9 (20.45%) Change Management
7 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (18.18%) Internet
8 8 (18.18%) Finance
8 8 (18.18%) ERP
8 8 (18.18%) Information Security
8 8 (18.18%) Application Discovery
8 8 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Excel
10 6 (13.64%) e-Learning
10 6 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 6 (13.64%) PCI DSS
11 5 (11.36%) Resource Management
11 5 (11.36%) Coaching
11 5 (11.36%) Migration

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) Site Server
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (36.36%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (25.00%) Firewall
2 11 (25.00%) LAN
2 11 (25.00%) WAN
3 8 (18.18%) Internet
4 4 (9.09%) Network Security
General
1 44 (100.00%) Retail
2 8 (18.18%) Finance
3 3 (6.82%) Legal
3 3 (6.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Analyst
1 15 (34.09%) Business Analyst
2 13 (29.55%) Project Manager
3 11 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 11 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
3 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (22.73%) GDPR Business Analyst
5 9 (20.45%) Project Engineer
5 9 (20.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (20.45%) Senior Server Engineer
5 9 (20.45%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 8 (18.18%) Security Engineer
6 8 (18.18%) Senior Security Engineer
7 7 (15.91%) Business IT Analyst
7 7 (15.91%) IT Analyst
7 7 (15.91%) IT Business Analyst
7 7 (15.91%) Process Analyst
8 5 (11.36%) Data Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) e-Learning
2 5 (11.36%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.82%) PMI
4 3 (6.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) Windows
1 16 (36.36%) Windows Server
2 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (68.18%) Logistics
2 16 (36.36%) Re-Platforming
3 11 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 10 (22.73%) Patch Management
5 9 (20.45%) Change Management
5 9 (20.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (18.18%) Application Discovery
6 8 (18.18%) ERP
6 8 (18.18%) Information Security
6 8 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 5 (11.36%) Coaching
7 5 (11.36%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (11.36%) ITIL
7 5 (11.36%) Migration
7 5 (11.36%) Resource Management
8 4 (9.09%) Data Centre Operations
9 3 (6.82%) IT Audit
9 3 (6.82%) Project Governance
9 3 (6.82%) Project Planning
9 3 (6.82%) UX Design
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) PMI Certification
1 3 (6.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (47.73%) GDPR
2 6 (13.64%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.82%) QA
4 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow