Period
to 25 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FMCG over the 6 months to 25 November 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)
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 503 561 508
Rank change year-on-year +58 -53 -79
Contract jobs citing FMCG 425 344 451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.33% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.23% 0.99% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 178 242
UK median daily rate £425 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.23% +4.41% -5.56%
10th Percentile £230 £262 £228
90th Percentile £650 £591 £661
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 8
UK median hourly rate £26.48 £21.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.07% -14.29% +6.52%
10th Percentile £15.50 £10.94 £19.15
90th Percentile £35.58 £43.13 £44.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -15.00% -14.29% -6.67%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 34517 34600 37237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.73% 33.05% 32.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 22899 22678 23686
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.65% +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1012 1202 1461
UK median hourly rate £20.60 £20.38 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.10% +4.49% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +8.57%

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for FMCG in the UK

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FMCG in the UK

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FMCG over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FMCG in the UK

FMCG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FMCG in the UK

FMCG
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing FMCG over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for FMCG in the UK

FMCG
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the UK over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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
England +48 397 £425 -4.23% 39
London +8 217 £451 +3.14% 21
UK excluding London +106 191 £400 -5.88% 25
South East +19 63 £500 -2.44% 3
Midlands +53 50 £388 -6.06% 1
West Midlands +62 45 £388 +1.97%
North of England +30 30 £419 +4.69% 8
East of England +4 23 £409 -16.15% 6
North West +16 20 £500 +21.21% 5
Scotland +13 13 £400 +3.23% 7
Yorkshire +19 9 £400 +4.92% 3
South West +6 9 £195 -68.80%
East Midlands -7 5 £413 -2.94% 1
Wales - 3 £185 -
North East +56 1 £350 -20.00%

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 with a requirement for FMCG.

1 128 (30.12%) SAP
2 87 (20.47%) Retail
3 69 (16.24%) Project Management
4 68 (16.00%) Finance
5 66 (15.53%) Manufacturing
6 48 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 48 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
7 46 (10.82%) Active Directory
8 43 (10.12%) SQL
9 42 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (9.65%) Microsoft
11 40 (9.41%) ERP
12 39 (9.18%) Pharmaceutical
13 36 (8.47%) Marketing
14 33 (7.76%) Cisco
14 33 (7.76%) Analytics
15 30 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
16 28 (6.59%) Change Management
17 27 (6.35%) Oracle
18 26 (6.12%) Windows
19 25 (5.88%) Information Security
20 24 (5.65%) ITIL
21 23 (5.41%) PRINCE2
21 23 (5.41%) E-Commerce
21 23 (5.41%) Logistics
22 22 (5.18%) Business Analysis
22 22 (5.18%) Microsoft Excel
22 22 (5.18%) Scrum
23 21 (4.94%) Migration
23 21 (4.94%) Business Intelligence

FMCG
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 11 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.18%) CMS
3 3 (0.71%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.71%) Confluence
4 2 (0.47%) Drupal
5 1 (0.24%) Kentico
5 1 (0.24%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.24%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.24%) SAS
5 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (5.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.41%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.47%) SPSS
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.24%) EViews
7 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.24%) InVision
Business Applications
1 19 (4.47%) SAP CO
2 18 (4.24%) SAP FI
2 18 (4.24%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (1.88%) SAP FSCM
4 6 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (1.41%) SAP APO
4 6 (1.41%) SAP EWM
4 6 (1.41%) SAP PP
5 5 (1.18%) SAP PP-PI
6 4 (0.94%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.94%) SAP MDM
6 4 (0.94%) SAP PLM
6 4 (0.94%) SAP SRM
7 3 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.71%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.71%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.71%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.71%) SAP PM
7 3 (0.71%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.53%) Office 365
2 10 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.88%) IaaS
3 8 (1.88%) PaaS
4 7 (1.65%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.94%) AdWords
5 4 (0.94%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.71%) SaaS
6 3 (0.71%) Veeva
7 2 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.47%) BrowserStack
7 2 (0.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.53%) LAN
2 13 (3.06%) VPN
3 11 (2.59%) WAN
4 9 (2.12%) Wireless
5 8 (1.88%) Cisco Wireless
5 8 (1.88%) DHCP
5 8 (1.88%) Firewall
6 7 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (1.41%) DNS
7 6 (1.41%) Network Security
7 6 (1.41%) WLAN
8 5 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (1.18%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.94%) 802.11
9 4 (0.94%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (0.94%) VLAN
10 3 (0.71%) DDNS
10 3 (0.71%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.71%) WAAS
11 2 (0.47%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.35%) SAP BW
3 8 (1.88%) Power BI
4 6 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.18%) Big Data
5 5 (1.18%) Data Mining
5 5 (1.18%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (0.94%) QlikView
6 4 (0.94%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (0.71%) Data Lake
7 3 (0.71%) DataStage
7 3 (0.71%) DTS
7 3 (0.71%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.71%) MS Access
7 3 (0.71%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.47%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 10 (2.35%) WinAutomation
2 5 (1.18%) JIRA
3 2 (0.47%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.47%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.47%) Jasmine
3 2 (0.47%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.47%) Mocha
3 2 (0.47%) PhantomJS
3 2 (0.47%) Selenium
3 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.24%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.24%) LSMW
4 1 (0.24%) MSI
4 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.24%) WiX
General
1 87 (20.47%) Retail
2 68 (16.00%) Finance
3 66 (15.53%) Manufacturing
4 39 (9.18%) Pharmaceutical
5 36 (8.47%) Marketing
6 13 (3.06%) Legal
7 12 (2.82%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.41%) Advertising
9 5 (1.18%) Banking
9 5 (1.18%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.94%) Automotive
10 4 (0.94%) Electronics
11 3 (0.71%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.47%) Back Office
12 2 (0.47%) Games
12 2 (0.47%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.24%) Front Office
13 1 (0.24%) Law
13 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 80 (18.82%) Analyst
2 70 (16.47%) Project Manager
3 52 (12.24%) Business Analyst
3 52 (12.24%) Consultant
4 32 (7.53%) SAP Consultant
5 23 (5.41%) Architect
5 23 (5.41%) SAP Manager
6 22 (5.18%) Developer
7 15 (3.53%) SAP CO Consultant
7 15 (3.53%) SAP Project Manager
8 14 (3.29%) SAP FI Consultant
8 14 (3.29%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 12 (2.82%) Functional Consultant
9 12 (2.82%) IT Manager
9 12 (2.82%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 11 (2.59%) Active Directory Engineer
10 11 (2.59%) Business Manager
10 11 (2.59%) Data Analyst
10 11 (2.59%) FMCG Manager
10 11 (2.59%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.88%) .NET
2 6 (1.41%) SAP Fiori
3 5 (1.18%) REST
3 5 (1.18%) XML
4 4 (0.94%) 802.1X
4 4 (0.94%) CSS
5 3 (0.71%) HTML
5 3 (0.71%) Jest
5 3 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (0.71%) Web Services
6 2 (0.47%) EDI
6 2 (0.47%) JSON
6 2 (0.47%) Kafka
6 2 (0.47%) MDX
7 1 (0.24%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.24%) CSS3
7 1 (0.24%) HTML5
7 1 (0.24%) Node.js
7 1 (0.24%) React
7 1 (0.24%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.24%) Social Media
3 12 (2.82%) iPad
3 12 (2.82%) iPhone
4 9 (2.12%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.12%) User Experience
5 8 (1.88%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.41%) Robotics
7 5 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (0.94%) SCADA
9 3 (0.71%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (0.71%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.47%) Clustering
10 2 (0.47%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.47%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.47%) Motion Graphics
10 2 (0.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.12%) Windows
2 17 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 13 (3.06%) Windows 8
4 12 (2.82%) Windows 10
5 4 (0.94%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.47%) AIX
6 2 (0.47%) Unix
7 1 (0.24%) Android
7 1 (0.24%) Linux
7 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.24%) VMS
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (16.24%) Project Management
2 48 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 42 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (9.41%) ERP
5 33 (7.76%) Analytics
6 30 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 28 (6.59%) Change Management
8 25 (5.88%) Information Security
9 24 (5.65%) ITIL
10 23 (5.41%) E-Commerce
10 23 (5.41%) Logistics
10 23 (5.41%) PRINCE2
11 22 (5.18%) Business Analysis
11 22 (5.18%) Scrum
12 21 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (4.94%) Migration
12 21 (4.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 19 (4.47%) CRM
13 19 (4.47%) Data Modelling
13 19 (4.47%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 43 (10.12%) SQL
2 15 (3.53%) Python
3 13 (3.06%) C#
3 13 (3.06%) PowerShell
4 11 (2.59%) VB
5 7 (1.65%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.41%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.71%) C
7 3 (0.71%) Java
7 3 (0.71%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.47%) Go
9 1 (0.24%) ABAP
9 1 (0.24%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.24%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.24%) Perl
9 1 (0.24%) PHP
9 1 (0.24%) R
9 1 (0.24%) RPG
9 1 (0.24%) Scala
9 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (3.53%) Degree
2 12 (2.82%) PMP
3 11 (2.59%) PMI Certification
4 9 (2.12%) SAP Certification
5 7 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.41%) CCNA
7 5 (1.18%) CISSP
8 4 (0.94%) CWNA
8 4 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.71%) CCNP
9 3 (0.71%) CISA
9 3 (0.71%) GIAC
10 2 (0.47%) CISM
10 2 (0.47%) IIBA
11 1 (0.24%) CRISC
11 1 (0.24%) MBA
11 1 (0.24%) MCSE
11 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.24%) SANS
11 1 (0.24%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.71%) PMO
2 15 (3.53%) GxP
3 12 (2.82%) GDPR
4 11 (2.59%) Data Quality
5 10 (2.35%) QA
6 7 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (1.41%) SLA
8 2 (0.47%) COBIT
8 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.24%) EMIR
9 1 (0.24%) GMP
System Software
1 46 (10.82%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.59%) Hyper-V
2 11 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.24%) RACF
3 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (4.71%) SCCM
2 12 (2.82%) AirWatch
3 6 (1.41%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.71%) SCOM
6 1 (0.24%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.24%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.24%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.24%) Terraform
6 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.24%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.24%) WSUS
6 1 (0.24%) zSecure
Vendors
1 128 (30.12%) SAP
2 41 (9.65%) Microsoft
3 33 (7.76%) Cisco
4 27 (6.35%) Oracle
5 11 (2.59%) IBM
5 11 (2.59%) VMware
6 10 (2.35%) JD Edwards
7 8 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.65%) Google
9 6 (1.41%) Adobe
9 6 (1.41%) Tableau
10 4 (0.94%) Blue Prism
10 4 (0.94%) Facebook
10 4 (0.94%) HP
10 4 (0.94%) Hyperion
10 4 (0.94%) Kofax
10 4 (0.94%) Remedy
11 3 (0.71%) Juniper
11 3 (0.71%) OpenText
11 3 (0.71%) Siemens