The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 78 75 70
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.34% 0.29% 0.20%
As % of the General category 0.74% 0.79% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£213 - £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 £65.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £39.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-51.89% +58.00%
Pharmaceutical
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

General Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
539 382 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 45.91% 36.38% 40.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 180 175
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 16
Average hourly rate £12.00 £41.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.90% +230.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.88 £12.98 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £59.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Buckinghamshire region.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Buckinghamshire region.

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
High Wycombe -2 1 - -
Marlow - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Buckingham - - - -
Pharmaceutical
South East

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Pharmaceutical.

1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) CRM
2 11 (52.38%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (52.38%) Project Management
2 11 (52.38%) QlikView
3 10 (47.62%) Cognos
4 9 (42.86%) Data Management
4 9 (42.86%) iPad
5 8 (38.10%) Data Integration
5 8 (38.10%) Publishing
5 8 (38.10%) SAP
6 5 (23.81%) Big Data
7 4 (19.05%) Analytics
7 4 (19.05%) QA
7 4 (19.05%) ERP
8 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle
8 3 (14.29%) Social Media
8 3 (14.29%) Master Data Management
9 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
9 2 (9.52%) SLA
9 2 (9.52%) Documentum
9 2 (9.52%) Informatica
9 2 (9.52%) PowerCenter
9 2 (9.52%) Change Management
9 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
9 2 (9.52%) Web Development
10 1 (4.76%) Degree
10 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Pharmaceutical. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Documentum
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP CO
1 1 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.76%) SAP R/3
1 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) QlikView
2 5 (23.81%) Big Data
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.52%) PowerCenter
4 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects XI
General
1 8 (38.10%) Publishing
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Analyst
2 12 (57.14%) Support Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 6 (28.57%) Applications Support Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Applications Support
4 2 (9.52%) Junior Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Junior
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) iPad
2 8 (38.10%) Data Integration
3 3 (14.29%) Social Media
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) CRM
1 11 (52.38%) Project Management
2 9 (42.86%) Data Management
3 4 (19.05%) Analytics
3 4 (19.05%) ERP
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (14.29%) Master Data Management
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Web Development
6 1 (4.76%) Content Management
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Validation
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) Service Management
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.76%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
3 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (47.62%) Cognos
3 8 (38.10%) SAP
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) Informatica
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) Hyperion
6 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft