The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.70% - -
As % of the General category 1.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £24.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+36.73% +13.95%
Pharmaceutical
Scotland

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

General Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
482 1103 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 47.91% 65.11% 49.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 547 314
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 3
Median hourly rate £27.75 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.75% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.55 £13.21 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £36.43 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £29.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-30.50% +12.38%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (50.00%) Application Discovery
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) GMP
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) LIMS
3 3 (37.50%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) Law
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Billing

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Law
4 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) LIMS
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Application Discovery
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) GMP
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle