The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 58 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.19% 0.23% -
As % of the General category 0.47% 0.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £338 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £490 £390
% change year-on-year
-15.81% +25.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £34.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-28.46% +85.13%
Pharmaceutical
East of England

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

General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
211 151 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 39.81% 35.12% 27.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 82 74
Average daily rate £388 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £215 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% -17.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.05 £47.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Pharmaceutical
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 5 (83.33%) GAMP
1 5 (83.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (66.67%) Logistics
3 3 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Business Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) PMP
4 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

General
1 5 (83.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Logistics
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) GAMP