The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 39 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.70% 1.01% 1.13%
As % of the General category 2.63% 2.78% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £300 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -34.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £37.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-37.33% +50.00%
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 Kent region.

General Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
76 108 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 26.76% 36.24% 41.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 63 69
Average daily rate £325 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £325 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 33
Average hourly rate £40.00 £18.63 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.76% -1.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £12.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £45.00 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Pharmaceutical
South East

Pharmaceutical
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Product Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) GxP
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Spotfire
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Product Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) GxP
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
Kent
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Kent
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Kent
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago
Kent
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago