The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank - - 32
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.42%
As % of the General category - - 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £366 £400
% change year-on-year
+43.34% -8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +79.48%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

General Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
81 41 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.88% 13.18% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 27 24
Average daily rate £380 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £493 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 5
Average hourly rate £26.83 £25.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.21% +15.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £21.00 £8.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.40 £30.00 £26.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire