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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - -
As % of the General category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £468 £450 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £20.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+65.00% -50.00%
Pharmaceutical
North West

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
115 85 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 25.16% 20.19% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 48 60
Average daily rate £400 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £700 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +76.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -

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
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate 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

Pharmaceutical
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) MDX
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) PowerPivot

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) PowerPivot
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Report Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft