The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Leeds region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 77 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.47% - -
As % of the General category 1.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£220 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £444 £390
% change year-on-year
-15.49% +13.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +75.00%
General Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
287 248 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.18% 28.34% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 136 212
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £253 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 7
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Pharmaceutical
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Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Pharmaceutical
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 10 (90.91%) NHS
2 9 (81.82%) Service Management
2 9 (81.82%) Splunk
3 8 (72.73%) CentOS
3 8 (72.73%) Workflow
3 8 (72.73%) Ubuntu
3 8 (72.73%) Python
4 7 (63.64%) Management Information System
5 6 (54.55%) Firewall
5 6 (54.55%) QMS
5 6 (54.55%) Puppet
5 6 (54.55%) Cisco
5 6 (54.55%) Quality Management
6 5 (45.45%) Apache
6 5 (45.45%) nginx
7 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) Linux
8 2 (18.18%) SQL
8 2 (18.18%) UNIX
8 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
9 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
9 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
9 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
9 1 (9.09%) Perl
9 1 (9.09%) ITIL
9 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
9 1 (9.09%) Project Management
9 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (45.45%) Apache
1 5 (45.45%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Applications Support
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) NHS
2 7 (63.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Ubuntu
1 8 (72.73%) CentOS
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Service Management
2 8 (72.73%) Workflow
3 6 (54.55%) QMS
3 6 (54.55%) Quality Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Splunk
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco