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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 80 66 64
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.43% 0.13% 0.55%
As % of the General category 1.47% 0.41% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £238 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -20.00%
General Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
340 241 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.01% 30.70% 33.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 130 182
Average daily rate £351 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £240 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -30.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Pharmaceutical
West Yorkshire

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 29 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (72.73%) Python
1 8 (72.73%) NHS
1 8 (72.73%) Ubuntu
1 8 (72.73%) CentOS
1 8 (72.73%) Puppet
1 8 (72.73%) Splunk
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) Management Information System
3 6 (54.55%) Workflow
3 6 (54.55%) Service Management
3 6 (54.55%) Apache
3 6 (54.55%) nginx
4 4 (36.36%) QMS
4 4 (36.36%) Quality Management
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) ISEB
6 2 (18.18%) LDAP
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Change Control
7 1 (9.09%) Kronos
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) System Testing

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (54.55%) Apache
1 6 (54.55%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) LDAP
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Junior IT Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Junior
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) NHS
2 6 (54.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Ubuntu
1 8 (72.73%) CentOS
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Workflow
1 6 (54.55%) Service Management
2 4 (36.36%) Quality Management
2 4 (36.36%) QMS
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Splunk
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Kronos