The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 23 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 Manchester 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 80 68 89
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +21
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.071% 0.62% 0.073%
As % of the General category 0.21% 1.78% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £258 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -4.76%
General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
471 337 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.26% 34.56% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 153 227
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 12
Average hourly rate £16.75 £12.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.37% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £6.50 £13.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £61.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Pharmaceutical
North West

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheadle - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Pharmaceutical
North West

Pharmaceutical
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Informatica
1 2 (66.67%) QlikView
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Life Science
2 1 (33.33%) LAN

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) QlikView
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
1 2 (66.67%) Informatica
Manchester, Lancashire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates of pay
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 19 days ago