The 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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 103 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.36% -
As % of the General category 0.52% 0.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate £450 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £490 £390
% change year-on-year
-15.81% +25.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £34.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-28.46% +85.13%
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 Manchester region.

General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
578 550 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.46% 39.34% 31.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 321 197
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £572 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 9
Average hourly rate £17.90 £19.00 £8.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.78% +117.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 £263 -
Pharmaceutical
North West

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) PowerPivot
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) WinForms
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) MDX
2 1 (20.00%) QlikView
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) SAP

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) QlikView
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Change Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Healthcare Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Healthcare Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) QlikView Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Report Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (20.00%) MDX
1 1 (20.00%) WinForms
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) ETL
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos
2 1 (20.00%) SAP