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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
North West / Manchester
Rank 92 102 84
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.48% 0.52% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £325 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-19.04% -38.68%

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
415 577 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.43% 30.87% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 332 329
Median daily rate £405 £389 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.18% +10.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 5
Median hourly rate £16.75 £13.30 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.96% -30.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £9.70 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £35.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.17
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +28.84%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) NHS
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Data Extraction
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) NFS
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) SAP QM
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Life Science
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Healthcare Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Healthcare Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (12.50%) Junior
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Project Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Rollout Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Rollout Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SAP QM Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Support Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) NHS
2 2 (25.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (12.50%) BYOD
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Life Science
3 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
3 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Application Discovery
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
3 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) NFS
1 1 (12.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) SAP