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 19 August 2014 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 73 77 92
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +15
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 10 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.75% 0.41% 0.14%
As % of the General category 2.27% 1.15% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -35.18%
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
441 436 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.13% 35.42% 37.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 198 263
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 17
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +4.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.26 £8.75 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.62 £17.70 £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.05%

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 19 August 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
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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
Oldham - - - -
Pharmaceutical
North West

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) NHS
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) QlikView
3 2 (18.18%) 3PAR
4 1 (9.09%) Network Management
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Camel
4 1 (9.09%) FMCG
4 1 (9.09%) Aruba
4 1 (9.09%) Logistics
4 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
4 1 (9.09%) Life Science
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) Informatica
4 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) QlikView
General
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) QlikView Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) NHS
1 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Life Science
2 1 (9.09%) FMCG
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Logistics
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) HP
1 2 (18.18%) 3PAR
2 1 (9.09%) Informatica
2 1 (9.09%) Aruba
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Business Objects
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
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