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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 87 78 66
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 8 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.53% 0.23% 0.41%
As % of the General category 1.32% 0.65% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
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£413 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £313 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -20.00%
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
606 464 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.84% 36.11% 39.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 259 191
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £209 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 25
Average hourly rate £15.98 £23.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.02% +59.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.53 £15.85 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.79 £64.00 £72.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015, 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 11 (45.83%) Manufacturing
2 10 (41.67%) Validation
2 10 (41.67%) Project Management
3 9 (37.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 9 (37.50%) GMP
4 8 (33.33%) GxP
4 8 (33.33%) PMI
4 8 (33.33%) SAP
4 8 (33.33%) PMI Certification
4 8 (33.33%) Process Management
4 8 (33.33%) Informatics
5 7 (29.17%) ERP
6 6 (25.00%) FMCG
7 4 (16.67%) CMS
7 4 (16.67%) Java
7 4 (16.67%) .NET
8 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (8.33%) QA
8 2 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (8.33%) Sitecore
8 2 (8.33%) Retail
9 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
9 1 (4.17%) Requirements Management
9 1 (4.17%) COBIT
9 1 (4.17%) SAP EHS
9 1 (4.17%) Biotechnology
9 1 (4.17%) Test Automation

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) CMS
2 2 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.17%) SAP EHS
General
1 11 (45.83%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Architect
2 8 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (29.17%) SAP Manager
4 6 (25.00%) PMO Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Project Director
6 1 (4.17%) Senior SAP Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) UAT Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Validation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) PMI
1 8 (33.33%) Informatics
2 6 (25.00%) FMCG
3 1 (4.17%) Biotechnology
3 1 (4.17%) Biometrics
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Project Management
1 10 (41.67%) Validation
2 8 (33.33%) Process Management
3 7 (29.17%) ERP
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.17%) QMS
5 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.17%) Test Planning
5 1 (4.17%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Requirements Management
5 1 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 9 (37.50%) GMP
2 8 (33.33%) GxP
3 2 (8.33%) QA
4 1 (4.17%) COBIT
4 1 (4.17%) GAMP
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (8.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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