The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 30 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 17 7 20
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 8 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.52% 10.47% 2.81%
As % of the General category 24.24% 28.99% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 3
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£350 £538 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.88% +26.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £489 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+30.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+85.13% -26.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

General Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
33 69 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 18.64% 36.13% 29.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 20
Average daily rate £450 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £430 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £613 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 7
Average hourly rate £45.50 £37.00 £17.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.97% +106.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 7 (31.82%) C#
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
1 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
1 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
2 6 (27.27%) CSS
2 6 (27.27%) Web Services
2 6 (27.27%) XML
2 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 6 (27.27%) jQuery
3 5 (22.73%) SAP
4 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) SAP Certification
5 2 (9.09%) Six Sigma
5 2 (9.09%) Finance
5 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (9.09%) FMCG
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.55%) SaaS
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.55%) Kentico
6 1 (4.55%) Lync
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Change Control
6 1 (4.55%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 8

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Kentico
2 1 (4.55%) Lync
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Workday HCM
1 1 (4.55%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Network Security
1 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) VoIP
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Pricing Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Governance Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Report Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) SAP QM Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
1 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
1 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
2 6 (27.27%) CSS
2 6 (27.27%) Web Services
2 6 (27.27%) XML
2 6 (27.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) FMCG
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) Six Sigma
1 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
1 2 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (4.55%) Change Control
2 1 (4.55%) Analytics
2 1 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (4.55%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (4.55%) Document Management
2 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
2 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
2 1 (4.55%) Web Development
2 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.55%) Change Management
2 1 (4.55%) MVC
2 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (4.55%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) COBIT
1 1 (4.55%) QA
1 1 (4.55%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (4.55%) GCP
1 1 (4.55%) GMP
1 1 (4.55%) GxP
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) SAP
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco