The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Middlesex region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 14 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 16 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.20% 1.50% 3.56%
As % of the General category 20.78% 5.77% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 6
Average daily rate £440 £323 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.35% -21.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £297 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £349 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £40.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 - £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 - £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -20.00%
General Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
77 52 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 29.84% 26.00% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 27 49
Average daily rate £405 £325 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.53% -15.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £485 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Pharmaceutical
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 20 (57.14%) SAP
2 10 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 9 (25.71%) Six Sigma
4 8 (22.86%) SAP Certification
5 5 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
5 5 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
5 5 (14.29%) Finance
5 5 (14.29%) Oracle
6 3 (8.57%) Quality Management
6 3 (8.57%) ITIL
6 3 (8.57%) Windows
6 3 (8.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (5.71%) HACMP
7 2 (5.71%) SAP BW
7 2 (5.71%) NetApp
7 2 (5.71%) GxP
7 2 (5.71%) EMC
7 2 (5.71%) ERP
7 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.71%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (5.71%) AIX
7 2 (5.71%) Linux
7 2 (5.71%) CRM
7 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.71%) ABAP
7 2 (5.71%) .NET
7 2 (5.71%) C#
7 2 (5.71%) Java
7 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.71%) Project Management

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP MDM
1 2 (5.71%) SAP FI-AP
1 2 (5.71%) SAP SRM
1 2 (5.71%) SAP QM
2 1 (2.86%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.86%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.86%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SAP BW
1 2 (5.71%) SAP HANA
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Consultant
2 8 (22.86%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) SAP P2P Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) SAP Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Web Editor
7 1 (2.86%) Training Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Service Management Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) ERP Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Web Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) SAP PI
2 1 (2.86%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) HACMP
1 2 (5.71%) Clustering
1 2 (5.71%) FMCG
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) AIX
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Six Sigma
2 5 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
2 5 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
3 3 (8.57%) Quality Management
3 3 (8.57%) ITIL
4 2 (5.71%) ERP
4 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
4 2 (5.71%) CRM
4 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.71%) Project Management
4 2 (5.71%) Validation
4 2 (5.71%) Capacity Management
4 2 (5.71%) Release Management
4 2 (5.71%) High Availability
4 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Logistics
5 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.86%) Data Management
5 1 (2.86%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) ABAP
1 2 (5.71%) C#
1 2 (5.71%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) XPath
2 1 (2.86%) BeanShell
2 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) SAP Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
2 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) GxP
1 2 (5.71%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.86%) GCP
2 1 (2.86%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.71%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) SAP
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) NetApp
3 2 (5.71%) EMC
3 2 (5.71%) Open Text
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Ceridian
4 1 (2.86%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.86%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.86%) Remedy