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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 24 5 24
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +19
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 2 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.03% 12.05% 3.56%
As % of the General category 4.35% 31.03% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 22 6
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£250 £523 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.15% +60.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £29.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.42% +18.00%
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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
46 87 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 23.59% 38.84% 30.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 52 35
Average daily rate £413 £520 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.67% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £334 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £583 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £18.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +114.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £24.00 £17.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £24.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

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 17 December 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 7 (31.82%) SAP
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
4 2 (9.09%) SAP Certification
4 2 (9.09%) Six Sigma
4 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) Finance
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.09%) Marketing
4 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 2 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (9.09%) FMCG
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.09%) MS Office
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
5 1 (4.55%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Workday HCM
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (4.55%) Adobe CQ
1 1 (4.55%) Kentico
1 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
1 1 (4.55%) MS Project Server
1 1 (4.55%) CMS
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Workday HCM
1 1 (4.55%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Report Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Governance Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Pricing Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) IT Support
3 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Desktop Team Leader
3 1 (4.55%) HR Data Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
3 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
3 1 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
3 1 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (4.55%) SAP QM Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) FMCG
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Six Sigma
2 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.09%) Change Management
2 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
2 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
2 2 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (4.55%) Change Control
3 1 (4.55%) Analytics
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (4.55%) Release Management
3 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C#
1 1 (4.55%) VBA
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
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) SAP
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe