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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 20 9 18
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 6 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.94% 8.80% 5.00%
As % of the General category 9.38% 24.44% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 21 6
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£440 £363 £569
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.37% -36.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £200 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £475 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+44.11% -10.52%
Pharmaceutical
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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
64 90 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 31.37% 36.00% 33.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 55 31
Average daily rate £375 £366 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £221 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £493 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Average hourly rate £13.75 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.62% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

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 4 September 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 6 (37.50%) SAP
2 5 (31.25%) ERP
3 4 (25.00%) GAMP
3 4 (25.00%) FMCG
4 3 (18.75%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) Validation
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) JD Edwards
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Windows
5 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (12.50%) SAP FI-GL
5 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Software Licensing
6 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
6 1 (6.25%) Varonis
6 1 (6.25%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (6.25%) Coaching
6 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
6 1 (6.25%) NAS
6 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
6 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (6.25%) Service Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) BPCS

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (6.25%) BPCS
2 1 (6.25%) SAP SD
2 1 (6.25%) SAP APO
2 1 (6.25%) SAP MM
2 1 (6.25%) MFGPRO
2 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQLPlus
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Validation Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) SAP Manager
3 2 (12.50%) SAP Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Quality Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Transition Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Data Quality Manager
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) FMCG
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ERP
2 3 (18.75%) Validation
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Software Licensing
4 1 (6.25%) Coaching
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) GAMP
2 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) JD Edwards
3 1 (6.25%) NetIQ
3 1 (6.25%) Varonis
3 1 (6.25%) Manugistics
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp