The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Midlands 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 25 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.58% 0.89% 0.36%
As % of the General category 1.59% 4.35% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £450 £390
% change year-on-year
-17.22% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £36.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-44.82% +61.11%
General Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
63 46 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 36.63% 20.44% 32.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 19
Average daily rate £463 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £305 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 16
Average hourly rate £175.00 £6.50 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2592.30% -83.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -16.66%
Pharmaceutical
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Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) SAP MM
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BI

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (33.33%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP WM Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) CRM Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) CRM Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BW Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP MM Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
Midlands
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Midlands
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates of pay
Posted: 14 days ago
Midlands
Sensible Staffing
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Midlands
Medilink Consulting
Salary: NEG
Posted: 20 days ago
Midlands
The Placement Group
Salary: Excellent rate of pay
Posted: 28 days ago