The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 31 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 North East 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 52 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 1 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.18% 0.29% 2.00%
As % of the General category 0.96% 0.87% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£150 - £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £444 £390
% change year-on-year
-15.49% +13.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +75.00%
General Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
104 115 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.31% 33.05% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 59 70
Average daily rate £398 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £256 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £700 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.20 £8.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £13.70 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - - - - 2
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (75.00%) HL7
2 3 (75.00%) InterSystems
2 3 (75.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) MUMPS
2 3 (75.00%) ISO 9000
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) NHS
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) QMS
3 1 (25.00%) CAPA
3 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) QMS
3 1 (25.00%) CAPA
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO 9000
1 3 (75.00%) HL7
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) InterSystems
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy