The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 90 130 106
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -24
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 59 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.64% 0.14% 0.51%
As % of the General category 4.45% 0.48% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 6
Average daily rate
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£440 £325 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £325 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £366 £400
% change year-on-year
+43.34% -8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +79.48%
Pharmaceutical
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1327 841 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.79% 29.68% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 448 296
Average daily rate £400 £390 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 52 43
Average hourly rate £17.75 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.83% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.10 £51.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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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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
Cheshire +36 41 £425 - 20
Manchester - 16 £563 - 5
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 26 (35.14%) Project Management
1 26 (35.14%) Manufacturing
2 22 (29.73%) GMP
3 21 (28.38%) GxP
4 18 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (18.92%) PMI Certification
5 14 (18.92%) PMI
5 14 (18.92%) Validation
6 13 (17.57%) Informatics
6 13 (17.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 13 (17.57%) Process Management
6 13 (17.57%) ERP
7 12 (16.22%) SAP
8 9 (12.16%) QA
9 8 (10.81%) Finance
10 6 (8.11%) GAMP
10 6 (8.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (8.11%) FMCG
11 5 (6.76%) QlikView
11 5 (6.76%) Wonderware
11 5 (6.76%) SCADA
12 4 (5.41%) ITIL
12 4 (5.41%) Change Management
12 4 (5.41%) Degree
12 4 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (4.05%) Legal
13 3 (4.05%) Migration
13 3 (4.05%) Programme Management
13 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2
13 3 (4.05%) MS Excel

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.35%) eRoom
2 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.35%) Lync
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.35%) MS Project
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Maximo
2 1 (1.35%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.35%) SAP EHS
2 1 (1.35%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.35%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.35%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) LAN
1 1 (1.35%) DHCP
1 1 (1.35%) DNS
1 1 (1.35%) SAN
1 1 (1.35%) Firewall
1 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) QlikView
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) JDeveloper
1 1 (1.35%) Maven
General
1 26 (35.14%) Manufacturing
2 8 (10.81%) Finance
3 3 (4.05%) Legal
4 2 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) Project Manager
2 15 (20.27%) Architect
3 14 (18.92%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (10.81%) SAP Manager
5 7 (9.46%) Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) PMO Manager
6 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (6.76%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Consultant
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Functional Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Manager
9 2 (2.70%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Administrator
9 2 (2.70%) Project Leader
9 2 (2.70%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.70%) Programme Manager
9 2 (2.70%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) .NET
1 1 (1.35%) Spring
1 1 (1.35%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) PMI
2 13 (17.57%) Informatics
3 6 (8.11%) FMCG
4 5 (6.76%) SCADA
5 2 (2.70%) Biotechnology
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.35%) Life Science
6 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.35%) NHS
6 1 (1.35%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) Clustering
6 1 (1.35%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.70%) Windows
2 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.14%) Project Management
2 18 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (18.92%) Validation
4 13 (17.57%) Process Management
4 13 (17.57%) ERP
5 4 (5.41%) ITIL
5 4 (5.41%) Change Management
5 4 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.05%) Migration
6 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.05%) Service Management
6 3 (4.05%) Programme Management
7 2 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.70%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.70%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.70%) Release Management
7 2 (2.70%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.70%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.70%) SQL
2 1 (1.35%) C
2 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) PMI Certification
2 4 (5.41%) Degree
3 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.35%) MBA
3 1 (1.35%) HNC
3 1 (1.35%) CCNA
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (29.73%) GMP
2 21 (28.38%) GxP
3 13 (17.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 9 (12.16%) QA
5 6 (8.11%) GAMP
5 6 (8.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) SAP
2 5 (6.76%) Wonderware
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle
4 2 (2.70%) VMware
4 2 (2.70%) Informatica
4 2 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.35%) EMC
5 1 (1.35%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.35%) NetApp
5 1 (1.35%) CheckPoint
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