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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 121 126 113
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 22 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.70% 0.21% 0.91%
As % of the General category 2.26% 0.60% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 11
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£450 £381 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £336 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £426 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.50 - £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -38.05%
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
974 1007 1161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.18% 35.14% 35.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 505 630
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £269 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 52
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £33.68 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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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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
Manchester -4 10 £313 -3.84% 7
Cheshire +4 9 £450 +2.85% 7
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 13 (32.50%) Manufacturing
2 10 (25.00%) SAP
3 8 (20.00%) Project Management
3 8 (20.00%) Finance
3 8 (20.00%) SAP EWM
4 6 (15.00%) Life Science
5 5 (12.50%) SAP ERP
5 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.50%) ERP
6 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.00%) Wireless
6 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 4 (10.00%) Banking
6 4 (10.00%) RedPrairie
7 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (7.50%) Logistics
7 3 (7.50%) Resource Management
7 3 (7.50%) Time Management
7 3 (7.50%) JDA
7 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
7 3 (7.50%) Windows
7 3 (7.50%) XML
7 3 (7.50%) LAN
7 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.00%) GxP
8 2 (5.00%) GMP
8 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.00%) UNIX
8 2 (5.00%) CSS

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
1 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (20.00%) SAP EWM
2 5 (12.50%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Wireless
2 3 (7.50%) LAN
3 2 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) Intranet
4 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.50%) WAN
4 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) QlikView
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
General
1 13 (32.50%) Manufacturing
2 8 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (10.00%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (17.50%) Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Implementation Manager
3 5 (12.50%) SAP Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.50%) SAP Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Compliance Manager
6 2 (5.00%) SAP Implementation Manager
6 2 (5.00%) QlikView Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Quality Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) XML
2 2 (5.00%) Middleware
2 2 (5.00%) HTML
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) SOAP
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.50%) JSON
3 1 (2.50%) WPF
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (2.50%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (2.50%) SignalR
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Camel
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Life Science
2 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) NHS
3 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Project Management
2 5 (12.50%) ERP
2 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (7.50%) Resource Management
4 3 (7.50%) Logistics
4 3 (7.50%) Time Management
4 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.00%) Validation
5 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.00%) Service Management
5 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.00%) Analytics
5 2 (5.00%) Data Privacy
5 2 (5.00%) Data Management
5 2 (5.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (5.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.50%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.00%) C
2 2 (5.00%) C#
2 2 (5.00%) Java
2 2 (5.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) Python
3 1 (2.50%) R
3 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) GMP
1 2 (5.00%) GxP
1 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) GLP
2 1 (2.50%) GCP
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) SAP
2 4 (10.00%) RedPrairie
3 3 (7.50%) JDA
4 2 (5.00%) HP
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) 3PAR
4 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) Cognizant
5 1 (2.50%) Informatica
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.50%) Aruba
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