The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 196 171 156
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -15
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 79 80 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.80% 0.87% 0.97%
As % of the General category 2.22% 2.57% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 46 55
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£440 £383 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.03% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £219 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £506 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.42% -55.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £15.80 £23.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £33.70 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+44.11% -10.52%
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 South East region.

General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3565 3108 3246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 36.00% 33.75% 37.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2059 1724 1661
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 85 104
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -41.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.35 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £44.97
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 the South East

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Surrey +18 38 £523 +7.17% 4
Buckinghamshire -3 15 £380 -1.93% 1
Berkshire -17 12 £338 -10.29% 5
Middlesex -11 6 £440 +21.37%
West Sussex - 3 £350 -
Kent +3 2 £500 - 1
Hampshire -1 2 - - 1
Sussex - 1 - -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 40 (23.67%) SAP
2 34 (20.12%) Project Management
2 34 (20.12%) Finance
3 30 (17.75%) GxP
4 26 (15.38%) Manufacturing
5 24 (14.20%) ERP
6 22 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (11.83%) GAMP
7 20 (11.83%) ITIL
7 20 (11.83%) Management Information System
8 18 (10.65%) Validation
9 17 (10.06%) Migration
10 16 (9.47%) Degree
11 15 (8.88%) Risk Management
11 15 (8.88%) SQL
11 15 (8.88%) MS Excel
12 14 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (8.28%) PRINCE2
12 14 (8.28%) Service Delivery
12 14 (8.28%) FMCG
13 13 (7.69%) Information Security
13 13 (7.69%) Life Science
14 12 (7.10%) Microsoft
15 11 (6.51%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (6.51%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (6.51%) Data Centre
16 10 (5.92%) Marketing
16 10 (5.92%) Windows
16 10 (5.92%) SQL Server
17 9 (5.33%) UNIX

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 7 (4.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.37%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (1.78%) NetWeaver
3 3 (1.78%) Lync
4 2 (1.18%) CMS
4 2 (1.18%) WordPress
4 2 (1.18%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (8.88%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.73%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.96%) MS Office
4 4 (2.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) SAP ERP
1 3 (1.78%) SAP GRC
2 2 (1.18%) SAP FI-GL
2 2 (1.18%) BPCS
2 2 (1.18%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 2 (1.18%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.59%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.59%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.59%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.59%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.59%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.59%) HFM
3 1 (0.59%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.59%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.55%) Veeva
2 3 (1.78%) SaaS
3 2 (1.18%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.59%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.59%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.59%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.55%) Firewall
2 4 (2.37%) VoIP
3 3 (1.78%) SAN
3 3 (1.78%) NAS
4 2 (1.18%) LAN
4 2 (1.18%) WAN
5 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.59%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.59%) Wireless
5 1 (0.59%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.14%) MS Access
3 5 (2.96%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.37%) QlikView
5 3 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.78%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.78%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.78%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.18%) Big Data
6 2 (1.18%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.59%) Xcelsius
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.59%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.18%) Rational Rose
2 2 (1.18%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (1.18%) ERwin
General
1 34 (20.12%) Finance
2 26 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 10 (5.92%) Marketing
4 4 (2.37%) Banking
5 3 (1.78%) Retail
6 2 (1.18%) Local Government
6 2 (1.18%) French Language
6 2 (1.18%) Automotive
7 1 (0.59%) Legal
7 1 (0.59%) Publishing
7 1 (0.59%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 53 (31.36%) Analyst
2 23 (13.61%) Project Manager
3 19 (11.24%) Business Analyst
4 12 (7.10%) Information Analyst
5 11 (6.51%) Delivery Manager
5 11 (6.51%) Consultant
6 10 (5.92%) Architect
6 10 (5.92%) Security Analyst
7 9 (5.33%) Service Manager
7 9 (5.33%) Information Security Analyst
7 9 (5.33%) Developer
7 9 (5.33%) Services Delivery Manager
8 8 (4.73%) Change Manager
8 8 (4.73%) SAP Manager
9 7 (4.14%) Business Manager
9 7 (4.14%) Programme Manager
10 6 (3.55%) Business Change Manager
11 5 (2.96%) SAP Consultant
12 4 (2.37%) SAP Basis Consultant
12 4 (2.37%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.73%) HTML
2 6 (3.55%) CSS
2 6 (3.55%) Middleware
3 5 (2.96%) .NET
4 4 (2.37%) J2EE
4 4 (2.37%) SAP Basis
5 3 (1.78%) LAMP
5 3 (1.78%) jQuery
5 3 (1.78%) HTML5
5 3 (1.78%) Web Services
6 2 (1.18%) XML
6 2 (1.18%) XHTML
6 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.18%) CSS3
6 2 (1.18%) Android SDK
6 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.59%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.59%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (11.83%) Management Information System
3 14 (8.28%) FMCG
4 13 (7.69%) Life Science
5 11 (6.51%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.96%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.96%) LIMS
7 4 (2.37%) Pharmacovigilance
7 4 (2.37%) Chemistry
7 4 (2.37%) NHS
7 4 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.78%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.78%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.18%) iSeries
9 2 (1.18%) Economics
9 2 (1.18%) PKI
9 2 (1.18%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.59%) Social Media
10 1 (0.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.92%) Windows
2 9 (5.33%) UNIX
3 3 (1.78%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.18%) Android
4 2 (1.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.12%) Project Management
2 24 (14.20%) ERP
3 20 (11.83%) ITIL
4 18 (10.65%) Validation
5 17 (10.06%) Migration
6 15 (8.88%) Risk Management
7 14 (8.28%) PRINCE2
7 14 (8.28%) Service Delivery
7 14 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (7.69%) Information Security
9 11 (6.51%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (6.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (5.33%) SDLC
11 8 (4.73%) Change Management
11 8 (4.73%) Business Analysis
11 8 (4.73%) Logistics
12 7 (4.14%) CRM
12 7 (4.14%) Information Management
13 6 (3.55%) Analytics
14 5 (2.96%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.88%) SQL
2 7 (4.14%) JavaScript
3 6 (3.55%) C
3 6 (3.55%) Java
4 5 (2.96%) C#
4 5 (2.96%) VBA
5 3 (1.78%) PHP
6 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.59%) VB
7 1 (0.59%) Perl
7 1 (0.59%) Python
7 1 (0.59%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 16 (9.47%) Degree
2 5 (2.96%) PMP
2 5 (2.96%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.37%) CCNA
4 2 (1.18%) ISEB
4 2 (1.18%) CISSP
4 2 (1.18%) MCSA
4 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.18%) CISM
5 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.59%) PhD
5 1 (0.59%) CCNP
5 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (17.75%) GxP
2 20 (11.83%) GAMP
3 8 (4.73%) GMP
4 7 (4.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (4.14%) QA
5 5 (2.96%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 5 (2.96%) GCP
6 3 (1.78%) HL7
6 3 (1.78%) Data Quality
7 2 (1.18%) COBIT
7 2 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.78%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.59%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (0.59%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 40 (23.67%) SAP
2 12 (7.10%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.73%) Oracle
4 6 (3.55%) Cisco
5 5 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.96%) Remedy
6 3 (1.78%) BT
6 3 (1.78%) Google
6 3 (1.78%) Informatica
6 3 (1.78%) HP
7 2 (1.18%) Software AG
7 2 (1.18%) IBM
7 2 (1.18%) Sybase
7 2 (1.18%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.18%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.59%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.59%) hybris
8 1 (0.59%) Hitwise
8 1 (0.59%) Tableau
8 1 (0.59%) Rackspace
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