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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 152 172 183
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +11
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 110 71 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.11% 0.76% 0.69%
As % of the General category 3.23% 2.17% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 33 34
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£538 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £221 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £383 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.62% +28.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.25 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £29.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +100.00%
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
3403 3272 3099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.21% 35.09% 36.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1761 1720 1450
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 122 181
Average hourly rate £21.00 £24.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.16 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 28 April 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
Hampshire +38 43 £575 +109.09% 1
Surrey +5 29 £550 +15.48% 7
Berkshire +4 19 £375 -14.77% 16
Middlesex -1 8 £405 +26.16% 1
Buckinghamshire -13 5 £160 -50.00% 2
Oxfordshire -20 1 - - 7
Sussex - 1 - -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 58 (30.05%) GAMP
2 53 (27.46%) Project Management
3 38 (19.69%) Finance
4 32 (16.58%) Manufacturing
5 30 (15.54%) SAP
6 25 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (12.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 22 (11.40%) Life Science
8 22 (11.40%) LIMS
9 20 (10.36%) GxP
10 19 (9.84%) Validation
10 19 (9.84%) Change Management
11 18 (9.33%) FMCG
12 14 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (7.25%) GMP
13 13 (6.74%) ITIL
13 13 (6.74%) SharePoint
14 12 (6.22%) Business Analysis
14 12 (6.22%) Degree
15 11 (5.70%) MS Excel
15 11 (5.70%) PRINCE2
15 11 (5.70%) Management Information System
16 10 (5.18%) Quality Management
16 10 (5.18%) ERP
16 10 (5.18%) Time Management
17 9 (4.66%) QMS
17 9 (4.66%) Market Research
17 9 (4.66%) MS Office
17 9 (4.66%) Analytics
18 8 (4.15%) Migration

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 13 (6.74%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.07%) SAS
3 3 (1.55%) Lync
4 2 (1.04%) Confluence
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.52%) CMS
5 1 (0.52%) WordPress
5 1 (0.52%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 11 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.66%) MS Office
3 6 (3.11%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.07%) SAP HR
2 3 (1.55%) SAP Payroll
2 3 (1.55%) BPCS
3 2 (1.04%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.04%) SAP FI-GL
3 2 (1.04%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.04%) SAP WM
3 2 (1.04%) TrackWise
4 1 (0.52%) HFM
4 1 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.52%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.52%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.52%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.52%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.52%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.52%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.04%) Veeva
2 2 (1.04%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.52%) Force.com
3 1 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.59%) Firewall
2 3 (1.55%) LAN
2 3 (1.55%) VoIP
2 3 (1.55%) WAN
3 1 (0.52%) VPN
3 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.52%) SAN
3 1 (0.52%) Internet
3 1 (0.52%) Wireless
3 1 (0.52%) 2G
3 1 (0.52%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.52%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (0.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.55%) MS Access
2 3 (1.55%) QlikView
3 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.52%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.52%) Big Data
4 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.52%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.52%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (1.04%) JIRA
1 2 (1.04%) Git (software)
General
1 38 (19.69%) Finance
2 32 (16.58%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.15%) Marketing
4 7 (3.63%) Retail
5 6 (3.11%) Legal
6 4 (2.07%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.04%) French Language
8 1 (0.52%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (25.39%) Analyst
2 38 (19.69%) Project Manager
3 36 (18.65%) Business Analyst
4 25 (12.95%) Business Manager
5 24 (12.44%) Change Manager
6 15 (7.77%) Business Change Manager
7 11 (5.70%) Developer
8 9 (4.66%) Architect
8 9 (4.66%) SAP Manager
9 7 (3.63%) Development Analyst
9 7 (3.63%) Relationships Manager
9 7 (3.63%) Research Analyst
10 6 (3.11%) SharePoint Developer
10 6 (3.11%) Consultant
11 5 (2.59%) SAP Project Manager
11 5 (2.59%) Technical Writer
11 5 (2.59%) IT Architect
12 4 (2.07%) Statistical Programmer
12 4 (2.07%) Enterprise Architect
12 4 (2.07%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.15%) CSS
1 8 (4.15%) jQuery
2 7 (3.63%) Web Services
2 7 (3.63%) .NET
2 7 (3.63%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.11%) XML
3 6 (3.11%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.55%) HTML
5 2 (1.04%) Middleware
5 2 (1.04%) LAMP
6 1 (0.52%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.52%) EDI
6 1 (0.52%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.52%) HTML5
6 1 (0.52%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (11.40%) LIMS
2 22 (11.40%) Life Science
3 18 (9.33%) FMCG
4 11 (5.70%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.11%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.55%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.55%) Pharmacovigilance
8 2 (1.04%) Informatics
8 2 (1.04%) PKI
8 2 (1.04%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.52%) User Experience
9 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.52%) Statistics
9 1 (0.52%) PMI
9 1 (0.52%) EPoS
9 1 (0.52%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.15%) Windows
2 2 (1.04%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (27.46%) Project Management
2 24 (12.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 19 (9.84%) Change Management
3 19 (9.84%) Validation
4 14 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (6.74%) ITIL
6 12 (6.22%) Business Analysis
7 11 (5.70%) PRINCE2
8 10 (5.18%) ERP
8 10 (5.18%) Quality Management
8 10 (5.18%) Time Management
9 9 (4.66%) QMS
9 9 (4.66%) Market Research
9 9 (4.66%) Analytics
10 8 (4.15%) Financial Modelling
10 8 (4.15%) Strategic Planning
10 8 (4.15%) Migration
11 7 (3.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (3.11%) Risk Management
12 6 (3.11%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.63%) C#
2 6 (3.11%) SQL
3 5 (2.59%) C
4 4 (2.07%) VBA
5 2 (1.04%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.04%) PHP
6 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.52%) Perl
6 1 (0.52%) Java
6 1 (0.52%) Python
6 1 (0.52%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (6.22%) Degree
2 3 (1.55%) CCNA
2 3 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.04%) CISSP
3 2 (1.04%) PMP
3 2 (1.04%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.04%) CISM
4 1 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.52%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (30.05%) GAMP
2 20 (10.36%) GxP
3 14 (7.25%) GMP
4 7 (3.63%) QA
5 4 (2.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.07%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 4 (2.07%) COBIT
6 3 (1.55%) CDISC
7 2 (1.04%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.52%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (1.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (15.54%) SAP
2 6 (3.11%) Oracle
2 6 (3.11%) Cisco
3 4 (2.07%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.07%) HP
3 4 (2.07%) JD Edwards
4 3 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.55%) BT
4 3 (1.55%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.04%) Cognos
5 2 (1.04%) Siebel
5 2 (1.04%) Software AG
5 2 (1.04%) Manugistics
5 2 (1.04%) Google
6 1 (0.52%) Hitwise
6 1 (0.52%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.52%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.52%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.52%) Informatica
6 1 (0.52%) JDA
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