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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 163 169 171
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 102 70 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.06% 0.78% 0.75%
As % of the General category 3.07% 2.18% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 40 25
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£550 £395 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.24% +10.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £210 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £375 £408
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -7.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £18.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.87% -27.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £18.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+126.66% -25.00%
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
3320 3217 2974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.59% 35.91% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1734 1604 1346
Average daily rate £400 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 151 162
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.43 £13.23 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.43 £24.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-3.40% -10.18%

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 26 February 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
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 26 February 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 +34 49 £575 +98.27% 7
Surrey +19 25 £525 +10.52% 5
Berkshire -19 11 £299 -11.40% 10
Middlesex 0 8 £350 -30.06% 3
West Sussex - 2 £400 - 2
Buckinghamshire -9 1 £160 -60.00%
Oxfordshire -22 1 - - 6
Kent - - - - 1
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 46 (26.44%) GAMP
2 43 (24.71%) Project Management
3 36 (20.69%) Finance
4 27 (15.52%) SAP
5 23 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (12.07%) Manufacturing
7 19 (10.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 19 (10.92%) Validation
8 18 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (9.20%) Degree
9 16 (9.20%) LIMS
9 16 (9.20%) Change Management
9 16 (9.20%) GxP
10 15 (8.62%) Life Science
11 14 (8.05%) Marketing
11 14 (8.05%) GMP
12 13 (7.47%) PRINCE2
13 12 (6.90%) ITIL
13 12 (6.90%) Quality Management
14 11 (6.32%) SharePoint
15 10 (5.75%) MS Excel
15 10 (5.75%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (5.75%) Business Analysis
15 10 (5.75%) SaaS
16 9 (5.17%) QMS
16 9 (5.17%) FMCG
17 8 (4.60%) Migration
17 8 (4.60%) Windows
17 8 (4.60%) COBIT
17 8 (4.60%) Computer Science

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 11 (6.32%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.45%) SAS
3 3 (1.72%) Confluence
4 2 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.15%) CMS
4 2 (1.15%) Drupal
5 1 (0.57%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.02%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.45%) MS Office
4 1 (0.57%) MS Project
4 1 (0.57%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.30%) SAP HR
2 3 (1.72%) SAP Payroll
2 3 (1.72%) TrackWise
3 2 (1.15%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.15%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.15%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.15%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.57%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.57%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.57%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.57%) HFM
4 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.57%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.57%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.57%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.75%) SaaS
2 3 (1.72%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.57%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.87%) Firewall
2 3 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.15%) LAN
3 2 (1.15%) WAN
4 1 (0.57%) VPN
4 1 (0.57%) Internet
4 1 (0.57%) VoIP
4 1 (0.57%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.57%) Network Security
4 1 (0.57%) 2G
4 1 (0.57%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.15%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.15%) Spotfire
2 2 (1.15%) QlikView
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.57%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.57%) Big Data
3 1 (0.57%) MS Access
3 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 36 (20.69%) Finance
2 21 (12.07%) Manufacturing
3 14 (8.05%) Marketing
4 6 (3.45%) Retail
5 5 (2.87%) Legal
6 4 (2.30%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.15%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.15%) Publishing
8 1 (0.57%) Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (24.14%) Project Manager
2 38 (21.84%) Analyst
3 27 (15.52%) Business Analyst
4 21 (12.07%) Business Manager
5 16 (9.20%) Change Manager
6 9 (5.17%) Business Change Manager
6 9 (5.17%) SAP Manager
7 8 (4.60%) Developer
8 7 (4.02%) Relationships Manager
9 6 (3.45%) SharePoint Developer
9 6 (3.45%) Architect
10 5 (2.87%) SAP Project Manager
10 5 (2.87%) Programmer
10 5 (2.87%) Research Analyst
10 5 (2.87%) Technical Writer
10 5 (2.87%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.87%) Development Analyst
10 5 (2.87%) Validation Specialist
11 4 (2.30%) Statistical Programmer
11 4 (2.30%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.02%) Web Services
2 6 (3.45%) XML
2 6 (3.45%) .NET
2 6 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 6 (3.45%) CSS
2 6 (3.45%) .NET Framework
2 6 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (0.57%) Mason
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.57%) Visualforce
3 1 (0.57%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.20%) LIMS
3 15 (8.62%) Life Science
4 9 (5.17%) FMCG
5 8 (4.60%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.87%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.30%) Informatics
8 3 (1.72%) Statistics
9 2 (1.15%) E-Learning
9 2 (1.15%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.15%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.57%) Open Source
10 1 (0.57%) Social Media
10 1 (0.57%) iPad
10 1 (0.57%) User Experience
10 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.57%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.57%) Economics
10 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.60%) Windows
2 1 (0.57%) Linux
2 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
2 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (24.71%) Project Management
2 19 (10.92%) Validation
2 19 (10.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 18 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (9.20%) Change Management
5 13 (7.47%) PRINCE2
6 12 (6.90%) ITIL
6 12 (6.90%) Quality Management
7 10 (5.75%) Business Analysis
8 9 (5.17%) QMS
9 8 (4.60%) Strategic Planning
9 8 (4.60%) Migration
10 7 (4.02%) Risk Management
10 7 (4.02%) Information Security
10 7 (4.02%) Service Management
10 7 (4.02%) Time Management
10 7 (4.02%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (3.45%) Analytics
11 6 (3.45%) Financial Modelling
11 6 (3.45%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.45%) C#
2 5 (2.87%) SQL
3 2 (1.15%) Java
4 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.57%) C
4 1 (0.57%) VBA
4 1 (0.57%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.57%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (9.20%) Degree
2 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.57%) PhD
2 1 (0.57%) CCA
2 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.57%) A+ Certification
2 1 (0.57%) PMP
2 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.57%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (26.44%) GAMP
2 16 (9.20%) GxP
3 14 (8.05%) GMP
4 8 (4.60%) COBIT
5 5 (2.87%) QA
5 5 (2.87%) CDISC
6 3 (1.72%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.57%) GCP
8 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (15.52%) SAP
2 10 (5.75%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (3.45%) Oracle
4 5 (2.87%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.30%) HP
6 3 (1.72%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.15%) Siebel
7 2 (1.15%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.57%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.57%) Cognos
8 1 (0.57%) Cisco
8 1 (0.57%) Adobe
8 1 (0.57%) Omniture
8 1 (0.57%) Google
8 1 (0.57%) Ariba
8 1 (0.57%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.57%) JDA
8 1 (0.57%) Manugistics
8 1 (0.57%) Pegasus
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