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 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 169 149 183
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +34
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 80 83 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.86% 0.95% 0.70%
As % of the General category 2.54% 2.54% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 54 33
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£378 £450 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.11% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £22.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £41.40 £47.50
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 South East region.

General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3153 3267 3766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.94% 37.35% 38.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1744 1648 1626
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 113 144
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.32% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.97 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in the 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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014.

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 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
Berkshire +25 28 £378 -16.11% 12
Middlesex +5 21 £359 -36.92% 8
Surrey -7 19 £419 +4.68% 25
Buckinghamshire - 6 £388 - 6
Kent -10 2 - - 2
Hampshire -34 2 £513 -2.38% 3
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - - 2
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 49 (28.99%) Project Management
2 35 (20.71%) SAP
2 35 (20.71%) CRM
3 30 (17.75%) Salesforce.com
4 25 (14.79%) Finance
4 25 (14.79%) Marketing
5 24 (14.20%) MS Excel
6 22 (13.02%) Degree
7 21 (12.43%) SQL
8 20 (11.83%) Microsoft
8 20 (11.83%) Analytics
9 19 (11.24%) Oracle
9 19 (11.24%) PRINCE2
10 17 (10.06%) Social Media
11 16 (9.47%) ITIL
11 16 (9.47%) QlikView
11 16 (9.47%) Data Analysis
12 14 (8.28%) HTML
12 14 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (7.69%) ERP
13 13 (7.69%) MS Office
14 12 (7.10%) Manufacturing
14 12 (7.10%) Data Management
15 11 (6.51%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (6.51%) QA
15 11 (6.51%) SharePoint
15 11 (6.51%) FMCG
16 10 (5.92%) iPad
16 10 (5.92%) Cognos
16 10 (5.92%) Service Delivery

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (6.51%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.14%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (3.55%) CMS
3 6 (3.55%) SAS
4 5 (2.96%) Drupal
5 3 (1.78%) Documentum
6 2 (1.18%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.59%) IIS
7 1 (0.59%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.59%) Kentico
7 1 (0.59%) Lync
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.59%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.59%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 24 (14.20%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.69%) MS Office
3 9 (5.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.18%) MS Project
5 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.59%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.14%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.96%) SiteCatalyst
2 5 (2.96%) WebTrends
3 3 (1.78%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 3 (1.78%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.78%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.18%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.18%) Workday HCM
4 2 (1.18%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.59%) Maximo
5 1 (0.59%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.59%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.59%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.78%) SaaS
2 1 (0.59%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.96%) LAN
1 5 (2.96%) WAN
2 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.59%) SAN
2 1 (0.59%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.47%) QlikView
2 9 (5.33%) Spotfire
3 8 (4.73%) Big Data
4 6 (3.55%) DataStage
5 5 (2.96%) PowerCenter
5 5 (2.96%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.37%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.78%) MS Access
8 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.59%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
General
1 25 (14.79%) Finance
1 25 (14.79%) Marketing
2 12 (7.10%) Manufacturing
3 10 (5.92%) Publishing
4 7 (4.14%) Retail
5 4 (2.37%) Legal
5 4 (2.37%) Japanese Language
6 2 (1.18%) Billing
6 2 (1.18%) French Language
6 2 (1.18%) German Language
7 1 (0.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 60 (35.50%) Analyst
2 37 (21.89%) Project Manager
3 17 (10.06%) Support Analyst
4 11 (6.51%) Service Manager
5 10 (5.92%) Business Analyst
5 10 (5.92%) Programme Manager
6 9 (5.33%) Applications Support
6 9 (5.33%) Applications Support Analyst
6 9 (5.33%) Delivery Manager
7 8 (4.73%) Services Delivery Manager
7 8 (4.73%) Developer
7 8 (4.73%) Programmer
7 8 (4.73%) Digital Project Manager
8 7 (4.14%) Consultant
8 7 (4.14%) Data Analyst
9 6 (3.55%) Applications Manager
10 5 (2.96%) SAP Manager
10 5 (2.96%) IT Project Manager
11 4 (2.37%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (2.37%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.28%) HTML
2 6 (3.55%) jQuery
3 5 (2.96%) .NET
4 4 (2.37%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.37%) COM
5 2 (1.18%) Web Services
5 2 (1.18%) Flash
5 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.59%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.59%) Middleware
6 1 (0.59%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.06%) Social Media
2 11 (6.51%) FMCG
3 10 (5.92%) iPad
4 9 (5.33%) Data Integration
5 7 (4.14%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.55%) EPoS
7 4 (2.37%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.78%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.78%) E-Learning
8 3 (1.78%) Life Science
9 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.18%) Linked Data
9 2 (1.18%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.59%) iSeries
10 1 (0.59%) Wiki
10 1 (0.59%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.59%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.59%) Informatics
10 1 (0.59%) NHS
10 1 (0.59%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.73%) Windows
2 6 (3.55%) UNIX
3 2 (1.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (28.99%) Project Management
2 35 (20.71%) CRM
3 20 (11.83%) Analytics
4 19 (11.24%) PRINCE2
5 16 (9.47%) ITIL
5 16 (9.47%) Data Analysis
6 14 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (7.69%) ERP
8 12 (7.10%) Data Management
9 11 (6.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (5.92%) Service Management
10 10 (5.92%) Service Delivery
10 10 (5.92%) Change Management
11 9 (5.33%) E-Commerce
11 9 (5.33%) Validation
12 8 (4.73%) Programme Management
12 8 (4.73%) Six Sigma
12 8 (4.73%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (4.14%) Digital Marketing
14 6 (3.55%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.43%) SQL
2 6 (3.55%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.96%) VBA
4 4 (2.37%) C#
5 2 (1.18%) Java
5 2 (1.18%) PHP
5 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.59%) VB
6 1 (0.59%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 22 (13.02%) Degree
2 4 (2.37%) PMP
2 4 (2.37%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.18%) CAPM
3 2 (1.18%) HND
3 2 (1.18%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.59%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.59%) ISEB
4 1 (0.59%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (0.59%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.59%) CBAP
4 1 (0.59%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.51%) QA
2 9 (5.33%) GxP
3 8 (4.73%) Data Quality
4 5 (2.96%) GMP
5 4 (2.37%) CDISC
6 3 (1.78%) GAMP
6 3 (1.78%) GCP
6 3 (1.78%) SLA
6 3 (1.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.59%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 35 (20.71%) SAP
2 30 (17.75%) Salesforce.com
3 20 (11.83%) Microsoft
4 19 (11.24%) Oracle
5 10 (5.92%) Cognos
6 7 (4.14%) IBM
6 7 (4.14%) Google
7 6 (3.55%) Axway
7 6 (3.55%) Confirmit
7 6 (3.55%) PeopleSoft
7 6 (3.55%) TIBCO
8 5 (2.96%) Informatica
9 4 (2.37%) JD Edwards
9 4 (2.37%) Business Objects
9 4 (2.37%) Hitwise
10 2 (1.18%) Capita
11 1 (0.59%) RightFax
11 1 (0.59%) Cisco
11 1 (0.59%) Adobe
11 1 (0.59%) HP
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