The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the South East region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 153 143 156
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 96 83 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.04% 0.98% 0.82%
As % of the General category 2.94% 2.66% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 50 35
Average daily rate
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£375 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £338 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £395
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +13.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 13
Average hourly rate £20.25 £37.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £35.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £37.50 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £36.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-44.82% +61.11%
General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3261 3120 3906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.45% 36.73% 39.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1738 1532 1686
Average daily rate £370 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.63% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 137 164
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Pharmaceutical
England

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 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +27 36 £375 -16.66% 10
Surrey +4 21 £488 +21.87% 21
Buckinghamshire - 17 £281 - 1
Middlesex 0 15 £365 -30.80% 2
Kent +1 2 £525 +16.66% 3
Hampshire -36 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - - 4
West Sussex - - - - 2
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 52 (31.33%) Project Management
2 36 (21.69%) SAP
3 34 (20.48%) CRM
4 26 (15.66%) Salesforce.com
5 23 (13.86%) MS Excel
6 21 (12.65%) Marketing
6 21 (12.65%) Degree
7 20 (12.05%) Finance
7 20 (12.05%) Microsoft
7 20 (12.05%) SQL
8 19 (11.45%) Analytics
9 17 (10.24%) Oracle
9 17 (10.24%) Social Media
10 16 (9.64%) PRINCE2
10 16 (9.64%) QlikView
11 15 (9.04%) Data Analysis
11 15 (9.04%) ITIL
11 15 (9.04%) HTML
12 14 (8.43%) ERP
12 14 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (7.83%) MS Office
14 12 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (7.23%) Service Delivery
14 12 (7.23%) Publishing
15 11 (6.63%) Data Management
15 11 (6.63%) FMCG
15 11 (6.63%) iPad
16 10 (6.02%) Manufacturing
16 10 (6.02%) QA
16 10 (6.02%) Service Management

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.22%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (3.61%) SAS
4 5 (3.01%) CMS
4 5 (3.01%) Drupal
5 3 (1.81%) Documentum
6 2 (1.20%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.60%) IIS
7 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.60%) Lync
7 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.60%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 23 (13.86%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.83%) MS Office
3 8 (4.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.20%) MS Project
5 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.60%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (4.22%) Google Analytics
2 5 (3.01%) SiteCatalyst
2 5 (3.01%) WebTrends
3 3 (1.81%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.81%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.20%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.20%) SAP HR
4 2 (1.20%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.60%) Maximo
5 1 (0.60%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.60%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.60%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.60%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.20%) SaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.01%) WAN
1 5 (3.01%) LAN
2 2 (1.20%) SMS
3 1 (0.60%) WLAN
3 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.60%) SAN
3 1 (0.60%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.64%) QlikView
2 8 (4.82%) Big Data
3 7 (4.22%) Spotfire
4 6 (3.61%) DataStage
5 5 (3.01%) PowerCenter
5 5 (3.01%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.41%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.41%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.41%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.20%) MS Access
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.60%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (12.65%) Marketing
2 20 (12.05%) Finance
3 12 (7.23%) Publishing
4 10 (6.02%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.82%) Retail
6 4 (2.41%) Japanese Language
7 3 (1.81%) Legal
8 2 (1.20%) French Language
8 2 (1.20%) German Language
9 1 (0.60%) Billing
9 1 (0.60%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 55 (33.13%) Analyst
2 43 (25.90%) Project Manager
3 18 (10.84%) Support Analyst
4 13 (7.83%) Service Manager
5 11 (6.63%) Delivery Manager
6 10 (6.02%) Services Delivery Manager
6 10 (6.02%) Applications Support Analyst
6 10 (6.02%) Applications Support
7 9 (5.42%) Programmer
7 9 (5.42%) IT Project Manager
8 8 (4.82%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.82%) Programme Manager
8 8 (4.82%) Digital Project Manager
9 7 (4.22%) Applications Manager
9 7 (4.22%) Consultant
10 6 (3.61%) Developer
10 6 (3.61%) Data Analyst
11 5 (3.01%) SAP Manager
12 4 (2.41%) Business Manager
13 3 (1.81%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.04%) HTML
2 7 (4.22%) jQuery
3 6 (3.61%) .NET
4 5 (3.01%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.41%) COM
6 2 (1.20%) Web Services
6 2 (1.20%) Flash
6 2 (1.20%) Java EE
7 1 (0.60%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.60%) Middleware
7 1 (0.60%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.24%) Social Media
2 11 (6.63%) iPad
2 11 (6.63%) FMCG
3 9 (5.42%) Life Science
3 9 (5.42%) Data Integration
4 6 (3.61%) EPoS
4 6 (3.61%) Informatics
4 6 (3.61%) Chemistry
5 5 (3.01%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.01%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.41%) E-Learning
6 4 (2.41%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.20%) Semantic Web
7 2 (1.20%) Biology
7 2 (1.20%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.60%) mHealth
8 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.82%) Windows
2 6 (3.61%) UNIX
3 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (31.33%) Project Management
2 34 (20.48%) CRM
3 19 (11.45%) Analytics
4 16 (9.64%) PRINCE2
5 15 (9.04%) ITIL
5 15 (9.04%) Data Analysis
6 14 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (8.43%) ERP
7 12 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (7.23%) Service Delivery
8 11 (6.63%) Data Management
9 10 (6.02%) Service Management
10 9 (5.42%) Validation
11 8 (4.82%) Change Management
11 8 (4.82%) E-Commerce
12 7 (4.22%) Migration
12 7 (4.22%) PRINCE
12 7 (4.22%) Six Sigma
12 7 (4.22%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (4.22%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.05%) SQL
2 7 (4.22%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.41%) Java
3 4 (2.41%) VBA
4 3 (1.81%) C#
5 2 (1.20%) PHP
5 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.60%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 21 (12.65%) Degree
2 4 (2.41%) PMP
2 4 (2.41%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.20%) CAPM
3 2 (1.20%) HND
4 1 (0.60%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.60%) ISEB
4 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.60%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (0.60%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.60%) CBAP
4 1 (0.60%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.02%) QA
2 9 (5.42%) GxP
2 9 (5.42%) Data Quality
3 6 (3.61%) GMP
4 4 (2.41%) CDISC
4 4 (2.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.81%) SLA
5 3 (1.81%) GCP
6 2 (1.20%) GAMP
7 1 (0.60%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 36 (21.69%) SAP
2 26 (15.66%) Salesforce.com
3 20 (12.05%) Microsoft
4 17 (10.24%) Oracle
5 10 (6.02%) Cognos
6 8 (4.82%) Google
7 7 (4.22%) Confirmit
7 7 (4.22%) IBM
8 6 (3.61%) TIBCO
8 6 (3.61%) Axway
9 5 (3.01%) Informatica
10 4 (2.41%) JD Edwards
10 4 (2.41%) Hitwise
11 3 (1.81%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.81%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (1.20%) Capita
13 1 (0.60%) Symantec
13 1 (0.60%) Remedy
13 1 (0.60%) VMware
13 1 (0.60%) Cisco
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