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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 135 168 158
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -10
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 130 75 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.31% 0.82% 0.80%
As % of the General category 3.79% 2.27% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 41 32
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£550 £390 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £220 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £547
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+44.82% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.68% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £18.30 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £38.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +77.21%
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
3430 3311 2986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.49% 36.18% 37.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1770 1697 1363
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 133 172
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.94 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%

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 March 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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +36 64 £550 +94.69% 4
Surrey +6 29 £531 +34.49% 13
Berkshire -14 16 £355 -2.06% 15
Middlesex +1 11 £350 -14.52% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 4 £160 -50.76% 2
Oxfordshire -28 1 - - 7
Kent - - - - 1
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 57 (29.38%) GAMP
2 52 (26.80%) Project Management
3 36 (18.56%) Finance
4 33 (17.01%) SAP
5 31 (15.98%) Manufacturing
6 25 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (12.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 22 (11.34%) Life Science
8 22 (11.34%) LIMS
9 19 (9.79%) Change Management
10 18 (9.28%) Validation
10 18 (9.28%) GxP
10 18 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (8.25%) Degree
12 15 (7.73%) FMCG
13 14 (7.22%) GMP
13 14 (7.22%) ITIL
13 14 (7.22%) PRINCE2
14 13 (6.70%) Business Analysis
15 11 (5.67%) SharePoint
15 11 (5.67%) Management Information System
16 10 (5.15%) Migration
16 10 (5.15%) Quality Management
16 10 (5.15%) ERP
16 10 (5.15%) Windows
16 10 (5.15%) MS Excel
16 10 (5.15%) MS Office
17 9 (4.64%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (4.64%) Risk Management
17 9 (4.64%) Marketing

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (5.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.58%) SAS
3 3 (1.55%) Confluence
3 3 (1.55%) Lync
4 2 (1.03%) CMS
4 2 (1.03%) Drupal
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (5.15%) MS Excel
1 10 (5.15%) MS Office
2 5 (2.58%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.06%) SAP HR
2 3 (1.55%) TrackWise
2 3 (1.55%) SAP Payroll
2 3 (1.55%) BPCS
3 2 (1.03%) SAP WM
3 2 (1.03%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.03%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.03%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.03%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.52%) HFM
4 1 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.52%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.52%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.52%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.52%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.52%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.52%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.52%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.52%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.03%) Force.com
2 2 (1.03%) SaaS
3 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.61%) Firewall
2 3 (1.55%) VoIP
3 2 (1.03%) WAN
3 2 (1.03%) LAN
3 2 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.52%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.52%) Network Security
4 1 (0.52%) Internet
4 1 (0.52%) 2G
4 1 (0.52%) Wireless
4 1 (0.52%) SAN
4 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.55%) QlikView
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.03%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.52%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.52%) MS Access
4 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.52%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.55%) JIRA
General
1 36 (18.56%) Finance
2 31 (15.98%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.64%) Marketing
4 6 (3.09%) Retail
5 5 (2.58%) Legal
6 4 (2.06%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.03%) French Language
8 1 (0.52%) Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
8 1 (0.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 51 (26.29%) Analyst
2 39 (20.10%) Project Manager
3 36 (18.56%) Business Analyst
4 27 (13.92%) Business Manager
5 24 (12.37%) Change Manager
6 15 (7.73%) Business Change Manager
7 10 (5.15%) Developer
8 9 (4.64%) Architect
8 9 (4.64%) SAP Manager
9 7 (3.61%) Relationships Manager
9 7 (3.61%) Research Analyst
9 7 (3.61%) Development Analyst
10 6 (3.09%) Consultant
10 6 (3.09%) SharePoint Developer
11 5 (2.58%) IT Architect
11 5 (2.58%) SAP Project Manager
11 5 (2.58%) Technical Writer
11 5 (2.58%) Programmer
11 5 (2.58%) Validation Specialist
12 4 (2.06%) Statistical Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.61%) jQuery
1 7 (3.61%) ASP.NET
1 7 (3.61%) CSS
1 7 (3.61%) Web Services
1 7 (3.61%) .NET
2 6 (3.09%) XML
2 6 (3.09%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.03%) Visualforce
3 2 (1.03%) HTML
3 2 (1.03%) Middleware
4 1 (0.52%) NHibernate
4 1 (0.52%) Mason
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.52%) EDI
4 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (11.34%) Life Science
2 22 (11.34%) LIMS
3 15 (7.73%) FMCG
4 11 (5.67%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.12%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.06%) Informatics
7 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.03%) Learning Management System
7 2 (1.03%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.03%) Pharmacovigilance
7 2 (1.03%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.03%) PKI
8 1 (0.52%) Economics
8 1 (0.52%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.52%) Statistics
8 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.52%) EPoS
8 1 (0.52%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.15%) Windows
2 2 (1.03%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.52%) Linux
3 1 (0.52%) UNIX
3 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (26.80%) Project Management
2 24 (12.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 19 (9.79%) Change Management
4 18 (9.28%) Validation
4 18 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (7.22%) ITIL
5 14 (7.22%) PRINCE2
6 13 (6.70%) Business Analysis
7 10 (5.15%) Migration
7 10 (5.15%) Quality Management
7 10 (5.15%) ERP
8 9 (4.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (4.64%) Risk Management
8 9 (4.64%) QMS
8 9 (4.64%) Market Research
8 9 (4.64%) Analytics
9 8 (4.12%) Time Management
9 8 (4.12%) Financial Modelling
9 8 (4.12%) Risk Analysis
9 8 (4.12%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.61%) C#
2 5 (2.58%) SQL
2 5 (2.58%) C
3 2 (1.03%) Apex Code
3 2 (1.03%) VBA
3 2 (1.03%) Java
4 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (8.25%) Degree
2 3 (1.55%) CCNA
2 3 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.03%) PMP
3 2 (1.03%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.03%) CISM
3 2 (1.03%) CISSP
4 1 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (0.52%) CCA
4 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.52%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (29.38%) GAMP
2 18 (9.28%) GxP
3 14 (7.22%) GMP
4 7 (3.61%) COBIT
4 7 (3.61%) QA
5 5 (2.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (2.06%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 4 (2.06%) CDISC
7 2 (1.03%) Data Quality
7 2 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (17.01%) SAP
2 7 (3.61%) Oracle
3 6 (3.09%) Cisco
3 6 (3.09%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.06%) HP
5 4 (2.06%) JD Edwards
6 3 (1.55%) BT
7 2 (1.03%) Cognos
7 2 (1.03%) Siebel
7 2 (1.03%) Manugistics
7 2 (1.03%) Software AG
7 2 (1.03%) Google
8 1 (0.52%) Omniture
8 1 (0.52%) Ariba
8 1 (0.52%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.52%) JDA
8 1 (0.52%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.52%) Citrix
8 1 (0.52%) Adobe
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