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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 176 189 192
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 66 84 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.85% 0.88% 0.76%
As % of the General category 2.63% 2.64% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 48 39
Median daily rate £450 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £179 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £556 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+26.76% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 8
Median hourly rate £31.50 £24.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.90 £11.50 £21.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.70 £36.30 £36.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%
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
2511 3186 3294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.52% 33.42% 33.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1386 1711 1789
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 99 118
Median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +18.75%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the South East region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +18 31 £475 +18.75% 5
Berkshire +6 15 £425 +30.76% 8
Hampshire +27 9 £198 -52.12% 3
Buckinghamshire +16 7 £299 +6.69%
Middlesex -2 1 £363 -17.14%
Oxfordshire - 1 £500 - 1
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 33 (27.27%) Validation
2 31 (25.62%) SAP
3 25 (20.66%) ERP
4 23 (19.01%) Project Management
4 23 (19.01%) Manufacturing
4 23 (19.01%) Life Science
5 21 (17.36%) GAMP
5 21 (17.36%) GxP
6 16 (13.22%) Quality Management
6 16 (13.22%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (12.40%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 15 (12.40%) GMP
7 15 (12.40%) Coaching
8 13 (10.74%) Change Management
8 13 (10.74%) Finance
9 12 (9.92%) Risk Management
9 12 (9.92%) GCP
9 12 (9.92%) ITIL
9 12 (9.92%) Information Security
9 12 (9.92%) QA
10 11 (9.09%) Capita
10 11 (9.09%) Data Management
10 11 (9.09%) SDLC
11 10 (8.26%) Marketing
11 10 (8.26%) Test Scripting
12 9 (7.44%) Scrum
12 9 (7.44%) Risk Assessment
12 9 (7.44%) SharePoint
12 9 (7.44%) Microsoft
13 8 (6.61%) Workflow

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (7.44%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.96%) Drupal
3 5 (4.13%) CMS
4 4 (3.31%) Documentum
5 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.65%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.83%) IIS
6 1 (0.83%) JBoss
6 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (6.61%) MS Office
2 7 (5.79%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) SAP GRC
2 2 (1.65%) HFM
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.65%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.65%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.83%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.83%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.83%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) Veeva
2 2 (1.65%) Office 365
3 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.83%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.65%) DNS
1 2 (1.65%) IMAP
1 2 (1.65%) Skype
2 1 (0.83%) Firewall
2 1 (0.83%) LDAP
2 1 (0.83%) Network Security
2 1 (0.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.65%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.65%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.65%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (0.83%) Essbase
3 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.83%) Hazelcast
3 1 (0.83%) Hyperion Smart View
3 1 (0.83%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.83%) MySQL
3 1 (0.83%) Redis
3 1 (0.83%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) LSMW
1 2 (1.65%) Selenium
2 1 (0.83%) Ant
2 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.83%) FitNesse
2 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.83%) Hudson
2 1 (0.83%) IntelliJ
2 1 (0.83%) JBehave
2 1 (0.83%) JMeter
2 1 (0.83%) JUnit
2 1 (0.83%) Maven
2 1 (0.83%) Mockito
2 1 (0.83%) MSTest
2 1 (0.83%) NetBeans
2 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.83%) Subversion
2 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (19.01%) Manufacturing
2 13 (10.74%) Finance
3 10 (8.26%) Marketing
4 4 (3.31%) Retail
5 3 (2.48%) Banking
6 2 (1.65%) Publishing
7 1 (0.83%) Automotive
7 1 (0.83%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (19.83%) Project Manager
2 23 (19.01%) Analyst
3 22 (18.18%) Consultant
4 14 (11.57%) Compliance Consultant
5 9 (7.44%) IT Consultant
5 9 (7.44%) Quality Manager
6 8 (6.61%) Digital Project Manager
6 8 (6.61%) Systems Analyst
7 7 (5.79%) IT Risk Consultant
7 7 (5.79%) Risk Consultant
8 6 (4.96%) Architect
8 6 (4.96%) IT Analyst
8 6 (4.96%) Junior
8 6 (4.96%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (4.13%) Computer Systems Validation Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Validation Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) IT Manager
10 4 (3.31%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.13%) HTML
2 4 (3.31%) CSS
3 3 (2.48%) .NET
4 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.65%) XML
5 1 (0.83%) EJB
5 1 (0.83%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.83%) iBATIS
5 1 (0.83%) J2EE
5 1 (0.83%) Java EE
5 1 (0.83%) JMS
5 1 (0.83%) JSP
5 1 (0.83%) Middleware
5 1 (0.83%) SOAP
5 1 (0.83%) Spring
5 1 (0.83%) Symfony
5 1 (0.83%) WCF
5 1 (0.83%) Web Services
5 1 (0.83%) WPF
5 1 (0.83%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.01%) Life Science
2 6 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.31%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.31%) FMCG
3 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.48%) LIMS
4 3 (2.48%) Pharmacovigilance
5 2 (1.65%) Biotechnology
5 2 (1.65%) Data Conversion
5 2 (1.65%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.65%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.65%) Informatics
5 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.65%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.65%) PMI
6 1 (0.83%) Chemistry
6 1 (0.83%) CMDB
6 1 (0.83%) Social Media
6 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.31%) Windows
2 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.83%) Linux
3 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.27%) Validation
2 25 (20.66%) ERP
3 23 (19.01%) Project Management
4 16 (13.22%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (13.22%) Quality Management
5 15 (12.40%) Coaching
6 13 (10.74%) Change Management
7 12 (9.92%) Information Security
7 12 (9.92%) ITIL
7 12 (9.92%) Risk Management
8 11 (9.09%) Data Management
8 11 (9.09%) SDLC
9 10 (8.26%) Test Scripting
10 9 (7.44%) Risk Assessment
10 9 (7.44%) Scrum
11 8 (6.61%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (6.61%) Document Management
11 8 (6.61%) Workflow
12 7 (5.79%) Process Improvement
12 7 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.61%) SQL
2 7 (5.79%) Java
3 6 (4.96%) C
4 5 (4.13%) PHP
5 4 (3.31%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.48%) C#
7 2 (1.65%) C++
8 1 (0.83%) F#
8 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.83%) Python
8 1 (0.83%) R
8 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.61%) PMP
2 7 (5.79%) Degree
3 4 (3.31%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.83%) MBA
6 1 (0.83%) MCITP
6 1 (0.83%) MCSE
6 1 (0.83%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.36%) GAMP
1 21 (17.36%) GxP
2 15 (12.40%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 15 (12.40%) GMP
3 12 (9.92%) GCP
3 12 (9.92%) QA
4 6 (4.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.65%) COBIT
5 2 (1.65%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.65%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 31 (25.62%) SAP
2 11 (9.09%) Capita
3 9 (7.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.48%) Hyperion
4 3 (2.48%) Oracle
5 2 (1.65%) CA
5 2 (1.65%) Misys
5 2 (1.65%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.83%) Ariba
6 1 (0.83%) BMC
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco
6 1 (0.83%) Concur
6 1 (0.83%) HEAT Software
6 1 (0.83%) HP
6 1 (0.83%) IBM
6 1 (0.83%) IronPort
6 1 (0.83%) LabVantage
6 1 (0.83%) NetIQ
6 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
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