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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 157 152 141
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 82 83 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.88% 1.00% 1.07%
As % of the General category 2.60% 2.76% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 49 32
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£525 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.50% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £238 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £489 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+30.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 18
Average hourly rate £42.50 £18.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.72% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £16.50 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £33.55 £50.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+85.13% -26.00%
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
3155 3008 2774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.80% 36.15% 36.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1679 1497 1233
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 140 166
Average hourly rate £22.25 £19.59 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.56% -21.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.25 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +8 30 £550 +89.65% 3
Surrey +10 26 £513 +7.89% 3
Berkshire -9 13 £293 -13.25% 6
Middlesex -10 8 £350 -34.88% 1
West Sussex - 3 £375 - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 7
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
Kent - - - -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 37 (23.13%) Finance
2 31 (19.38%) GAMP
3 28 (17.50%) Project Management
4 25 (15.63%) SAP
5 19 (11.88%) Validation
5 19 (11.88%) Manufacturing
6 18 (11.25%) Degree
6 18 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (10.63%) Marketing
8 14 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (8.75%) GxP
9 13 (8.13%) PRINCE2
9 13 (8.13%) SharePoint
10 12 (7.50%) MS Excel
10 12 (7.50%) Change Management
11 11 (6.88%) GMP
11 11 (6.88%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (6.25%) SaaS
12 10 (6.25%) ITIL
12 10 (6.25%) Risk Management
12 10 (6.25%) LIMS
12 10 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (5.63%) Quality Management
13 9 (5.63%) FMCG
13 9 (5.63%) Computer Science
14 8 (5.00%) COBIT
14 8 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (5.00%) Windows
15 7 (4.38%) MS Visio
15 7 (4.38%) ASP.NET

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (8.13%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.75%) SAS
3 3 (1.88%) CMS
4 2 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.25%) Drupal
5 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.63%) Confluence
5 1 (0.63%) Kentico
5 1 (0.63%) Lync
5 1 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 12 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.38%) MS Visio
2 7 (4.38%) MS Office
2 7 (4.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) MS Project
3 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) SAP HR
2 3 (1.88%) SAP Payroll
2 3 (1.88%) TrackWise
3 2 (1.25%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.25%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.25%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (1.25%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.63%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.63%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.63%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.63%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.63%) BPCS
4 1 (0.63%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.63%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.63%) HFM
4 1 (0.63%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.63%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.25%) SaaS
2 3 (1.88%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.63%) Force.com
3 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.13%) Firewall
2 3 (1.88%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.25%) LAN
3 2 (1.25%) WAN
4 1 (0.63%) Internet
4 1 (0.63%) VPN
4 1 (0.63%) VoIP
4 1 (0.63%) Network Security
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.63%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.50%) Spotfire
3 2 (1.25%) MS Access
3 2 (1.25%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.63%) QlikView
4 1 (0.63%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) JIRA
General
1 37 (23.13%) Finance
2 19 (11.88%) Manufacturing
3 17 (10.63%) Marketing
4 5 (3.13%) Retail
4 5 (3.13%) Legal
5 2 (1.25%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.63%) Back Office
6 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.63%) Publishing
6 1 (0.63%) Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 38 (23.75%) Project Manager
1 38 (23.75%) Analyst
2 21 (13.13%) Business Analyst
3 11 (6.88%) Business Manager
4 9 (5.63%) SAP Manager
5 8 (5.00%) Developer
6 6 (3.75%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (3.13%) Programmer
7 5 (3.13%) Programme Manager
7 5 (3.13%) Consultant
7 5 (3.13%) SAP Project Manager
7 5 (3.13%) Security Analyst
7 5 (3.13%) Technical Writer
7 5 (3.13%) Validation Specialist
8 4 (2.50%) Statistical Programmer
8 4 (2.50%) Development Analyst
8 4 (2.50%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (2.50%) Information Analyst
8 4 (2.50%) Security Specialist
8 4 (2.50%) Relationships Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.38%) ASP.NET
1 7 (4.38%) .NET
1 7 (4.38%) .NET Framework
2 6 (3.75%) jQuery
2 6 (3.75%) CSS
2 6 (3.75%) Web Services
2 6 (3.75%) XML
3 1 (0.63%) EDI
3 1 (0.63%) Mason
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.63%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.25%) LIMS
3 9 (5.63%) FMCG
3 9 (5.63%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.75%) Life Science
5 5 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.13%) Informatics
6 3 (1.88%) Statistics
7 2 (1.25%) Learning Management System
7 2 (1.25%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.63%) NHS
8 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.63%) Open Source
8 1 (0.63%) Economics
8 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.63%) Social Media
8 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (0.63%) UNIX
2 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
2 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.50%) Project Management
2 19 (11.88%) Validation
3 14 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (8.13%) PRINCE2
5 12 (7.50%) Change Management
6 10 (6.25%) ITIL
6 10 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 10 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 9 (5.63%) Quality Management
8 8 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (4.38%) Information Security
9 7 (4.38%) Programme Management
9 7 (4.38%) QMS
9 7 (4.38%) Business Analysis
9 7 (4.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (4.38%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (3.75%) Analytics
10 6 (3.75%) Strategic Planning
10 6 (3.75%) Time Management
10 6 (3.75%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.38%) C#
2 5 (3.13%) SQL
3 2 (1.25%) VBA
4 1 (0.63%) C
4 1 (0.63%) VB
4 1 (0.63%) Java
4 1 (0.63%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.63%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (11.25%) Degree
2 2 (1.25%) SAP Certification
3 1 (0.63%) CCA
3 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.63%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.63%) PMP
3 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.63%) PhD
3 1 (0.63%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (19.38%) GAMP
2 14 (8.75%) GxP
3 11 (6.88%) GMP
4 8 (5.00%) COBIT
5 6 (3.75%) QA
6 5 (3.13%) CDISC
7 3 (1.88%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.63%) GCP
8 1 (0.63%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (15.63%) SAP
2 11 (6.88%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (3.75%) Oracle
3 6 (3.75%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.50%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (1.88%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.25%) Adobe
7 1 (0.63%) HP
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco
7 1 (0.63%) Ariba
7 1 (0.63%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.63%) JDA
7 1 (0.63%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.63%) Omniture
7 1 (0.63%) Google
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