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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 148 163 185
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +22
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 95 86 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.02% 0.98% 0.66%
As % of the General category 3.03% 2.67% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 53 33
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£398 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £39.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.70% +5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £28.60 £20.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.85 £53.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £39.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-51.89% +58.00%
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
3134 3217 3775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.77% 36.83% 37.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1710 1646 1595
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 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 102 124
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% +32.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.97 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Surrey -1 34 £400 - 9
Berkshire +19 22 £375 +2.73% 4
Middlesex +6 20 £355 -26.65% 1
Hampshire -19 8 £513 - 8
Buckinghamshire -3 4 £213 - 2
Oxfordshire - 3 £525 - 6
Kent -7 2 - - 5
West Sussex - - - - 2
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 45 (24.46%) Project Management
2 37 (20.11%) CRM
3 36 (19.57%) Salesforce.com
4 35 (19.02%) SAP
5 31 (16.85%) Finance
6 30 (16.30%) Marketing
7 23 (12.50%) Degree
7 23 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (11.41%) MS Excel
9 20 (10.87%) SQL
10 19 (10.33%) PRINCE2
10 19 (10.33%) Analytics
11 18 (9.78%) Social Media
11 18 (9.78%) ITIL
11 18 (9.78%) Oracle
12 17 (9.24%) Microsoft
13 16 (8.70%) QlikView
14 15 (8.15%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (7.61%) Data Analysis
15 14 (7.61%) Service Management
15 14 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (7.07%) GxP
17 12 (6.52%) Manufacturing
17 12 (6.52%) Validation
17 12 (6.52%) ERP
17 12 (6.52%) HTML
17 12 (6.52%) Data Management
17 12 (6.52%) QA
18 11 (5.98%) MS Office
18 11 (5.98%) Change Management

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (3.26%) CMS
3 5 (2.72%) Drupal
3 5 (2.72%) SAS
4 3 (1.63%) Documentum
5 1 (0.54%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.54%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.54%) IIS
5 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.54%) Kentico
5 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.54%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 21 (11.41%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.98%) MS Office
3 10 (5.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.63%) MS Project
4 3 (1.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.54%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.26%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.72%) WebTrends
2 5 (2.72%) SiteCatalyst
3 3 (1.63%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.63%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.63%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 3 (1.63%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.09%) Workday HCM
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (1.09%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.54%) Maximo
5 1 (0.54%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.54%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.54%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.98%) SaaS
2 1 (0.54%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.63%) WAN
1 3 (1.63%) LAN
2 1 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.70%) QlikView
2 9 (4.89%) Spotfire
3 8 (4.35%) Big Data
4 6 (3.26%) DataStage
5 5 (2.72%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.72%) PowerCenter
5 5 (2.72%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.17%) Data Mining
6 4 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.63%) MS Access
8 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.54%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
General
1 31 (16.85%) Finance
2 30 (16.30%) Marketing
3 12 (6.52%) Manufacturing
4 10 (5.43%) Publishing
5 7 (3.80%) Retail
6 4 (2.17%) Japanese Language
7 3 (1.63%) Legal
8 2 (1.09%) Billing
8 2 (1.09%) French Language
8 2 (1.09%) German Language
9 1 (0.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 60 (32.61%) Analyst
2 38 (20.65%) Project Manager
3 16 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 13 (7.07%) Business Analyst
5 11 (5.98%) Service Manager
6 9 (4.89%) Programme Manager
7 8 (4.35%) Developer
7 8 (4.35%) Applications Support
7 8 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
8 7 (3.80%) Data Analyst
8 7 (3.80%) Applications Support Analyst
8 7 (3.80%) Services Delivery Manager
8 7 (3.80%) Consultant
8 7 (3.80%) Digital Project Manager
9 6 (3.26%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
9 6 (3.26%) Programmer
9 6 (3.26%) Applications Manager
10 5 (2.72%) SAP Manager
10 5 (2.72%) IT Project Manager
11 4 (2.17%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.52%) HTML
2 4 (2.17%) COM
2 4 (2.17%) jQuery
3 2 (1.09%) Flash
3 2 (1.09%) .NET
3 2 (1.09%) Web Services
3 2 (1.09%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.54%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.78%) Social Media
3 11 (5.98%) FMCG
4 10 (5.43%) iPad
5 9 (4.89%) Data Integration
6 8 (4.35%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.26%) EPoS
8 5 (2.72%) Life Science
9 4 (2.17%) User Experience
9 4 (2.17%) Visualisation
9 4 (2.17%) E-Learning
10 3 (1.63%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.09%) Semantic Web
11 2 (1.09%) Linked Data
11 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.54%) Wiki
12 1 (0.54%) Informatics
12 1 (0.54%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.54%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.26%) UNIX
1 6 (3.26%) Windows
2 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (24.46%) Project Management
2 37 (20.11%) CRM
3 19 (10.33%) PRINCE2
3 19 (10.33%) Analytics
4 18 (9.78%) ITIL
5 15 (8.15%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (7.61%) Data Analysis
6 14 (7.61%) Service Management
6 14 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (6.52%) Validation
7 12 (6.52%) ERP
7 12 (6.52%) Data Management
8 11 (5.98%) Change Management
9 10 (5.43%) Service Delivery
9 10 (5.43%) E-Commerce
9 10 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (4.35%) Procure-to-pay
10 8 (4.35%) Programme Management
11 6 (3.26%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.87%) SQL
2 5 (2.72%) VBA
3 4 (2.17%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.09%) C#
4 2 (1.09%) PHP
4 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.09%) Java
5 1 (0.54%) VB
5 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (2.17%) PMP
2 4 (2.17%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.09%) SAP Certification
3 2 (1.09%) HND
3 2 (1.09%) CAPM
3 2 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.54%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (0.54%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.54%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.54%) ISEB
4 1 (0.54%) APMP
4 1 (0.54%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.07%) GxP
2 12 (6.52%) QA
3 6 (3.26%) Data Quality
3 6 (3.26%) GMP
4 4 (2.17%) GCP
4 4 (2.17%) CDISC
5 3 (1.63%) SLA
5 3 (1.63%) GAMP
6 2 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.54%) COBIT
7 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.54%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 36 (19.57%) Salesforce.com
2 35 (19.02%) SAP
3 18 (9.78%) Oracle
4 17 (9.24%) Microsoft
5 10 (5.43%) Cognos
6 6 (3.26%) TIBCO
6 6 (3.26%) IBM
6 6 (3.26%) PeopleSoft
6 6 (3.26%) Google
6 6 (3.26%) Axway
7 5 (2.72%) Informatica
8 4 (2.17%) Confirmit
8 4 (2.17%) Hitwise
8 4 (2.17%) JD Edwards
8 4 (2.17%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.09%) Capita
10 1 (0.54%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.54%) Adobe
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