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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England / South East
Rank 200 163 165
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +2
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 43 100 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 1.15% 1.03%
As % of the General category 1.69% 3.31% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 45 71
Median daily rate £435 £400 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £675 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £525
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 5
Median hourly rate £32.25 £25.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £24.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+25.51% -42.35%

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
2546 3018 3352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.57% 34.64% 34.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1412 1651 1760
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 134 84
Median hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +53.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +44.44%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Berkshire -10 18 £475 +18.75% 9
Surrey -15 8 £381 -29.06% 6
Hampshire +6 7 £458 -8.40%
Buckinghamshire +1 6 £225 -27.41% 1
Middlesex -1 1 £433 +4.84% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £225 - 6
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 38 (33.33%) SAP
2 26 (22.81%) Manufacturing
3 23 (20.18%) Life Science
4 22 (19.30%) Project Management
4 22 (19.30%) GxP
5 21 (18.42%) ERP
6 19 (16.67%) GMP
7 17 (14.91%) Finance
7 17 (14.91%) Coaching
8 16 (14.04%) GAMP
8 16 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (13.16%) Validation
10 13 (11.40%) Quality Management
10 13 (11.40%) GCP
11 12 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (10.53%) Information Security
12 11 (9.65%) QA
12 11 (9.65%) Capita
12 11 (9.65%) Marketing
12 11 (9.65%) Microsoft
13 9 (7.89%) MS Excel
14 8 (7.02%) Scrum
14 8 (7.02%) Change Management
14 8 (7.02%) Degree
14 8 (7.02%) FMCG
14 8 (7.02%) Content Management
15 7 (6.14%) QMS
15 7 (6.14%) MS Office
15 7 (6.14%) ITIL
15 7 (6.14%) SQL

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 6 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.39%) Documentum
2 5 (4.39%) Drupal
3 4 (3.51%) CMS
4 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.75%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.14%) MS Office
3 3 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) MS Project
4 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) SAP EHS
2 2 (1.75%) HFM
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.75%) SAP APO
2 2 (1.75%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.75%) SAP GRC
2 2 (1.75%) TrackWise
3 1 (0.88%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.88%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.88%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.88%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.88%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) Office 365
2 2 (1.75%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.75%) DNS
1 2 (1.75%) IMAP
1 2 (1.75%) Intranet
1 2 (1.75%) Skype
2 1 (0.88%) LAN
2 1 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.88%) VoIP
2 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.75%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.75%) MS Access
2 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.88%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.88%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.88%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MSTest
1 1 (0.88%) Selenium
General
1 26 (22.81%) Manufacturing
2 17 (14.91%) Finance
3 11 (9.65%) Marketing
4 4 (3.51%) Publishing
5 3 (2.63%) Banking
5 3 (2.63%) Retail
6 2 (1.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) Automotive
7 1 (0.88%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.88%) French Language
Job Titles
1 27 (23.68%) Project Manager
2 21 (18.42%) Consultant
3 19 (16.67%) Analyst
4 13 (11.40%) Compliance Consultant
5 8 (7.02%) IT Consultant
5 8 (7.02%) IT Risk Consultant
5 8 (7.02%) Risk Consultant
5 8 (7.02%) SAP Consultant
6 6 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 6 (5.26%) Digital Project Manager
6 6 (5.26%) IT Analyst
6 6 (5.26%) Junior
6 6 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (4.39%) Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Quality Manager
7 5 (4.39%) SAP Manager
8 4 (3.51%) Architect
8 4 (3.51%) Junior Project Manager
8 4 (3.51%) QA Manager
8 4 (3.51%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.63%) HTML
1 3 (2.63%) XML
2 2 (1.75%) .NET
2 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.75%) CSS
2 2 (1.75%) EDI
3 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (0.88%) Behat
3 1 (0.88%) EJB
3 1 (0.88%) J2EE
3 1 (0.88%) JSP
3 1 (0.88%) Middleware
3 1 (0.88%) Symfony
3 1 (0.88%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (0.88%) WCF
3 1 (0.88%) WPF
3 1 (0.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.18%) Life Science
2 8 (7.02%) FMCG
3 6 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.51%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.63%) Biotechnology
6 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.63%) LIMS
6 3 (2.63%) Pharmacovigilance
6 3 (2.63%) User Experience
7 2 (1.75%) CMDB
7 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.75%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.75%) Social Media
7 2 (1.75%) Social Network
8 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.88%) PMI
8 1 (0.88%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.26%) Windows
2 3 (2.63%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.75%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.88%) Android
4 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.88%) Linux
4 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.30%) Project Management
2 21 (18.42%) ERP
3 17 (14.91%) Coaching
4 16 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (13.16%) Validation
6 13 (11.40%) Quality Management
7 12 (10.53%) Information Security
7 12 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (7.02%) Change Management
8 8 (7.02%) Content Management
8 8 (7.02%) Scrum
9 7 (6.14%) ITIL
9 7 (6.14%) QMS
10 6 (5.26%) Analytics
10 6 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (5.26%) Information Management
10 6 (5.26%) Migration
10 6 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.14%) SQL
2 6 (5.26%) Java
3 5 (4.39%) PHP
4 2 (1.75%) C#
4 2 (1.75%) C++
4 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.88%) C
5 1 (0.88%) F#
5 1 (0.88%) Python
5 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (7.02%) Degree
2 5 (4.39%) PMP
3 3 (2.63%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.88%) HND
4 1 (0.88%) MBA
4 1 (0.88%) MCITP
4 1 (0.88%) MCSE
4 1 (0.88%) MCTS
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (19.30%) GxP
2 19 (16.67%) GMP
3 16 (14.04%) GAMP
4 13 (11.40%) GCP
5 11 (9.65%) QA
6 6 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (3.51%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (2.63%) SLA
9 2 (1.75%) COBIT
10 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.88%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.88%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 38 (33.33%) SAP
2 11 (9.65%) Capita
2 11 (9.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.75%) Apple
3 2 (1.75%) BT
3 2 (1.75%) HP
3 2 (1.75%) Hyperion
3 2 (1.75%) Misys
3 2 (1.75%) Oracle
4 1 (0.88%) Ab Initio
4 1 (0.88%) Ariba
4 1 (0.88%) BMC
4 1 (0.88%) CA
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco
4 1 (0.88%) Citrix
4 1 (0.88%) Cognos
4 1 (0.88%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.88%) OpenText
4 1 (0.88%) Symantec
4 1 (0.88%) VMware
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