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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England / South East
Rank 182 171 199
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +28
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 52 87 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 1.04% 0.67%
As % of the General category 2.15% 2.99% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 45 38
Median daily rate £450 £400 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £175 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £680 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+18.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 6
Median hourly rate £31.50 £24.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -42.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £11.50 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £35.80 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £24.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-32.65% +2.08%

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
2419 2907 3020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.06% 34.69% 33.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1292 1545 1638
Median daily rate £415 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 118 91
Median hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £12.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -2 20 £488 +21.87% 14
Surrey +15 17 £463 -13.95% 3
Buckinghamshire +4 6 £295 +5.35% 1
Hampshire +10 5 £198 -60.50% 2
Middlesex -2 1 £363 -12.12% 1
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 30 (28.30%) SAP
2 24 (22.64%) Manufacturing
3 22 (20.75%) Project Management
3 22 (20.75%) GxP
4 21 (19.81%) ERP
5 19 (17.92%) GMP
6 18 (16.98%) Validation
6 18 (16.98%) GAMP
6 18 (16.98%) Life Science
7 17 (16.04%) Finance
8 16 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (14.15%) Coaching
10 13 (12.26%) Quality Management
10 13 (12.26%) GCP
11 12 (11.32%) Information Security
12 11 (10.38%) QA
12 11 (10.38%) Capita
12 11 (10.38%) Marketing
12 11 (10.38%) Microsoft
13 9 (8.49%) Change Management
13 9 (8.49%) MS Excel
13 9 (8.49%) SQL
13 9 (8.49%) Degree
14 8 (7.55%) Scrum
14 8 (7.55%) MS Office
14 8 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (7.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 7 (6.60%) PMP
15 7 (6.60%) ITIL
15 7 (6.60%) Java

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 (5.66%) Drupal
2 5 (4.72%) CMS
2 5 (4.72%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.77%) Documentum
4 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.89%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.94%) IIS
5 1 (0.94%) JBoss
5 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (8.49%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.55%) MS Office
3 3 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.89%) MS Project
5 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) HFM
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.89%) SAP ERP
1 2 (1.89%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.94%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.94%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.94%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Office 365
1 3 (2.83%) Veeva
2 1 (0.94%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.94%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) DNS
1 2 (1.89%) IMAP
1 2 (1.89%) Skype
2 1 (0.94%) LAN
2 1 (0.94%) VoIP
2 1 (0.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.89%) MS Access
2 2 (1.89%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.89%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (0.94%) Essbase
3 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.94%) Hazelcast
3 1 (0.94%) Hyperion Smart View
3 1 (0.94%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.94%) MySQL
3 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.94%) Redis
3 1 (0.94%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) LSMW
1 2 (1.89%) Selenium
2 1 (0.94%) Ant
2 1 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.94%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.94%) FitNesse
2 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.94%) IntelliJ
2 1 (0.94%) JBehave
2 1 (0.94%) JMeter
2 1 (0.94%) JUnit
2 1 (0.94%) Maven
2 1 (0.94%) Mockito
2 1 (0.94%) MSTest
2 1 (0.94%) NetBeans
2 1 (0.94%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.94%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.94%) Subversion
2 1 (0.94%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (22.64%) Manufacturing
2 17 (16.04%) Finance
3 11 (10.38%) Marketing
4 4 (3.77%) Retail
5 3 (2.83%) Banking
6 2 (1.89%) Legal
6 2 (1.89%) Publishing
7 1 (0.94%) Advertising
7 1 (0.94%) Automotive
7 1 (0.94%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 28 (26.42%) Project Manager
2 20 (18.87%) Consultant
3 16 (15.09%) Analyst
4 13 (12.26%) Compliance Consultant
5 8 (7.55%) Digital Project Manager
5 8 (7.55%) IT Consultant
5 8 (7.55%) IT Risk Consultant
5 8 (7.55%) Risk Consultant
6 6 (5.66%) Junior
6 6 (5.66%) Quality Manager
6 6 (5.66%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (4.72%) Architect
7 5 (4.72%) Developer
7 5 (4.72%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (3.77%) IT Manager
8 4 (3.77%) Junior Project Manager
8 4 (3.77%) QA Manager
8 4 (3.77%) SAP Manager
8 4 (3.77%) Senior Manager
8 4 (3.77%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.72%) HTML
2 3 (2.83%) CSS
3 2 (1.89%) .NET
3 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.89%) XML
4 1 (0.94%) EDI
4 1 (0.94%) EJB
4 1 (0.94%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.94%) iBATIS
4 1 (0.94%) J2EE
4 1 (0.94%) Java EE
4 1 (0.94%) JMS
4 1 (0.94%) JSP
4 1 (0.94%) Middleware
4 1 (0.94%) SOAP
4 1 (0.94%) Spring
4 1 (0.94%) Symfony
4 1 (0.94%) WCF
4 1 (0.94%) WPF
4 1 (0.94%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.98%) Life Science
2 6 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.72%) FMCG
4 4 (3.77%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.83%) LIMS
5 3 (2.83%) Pharmacovigilance
6 2 (1.89%) Biotechnology
6 2 (1.89%) CMDB
6 2 (1.89%) Data Conversion
6 2 (1.89%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.89%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.89%) Informatics
6 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.89%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.89%) PMI
7 1 (0.94%) Social Media
7 1 (0.94%) User Experience
7 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.72%) Windows
2 2 (1.89%) Windows 10
2 2 (1.89%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.94%) Linux
3 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.75%) Project Management
2 21 (19.81%) ERP
3 18 (16.98%) Validation
4 16 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (14.15%) Coaching
6 13 (12.26%) Quality Management
7 12 (11.32%) Information Security
8 9 (8.49%) Change Management
9 8 (7.55%) Scrum
9 8 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (6.60%) ITIL
10 7 (6.60%) Migration
11 6 (5.66%) Analytics
11 6 (5.66%) Content Management
11 6 (5.66%) Information Management
11 6 (5.66%) QMS
11 6 (5.66%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (5.66%) Risk Management
11 6 (5.66%) SDLC
11 6 (5.66%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.49%) SQL
2 7 (6.60%) Java
3 5 (4.72%) PHP
4 3 (2.83%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.89%) C
5 2 (1.89%) C#
5 2 (1.89%) C++
6 1 (0.94%) F#
6 1 (0.94%) Python
6 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (8.49%) Degree
2 7 (6.60%) PMP
3 4 (3.77%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.94%) HND
5 1 (0.94%) MBA
5 1 (0.94%) MCITP
5 1 (0.94%) MCSE
5 1 (0.94%) MCTS
5 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (20.75%) GxP
2 19 (17.92%) GMP
3 18 (16.98%) GAMP
4 13 (12.26%) GCP
5 11 (10.38%) QA
6 8 (7.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (4.72%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (2.83%) SLA
9 2 (1.89%) COBIT
9 2 (1.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 30 (28.30%) SAP
2 11 (10.38%) Capita
2 11 (10.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.83%) Hyperion
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle
4 2 (1.89%) BT
4 2 (1.89%) Misys
5 1 (0.94%) Ariba
5 1 (0.94%) BMC
5 1 (0.94%) CA
5 1 (0.94%) Casewise
5 1 (0.94%) Cisco
5 1 (0.94%) Citrix
5 1 (0.94%) Cognos
5 1 (0.94%) Google
5 1 (0.94%) HP
5 1 (0.94%) IBM
5 1 (0.94%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.94%) Symantec
Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £465 per annum +
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Elevate Direct
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Wokingham, Berkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £14 to £19 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £407 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Volt
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