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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 242 170 162
Rank change year-on-year
-72 -8
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 28 95 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 1.02% 0.95%
As % of the General category 0.96% 2.97% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 58 44
Median daily rate £425 £519 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.07% +38.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £256 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 11
Median hourly rate £45.25 £22.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.11% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.45 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.05 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +4.65%
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
2925 3199 3185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.98% 34.23% 34.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1654 1651 1687
Median daily rate £411 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.75% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 86 133
Median hourly rate £19.81 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.97% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.92 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 24 May 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
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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 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
Berkshire -18 11 £414 +50.45% 9
Surrey -31 5 £544 +1.16% 6
Buckinghamshire +10 4 £455 - 3
Middlesex -10 4 £413 +10.00%
Sussex +3 1 £175 -
Hampshire -23 1 £425 -22.72%
West Sussex -28 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 - 2
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 41 (31.78%) SAP
2 30 (23.26%) Project Management
3 23 (17.83%) Finance
3 23 (17.83%) Manufacturing
4 20 (15.50%) Migration
5 17 (13.18%) Degree
5 17 (13.18%) GxP
5 17 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (12.40%) Life Science
6 16 (12.40%) Validation
7 14 (10.85%) Microsoft
8 13 (10.08%) CRM
8 13 (10.08%) SharePoint
8 13 (10.08%) GAP Analysis
9 12 (9.30%) Change Management
9 12 (9.30%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (8.53%) Marketing
11 10 (7.75%) MS Project
11 10 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (7.75%) Veeva
12 9 (6.98%) Procure-to-Pay
12 9 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (6.98%) MS Excel
13 8 (6.20%) PRINCE2
13 8 (6.20%) PMP
13 8 (6.20%) Logistics
13 8 (6.20%) FMCG
13 8 (6.20%) Programme Management
14 7 (5.43%) QA

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 13 (10.08%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.10%) CMS
2 4 (3.10%) Umbraco
3 3 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (0.78%) Apache
4 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.78%) Documentum
4 1 (0.78%) iPlanet
4 1 (0.78%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (7.75%) MS Project
2 9 (6.98%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.65%) MS Office
4 3 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (3.10%) SAP MM
1 4 (3.10%) SAP PP
1 4 (3.10%) SAP PP-PI
1 4 (3.10%) SAP QM
2 3 (2.33%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.55%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 2 (1.55%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.55%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.55%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.55%) SAP FI-AP
3 2 (1.55%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.78%) BusinessWare
4 1 (0.78%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.78%) SAP Travel Management
4 1 (0.78%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.75%) Veeva
2 6 (4.65%) SaaS
3 3 (2.33%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.78%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.55%) DHCP
1 2 (1.55%) DNS
1 2 (1.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.78%) Firewall
2 1 (0.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.33%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.55%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.55%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (1.55%) SAP BI
3 2 (1.55%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.55%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.78%) DataStage
4 1 (0.78%) DB2
4 1 (0.78%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (0.78%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (0.78%) QlikView
4 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) JIRA
General
1 23 (17.83%) Finance
1 23 (17.83%) Manufacturing
2 11 (8.53%) Marketing
3 5 (3.88%) Legal
4 4 (3.10%) Retail
5 2 (1.55%) Banking
5 2 (1.55%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (19.38%) Consultant
2 21 (16.28%) Project Manager
3 17 (13.18%) Analyst
4 14 (10.85%) SAP Consultant
5 10 (7.75%) Business Analyst
6 9 (6.98%) Architect
6 9 (6.98%) Developer
7 8 (6.20%) IT Manager
8 7 (5.43%) SAP Supply Chain Consultant
8 7 (5.43%) Supply Chain Consultant
9 6 (4.65%) IT Project Manager
9 6 (4.65%) Programme Manager
10 5 (3.88%) .NET Developer
10 5 (3.88%) SAP Manager
10 5 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.10%) PMO Lead
11 4 (3.10%) SAP Project Manager
11 4 (3.10%) SAP QM Consultant
11 4 (3.10%) Umbraco Developer
11 4 (3.10%) Validation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.88%) .NET
2 2 (1.55%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.55%) CSS
2 2 (1.55%) Hibernate
2 2 (1.55%) HTML
2 2 (1.55%) Middleware
2 2 (1.55%) Spring
3 1 (0.78%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.78%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (0.78%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (12.40%) Life Science
3 8 (6.20%) FMCG
4 5 (3.88%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.10%) Chemistry
5 4 (3.10%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.10%) e-Learning
5 4 (3.10%) LIMS
6 3 (2.33%) Biotechnology
6 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.33%) Replication
7 2 (1.55%) Biometrics
7 2 (1.55%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.55%) User Experience
8 1 (0.78%) AS400
8 1 (0.78%) NHS
8 1 (0.78%) PMI
8 1 (0.78%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.10%) Windows
1 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (2.33%) Linux
2 3 (2.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.78%) AIX
3 1 (0.78%) Solaris
3 1 (0.78%) Unix
3 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.78%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.26%) Project Management
2 20 (15.50%) Migration
3 16 (12.40%) Validation
4 13 (10.08%) CRM
4 13 (10.08%) GAP Analysis
5 12 (9.30%) Change Management
6 11 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (6.98%) Procure-to-Pay
9 8 (6.20%) Logistics
9 8 (6.20%) PRINCE2
9 8 (6.20%) Programme Management
10 7 (5.43%) Change Control
10 7 (5.43%) Quality Management
11 6 (4.65%) Data Modelling
11 6 (4.65%) SDLC
11 6 (4.65%) TOGAF
12 5 (3.88%) Project Planning
12 5 (3.88%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.65%) SQL
2 4 (3.10%) Java
3 3 (2.33%) VBA
4 2 (1.55%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.78%) ABAP
5 1 (0.78%) C
5 1 (0.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (13.18%) Degree
2 8 (6.20%) PMP
3 7 (5.43%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.55%) PhD
4 2 (1.55%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (0.78%) CCNA
5 1 (0.78%) CCNP
5 1 (0.78%) CCSP
5 1 (0.78%) CISA
5 1 (0.78%) CISM
5 1 (0.78%) CISSP
5 1 (0.78%) IISP
5 1 (0.78%) MBA
5 1 (0.78%) MCITP
5 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.18%) GxP
2 7 (5.43%) QA
2 7 (5.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (4.65%) GMP
4 3 (2.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (1.55%) GCP
5 2 (1.55%) SLA
6 1 (0.78%) GAMP
System Software
1 5 (3.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) ClearTrust
2 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.55%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.78%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 41 (31.78%) SAP
2 14 (10.85%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.30%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (3.88%) Oracle
5 4 (3.10%) JD Edwards
6 3 (2.33%) IBM
6 3 (2.33%) Informatica
6 3 (2.33%) VMware
7 2 (1.55%) Axway
7 2 (1.55%) Citrix
7 2 (1.55%) NetApp
8 1 (0.78%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.78%) Adobe
8 1 (0.78%) BEA
8 1 (0.78%) CA
8 1 (0.78%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.78%) Dell
8 1 (0.78%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.78%) Vitria
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