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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 162 146 172
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +26
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 87 89 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.96% 1.00% 0.82%
As % of the General category 2.83% 2.86% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 45 38
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£453 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £542 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 5
Average hourly rate £20.75 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
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
3070 3115 2836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.85% 35.17% 35.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1607 1637 1332
Average daily rate £400 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £201 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 128 164
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.66 £51.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-6.00% -3.84%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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 1 June 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
Berkshire +19 29 £275 -0.90% 12
Surrey 0 24 £544 +11.53% 9
Hampshire +12 15 £550 +100.00% 1
Middlesex 0 11 £375 +9.48% 3
Buckinghamshire -10 5 £330 +3.12% 5
West Sussex - 2 - - 7
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 55 (28.21%) GAMP
2 50 (25.64%) Project Management
3 38 (19.49%) Finance
4 34 (17.44%) Manufacturing
5 26 (13.33%) GxP
6 25 (12.82%) Validation
7 24 (12.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 22 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (11.28%) Life Science
8 22 (11.28%) LIMS
8 22 (11.28%) SAP
9 19 (9.74%) Change Management
10 17 (8.72%) FMCG
11 14 (7.18%) SDLC
12 13 (6.67%) SharePoint
12 13 (6.67%) GMP
13 12 (6.15%) Management Information System
13 12 (6.15%) Business Analysis
13 12 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (6.15%) Degree
14 11 (5.64%) ITIL
15 10 (5.13%) PRINCE2
15 10 (5.13%) Quality Management
16 9 (4.62%) Risk Management
16 9 (4.62%) CSS
16 9 (4.62%) Windows
16 9 (4.62%) MS Excel
16 9 (4.62%) ERP
16 9 (4.62%) QMS
16 9 (4.62%) jQuery

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.05%) SAS
3 3 (1.54%) Lync
4 2 (1.03%) WordPress
4 2 (1.03%) CMS
4 2 (1.03%) ExpressionEngine
4 2 (1.03%) Confluence
5 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.10%) MS Office
3 6 (3.08%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) SAP ERP
1 2 (1.03%) SAP FI-GL
1 2 (1.03%) BPCS
1 2 (1.03%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.51%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.51%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.51%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.51%) SAP WM
2 1 (0.51%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.51%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.51%) SAP APO
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.51%) MFGPRO
2 1 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.51%) TrackWise
2 1 (0.51%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.03%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.03%) Veeva
2 1 (0.51%) Force.com
2 1 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.59%) Firewall
2 3 (1.54%) SAN
2 3 (1.54%) VoIP
3 2 (1.03%) WAN
3 2 (1.03%) LAN
3 2 (1.03%) NAS
4 1 (0.51%) Wireless
4 1 (0.51%) 2G
4 1 (0.51%) Internet
4 1 (0.51%) VPN
4 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.51%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.51%) Network Security
4 1 (0.51%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.54%) MS Access
3 2 (1.03%) QlikView
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.51%) Big Data
4 1 (0.51%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.51%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (1.54%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.03%) JIRA
General
1 38 (19.49%) Finance
2 34 (17.44%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.10%) Marketing
4 6 (3.08%) Retail
4 6 (3.08%) Legal
5 2 (1.03%) French Language
5 2 (1.03%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (27.69%) Analyst
2 34 (17.44%) Project Manager
3 33 (16.92%) Business Analyst
4 25 (12.82%) Business Manager
5 24 (12.31%) Change Manager
6 15 (7.69%) Business Change Manager
7 12 (6.15%) Architect
7 12 (6.15%) Developer
8 7 (3.59%) Relationships Manager
9 6 (3.08%) Research Analyst
9 6 (3.08%) SharePoint Developer
9 6 (3.08%) Information Analyst
9 6 (3.08%) Development Analyst
10 5 (2.56%) Consultant
10 5 (2.56%) Information Security Analyst
10 5 (2.56%) IT Architect
10 5 (2.56%) Security Analyst
10 5 (2.56%) SAP Manager
11 4 (2.05%) Senior Project Manager
11 4 (2.05%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.62%) CSS
1 9 (4.62%) jQuery
2 7 (3.59%) Web Services
2 7 (3.59%) ASP.NET
2 7 (3.59%) .NET
3 6 (3.08%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.08%) XML
3 6 (3.08%) Middleware
4 4 (2.05%) HTML
5 3 (1.54%) LAMP
6 2 (1.03%) CSS3
6 2 (1.03%) HTML5
7 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.51%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.51%) Android SDK
7 1 (0.51%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
1 22 (11.28%) Life Science
1 22 (11.28%) LIMS
2 17 (8.72%) FMCG
3 12 (6.15%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.05%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.54%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.54%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.54%) Pharmacovigilance
6 2 (1.03%) PKI
6 2 (1.03%) Chemistry
6 2 (1.03%) iSeries
6 2 (1.03%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.51%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.51%) User Experience
7 1 (0.51%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.62%) Windows
2 4 (2.05%) UNIX
3 2 (1.03%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.51%) Linux
4 1 (0.51%) Android
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (25.64%) Project Management
2 25 (12.82%) Validation
3 24 (12.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 19 (9.74%) Change Management
5 14 (7.18%) SDLC
6 12 (6.15%) Business Analysis
6 12 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (5.64%) ITIL
8 10 (5.13%) PRINCE2
8 10 (5.13%) Quality Management
9 9 (4.62%) Risk Management
9 9 (4.62%) ERP
9 9 (4.62%) QMS
10 8 (4.10%) Time Management
10 8 (4.10%) Strategic Planning
10 8 (4.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (4.10%) Information Security
10 8 (4.10%) PRINCE
10 8 (4.10%) Market Research
10 8 (4.10%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.59%) C#
1 7 (3.59%) SQL
2 5 (2.56%) C
3 4 (2.05%) VBA
4 3 (1.54%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.54%) PHP
5 2 (1.03%) Java
6 1 (0.51%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.51%) R
6 1 (0.51%) Python
6 1 (0.51%) Perl
6 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (6.15%) Degree
2 4 (2.05%) PMP
2 4 (2.05%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.54%) CCNA
3 3 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.03%) CISSP
4 2 (1.03%) CISM
5 1 (0.51%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (28.21%) GAMP
2 26 (13.33%) GxP
3 13 (6.67%) GMP
4 7 (3.59%) QA
5 6 (3.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 4 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (1.54%) CDISC
8 2 (1.03%) COBIT
8 2 (1.03%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.51%) GCP
System Software
1 3 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (11.28%) SAP
2 6 (3.08%) Cisco
3 5 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.56%) HP
4 4 (2.05%) Oracle
4 4 (2.05%) JD Edwards
5 3 (1.54%) BT
5 3 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.54%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.54%) Google
6 2 (1.03%) Cognos
6 2 (1.03%) Siebel
6 2 (1.03%) Software AG
6 2 (1.03%) Manugistics
7 1 (0.51%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.51%) Hitwise
7 1 (0.51%) Informatica
7 1 (0.51%) JDA
7 1 (0.51%) Citrix
7 1 (0.51%) Ab Initio
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