The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 68 65 41
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -24
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.34% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the General category 1.22% 0.92% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
- -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -25.92%
Pharmaceutical
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

General Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
164 218 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.66% 34.01% 36.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 160 91
Average daily rate £356 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £208 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £23.75 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.38% +126.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the South Wales region.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the South Wales region.

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
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Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +4 2 £320 -
Pharmaceutical
Wales

Pharmaceutical
Top 25 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) GxP
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
1 3 (60.00%) IT Governance
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Lync
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (40.00%) InterSystems
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) NHS
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (60.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support
2 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
1 3 (60.00%) IT Governance
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) GxP
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) InterSystems