The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England / South West
Rank 133 139 148
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.11% 0.20% 0.032%
As % of the General category 0.34% 0.62% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Median daily rate £350 £354 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% -24.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £525
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -43.52%

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

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
894 974 997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.09% 32.53% 31.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 667 670
Median daily rate £390 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 54 37
Median hourly rate £36.00 £42.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £21.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £57.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.46% +44.44%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Wiltshire -1 2 £350 +3.70% 1
Devon - 1 - - 2
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 West region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) GxP
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
2 4 (44.44%) Resource Allocation
3 3 (33.33%) APMP
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Chemistry
4 2 (22.22%) Biology
4 2 (22.22%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) CMDB
5 1 (11.11%) HEAT Software
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
5 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) XHTML
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) XML

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Associate Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Commissioning Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planner
3 1 (11.11%) SCADA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) XHTML
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) CMDB
2 1 (11.11%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
2 4 (44.44%) Resource Allocation
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Biology
4 2 (22.22%) Chemistry
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) APMP
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) GxP
2 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) BMC
2 1 (11.11%) CA
2 1 (11.11%) HEAT Software
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow