The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 142 119 145
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +26
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.060% 0.17% 0.055%
As % of the General category 0.18% 0.49% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £390 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -13.04%
General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1088 823 1497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.85% 35.38% 41.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 561 987
Average daily rate £400 £368 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £496 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 27 93
Average hourly rate £34.25 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £15.00 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £41.70 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - - - - 9
Devon - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 9 (69.23%) NHS
2 7 (53.85%) ISEB
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (46.15%) SaaS
3 6 (46.15%) HTML5
3 6 (46.15%) iPad
3 6 (46.15%) Apple iOS
3 6 (46.15%) Mobile App
4 4 (30.77%) QA
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Test Management
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 2 (15.38%) CRM
6 2 (15.38%) ERP
6 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.69%) SAP CRM
7 1 (7.69%) BAPI
7 1 (7.69%) LSMW

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP CRM
1 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
1 1 (7.69%) SAP SD
1 1 (7.69%) SAP FI
1 1 (7.69%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (46.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
1 1 (7.69%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) LSMW
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Test Manager
2 2 (15.38%) QA Manager
2 2 (15.38%) QA Test Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) NHS
2 6 (46.15%) iPad
2 6 (46.15%) Mobile App
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.69%) Biology
4 1 (7.69%) Data Conversion
4 1 (7.69%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Apple iOS
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Test Management
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) SWOT Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (7.69%) Data Mapping
4 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) IAS 39
2 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.69%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Informatica
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
Dorset
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Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
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Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 10 days ago
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Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 14 days ago
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Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
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Rate: £25 - £35 per hour
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Rate: £25 - £35 per hour
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