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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 136 139 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% 0.097% -
As % of the General category 0.35% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £170 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.21% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.25 £20.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+137.34% +1.21%
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 West region.

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
867 933 962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.94% 30.31% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 652 664
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £282 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 69 56
Median hourly rate £35.75 £35.00 £33.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% +3.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.32 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £53.84 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.76%

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 28 June 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
Gloucestershire - 2 £190 -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 West region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 7 (63.64%) Manufacturing
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Strategic Planning
3 4 (36.36%) IT Governance
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 4 (36.36%) Life Science
3 4 (36.36%) Use Case
3 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 4 (36.36%) ITSM
3 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
3 4 (36.36%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (36.36%) SAP
3 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 4 (36.36%) Data Mining
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (36.36%) Virtual Team Management
3 4 (36.36%) Virtual Team
3 4 (36.36%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (27.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (27.27%) NHS
4 3 (27.27%) GMP
4 3 (27.27%) Validation
4 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development

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:

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SystmOne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (36.36%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (36.36%) Data Mining
General
1 7 (63.64%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Principal Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
1 4 (36.36%) Life Science
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
1 4 (36.36%) Virtual Team
2 3 (27.27%) NHS
3 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) IT Governance
2 4 (36.36%) ITSM
2 4 (36.36%) Matrix Organization
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
2 4 (36.36%) Strategic Planning
2 4 (36.36%) Use Case
2 4 (36.36%) Virtual Team Management
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Service Design
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (27.27%) GMP
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (36.36%) SAP