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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank - 115 124
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 0 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.089% 0.41%
As % of the General category - 0.28% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Average daily rate
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- £450 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £38.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-50.64% +36.28%
Pharmaceutical
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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
1165 718 1292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 35.44% 32.10% 40.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 491 864
Average daily rate £393 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 37 73
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -51.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £24.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.23 £40.60 £43.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.58%

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 16 September 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
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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
Bristol - - - - 6
Devon - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Pharmaceutical
England
Bristol, Gloucestershire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Devon
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago