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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 133 148 142
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.12% 0.059%
As % of the General category 0.47% 0.38% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £469 - £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £24.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+36.73% +13.95%
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
850 1058 1201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.00% 31.95% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 705 804
Median daily rate £365 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 70 44
Median hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £17.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £48.50 £41.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £29.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-30.50% +12.38%

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 1 October 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
Bristol +4 3 £438 -
Somerset - 1 £500 -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 3 (42.86%) SAP
1 3 (42.86%) NHS
2 2 (28.57%) SAP WM
2 2 (28.57%) GxP
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Logistics
2 2 (28.57%) SystmOne
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) FrontRange
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) CMDB
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) BMC
3 1 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) XHTML
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management

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 (14.29%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP WM
1 2 (28.57%) SystmOne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Logistics Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Logistics Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) SAP WM Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Architect
2 1 (14.29%) SAP SCM Architect
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) XHTML
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Logistics
1 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) GxP
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (14.29%) FrontRange
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow