The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire 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 - 21 -
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 1.05% -
As % of the General category - 3.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £425 -
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
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
34 27 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 26.56% 28.42% 40.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 34
Average daily rate £320 £241 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.64% -18.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £169 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £433 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 4
Average hourly rate £17.30 £15.31 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.99% -61.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £6.50 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £47.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Pharmaceutical
West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the Staffordshire 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.

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Pharmaceutical
West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Billing
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) NHS
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Billing
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Financial Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Systems Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
Staffordshire
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