The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 49 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.25% - 0.34%
As % of the General category 0.43% - 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£470 - £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +62.50%
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 Swindon region.

General Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
233 168 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 57.11% 46.41% 65.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 133 173
Average daily rate £475 £420 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% +9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £301 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Pharmaceutical
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) DataPower

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM