The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 19 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 3.85% 1.37% 1.00%
As % of the General category 8.20% 5.00% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
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£320 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £39.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-51.89% +58.00%
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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 Uxbridge region.

General Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
61 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 46.92% 27.40% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 18
Average daily rate £338 £430 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.51% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £291 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.04 £10.16 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.18% -66.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Uxbridge region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Uxbridge region.

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) FMCG
4 2 (15.38%) Marketing
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) Economics
4 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (15.38%) InfoPath
4 2 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (15.38%) GxP
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
4 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (15.38%) PMP
4 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
4 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
4 2 (15.38%) Cognos
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (15.38%) SAS

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) SAS
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (15.38%) InfoPath
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Applications Support
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Quality Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) FMCG
2 2 (15.38%) Economics
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
2 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
2 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analytics
2 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) PMP
1 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) GxP
1 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (7.69%) GCP
2 1 (7.69%) GMP
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
1 2 (15.38%) Cognos
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft