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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 18 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 2.56% 1.30% 0.87%
As % of the General category 6.38% 4.76% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£425 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.37% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -32.74%
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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
47 21 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 40.17% 27.27% 37.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 25
Average daily rate £373 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.48% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £208 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.04 £10.16 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.18% -21.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.11% -25.00%

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 2 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 2 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 6 (46.15%) ITIL
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
4 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (23.08%) Service Management
4 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) FMCG
5 2 (15.38%) Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (15.38%) InfoPath
5 2 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
5 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) UNIX
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 2 (15.38%) Cognos
5 2 (15.38%) IIS
5 2 (15.38%) MS Project
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) HTML

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) SAS
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Project
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (15.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) DataStage
1 1 (7.69%) Essbase
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Automotive
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Applications Support
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Service Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Hyperion Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Essbase Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Quality Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
1 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
1 3 (23.08%) FMCG
2 2 (15.38%) Economics
3 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
3 2 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) PMP
1 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) GCP
1 2 (15.38%) GxP
1 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) GMP
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Cognos
3 1 (7.69%) Hyperion