The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.46%
As % of the General category - - 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +100.00%
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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 Wales region.

General Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
158 214 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.49% 29.48% 38.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 133 106
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £213 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.75 £32.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.07% +71.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £28.50 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £36.50 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Pharmaceutical
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 4 (100.00%) GxP
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) Lync
2 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (75.00%) IT Governance
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Life Science
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) MS Project

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (75.00%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) MS Project
General
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) IT Support
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) GxP
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix