The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 114 101 104
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.082% 0.14% 0.096%
As % of the General category 0.27% 0.46% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£260 £365 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.76% -27.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £37.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-37.33% +50.00%
Pharmaceutical
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
734 658 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.23% 31.54% 29.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 372 268
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 23 68
Average hourly rate £28.60 £21.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.56% -39.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.89 £11.00 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 November 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.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire -4 1 - - 3
Birmingham - - - - 1
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (50.00%) AutoCAD
2 2 (50.00%) DTV
2 2 (50.00%) Electronics
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) QlikView
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) EDI
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
3 1 (25.00%) SAP WM

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
2 1 (25.00%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) QlikView
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Draughtsman
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) DTV
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
West Midlands
Medilink Consulting
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Lawrence Harvey Group - Pharmaceuticals
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Sensible Staffing
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago