The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 114 100 103
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.16% 0.089%
As % of the General category 0.52% 0.55% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate £425 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -13.04%
General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
772 541 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.46% 29.53% 34.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 236 342
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £184 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 71 51
Average hourly rate £25.50 £37.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.08% +54.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £15.31 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Pharmaceutical
England

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 1 £425 - 8
Coventry - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 2
Worcestershire - - - - 2
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
1 4 (33.33%) NHS
1 4 (33.33%) PRINCE
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Billing
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (8.33%) Data Guard
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Statistics
4 1 (8.33%) QA
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Environment Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Financial Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) NHS Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (8.33%) HP Storage Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Storage Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) Statistics
2 1 (8.33%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 4 (33.33%) PRINCE
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) CRM
2 2 (16.67%) ERP
2 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Data Guard
1 1 (8.33%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (8.33%) Legato
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Remedy
West Midlands
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates of pay
Posted: 8 days ago
Staffordshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago