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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 97 117 121
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +4
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 47 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.45% 0.20% 0.078%
As % of the General category 5.03% 0.59% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £438 £436 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -3.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £41.50 - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £24.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+36.73% +28.94%
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
934 844 771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.82% 33.84% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 493 388
Median daily rate £420 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 70 49
Median hourly rate £15.50 £31.44 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.69% -0.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.35 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.17 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +21 38 £585 - 4
Birmingham -4 4 £475 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 £310 -
Staffordshire -2 1 £398 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 53 (82.81%) Retail
2 52 (81.25%) SAP
3 51 (79.69%) SAP Implementation
4 19 (29.69%) Procure-to-Pay
5 17 (26.56%) Order to Cash
5 17 (26.56%) Finance
6 14 (21.88%) SAP SD
7 10 (15.63%) Logistics
7 10 (15.63%) SAP MDM
8 7 (10.94%) SAP FI/CO
8 7 (10.94%) SAP CO
8 7 (10.94%) Banking
8 7 (10.94%) SAP FI
8 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
8 7 (10.94%) SAP SCM
8 7 (10.94%) SAP FSCM
9 6 (9.38%) Revenue Recognition
9 6 (9.38%) Billing
9 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (9.38%) Revenue Management
10 5 (7.81%) SAP MM
11 4 (6.25%) GMP
11 4 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (6.25%) Degree
11 4 (6.25%) Life Science
11 4 (6.25%) Data Management
11 4 (6.25%) hybris
11 4 (6.25%) SAP HANA
11 4 (6.25%) Master Data Management
11 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.56%) MS Project
1 1 (1.56%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 14 (21.88%) SAP SD
2 10 (15.63%) SAP MDM
3 7 (10.94%) SAP CO
3 7 (10.94%) SAP FI
3 7 (10.94%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (10.94%) SAP FSCM
3 7 (10.94%) SAP SCM
4 5 (7.81%) SAP MM
5 4 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (3.13%) SAP QM
6 2 (3.13%) SAP Retail
7 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (1.56%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) SAP HANA
2 3 (4.69%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (4.69%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.56%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) HP UFT
General
1 53 (82.81%) Retail
2 17 (26.56%) Finance
3 7 (10.94%) Banking
4 6 (9.38%) Billing
5 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Consultant
2 15 (23.44%) SAP Consultant
3 11 (17.19%) Workstream Lead
4 6 (9.38%) SAP SD Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) Functional Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) Pricing Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Functional Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Logistics Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) SAP BI Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) SAP Financial Consultant
9 1 (1.56%) Business Intelligence Lead
9 1 (1.56%) CRM Analyst
9 1 (1.56%) Embedded Developer
9 1 (1.56%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
9 1 (1.56%) SAP P2P Consultant
9 1 (1.56%) SAP PI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) EDI
1 1 (1.56%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.25%) Life Science
2 2 (3.13%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (79.69%) SAP Implementation
2 19 (29.69%) Procure-to-Pay
3 17 (26.56%) Order to Cash
4 10 (15.63%) Logistics
5 6 (9.38%) Revenue Management
5 6 (9.38%) Revenue Recognition
5 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (6.25%) Data Management
6 4 (6.25%) Master Data Management
7 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.13%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (3.13%) ERP
8 2 (3.13%) Information Management
8 2 (3.13%) Quality Management
9 1 (1.56%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (1.56%) Functional Testing
9 1 (1.56%) ISMS
9 1 (1.56%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.56%) Test Scripting
9 1 (1.56%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.56%) C
1 1 (1.56%) C++
1 1 (1.56%) Embedded C
1 1 (1.56%) Embedded C++
1 1 (1.56%) SQL
1 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) CCIE
2 1 (1.56%) CCNA
2 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.56%) CISM
2 1 (1.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) GMP
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) MISRA
2 1 (1.56%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 52 (81.25%) SAP
2 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.25%) hybris
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle