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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England / West Midlands
Rank 114 121 107
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 9 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the General category 1.29% 0.56% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Median daily rate £450 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £463 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £525
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -43.52%

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
698 710 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.10% 27.40% 32.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 422 378
Median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.31% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 26 50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -21.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.36 £15.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £42.00 £35.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.61% +45.55%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 - 8 £488 -
Birmingham 0 1 £450 - 1
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 43 (79.63%) SAP
1 43 (79.63%) Retail
2 42 (77.78%) SAP Implementation
3 18 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
4 17 (31.48%) Finance
5 14 (25.93%) Order to Cash
6 10 (18.52%) SAP SD
7 7 (12.96%) SAP SCM
7 7 (12.96%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
8 6 (11.11%) SAP MDG
8 6 (11.11%) SAP MDG-F
8 6 (11.11%) SAP MDG-S
8 6 (11.11%) SAP MDG-BP
8 6 (11.11%) SAP MDM
8 6 (11.11%) SAP CO
8 6 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
8 6 (11.11%) SAP FI
8 6 (11.11%) SAP MM
9 5 (9.26%) Project Management
9 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
9 5 (9.26%) Banking
9 5 (9.26%) SAP FSCM
9 5 (9.26%) SAP HANA
9 5 (9.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.41%) SAP CAR
10 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (7.41%) Degree

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 (1.85%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Project
1 1 (1.85%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (18.52%) SAP SD
2 7 (12.96%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
2 7 (12.96%) SAP SCM
3 6 (11.11%) SAP CO
3 6 (11.11%) SAP FI
3 6 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (11.11%) SAP MDG
3 6 (11.11%) SAP MDG-BP
3 6 (11.11%) SAP MDG-F
3 6 (11.11%) SAP MDG-S
3 6 (11.11%) SAP MDM
3 6 (11.11%) SAP MM
4 5 (9.26%) SAP FSCM
5 4 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (7.41%) SAP CAR
6 3 (5.56%) SAP ERP
7 2 (3.70%) SAP APO
7 2 (3.70%) SAP POS DM
8 1 (1.85%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 1 (1.85%) SAP QM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SAP HANA
2 3 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.56%) SAP BW
3 2 (3.70%) Lumira
4 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
General
1 43 (79.63%) Retail
2 17 (31.48%) Finance
3 5 (9.26%) Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (14.81%) Consultant
2 7 (12.96%) Workstream Lead
3 4 (7.41%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 4 (7.41%) Functional Consultant
3 4 (7.41%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.70%) Healthcare Manager
5 2 (3.70%) Healthcare Project Manager
5 2 (3.70%) Logistics Consultant
5 2 (3.70%) SAP APO Expert
5 2 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (3.70%) Senior Functional Consultant
6 1 (1.85%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 1 (1.85%) Embedded Developer
6 1 (1.85%) Information Analyst
6 1 (1.85%) Mechanical Design Engineer
6 1 (1.85%) Mechanical Engineer
6 1 (1.85%) Pricing Consultant
6 1 (1.85%) SAP MDM Expert
6 1 (1.85%) SAP P2P Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) SAP ALE
1 2 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (1.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.41%) Life Science
2 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (77.78%) SAP Implementation
2 18 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
3 14 (25.93%) Order to Cash
4 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (9.26%) Project Management
5 4 (7.41%) Logistics
5 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.56%) Data Management
6 3 (5.56%) Data Modelling
6 3 (5.56%) ERP
6 3 (5.56%) ETL
6 3 (5.56%) Master Data Management
7 2 (3.70%) Test Scripting
8 1 (1.85%) Information Security Management
8 1 (1.85%) PRINCE
8 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.85%) Quality Management
8 1 (1.85%) Security Management
8 1 (1.85%) Security Operations
8 1 (1.85%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) C
1 1 (1.85%) C++
1 1 (1.85%) Embedded C
1 1 (1.85%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) CISM
2 1 (1.85%) CISSP
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) GMP
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) MISRA
2 1 (1.85%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 43 (79.63%) SAP
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft