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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 120 104 110
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.077% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the General category 0.26% 0.49% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
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£450 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £400 £431
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £38.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-46.75% +36.28%
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
767 608 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.72% 28.75% 31.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 295 331
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 39 44
Average hourly rate £31.50 £25.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -20.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £12.00 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £41.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%

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 15 September 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
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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
Birmingham - - - - 4
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (80.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) AutoCAD
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (40.00%) Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) DTV
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Electronics
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) SolidWorks
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SAP SD
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 3 (60.00%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (20.00%) SAP SD
General
1 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Draughtsman
1 3 (60.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP SD Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP MM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) SolidWorks
West Midlands
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates of pay
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Sensible Staffing
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Medilink Consulting
Salary: NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
The Placement Group
Salary: Excellent rate of pay
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Shropshire
Med Team Primary Care Services Ltd
Salary: Competitive hourly rate
Posted: 20 days ago
Shropshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Excellent rate of pay
Posted: 27 days ago