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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 117 99 107
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.079% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the General category 0.26% 0.51% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£260 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.96% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £401
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £38.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-39.61% +133.33%
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
763 588 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.00% 28.52% 29.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 318 306
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 28 61
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 24 October 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
Warwickshire -12 1 £260 -22.96%
Staffordshire - 1 - - 2
Birmingham - - - - 2
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (66.67%) SAP
1 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) AutoCAD
3 2 (33.33%) DTV
3 2 (33.33%) SAP SD
3 2 (33.33%) Electronics
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) SolidWorks
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) QlikView
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Logistics
4 1 (16.67%) SAP WM
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) EDI

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (50.00%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP SD
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (16.67%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
1 1 (16.67%) QlikView
General
1 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Draughtsman
1 3 (50.00%) Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP SD Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP MM Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) DTV
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) SolidWorks
West Midlands
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates of pay
Posted: 9 days ago
Staffordshire
Sensible Staffing
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Medilink Consulting
Salary: ££ NEG depending on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates of pay
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Sensible Staffing
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago