The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 41 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 5 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.26% - 1.26%
As % of the General category 5.15% - 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £29.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-18.64% +18.00%
Pharmaceutical
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

General Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
97 87 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 24.49% 22.60% 33.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 49 104
Average daily rate £415 £404 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.78% +0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £316 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £529 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.50 £24.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the West Sussex region.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the West Sussex region.

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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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
Horsham - 2 £418 -
Pharmaceutical
South East

Pharmaceutical
Top 18 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 5 (100.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) TrackWise
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) GAMP
3 2 (40.00%) GMP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) TQM
3 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (40.00%) Learning Management System
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) TrackWise
General
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Validation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) TQM
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) GAMP
1 2 (40.00%) GMP
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft