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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 57 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.36% - 1.54%
As % of the General category 1.36% - 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -9.47%
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
147 88 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 26.34% 26.83% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 55 57
Average daily rate £425 £365 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -10.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 11
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -35.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.58 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) PMP
2 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 2 (50.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Learning Management System
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) TQM
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) GAMP
3 1 (25.00%) GMP
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) TrackWise

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) TrackWise
General
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Validation Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Learning Management System
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 2 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) TQM
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PMP
1 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) GAMP
1 1 (25.00%) GMP
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
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