The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 103 91 88
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 5 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.27% 0.074% 0.39%
As % of the General category 0.75% 0.20% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £238 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -20.00%
General Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
670 488 778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 36.57% 36.12% 43.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 256 474
Average daily rate £351 £365 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.97% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 12
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Pharmaceutical
Yorkshire

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Leeds -14 5 £238 - 2
Pharmaceutical
Yorkshire

Pharmaceutical
Top 29 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 8 (72.73%) Python
1 8 (72.73%) NHS
1 8 (72.73%) Ubuntu
1 8 (72.73%) CentOS
1 8 (72.73%) Puppet
1 8 (72.73%) Splunk
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) Management Information System
3 6 (54.55%) Workflow
3 6 (54.55%) Service Management
3 6 (54.55%) Apache
3 6 (54.55%) nginx
4 4 (36.36%) QMS
4 4 (36.36%) Quality Management
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) ISEB
6 2 (18.18%) LDAP
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Change Control
7 1 (9.09%) Kronos
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) System Testing

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) Apache
1 6 (54.55%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) LDAP
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Junior IT Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Junior
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) NHS
2 6 (54.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Ubuntu
1 8 (72.73%) CentOS
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Workflow
1 6 (54.55%) Service Management
2 4 (36.36%) QMS
2 4 (36.36%) Quality Management
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Splunk
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Kronos