Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 99 85
Rank change year-on-year +8 -14 +2
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 4 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.26% 0.40% 0.073%
As % of the General category 0.80% 1.24% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Birmingham median daily rate - £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.89% -
West Midlands median daily rate £465 £475 £463
% change year-on-year -2.11% +2.70% +30.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £41.50 -

Pharmaceutical is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 502 485 491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.02% 32.29% 35.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 334 313
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £218 £250 £227
90th Percentile £538 £575 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £405 £400
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 21
Birmingham median hourly rate £40.00 £27.69 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.46% -18.56% +20.35%
10th Percentile £14.55 £9.24 £10.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £39.35 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £17.63 £28.50
% change year-on-year +73.05% -38.16% -9.52%

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Pharmaceutical as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in Birmingham

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) NHS
2 2 (50.00%) Local Government
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
1 2 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle