Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 6 months to 17 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)
England > South West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 194 218
Rank change year-on-year -4 +24 -5
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 4 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.071% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the General category 0.21% 0.63% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 3
South West median daily rate £450 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -14.29% -39.13%
10th Percentile £239 £186 £235
90th Percentile £674 £525 £387
England median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.80% +9.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
South West median hourly rate - - £9.00
England median hourly rate £27.00 £29.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -8.47% +22.92% +17.07%

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 the South West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1906 1741 2054
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 33.67% 29.94% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1279 1250 1393
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% -2.50%
10th Percentile £256 £238 £263
90th Percentile £573 £563 £532
England median daily rate £475 £450 £432
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.17% +1.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 92 122
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.72% -13.13% +40.35%
10th Percentile £12.29 £12.00 £15.58
90th Percentile £57.63 £49.70 £55.00
England median hourly rate £25.31 £24.44 £24.23
% change year-on-year +3.56% +0.87% +12.70%

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Pharmaceutical as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in the South West

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in the South West

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the South West over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in the South West

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in the South West

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the South West region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +18 1 - -
Wiltshire -7 1 £200 -33.33% 1
Bristol -8 1 - - 1
Devon - 1 £700 -
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 South West region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Social Media
2 1 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Data Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Product Owner
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
1 1 (25.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Business Development
1 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (25.00%) Data Munging
1 1 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) Presales
1 1 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware