The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 28 June 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 93 69
Rank change year-on-year +23 -24  
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 18 4 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.48% 0.31% 1.95%
As % of the General category 3.87% 1.15% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 16
Median daily rate £450 £373 £539
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.80% -30.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £226 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £537 £706
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £375
% change year-on-year - +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £15.50 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 - £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 - £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £49.25 £20.75
% change year-on-year -49.23% +137.34%  

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

General Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 465 348 446
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 38.18% 27.38% 34.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 343 322
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £258 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 21
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.42% -25.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £10.48 £13.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in Surrey

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in Surrey

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Surrey over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in Surrey

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in Surrey

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Woking +4 7 £455 -
Guildford - 2 - - 1
Pharmaceutical
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 12 (42.86%) Life Science
2 11 (39.29%) QA
2 11 (39.29%) GxP
2 11 (39.29%) Validation
3 10 (35.71%) Remedy
4 8 (28.57%) IRCA
4 8 (28.57%) AIX
5 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
6 5 (17.86%) SAP
7 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
7 3 (10.71%) Finance
7 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
8 2 (7.14%) ITSM
8 2 (7.14%) Service Management
8 2 (7.14%) Quality Management
8 2 (7.14%) Intranet
8 2 (7.14%) Publishing
8 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
8 2 (7.14%) Content Management
8 2 (7.14%) Project Management
8 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 2 (7.14%) GAMP
8 2 (7.14%) ITIL
8 2 (7.14%) Windows
8 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.14%) Banking
8 2 (7.14%) Retail
8 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
8 2 (7.14%) Social Network
8 2 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Acrobat
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.57%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Intranet
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.57%) Impala
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) NUnit
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Publishing
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Security Specialist
2 5 (17.86%) IT Security Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Intranet Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Quality Manager
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Data Migration Lead
5 1 (3.57%) Excel Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Auditor
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Master Data Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Master Data Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) QA Manager
5 1 (3.57%) QA Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (3.57%) LINQ
1 1 (3.57%) SOAP
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Life Science
2 2 (7.14%) Social Network
2 2 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) CMDB
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Social Media
3 1 (3.57%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) AIX
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Validation
2 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
3 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Coaching
4 2 (7.14%) Content Development
4 2 (7.14%) Content Management
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) ITSM
4 2 (7.14%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Quality Management
4 2 (7.14%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) Information Management
5 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C#
1 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) IRCA
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.57%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) GxP
1 11 (39.29%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) GAMP
3 1 (3.57%) GMP
3 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Remedy
2 5 (17.86%) SAP
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Adobe
4 1 (3.57%) Apple
4 1 (3.57%) BMC
4 1 (3.57%) Casewise
4 1 (3.57%) Minitab
4 1 (3.57%) Tableau