The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 129 111
Rank change year-on-year +19 -18  
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 11 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.57% 0.26%
As % of the General category 1.81% 2.14% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £400 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £375
% change year-on-year - +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 609 794 800
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 29.31% 26.41% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 668 709
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 27 56
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.75 £28.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.25% +13.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.60 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £56.00 £41.90
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 the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the West Midlands 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
Birmingham +19 5 - - 1
Coventry +5 5 - - 2
Pharmaceutical
England

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 16 (84.21%) Retail
2 12 (63.16%) SAP
3 10 (52.63%) Finance
4 8 (42.11%) SAP Implementation
5 6 (31.58%) Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (21.05%) SAP MM
6 4 (21.05%) Project Management
6 4 (21.05%) Order to Cash
6 4 (21.05%) IDoc
7 3 (15.79%) SAP CAR
7 3 (15.79%) SAP HANA
7 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
8 2 (10.53%) Migration
8 2 (10.53%) ISO 9000
8 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (10.53%) SAP BW
8 2 (10.53%) SAP SD
8 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
8 2 (10.53%) SAP Retail
8 2 (10.53%) Local Government
8 2 (10.53%) Biotechnology
8 2 (10.53%) Life Science
8 2 (10.53%) Security Operations
8 2 (10.53%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (10.53%) Business Development
8 2 (10.53%) Operations Management
8 2 (10.53%) Time Management
8 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
8 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (10.53%) SAP POS DM

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (21.05%) SAP MM
2 3 (15.79%) SAP CAR
3 2 (10.53%) SAP POS DM
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Retail
3 2 (10.53%) SAP SD
4 1 (5.26%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (5.26%) SAP CO
4 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
4 1 (5.26%) SAP FI
4 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) CTI
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
1 1 (5.26%) Skype
1 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SAP HANA
2 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (10.53%) SAP BW
3 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) Lumira
General
1 16 (84.21%) Retail
2 10 (52.63%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
4 2 (10.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Consultant
1 4 (21.05%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Deployment Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Pricing Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Architect
4 1 (5.26%) SAP CO Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) SAP FI Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) SAP P2P Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Telephony Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) IDoc
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) SAP ALE
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Biotechnology
1 2 (10.53%) Life Science
1 2 (10.53%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.26%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) SAP Implementation
2 6 (31.58%) Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (21.05%) Order to Cash
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Business Development
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Operations Management
4 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
4 2 (10.53%) Security Operations
4 2 (10.53%) SIEM
4 2 (10.53%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
5 1 (5.26%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) Matrix Management
5 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) ABAP
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) SAP
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
AMS contingency
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago