The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 36 37 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 5 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.53% 2.09% 0.43%
As % of the General category 6.49% 10.45% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £38.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-38.96% +79.06%
Pharmaceutical
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

General Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
77 67 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.55% 20.00% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 27 69
Average daily rate £268 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 21
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.50 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.04% +20.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £38.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £56.25 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) SCCM
3 3 (21.43%) Application Packaging
3 3 (21.43%) CDISC
3 3 (21.43%) Use Case
3 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) BPR
3 3 (21.43%) Information Management
3 3 (21.43%) SAS
4 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
5 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.14%) Pharmacovigilance
5 1 (7.14%) WPF
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) MVVM
5 1 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Statistics
5 1 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Cognos Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Statistical Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Statistical Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Statistician
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SAS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Application Packaging
2 1 (7.14%) WPF
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Statistics
1 1 (7.14%) Pharmacovigilance
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) BPR
1 3 (21.43%) Information Management
1 3 (21.43%) Use Case
1 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) MVVM
3 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PhD
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) CDISC
2 1 (7.14%) GCP
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pharma Division
Posted: 6 days ago