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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 38 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 5 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.36% 3.18% 1.02%
As % of the General category 6.94% 13.75% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£225 £450 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +21.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-55.55% +125.00%
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
72 80 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.57% 23.12% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 42 31
Average daily rate £375 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £189 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £463 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 2015, 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 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) NHS
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Document Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Pharmacovigilance
3 1 (11.11%) Spotfire
3 1 (11.11%) CDISC
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Macro
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) V-Model
3 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Documentum
2 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Spotfire
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) IT Support
1 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Statistical Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Process Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Cognos Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Business Process Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmacovigilance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
1 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
1 1 (11.11%) Analytics
1 1 (11.11%) User Stories
1 1 (11.11%) Validation
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
1 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (11.11%) Document Management
1 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
1 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
1 1 (11.11%) V-Model
1 1 (11.11%) BPR
1 1 (11.11%) Project Management
1 1 (11.11%) ERP
1 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) SAS Macro
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) Cognos
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