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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 51 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 7 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.36% 1.83% 1.08%
As % of the General category 7.78% 10.71% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate
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- £310 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -50.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -1.42%
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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
90 84 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.54% 17.07% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 49 42
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +182.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £97.25 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.82
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.14%

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 27 August 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 (30.77%) Project Management
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Adobe
3 2 (15.38%) MS Project
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Spotfire
3 2 (15.38%) Document Management
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Gradle
4 1 (7.69%) User Stories
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) QMS
4 1 (7.69%) CAPA
4 1 (7.69%) Groovy
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Mapping
4 1 (7.69%) JPA
4 1 (7.69%) V-Model
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Market Research

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) Acrobat
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (7.69%) InDesign
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) TrackWise
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Spotfire
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
1 1 (7.69%) Gradle
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Document Controller
3 1 (7.69%) Java Swing Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Process Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) Swing
1 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
1 1 (7.69%) Spring
1 1 (7.69%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Statistics
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Document Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) QMS
4 1 (7.69%) CAPA
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Mapping
4 1 (7.69%) V-Model
4 1 (7.69%) Market Research
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.69%) RHCE
1 1 (7.69%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GMP
1 1 (7.69%) CDISC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) NetApp
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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