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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 34 37 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.23% 1.03% 1.39%
As % of the General category 9.09% 3.45% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£200 £450 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +21.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £383 £418
% change year-on-year
+37.25% -8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £19.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+123.68% -14.60%
Pharmaceutical
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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
44 87 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.58% 30.00% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 46 25
Average daily rate £350 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 14
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -5.52%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) SAS
1 3 (33.33%) CDISC
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) NHS
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Statistics
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
3 1 (11.11%) Pharmacovigilance
3 1 (11.11%) WPF
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) GCP
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) PhD
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 3 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Statistician
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) SAS Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Cognos Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Statistical Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) MVVM
2 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) SAS Macro
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PhD
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) CDISC
2 1 (11.11%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos
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