The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Cambridge region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 43 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 8 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.73% 2.30% -
As % of the General category 9.30% 8.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
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 £450 £390
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £36.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-43.44% +46.46%
General Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
86 110 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.61% 28.13% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 32 78
Average daily rate £375 £369 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +15.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £269 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 26
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Pharmaceutical
Cambridgeshire

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 25 July 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 7 (36.84%) SAS
2 6 (31.58%) Data Management
2 6 (31.58%) CDISC
3 4 (21.05%) MS Project
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
3 4 (21.05%) Clinical Data Management
3 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
4 3 (15.79%) SCCM
4 3 (15.79%) Time Management
4 3 (15.79%) Application Packaging
4 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
5 2 (10.53%) Information Management
5 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (10.53%) Finance
5 2 (10.53%) Business Objects
5 2 (10.53%) Cognos
5 2 (10.53%) BPR
5 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
5 2 (10.53%) Degree
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Spotfire
5 2 (10.53%) Use Case
5 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Analytics
6 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) Change Control
6 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (36.84%) SAS
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) Spotfire
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Programmer
3 5 (26.32%) SAS Programmer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Programmer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior SAS Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Senior SAS Programmer
4 4 (21.05%) SAS Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Graduate
6 2 (10.53%) Coordinator
6 2 (10.53%) SCCM Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Support Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Clinical Data Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Data Management
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) Clinical Data Management
3 3 (15.79%) Time Management
4 2 (10.53%) Use Case
4 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Information Management
4 2 (10.53%) BPR
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) CDISC
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Business Objects
1 2 (10.53%) Cognos
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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