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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 37 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 7 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.88% 1.22% 1.16%
As % of the General category 8.64% 5.63% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £235 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% -32.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £401
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £38.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-39.61% +133.33%
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
81 71 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.72% 21.71% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 30 70
Average daily rate £285 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £244 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 19
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.04% +13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £56.25 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.46%

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 23 October 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%) SAS
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) CDISC
2 4 (28.57%) SCCM
3 3 (21.43%) Use Case
3 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Application Packaging
3 3 (21.43%) BPR
3 3 (21.43%) Information Management
3 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
5 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
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%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (7.14%) Biometrics
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
5 1 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Statistics
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Management Information System

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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%) SAS
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
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%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Statistical Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Statistical Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior 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
4 1 (7.14%) Clinical Data Manager
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%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Biometrics
1 1 (7.14%) Statistics
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Use Case
1 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (21.43%) BPR
1 3 (21.43%) Information Management
2 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) MVVM
3 1 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) 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
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Aerotek
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pharma Division
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago