The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 59 55 59
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 7 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.95% 0.75% 1.15%
As % of the General category 3.48% 2.78% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£388 £235 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.89% -32.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
Pharmaceutical
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

General Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
201 180 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 27.35% 26.99% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 75 113
Average daily rate £325 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 27
Average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £36.00 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -19.23%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Cambridgeshire region.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Cambridgeshire region.

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +1 6 £400 +70.21% 2
St Neots - - - -
Pharmaceutical
East of England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (37.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) SAS
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 4 (25.00%) CDISC
3 3 (18.75%) Use Case
3 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Application Packaging
3 3 (18.75%) BPR
3 3 (18.75%) Information Management
3 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Management
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
5 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
5 1 (6.25%) QA
5 1 (6.25%) WPF
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) MVVM
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (6.25%) Biometrics
5 1 (6.25%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Statistics
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (25.00%) SAS
2 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Statistical Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Statistical Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Data Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Statistician
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Application Packaging
2 1 (6.25%) WPF
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Biometrics
1 1 (6.25%) Statistics
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Use Case
1 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (18.75%) BPR
1 3 (18.75%) Information Management
2 2 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) MVVM
3 1 (6.25%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) CDISC
2 1 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) GCP
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft