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 23 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 57 66 55
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 7 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.92% 0.66% 0.92%
As % of the General category 3.93% 2.10% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£355 £625 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.20% +78.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £39.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-51.89% +58.00%
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
178 238 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 23.33% 31.61% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 102 113
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 27
Average hourly rate £37.25 £38.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.97% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £11.20 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.00 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+23.17% -29.31%

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 23 September 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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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 -2 7 £355 -43.20% 12
St Neots - - - -
Pharmaceutical
East of England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (21.05%) SAS
2 4 (21.05%) MS Project
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) CDISC
2 4 (21.05%) Time Management
3 3 (15.79%) Use Case
3 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (15.79%) SCCM
3 3 (15.79%) Application Packaging
3 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
3 3 (15.79%) BPR
3 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.79%) Information Management
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
4 2 (10.53%) Cognos
4 2 (10.53%) Business Objects
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) Data Management
4 2 (10.53%) Spotfire
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Coaching
5 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (21.05%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Project
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Spotfire
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) SCCM Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Graduate
5 2 (10.53%) Coordinator
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Support Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Statistician
6 1 (5.26%) SAS Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Clinical Data Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Data Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Data Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Statistics
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Project Management
1 4 (21.05%) Time Management
2 3 (15.79%) Use Case
2 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (15.79%) BPR
2 3 (15.79%) Information Management
2 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (10.53%) Data Management
3 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Coaching
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Critical Path Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) CDISC
2 1 (5.26%) GCP
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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