The first 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 18 April 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 Cambridgeshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 55 53 66
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 12 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.66% 0.67% 0.50%
As % of the General category 6.45% 2.48% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £450 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -1.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -26.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -13.04%
General Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
186 161 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 25.80% 26.83% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 74 104
Average daily rate £364 £374 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.74% -3.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £234 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 24
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £17.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Pharmaceutical
East of England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Cambridge +9 11 £450 +21.62% 7
Pharmaceutical
East of England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (31.25%) Project Management
1 5 (31.25%) SAS
1 5 (31.25%) MS Project
1 5 (31.25%) Data Management
2 4 (25.00%) CDISC
2 4 (25.00%) Clinical Data Management
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (18.75%) Cognos
3 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 3 (18.75%) Time Management
3 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Spotfire
4 2 (12.50%) SCOM
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (12.50%) Business Objects
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.25%) ETL
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (31.25%) SAS
2 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Project
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) Spotfire
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Programmer
2 5 (31.25%) SAS Programmer
3 4 (25.00%) SAS Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Programmer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior SAS Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Senior SAS Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Coordinator
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Graduate
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Project Management
1 5 (31.25%) Data Management
2 4 (25.00%) Clinical Data Management
3 3 (18.75%) Time Management
3 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) ETL
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) DSDM
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) ITSM
5 1 (6.25%) Critical Path Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) CDISC
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Cognos
3 2 (12.50%) Business Objects
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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