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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 56 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 7 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.97% 1.52% 0.66%
As % of the General category 4.67% 5.76% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£225 £450 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +21.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.38% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +75.00%
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
150 191 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 20.72% 26.45% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 93 75
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 22
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £26.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 0 5 £225 -50.00% 5
St Neots - - - -
Pharmaceutical
East of England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) NHS
2 2 (15.38%) Validation
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) User Stories
3 1 (7.69%) Coaching
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Document Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
3 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmacovigilance
3 1 (7.69%) QA
3 1 (7.69%) Spotfire

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Documentum
2 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Spotfire
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cognos Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Software Configuration Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Cognos Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Process Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Project Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Pharmacovigilance
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Validation
1 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.69%) UML
2 1 (7.69%) ERP
2 1 (7.69%) BPR
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Document Management
2 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
2 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) SAS Macro
2 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PMP
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) CDISC
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Cognos
1 1 (7.69%) IBM
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
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