The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 168 159 184
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +25
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 16 41 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.71% 0.17%
As % of the General category 0.61% 1.30% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 5
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£356 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £575 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £375 £418
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -10.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £19.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+123.68% -14.60%
Pharmaceutical
London

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

General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2627 3159 3295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.15% 54.46% 57.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2024 2305 2576
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 50 38
Average hourly rate £17.87 £22.38 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.15% -5.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £14.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.61 £42.50 £51.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 16 (45.71%) SAP
2 8 (22.86%) SAP BW
3 6 (17.14%) SAP FI
4 5 (14.29%) Project Management
4 5 (14.29%) CRM
4 5 (14.29%) ERP
4 5 (14.29%) Time Management
5 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
5 4 (11.43%) SAP CO
5 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
5 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
5 4 (11.43%) Finance
5 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
5 4 (11.43%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (8.57%) Back Office
6 3 (8.57%) PLM
6 3 (8.57%) SAP APO
6 3 (8.57%) Siebel
6 3 (8.57%) PMP
6 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification
6 3 (8.57%) XML
6 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Pharmacovigilance
6 3 (8.57%) User Stories
6 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.71%) BPMN
7 2 (5.71%) FMCG

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (5.71%) SAS
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) Kentico
2 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) SAP FI
2 4 (11.43%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (11.43%) SAP CO
3 3 (8.57%) SAP APO
4 2 (5.71%) SAP WM
4 2 (5.71%) SAP ERP
5 1 (2.86%) SAP BPC
5 1 (2.86%) SAP EWM
5 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (2.86%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SAP BW
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.86%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Rational Rose
2 1 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
1 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.57%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Consultant
2 11 (31.43%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (20.00%) Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Business Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
6 4 (11.43%) Architect
6 4 (11.43%) Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Functional Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) SAP WM Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) SAS Programmer
9 1 (2.86%) SAS Developer
9 1 (2.86%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Developer
9 1 (2.86%) SAP SRM Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) SAP Manager
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Functional Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) XML
2 2 (5.71%) EDI
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) J2EE
3 1 (2.86%) CSS
3 1 (2.86%) SOAP
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
3 1 (2.86%) JMS
3 1 (2.86%) XML Messaging
3 1 (2.86%) Spring
3 1 (2.86%) JTA
3 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.86%) jQuery
3 1 (2.86%) JPA
3 1 (2.86%) SAP PI
3 1 (2.86%) HTML5
3 1 (2.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (2.86%) REST
3 1 (2.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Pharmacovigilance
2 2 (5.71%) FMCG
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) CRM
1 5 (14.29%) ERP
1 5 (14.29%) Project Management
1 5 (14.29%) Time Management
2 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
2 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
2 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
3 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
3 3 (8.57%) PLM
3 3 (8.57%) User Stories
3 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
4 2 (5.71%) Web Development
4 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
4 2 (5.71%) BPMN
4 2 (5.71%) Use Case
4 2 (5.71%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (5.71%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C#
1 1 (2.86%) Java
1 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
1 1 (2.86%) ABAP
1 1 (2.86%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) PMP
1 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) VCP4
2 1 (2.86%) SAP Certification
2 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.86%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) GxP
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) CDISC
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) SAP
2 3 (8.57%) Siebel
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
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