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 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 189 197 219
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +22
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 11 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.33% 0.15%
As % of the General category 0.36% 0.57% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 8
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£475 £488 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +3.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £322 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £615 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-53.33% +32.74%
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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
3019 4242 4771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.04% 58.86% 60.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2248 3141 3568
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £382 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.59% +1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 67 72
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.93 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.19% +4.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.82 £58.75 £48.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.82 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -24.77%

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 12 September 2014.

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 12 September 2014, 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 9 (25.00%) SAP
1 9 (25.00%) Change Management
2 8 (22.22%) Time Management
2 8 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 6 (16.67%) Project Management
3 6 (16.67%) CMS
3 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) Content Management
4 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
5 4 (11.11%) RUP
5 4 (11.11%) SAP BW
5 4 (11.11%) SAP SRM
6 3 (8.33%) Copywriting
6 3 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 3 (8.33%) SAP PM
6 3 (8.33%) SAP QM
6 3 (8.33%) BAPI
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (8.33%) Validation
6 3 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) SEO
6 3 (8.33%) Finance
6 3 (8.33%) Legal
6 3 (8.33%) Windows
6 3 (8.33%) MS Project
6 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.33%) Data Mapping
6 3 (8.33%) Degree
7 2 (5.56%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 6 (16.67%) CMS
2 2 (5.56%) Drupal
3 1 (2.78%) WordPress
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.78%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Project
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) SAP SRM
2 3 (8.33%) SAP PM
2 3 (8.33%) SAP QM
3 2 (5.56%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) SaaS
2 1 (2.78%) PaaS
2 1 (2.78%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
1 1 (2.78%) Extranet
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.78%) Text Mining
2 1 (2.78%) Spotfire
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (2.78%) Big Data
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) OLAP
2 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) PowerDesigner
General
1 8 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) German Language
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Consultant
1 9 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
2 7 (19.44%) Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) SAP SRM Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Copywriter
5 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.33%) SAP PM Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) SAP QM Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) SAP PP Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Programme Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Data Modeller
7 1 (2.78%) Data Scientist
7 1 (2.78%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) BAPI
2 2 (5.56%) Mason
2 2 (5.56%) Visualforce
3 1 (2.78%) REST
3 1 (2.78%) SOAP
3 1 (2.78%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Copywriting
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) DataPower
3 1 (2.78%) Semantic Web
3 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.78%) LIMS
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Ontologies
3 1 (2.78%) Informatics
3 1 (2.78%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) UNIX
2 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Change Management
2 8 (22.22%) Time Management
3 6 (16.67%) Content Management
3 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) Project Management
4 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
5 4 (11.11%) RUP
6 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.33%) SEO
6 3 (8.33%) Validation
6 3 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 3 (8.33%) Data Mapping
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.56%) Analytics
7 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Content Management
7 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.56%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) Apex Code
2 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.78%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) IIBA
3 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.78%) PMP
3 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) GAMP
1 1 (2.78%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) SAP
2 3 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) EMC
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) BMC
4 1 (2.78%) NetApp
4 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.78%) Reuters
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
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Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 days ago