The first 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 16 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 City of London 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 185 187 209
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +22
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 30 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.29% 0.15%
As % of the General category 0.84% 0.51% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 4
Average daily rate £380 £525 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.61% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £231 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £575 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -20.00%
General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3565 3561 4920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 53.80% 56.43% 60.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2622 2755 3654
Average daily rate £484 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 44 75
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Pharmaceutical
London

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 13 (20.97%) Oracle
1 13 (20.97%) Migration
2 11 (17.74%) Project Management
2 11 (17.74%) Data Modelling
2 11 (17.74%) SQL
3 10 (16.13%) SAP
3 10 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (14.52%) TOGAF
4 9 (14.52%) Data Migration
5 8 (12.90%) Data Architecture
6 7 (11.29%) UML
6 7 (11.29%) MS Office
6 7 (11.29%) RUP
6 7 (11.29%) Pharmacovigilance
7 6 (9.68%) Computer Science
7 6 (9.68%) ITIL
7 6 (9.68%) Finance
8 5 (8.06%) Manufacturing
8 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
8 5 (8.06%) ETL
8 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
8 5 (8.06%) Degree
9 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (6.45%) Drupal
9 4 (6.45%) jQuery
9 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (6.45%) FMCG
9 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (6.45%) Master Data Management
9 4 (6.45%) ITIL Certification

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (6.45%) Drupal
1 4 (6.45%) CMS
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.61%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MS Office
2 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) SAP FI
1 3 (4.84%) SAP SRM
2 2 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (3.23%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.61%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Intranet
1 4 (6.45%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.23%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (3.23%) SSDT
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.23%) SAP BW
3 2 (3.23%) DB2
3 2 (3.23%) Essbase
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.61%) Big Data
4 1 (1.61%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.23%) Marketing
3 2 (3.23%) Advertising
3 2 (3.23%) Billing
4 1 (1.61%) Publishing
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Back Office
4 1 (1.61%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12 (19.35%) Analyst
2 10 (16.13%) Architect
2 10 (16.13%) Developer
2 10 (16.13%) Consultant
3 8 (12.90%) Data Architect
3 8 (12.90%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Senior Manager
5 4 (6.45%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Data Modeller
6 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Designer
6 3 (4.84%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Research Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Supply Chain Consultant
7 2 (3.23%) CRM Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Data Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Validation Consultant
7 2 (3.23%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) jQuery
1 4 (6.45%) CSS
1 4 (6.45%) HTML
2 3 (4.84%) Spring
2 3 (4.84%) JDBC
2 3 (4.84%) JSP
2 3 (4.84%) Servlets
2 3 (4.84%) REST
2 3 (4.84%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (4.84%) JAX-RS
2 3 (4.84%) CSS3
2 3 (4.84%) HTML5
2 3 (4.84%) Spring MVC
2 3 (4.84%) Ajax
2 3 (4.84%) JSON
2 3 (4.84%) JSTL
3 2 (3.23%) MDX
3 2 (3.23%) Flash
3 2 (3.23%) J2EE
3 2 (3.23%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Pharmacovigilance
2 6 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.45%) FMCG
5 2 (3.23%) Life Science
5 2 (3.23%) Informatics
6 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
1 2 (3.23%) UNIX
1 2 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) AIX
2 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.97%) Migration
2 11 (17.74%) Project Management
2 11 (17.74%) Data Modelling
3 10 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (14.52%) TOGAF
4 9 (14.52%) Data Migration
5 8 (12.90%) Data Architecture
6 7 (11.29%) UML
6 7 (11.29%) RUP
7 6 (9.68%) ITIL
8 5 (8.06%) ETL
9 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (6.45%) Master Data Management
9 4 (6.45%) Data Security
9 4 (6.45%) Change Management
9 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.45%) Validation
9 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.45%) Data Management
10 3 (4.84%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) SQL
2 4 (6.45%) Java
2 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.61%) PHP
4 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.61%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.61%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.84%) IIBA
4 2 (3.23%) PMP
4 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.23%) CCA
5 1 (1.61%) SAP Certification
5 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
1 1 (1.61%) CDISC
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) PowerHA
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) Oracle
2 10 (16.13%) SAP
3 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.23%) HP
5 2 (3.23%) IBM
5 2 (3.23%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.23%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.61%) Altiris
6 1 (1.61%) Siebel
6 1 (1.61%) Intel
6 1 (1.61%) Tableau
6 1 (1.61%) Zend
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
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