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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 192 180 201
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +21
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 16 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.33% 0.35%
As % of the General category 0.52% 0.64% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 21
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£325 £300 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £125 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £420 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -50.00%
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
3091 2947 4125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.79% 50.78% 58.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2399 2213 3096
Average daily rate £500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 28 75
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £20.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -2.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (26.67%) Project Management
4 6 (20.00%) .NET
5 5 (16.67%) SAP
5 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 5 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 5 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 4 (13.33%) MS Office
6 4 (13.33%) CRM
6 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (13.33%) Quality Management
6 4 (13.33%) Change Management
6 4 (13.33%) Change Control
7 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (10.00%) APMP
7 3 (10.00%) High Availability
7 3 (10.00%) PMI Certification
7 3 (10.00%) ITIL
7 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (10.00%) Oracle
7 3 (10.00%) MS Project
7 3 (10.00%) SQL
7 3 (10.00%) C#
7 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (10.00%) EDI
7 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Kentico
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.33%) SAS
3 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
2 3 (10.00%) MS Project
2 3 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP APO
1 1 (3.33%) SAP WM
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.33%) SAP ERP
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Legal
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Electronics
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Consultant
1 6 (20.00%) Architect
2 4 (13.33%) Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Project Officer
3 3 (10.00%) Project Support Officer
4 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Project Director
4 2 (6.67%) Programmer
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) SAP WM Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) SAP APO Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) EDI
3 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.67%) HTML5
3 2 (6.67%) XML
3 2 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) XSLT
4 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.33%) CSS3
4 1 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.33%) J2EE
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) CMDB
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.33%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.33%) FMCG
2 1 (3.33%) iPad
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) PMI
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.33%) DTV
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Project Management
2 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 5 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 5 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 4 (13.33%) CRM
3 4 (13.33%) Quality Management
3 4 (13.33%) Change Management
3 4 (13.33%) Change Control
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL
4 3 (10.00%) High Availability
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.00%) Validation
4 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Investment Management
5 2 (6.67%) Data Mapping
5 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.67%) MVC
5 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) C#
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) APMP
2 2 (6.67%) PMP
3 1 (3.33%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
1 1 (3.33%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) SAP
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.33%) Remedy
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) BMC
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
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