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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 182 175 187
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 17 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.40% 0.31%
As % of the General category 0.58% 0.76% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 15
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £125 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £455 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.57%
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
2922 3142 3633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.77% 52.67% 56.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2283 2405 2764
Average daily rate £488 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 39 66
Average hourly rate £19.72 £18.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% -15.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £49.75 £42.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%

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 May 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 May 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 13 (40.63%) SAP
2 9 (28.13%) Finance
3 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.63%) SAP BW
5 4 (12.50%) Change Management
5 4 (12.50%) .NET
5 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 4 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) High Availability
6 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.38%) Project Planning
6 3 (9.38%) FMCG
6 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.38%) PMP
6 3 (9.38%) PMI Certification
6 3 (9.38%) CRM
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle
6 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
6 3 (9.38%) SAP FI
7 2 (6.25%) SAP APO
7 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (6.25%) Legal
7 2 (6.25%) Quality Management
7 2 (6.25%) MVC
7 2 (6.25%) C#
7 2 (6.25%) HTML
7 2 (6.25%) Java
7 2 (6.25%) Web Services
7 2 (6.25%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (6.25%) CMS
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) SAS
2 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.13%) Kentico
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Project
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SAP FI
2 2 (6.25%) SAP APO
2 2 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (6.25%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.13%) SAP SRM
3 1 (3.13%) SAP ERP
3 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (3.13%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (3.13%) SAP BPC
3 1 (3.13%) SAP EWM
3 1 (3.13%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SAP BW
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.13%) Maven
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Billing
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Consultant
2 8 (25.00%) Architect
2 8 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Project Director
5 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.13%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Programmer
6 1 (3.13%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Transition Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Project Officer
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.13%) SAP SRM Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) EDI
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.25%) HTML5
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.13%) REST
3 1 (3.13%) CSS3
3 1 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.13%) JPA
3 1 (3.13%) SAP PI
3 1 (3.13%) XSLT
3 1 (3.13%) JMS
3 1 (3.13%) XML Messaging
3 1 (3.13%) Spring
3 1 (3.13%) JTA
3 1 (3.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) FMCG
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) DTV
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Biotechnology
3 1 (3.13%) Life Science
3 1 (3.13%) Pharmacovigilance
3 1 (3.13%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) Project Management
1 4 (12.50%) Change Management
2 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
2 3 (9.38%) CRM
2 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
2 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (9.38%) Project Planning
2 3 (9.38%) High Availability
3 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.25%) SDLC
3 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
3 2 (6.25%) Time Management
3 2 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (6.25%) MVC
3 2 (6.25%) Quality Management
4 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.13%) ITSM
4 1 (3.13%) ERP
4 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C#
1 2 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) PMP
1 3 (9.38%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) APMP
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Certification
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
1 1 (3.13%) CDISC
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) SAP
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.13%) Remedy
5 1 (3.13%) BMC
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £100.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aerotek
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £700 - 800 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 days ago