The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 114 113 110
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 33 14 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.07% 0.59% 0.95%
As % of the General category 3.26% 1.86% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 15
Average daily rate
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£275 £318 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.38% -35.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £265 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £515 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £26.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.18% +52.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £39.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-51.89% +58.00%
Pharmaceutical
England

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

General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1011 751 1145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 32.90% 31.65% 37.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 362 583
Average daily rate £405 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 69 87
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -49.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £12.01 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -6 26 £273 -6.43% 9
Cambridgeshire +5 6 £355 -43.20% 16
Essex - 1 - - 3
Norfolk - - - - 2
Bedfordshire - - - - 2
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (22.22%) Project Management
1 16 (22.22%) Windows
2 12 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (13.89%) Oracle
3 10 (13.89%) Business Objects
3 10 (13.89%) MS Project
4 9 (12.50%) SQL
4 9 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 8 (11.11%) Use Case
5 8 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (9.72%) MS Office
6 7 (9.72%) Informatics
6 7 (9.72%) Oracle Database
7 6 (8.33%) Time Management
7 6 (8.33%) Change Management
7 6 (8.33%) GxP
8 5 (6.94%) Informatica
8 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
8 5 (6.94%) ETL
8 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
8 5 (6.94%) Manufacturing
8 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.56%) Information Management
9 4 (5.56%) Google
9 4 (5.56%) Project Planning
9 4 (5.56%) Degree
9 4 (5.56%) TrackWise
9 4 (5.56%) Validation
9 4 (5.56%) Finance
9 4 (5.56%) SAS

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.56%) SAS
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (13.89%) MS Project
2 7 (9.72%) MS Office
3 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) TrackWise
2 1 (1.39%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.39%) SAP PP
2 1 (1.39%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.39%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) Firewall
1 2 (2.78%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.17%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.78%) PowerCenter
4 2 (2.78%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.39%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.39%) Data Mart
General
1 5 (6.94%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (44.44%) Analyst
2 17 (23.61%) Business Analyst
3 10 (13.89%) Consultant
4 8 (11.11%) Coordinator
5 6 (8.33%) Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Support Specialist
7 3 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (4.17%) Business Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Senior Business Consultant
7 3 (4.17%) Business Objects Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Business Consultant
7 3 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (2.78%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.39%) HTML5
2 1 (1.39%) CSS3
2 1 (1.39%) HTML
2 1 (1.39%) CSS
2 1 (1.39%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.72%) Informatics
3 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.17%) NHS
4 3 (4.17%) E-Learning
5 2 (2.78%) SCADA
5 2 (2.78%) Life Science
6 1 (1.39%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.39%) Social Media
6 1 (1.39%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.39%) LIMS
6 1 (1.39%) Pharmacovigilance
6 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.22%) Windows
2 9 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) Project Management
2 8 (11.11%) Use Case
2 8 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (8.33%) Time Management
3 6 (8.33%) Change Management
4 5 (6.94%) ETL
4 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.56%) Information Management
5 4 (5.56%) Project Planning
5 4 (5.56%) Validation
5 4 (5.56%) Data Entry
6 3 (4.17%) Manual Testing
6 3 (4.17%) System Testing
6 3 (4.17%) QMS
6 3 (4.17%) BPR
6 3 (4.17%) ITIL
6 3 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.17%) Service Management
6 3 (4.17%) Business Analysis
7 2 (2.78%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) MCP
2 3 (4.17%) MOS
3 1 (1.39%) ACCA
3 1 (1.39%) PhD
3 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.39%) PMP
3 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) GxP
2 4 (5.56%) CDISC
3 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.78%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.78%) QA
4 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.39%) GCP
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) SCCM
1 3 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) Oracle
1 10 (13.89%) Business Objects
2 5 (6.94%) Informatica
3 4 (5.56%) Google
4 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.17%) HP
5 2 (2.78%) SAP
5 2 (2.78%) Cognos
5 2 (2.78%) Symantec
5 2 (2.78%) Remedy
6 1 (1.39%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.39%) Altiris
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