The first 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 18 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 East of England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 102 104 116
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 42 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.33% 0.62% 0.61%
As % of the General category 3.96% 1.84% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 4
Average daily rate £325 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -48.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -13.04%
General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1060 759 1104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.62% 33.70% 35.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 371 478
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £235 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 71 90
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.30 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.40 £44.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Pharmaceutical
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +14 26 £325 - 6
Cambridgeshire -2 12 £450 +21.62% 11
Essex -27 1 £320 - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (21.05%) SQL
1 12 (21.05%) Business Objects
1 12 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 11 (19.30%) Oracle
3 10 (17.54%) Windows
4 9 (15.79%) Project Management
4 9 (15.79%) MS Project
5 8 (14.04%) Analytics
5 8 (14.04%) Informatics
6 7 (12.28%) Oracle Database
6 7 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
6 7 (12.28%) Data Mart
7 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.53%) Service Management
7 6 (10.53%) Finance
7 6 (10.53%) RDBMS
7 6 (10.53%) MS Office
7 6 (10.53%) Visualisation
7 6 (10.53%) BusinessObjects XI
7 6 (10.53%) System Testing
8 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
8 5 (8.77%) SAS
8 5 (8.77%) Data Management
9 4 (7.02%) Validation
9 4 (7.02%) NHS
9 4 (7.02%) PL/SQL
9 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
9 4 (7.02%) Time Management
9 4 (7.02%) CDISC

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (8.77%) SAS
2 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Project
2 6 (10.53%) MS Office
3 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) TrackWise
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Firewall
2 2 (3.51%) DNS
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.75%) VLAN
3 1 (1.75%) SAN
3 1 (1.75%) SSL
3 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) VPN
3 1 (1.75%) LAN
3 1 (1.75%) SMS
3 1 (1.75%) WLAN
3 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.28%) Oracle Database
2 7 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (12.28%) Data Mart
3 6 (10.53%) RDBMS
3 6 (10.53%) BusinessObjects XI
4 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.51%) SQLPlus
5 2 (3.51%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.75%) MS Access
6 1 (1.75%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.75%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Analyst
2 12 (21.05%) Developer
3 10 (17.54%) Business Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Coordinator
5 6 (10.53%) Business Objects Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Business Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Programmer
6 5 (8.77%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.77%) SAS Programmer
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) SAS Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Programmer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior SAS Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Senior SAS Programmer
7 4 (7.02%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Service Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
8 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) WPF
2 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Informatics
2 6 (10.53%) Visualisation
3 4 (7.02%) NHS
4 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.75%) Life Science
5 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.75%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Windows
2 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) UNIX
4 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.79%) Project Management
2 8 (14.04%) Analytics
3 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.53%) Service Management
3 6 (10.53%) System Testing
4 5 (8.77%) Data Management
5 4 (7.02%) Validation
5 4 (7.02%) Time Management
5 4 (7.02%) Project Planning
5 4 (7.02%) Clinical Data Management
6 3 (5.26%) Process Management
6 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.51%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.51%) Regression Testing
7 2 (3.51%) E-business
7 2 (3.51%) CRM
7 2 (3.51%) ETL
7 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.51%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) SQL
2 4 (7.02%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.51%) C#
4 1 (1.75%) Java
4 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.75%) VB
4 1 (1.75%) VBA
4 1 (1.75%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
1 1 (1.75%) MCITP
1 1 (1.75%) MCP
1 1 (1.75%) MCSE
1 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (1.75%) CCNP
1 1 (1.75%) CCNA
1 1 (1.75%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) CDISC
2 3 (5.26%) SLA
2 3 (5.26%) GxP
3 2 (3.51%) QA
4 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.75%) GAMP
4 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) XenApp
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) SCOM
2 1 (1.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Business Objects
2 11 (19.30%) Oracle
3 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.26%) Google
4 3 (5.26%) Cognos
5 2 (3.51%) Remedy
5 2 (3.51%) Citrix
6 1 (1.75%) Brocade
6 1 (1.75%) Avaya
6 1 (1.75%) Informatica
6 1 (1.75%) Symantec
6 1 (1.75%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco
6 1 (1.75%) Adobe
6 1 (1.75%) VMware
Cambridgeshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Excellent rate of pay
Posted: 3 days ago
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Nicoll Curtin Technology
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
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