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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 121 94 108
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +14
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 16 42 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.57% 1.43% 0.73%
As % of the General category 1.87% 4.39% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 1
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£330 £343 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.64% +114.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +62.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £15.50 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
854 957 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.47% 32.70% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 503 339
Average daily rate £413 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £215 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 73 86
Average hourly rate £36.50 £23.00 £32.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.69% -28.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.85 £45.00 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.16% -2.00%

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire -9 7 £325 -3.70% 2
Hertfordshire -29 6 £425 +27.34% 7
Bedfordshire +6 2 £330 - 2
Essex -1 1 £165 -48.43% 1
Norfolk - 1 - - 1
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 10 (33.33%) NHS
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) Time Management
4 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 5 (16.67%) Service Management
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) Project Management
4 5 (16.67%) SDLC
5 4 (13.33%) ERP
5 4 (13.33%) Finance
5 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
5 4 (13.33%) Validation
5 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.00%) Document Management
7 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (6.67%) PaaS
7 2 (6.67%) Data Mining
7 2 (6.67%) GMP
7 2 (6.67%) NetApp
7 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.67%) .NET
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle
7 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
7 2 (6.67%) IBM
7 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.67%) UNIX
7 2 (6.67%) MS Project

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) Documentum
1 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) MS Project
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) Acrobat
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) LAN
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.33%) Spotfire
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
1 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Programmer
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) AWS Developer
5 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) NHS
2 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) FMCG
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
4 1 (3.33%) Statistics
4 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.33%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.33%) Life Science
4 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) UNIX
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) AIX
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Time Management
2 5 (16.67%) SDLC
2 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Project Management
2 5 (16.67%) Service Management
3 4 (13.33%) ERP
3 4 (13.33%) Validation
3 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.00%) Document Management
5 2 (6.67%) Data Management
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.67%) Change Management
5 2 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Data Security
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) VB
2 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.33%) SAS Macro
2 1 (3.33%) C#
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) PhD
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.33%) RHCE
2 1 (3.33%) PMP
2 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.33%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) GMP
2 1 (3.33%) GLP
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) CDISC
2 1 (3.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (3.33%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) ISA Server
1 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) SRDF
1 1 (3.33%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) IBM
1 2 (6.67%) NetApp
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) SAP
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (3.33%) BT
2 1 (3.33%) VMware
2 1 (3.33%) Google
2 1 (3.33%) Adobe
2 1 (3.33%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) EMC
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix
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