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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 114 113 103
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 14 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.56% 0.79% 0.58%
As % of the General category 1.93% 2.44% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 5
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£341 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.09% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £445 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +62.50%
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
725 860 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.98% 32.49% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 457 368
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 68 57
Average hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £34.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.66% -14.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

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 5 March 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
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 5 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 7 £473 +71.81% 9
Cambridgeshire +4 6 £200 -55.55% 8
Essex - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 16 (34.78%) SQL
2 10 (21.74%) Oracle
3 9 (19.57%) NHS
4 8 (17.39%) Project Management
4 8 (17.39%) Windows
4 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.39%) Time Management
5 7 (15.22%) Oracle Database
5 7 (15.22%) Service Management
5 7 (15.22%) Change Management
5 7 (15.22%) ITIL
6 5 (10.87%) Degree
6 5 (10.87%) Mathematics
6 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.70%) CDISC
7 4 (8.70%) Manual Testing
7 4 (8.70%) System Testing
7 4 (8.70%) FMCG
7 4 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (8.70%) Validation
7 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.70%) Finance
7 4 (8.70%) Informatica
7 4 (8.70%) PowerCenter
7 4 (8.70%) .NET
7 4 (8.70%) C#
7 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (8.70%) ETL
7 4 (8.70%) SAS
7 4 (8.70%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 4 (8.70%) SAS
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Project
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP ERP
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.17%) SAP R/3
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.70%) PowerCenter
2 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.52%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.52%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.17%) SQLPlus
5 1 (2.17%) Data Mart
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.17%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (2.17%) ERwin
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Analyst
2 5 (10.87%) Developer
2 5 (10.87%) Support Analyst
2 5 (10.87%) Applications Support
3 4 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Tester
4 3 (6.52%) Business Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Business Objects Developer
4 3 (6.52%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) SAP Implementation Manager
5 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) PMO Assistant
5 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.35%) SAP Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) WPF
3 1 (2.17%) EDI
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) NHS
2 5 (10.87%) Mathematics
3 4 (8.70%) FMCG
4 3 (6.52%) Informatics
4 3 (6.52%) Pharmacovigilance
5 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.35%) Life Science
5 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.17%) LIMS
6 1 (2.17%) Replication
6 1 (2.17%) Statistics
6 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.17%) AIX
3 1 (2.17%) UNIX
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Project Management
1 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (17.39%) Time Management
2 7 (15.22%) Service Management
2 7 (15.22%) Change Management
2 7 (15.22%) ITIL
3 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (8.70%) Manual Testing
4 4 (8.70%) System Testing
4 4 (8.70%) Validation
4 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.70%) ETL
5 3 (6.52%) ERP
5 3 (6.52%) Requirements Management
6 2 (4.35%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (4.35%) Data Entry
6 2 (4.35%) MVVM
6 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) C#
3 1 (2.17%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) Perl
3 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.17%) VB
3 1 (2.17%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) MOS
2 2 (4.35%) PMP
2 2 (4.35%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.35%) MCP
3 1 (2.17%) PhD
3 1 (2.17%) ACCA
3 1 (2.17%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) CDISC
2 2 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) GxP
3 1 (2.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (2.17%) GCP
3 1 (2.17%) GMP
3 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.17%) PowerHA
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) Informatica
2 4 (8.70%) SAP
3 3 (6.52%) Business Objects
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) HP
4 2 (4.35%) Google
4 2 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) Cognos
5 1 (2.17%) NetApp
5 1 (2.17%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.17%) EMC
5 1 (2.17%) VMware
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