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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 118 107 108
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 27 17 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.86% 0.70% 0.99%
As % of the General category 2.75% 2.20% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 20
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£300 £318 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.51% -19.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £212 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £460 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -38.05%
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
983 771 1133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.39% 31.90% 36.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 360 602
Average daily rate £400 £394 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 67 79
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -49.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.01 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 27 August 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
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 27 August 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 18 £265 -16.53% 5
Cambridgeshire +2 9 £343 -45.20% 12
Essex - - - - 2
Norfolk - - - - 5
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (22.86%) Project Management
2 12 (17.14%) Oracle
2 12 (17.14%) Windows
3 11 (15.71%) Business Objects
3 11 (15.71%) MS Project
4 10 (14.29%) SQL
4 10 (14.29%) Informatics
5 8 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (11.43%) Use Case
5 8 (11.43%) Oracle Database
6 7 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (8.57%) GxP
7 6 (8.57%) Analytics
7 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
8 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
8 5 (7.14%) ETL
8 5 (7.14%) SAS
8 5 (7.14%) Informatica
8 5 (7.14%) Change Management
8 5 (7.14%) Data Mart
8 5 (7.14%) Manufacturing
9 4 (5.71%) Validation
9 4 (5.71%) Finance
9 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.71%) Data Management
9 4 (5.71%) TrackWise
9 4 (5.71%) CDISC
9 4 (5.71%) Project Planning

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 5 (7.14%) SAS
2 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (15.71%) MS Project
2 4 (5.71%) MS Office
3 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) TrackWise
2 1 (1.43%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.43%) SAP PP
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.43%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.43%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (1.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (11.43%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.14%) Data Mart
4 4 (5.71%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.71%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (2.86%) Spotfire
5 2 (2.86%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.43%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.43%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 5 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.71%) Finance
3 2 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (42.86%) Analyst
2 17 (24.29%) Business Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Consultant
4 8 (11.43%) Developer
4 8 (11.43%) Coordinator
5 5 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (5.71%) Business Objects Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Business Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Programmer
7 3 (4.29%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Support Specialist
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Business Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) SAS Programmer
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Business Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Programmer
7 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.43%) HTML5
2 1 (1.43%) CSS3
2 1 (1.43%) HTML
2 1 (1.43%) CSS
2 1 (1.43%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Informatics
2 4 (5.71%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.86%) Life Science
3 2 (2.86%) NHS
3 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.43%) Biometrics
4 1 (1.43%) Pharmacovigilance
4 1 (1.43%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.43%) Social Media
4 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.14%) Windows
2 7 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.43%) UNIX
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.86%) Project Management
2 8 (11.43%) Use Case
3 7 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (8.57%) Analytics
5 5 (7.14%) ETL
5 5 (7.14%) Change Management
6 4 (5.71%) Validation
6 4 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.71%) Data Management
6 4 (5.71%) System Testing
6 4 (5.71%) Time Management
6 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.71%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.29%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.29%) QMS
7 3 (4.29%) BPR
7 3 (4.29%) Information Management
7 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.29%) Data Entry
7 3 (4.29%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) MCP
2 1 (1.43%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) GxP
2 4 (5.71%) CDISC
3 3 (4.29%) QA
4 2 (2.86%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) SCCM
1 3 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Oracle
2 11 (15.71%) Business Objects
3 5 (7.14%) Informatica
4 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.29%) HP
5 2 (2.86%) Google
5 2 (2.86%) Symantec
5 2 (2.86%) Remedy
5 2 (2.86%) SAP
5 2 (2.86%) Cognos
6 1 (1.43%) Altiris
6 1 (1.43%) Adobe
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: NEG
Posted: 7 days ago
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Essex
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Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridgeshire
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Salary: Excellent
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Essex
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Salary: Excellent rate of pay
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Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
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Hertfordshire
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Salary: Excellent rate of pay
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: Excellent
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