The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 344 308 348
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +40
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 267 353 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.70% 0.57%
As % of the General category 1.60% 1.80% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 184 183
Median daily rate £450 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+26.76% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 28
Median hourly rate £29.50 £19.75 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.36% -22.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.55 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.30 £42.10 £48.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -1.00%
Pharmaceutical
UK

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

General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
16695 19623 19854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.27% 38.82% 38.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11183 12704 13027
Median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 514 485
Median hourly rate £22.85 £26.64 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.22% +18.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +12.24%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in England

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in England

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the England region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Histogram in England

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in England

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the England region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the England region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -37 106 £450 +5.26% 39
South East +18 66 £450 +16.88% 19
West Midlands +13 29 £550 +18.91% 1
North West -28 27 £475 +33.80% 11
East of England -15 24 £350 +15.70% 13
South West +17 6 £300 -11.11% 3
East Midlands -7 2 £550 +46.66%
Yorkshire +12 1 - - 4
North East - 1 - -
Pharmaceutical
UK

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 166 (31.86%) SAP
2 117 (22.46%) Finance
3 85 (16.31%) Manufacturing
4 84 (16.12%) Retail
5 82 (15.74%) Validation
6 77 (14.78%) Project Management
7 64 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
8 63 (12.09%) GxP
9 60 (11.52%) ERP
10 56 (10.75%) SAP Implementation
11 51 (9.79%) FMCG
11 51 (9.79%) ITIL
12 49 (9.40%) Life Science
13 47 (9.02%) Microsoft
14 46 (8.83%) HTML
14 46 (8.83%) JavaScript
15 43 (8.25%) SQL
16 41 (7.87%) GMP
17 39 (7.49%) CSS
18 35 (6.72%) Quality Management
19 34 (6.53%) Procure-to-Pay
20 33 (6.33%) Migration
20 33 (6.33%) GAMP
21 32 (6.14%) Data Management
22 31 (5.95%) CMS
22 31 (5.95%) Service Management
23 30 (5.76%) ITSM
23 30 (5.76%) HTML5
24 29 (5.57%) Stakeholder Management
24 29 (5.57%) MS Excel

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (5.95%) CMS
2 19 (3.65%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.15%) Documentum
3 6 (1.15%) Drupal
3 6 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (1.15%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.96%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.77%) Confluence
6 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.58%) SAS
7 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.38%) LiveCycle
7 2 (0.38%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.38%) WordPress
8 1 (0.19%) Liferay
8 1 (0.19%) Moodle
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (5.57%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.61%) MS Office
3 16 (3.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.92%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.54%) MS Project
6 2 (0.38%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.38%) InDesign
6 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 16 (3.07%) SAP MDM
2 15 (2.88%) SAP SD
3 13 (2.50%) SAP MM
4 9 (1.73%) SAP FI
4 9 (1.73%) SAP SCM
5 8 (1.54%) SAP CO
5 8 (1.54%) SAP ERP
5 8 (1.54%) SAP FI/CO
5 8 (1.54%) SAP SRM
6 6 (1.15%) SAP FSCM
6 6 (1.15%) SAP GRC
7 4 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.77%) SAP APO
7 4 (0.77%) SAP PM
7 4 (0.77%) SAP QM
7 4 (0.77%) TrackWise
8 3 (0.58%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 3 (0.58%) SAP Retail
9 2 (0.38%) SAP PP
9 2 (0.38%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.92%) SaaS
2 9 (1.73%) Veeva
3 8 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.34%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.77%) Office 365
5 4 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.38%) GitHub
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.19%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.92%) Firewall
2 8 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.15%) DNS
3 6 (1.15%) SAN
4 4 (0.77%) LAN
4 4 (0.77%) VoIP
5 3 (0.58%) DHCP
5 3 (0.58%) Skype
5 3 (0.58%) WebEx
5 3 (0.58%) Wireless
6 2 (0.38%) HTTP
6 2 (0.38%) IMAP
6 2 (0.38%) VLAN
6 2 (0.38%) WLAN
7 1 (0.19%) DMZ
7 1 (0.19%) Internet
7 1 (0.19%) LDAP
7 1 (0.19%) Network Security
7 1 (0.19%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.07%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.92%) Oracle Database
3 10 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 10 (1.92%) SAP BW
4 8 (1.54%) Data Mart
5 7 (1.34%) Essbase
5 7 (1.34%) SAP Data Services
6 6 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (0.96%) FileMaker
7 5 (0.96%) PowerCenter
8 4 (0.77%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (0.77%) MySQL
8 4 (0.77%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.77%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.58%) Big Data
9 3 (0.58%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.58%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (2.50%) JIRA
2 8 (1.54%) Subversion
3 5 (0.96%) ERwin
3 5 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (0.77%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.77%) LSMW
5 3 (0.58%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.58%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.58%) webpack
6 2 (0.38%) Maven
6 2 (0.38%) Selenium
6 2 (0.38%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.19%) Ant
7 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.19%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.19%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.19%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.19%) JUnit
7 1 (0.19%) Rational Rose
General
1 117 (22.46%) Finance
2 85 (16.31%) Manufacturing
3 84 (16.12%) Retail
4 26 (4.99%) Marketing
5 12 (2.30%) Banking
6 9 (1.73%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.54%) Publishing
8 5 (0.96%) Aerospace
8 5 (0.96%) French Language
8 5 (0.96%) Legal
9 4 (0.77%) Dutch Language
9 4 (0.77%) German Language
10 3 (0.58%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.58%) Law
10 3 (0.58%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (0.58%) Russian Language
10 3 (0.58%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.38%) Advertising
11 2 (0.38%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (18.23%) Analyst
2 85 (16.31%) Consultant
3 72 (13.82%) Developer
4 61 (11.71%) Project Manager
5 39 (7.49%) Business Analyst
5 39 (7.49%) SAP Consultant
6 25 (4.80%) Compliance Consultant
7 23 (4.41%) ServiceNow Developer
8 22 (4.22%) Architect
9 18 (3.45%) IT Consultant
10 17 (3.26%) Risk Consultant
10 17 (3.26%) SAP Manager
11 14 (2.69%) IT Manager
12 13 (2.50%) IT Risk Consultant
12 13 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
13 12 (2.30%) IT Analyst
13 12 (2.30%) Workstream Lead
14 11 (2.11%) Data Analyst
15 10 (1.92%) Senior Consultant
15 10 (1.92%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (8.83%) HTML
2 39 (7.49%) CSS
3 30 (5.76%) HTML5
4 19 (3.65%) XML
5 11 (2.11%) Web Services
6 10 (1.92%) .NET
7 7 (1.34%) CSS3
7 7 (1.34%) RESTful
8 6 (1.15%) MDX
8 6 (1.15%) React
8 6 (1.15%) REST
9 5 (0.96%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.96%) J2EE
9 5 (0.96%) jQuery
9 5 (0.96%) JSON
9 5 (0.96%) Middleware
9 5 (0.96%) Redux
10 4 (0.77%) LESS
10 4 (0.77%) XHTML
11 3 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.79%) FMCG
2 49 (9.40%) Life Science
3 27 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (5.18%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.88%) Data Extraction
5 11 (2.11%) Data Centre
6 9 (1.73%) LIMS
6 9 (1.73%) NHS
7 8 (1.54%) Data Integration
7 8 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.34%) Learning Management System
8 7 (1.34%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.15%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.15%) Pharmacovigilance
9 6 (1.15%) User Experience
10 5 (0.96%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.96%) PMI
11 4 (0.77%) Biology
11 4 (0.77%) Chemistry
11 4 (0.77%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 21 (4.03%) Windows
2 8 (1.54%) Linux
3 6 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (0.96%) Unix
5 4 (0.77%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.77%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.77%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.38%) Android
7 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.19%) CentOS
8 1 (0.19%) Fedora
8 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.19%) SUSE
8 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (15.74%) Validation
2 77 (14.78%) Project Management
3 64 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (11.52%) ERP
5 56 (10.75%) SAP Implementation
6 51 (9.79%) ITIL
7 35 (6.72%) Quality Management
8 34 (6.53%) Procure-to-Pay
9 33 (6.33%) Migration
10 32 (6.14%) Data Management
11 31 (5.95%) Service Management
12 30 (5.76%) ITSM
13 29 (5.57%) Stakeholder Management
13 29 (5.57%) Web Development
14 26 (4.99%) Process Improvement
15 25 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (4.80%) Change Management
16 24 (4.61%) Business Analysis
16 24 (4.61%) Scrum
17 23 (4.41%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 46 (8.83%) JavaScript
2 43 (8.25%) SQL
3 23 (4.41%) Java
4 15 (2.88%) PHP
5 10 (1.92%) C
6 7 (1.34%) C#
6 7 (1.34%) VBA
7 5 (0.96%) C++
8 4 (0.77%) ES6
8 4 (0.77%) Objective-C
8 4 (0.77%) Python
9 3 (0.58%) Perl
9 3 (0.58%) SPARQL
10 2 (0.38%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.38%) ActionScript 2.0
10 2 (0.38%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (0.38%) ECMAScript
10 2 (0.38%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.38%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (5.18%) Degree
2 12 (2.30%) PMP
3 11 (2.11%) SAP Certification
4 8 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.34%) MCSE
5 7 (1.34%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.77%) MCITP
8 3 (0.58%) APMP
8 3 (0.58%) CCNP
8 3 (0.58%) CISA
8 3 (0.58%) CRISC
8 3 (0.58%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.58%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.38%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.38%) CCNA
9 2 (0.38%) MCSA
9 2 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (12.09%) GxP
2 41 (7.87%) GMP
3 33 (6.33%) GAMP
4 25 (4.80%) GCP
5 22 (4.22%) QA
6 21 (4.03%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 19 (3.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 18 (3.45%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.77%) COBIT
9 4 (0.77%) GLP
10 3 (0.58%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.38%) P3O
11 2 (0.38%) SLA
12 1 (0.19%) CDISC
12 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.19%) MISRA
12 1 (0.19%) MISRA C
System Software
1 11 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.96%) XenApp
4 3 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.38%) NFS
5 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.19%) Docker
6 1 (0.19%) GPFS
6 1 (0.19%) Varnish
6 1 (0.19%) zsh
Systems Management
1 4 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (0.77%) Puppet
2 3 (0.58%) Salt
2 3 (0.58%) SCCM
3 1 (0.19%) SCSM
3 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 166 (31.86%) SAP
2 47 (9.02%) Microsoft
3 27 (5.18%) ServiceNow
4 22 (4.22%) Oracle
5 11 (2.11%) Capita
5 11 (2.11%) Hyperion
6 10 (1.92%) Adobe
6 10 (1.92%) HP
6 10 (1.92%) Saba
7 9 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.54%) Google
8 8 (1.54%) Informatica
8 8 (1.54%) VMware
9 7 (1.34%) Citrix
10 6 (1.15%) Workday
11 5 (0.96%) Cisco
11 5 (0.96%) Talend
12 4 (0.77%) CA
12 4 (0.77%) IBM
12 4 (0.77%) Tableau
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