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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 379 322 310
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -12
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 260 365 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.69% 0.67%
As % of the General category 1.47% 1.75% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 153 193
Median daily rate £450 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 20
Median hourly rate £31.75 £30.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.65 £16.20 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £45.00 £34.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £24.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+36.73% +28.94%
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
17701 20807 20196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 35.65% 39.39% 38.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11953 13485 12530
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 586 492
Median hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -46 97 £475 +11.43% 26
South East -16 49 £425 +6.25% 10
West Midlands +21 47 £438 +0.28% 7
North West -48 30 £300 -15.13% 2
East of England -1 15 £258 -34.60% 16
South West +9 4 £469 +26.75%
Yorkshire +3 4 - - 5
East Midlands -11 3 £408 -17.46% 7
North East - 1 - -
Pharmaceutical
UK

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 165 (31.55%) SAP
2 120 (22.94%) Finance
3 84 (16.06%) Retail
4 74 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (13.77%) Manufacturing
6 67 (12.81%) Project Management
6 67 (12.81%) Validation
7 61 (11.66%) SAP Implementation
8 55 (10.52%) SQL
9 52 (9.94%) JavaScript
10 48 (9.18%) HTML
10 48 (9.18%) ITIL
11 46 (8.80%) Oracle
12 45 (8.60%) CSS
13 42 (8.03%) Procure-to-Pay
14 41 (7.84%) Analytics
14 41 (7.84%) Migration
15 40 (7.65%) ERP
15 40 (7.65%) FMCG
16 39 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
16 39 (7.46%) Microsoft
16 39 (7.46%) Business Analysis
17 38 (7.27%) GxP
18 37 (7.07%) HTML5
19 33 (6.31%) Java
19 33 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
20 32 (6.12%) Management Information System
21 30 (5.74%) Life Science
21 30 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
21 30 (5.74%) Analytical Skills

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 22 (4.21%) CMS
1 22 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.68%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.15%) WebLogic
4 5 (0.96%) Drupal
4 5 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (0.96%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.76%) Documentum
5 4 (0.76%) IIS
5 4 (0.76%) LiveCycle
6 3 (0.57%) Apache
6 3 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.57%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.38%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.38%) SAS
7 2 (0.38%) WordPress
8 1 (0.19%) JBoss
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 29 (5.54%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.16%) MS Office
3 11 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (2.10%) MS Project
3 11 (2.10%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.38%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.19%) InDesign
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 20 (3.82%) SAP SD
2 17 (3.25%) SAP MDM
3 12 (2.29%) SAP MM
4 9 (1.72%) SAP FI
4 9 (1.72%) SAP SRM
5 8 (1.53%) SAP CO
5 8 (1.53%) SAP FI/CO
5 8 (1.53%) SAP SCM
6 7 (1.34%) SAP ERP
6 7 (1.34%) SAP FSCM
7 6 (1.15%) SAP GRC
8 5 (0.96%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 5 (0.96%) SAP Retail
9 4 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.76%) Hyperion Planning
10 3 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.57%) SAP APO
10 3 (0.57%) SAP QM
10 3 (0.57%) TrackWise
11 2 (0.38%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.91%) SaaS
2 7 (1.34%) Google Analytics
2 7 (1.34%) Veeva
3 5 (0.96%) Office 365
4 4 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.38%) IaaS
5 2 (0.38%) PaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.34%) HTTP
2 6 (1.15%) Firewall
2 6 (1.15%) LDAP
2 6 (1.15%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.76%) DNS
3 4 (0.76%) Internet
4 3 (0.57%) DHCP
4 3 (0.57%) SAN
4 3 (0.57%) VoIP
4 3 (0.57%) WebEx
5 2 (0.38%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (0.38%) IMAP
5 2 (0.38%) Network Security
5 2 (0.38%) Wireless
6 1 (0.19%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.19%) Intranet
6 1 (0.19%) LAN
6 1 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (3.82%) Oracle Database
3 17 (3.25%) SQL Server
4 10 (1.91%) Data Mart
4 10 (1.91%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.91%) SAP BW
5 8 (1.53%) SAP Data Services
6 7 (1.34%) PowerCenter
6 7 (1.34%) RDBMS
7 5 (0.96%) Essbase
7 5 (0.96%) FileMaker
7 5 (0.96%) QlikView
7 5 (0.96%) SAP BI
8 4 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (0.76%) SAP HANA
8 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (2.29%) JIRA
2 7 (1.34%) ERwin
3 6 (1.15%) LSMW
4 5 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (0.76%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.57%) Maven
6 3 (0.57%) Selenium
6 3 (0.57%) webpack
7 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.38%) Hudson
7 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.38%) JUnit
7 2 (0.38%) Subversion
7 2 (0.38%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.19%) Gradle
8 1 (0.19%) Grunt
8 1 (0.19%) JBehave
8 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.19%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 120 (22.94%) Finance
2 84 (16.06%) Retail
3 72 (13.77%) Manufacturing
4 24 (4.59%) Marketing
5 15 (2.87%) Banking
6 8 (1.53%) Legal
7 7 (1.34%) Billing
7 7 (1.34%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.15%) Publishing
9 5 (0.96%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.57%) Law
10 3 (0.57%) Swedish Language
11 2 (0.38%) Automotive
11 2 (0.38%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.38%) French Language
11 2 (0.38%) German Language
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.19%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.19%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 101 (19.31%) Consultant
2 96 (18.36%) Analyst
3 70 (13.38%) Developer
4 56 (10.71%) SAP Consultant
5 52 (9.94%) Business Analyst
6 48 (9.18%) Project Manager
7 24 (4.59%) IT Manager
8 19 (3.63%) Architect
9 18 (3.44%) SAP Manager
10 17 (3.25%) Process Analyst
10 17 (3.25%) Senior Analyst
11 16 (3.06%) ServiceNow Developer
12 15 (2.87%) Compliance Consultant
12 15 (2.87%) IT Project Manager
12 15 (2.87%) Senior Business Analyst
13 13 (2.49%) Business Process Analyst
13 13 (2.49%) Senior Manager
14 12 (2.29%) Programme Manager
14 12 (2.29%) Test Manager
15 11 (2.10%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (9.18%) HTML
2 45 (8.60%) CSS
3 37 (7.07%) HTML5
4 19 (3.63%) XML
5 17 (3.25%) AngularJS
6 15 (2.87%) REST
7 14 (2.68%) .NET
8 13 (2.49%) Spring
9 10 (1.91%) Angular 2
10 9 (1.72%) CSS3
11 7 (1.34%) Web Services
12 6 (1.15%) jQuery
12 6 (1.15%) React
13 5 (0.96%) SOAP
13 5 (0.96%) Spring Boot
14 4 (0.76%) J2EE
14 4 (0.76%) JSON
14 4 (0.76%) MDX
14 4 (0.76%) Middleware
14 4 (0.76%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.65%) FMCG
2 32 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 30 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (5.74%) Life Science
4 17 (3.25%) Data Extraction
5 14 (2.68%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.29%) NHS
7 10 (1.91%) Data Integration
8 9 (1.72%) Learning Management System
9 8 (1.53%) Data Centre
10 7 (1.34%) Informatics
10 7 (1.34%) Pharmacovigilance
10 7 (1.34%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.96%) PMI
11 5 (0.96%) User Experience
12 4 (0.76%) Data Conversion
13 3 (0.57%) LIMS
13 3 (0.57%) Visualisation
14 2 (0.38%) Replication
14 2 (0.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (3.25%) Windows
2 8 (1.53%) Linux
3 5 (0.96%) Windows Server
3 5 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (0.76%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.57%) AIX
5 3 (0.57%) Unix
6 2 (0.38%) CentOS
6 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (12.81%) Project Management
2 67 (12.81%) Validation
3 61 (11.66%) SAP Implementation
4 48 (9.18%) ITIL
5 42 (8.03%) Procure-to-Pay
6 41 (7.84%) Analytics
6 41 (7.84%) Migration
7 40 (7.65%) ERP
8 39 (7.46%) Business Analysis
8 39 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
9 33 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 30 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
11 29 (5.54%) Change Management
11 29 (5.54%) Order to Cash
12 28 (5.35%) Data Management
12 28 (5.35%) Scrum
13 27 (5.16%) Service Management
14 26 (4.97%) SDLC
15 25 (4.78%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 55 (10.52%) SQL
2 52 (9.94%) JavaScript
3 33 (6.31%) Java
4 14 (2.68%) PHP
5 11 (2.10%) TypeScript
6 10 (1.91%) C
7 8 (1.53%) C#
8 5 (0.96%) PL/SQL
8 5 (0.96%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.57%) ABAP
9 3 (0.57%) ES6
9 3 (0.57%) VB
10 2 (0.38%) C++
10 2 (0.38%) ECMAScript
10 2 (0.38%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.38%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.38%) VBScript
10 2 (0.38%) XQuery
11 1 (0.19%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.19%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 28 (5.35%) Degree
2 14 (2.68%) PMP
3 12 (2.29%) SAP Certification
4 10 (1.91%) PMI Certification
5 9 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.96%) CISA
7 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.76%) APMP
8 4 (0.76%) CCNA
8 4 (0.76%) CCNP
8 4 (0.76%) MCITP
8 4 (0.76%) MCSE
9 3 (0.57%) CRISC
10 2 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.38%) CCIE
10 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.27%) GxP
2 23 (4.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 21 (4.02%) GMP
3 21 (4.02%) QA
4 20 (3.82%) Data Quality
5 17 (3.25%) GAMP
6 16 (3.06%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 16 (3.06%) GCP
7 4 (0.76%) PMBOK
7 4 (0.76%) SLA
8 3 (0.57%) COBIT
9 2 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.38%) GLP
9 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.38%) P3O
10 1 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.19%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.19%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.19%) MISRA
10 1 (0.19%) MISRA C
System Software
1 9 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.57%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.57%) XenApp
3 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.57%) vRealize
3 2 (0.38%) Puppet
3 2 (0.38%) SCCM
3 2 (0.38%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.19%) OPNET
4 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 165 (31.55%) SAP
2 46 (8.80%) Oracle
3 39 (7.46%) Microsoft
4 27 (5.16%) ServiceNow
5 13 (2.49%) Adobe
5 13 (2.49%) Hyperion
5 13 (2.49%) Informatica
6 11 (2.10%) HP
7 10 (1.91%) Saba
7 10 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.72%) VMware
9 8 (1.53%) Google
10 7 (1.34%) Cisco
11 5 (0.96%) Citrix
11 5 (0.96%) Talend
12 4 (0.76%) hybris
13 3 (0.57%) CA
13 3 (0.57%) Riverbed
13 3 (0.57%) Tableau
13 3 (0.57%) Veeam
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