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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
UK / England
Rank 343 343 316
Rank change year-on-year
0 -27
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 240 293 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.62% 0.64%
As % of the General category 1.54% 1.63% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 145 187
Median daily rate £445 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £270 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £400 £525
% change year-on-year
+7.18% -23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 8
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -43.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.95 £31.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £43.75 £46.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -43.52%

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
15588 18015 18377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.26% 38.41% 38.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10287 11811 11876
Median daily rate £455 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.16% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 467 413
Median hourly rate £26.00 £29.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.45 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.92% +48.00%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -7 116 £450 - 26
South East -39 42 £435 +8.75% 17
East of England +13 26 £445 +3.48% 14
North West +3 20 £448 +16.23% 11
Yorkshire +29 10 £175 - 2
West Midlands +8 8 £450 -2.70% 2
South West +7 3 £350 -1.06% 4
North East - 3 - -
East Midlands -6 2 £325 -40.90% 2
Midlands - 2 £450 -
Pharmaceutical
UK

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 (30.96%) SAP
2 127 (23.83%) Finance
3 89 (16.70%) Retail
4 86 (16.14%) Manufacturing
5 78 (14.63%) Project Management
6 63 (11.82%) ERP
7 61 (11.44%) GxP
8 60 (11.26%) Validation
9 59 (11.07%) Life Science
9 59 (11.07%) SAP Implementation
10 58 (10.88%) Agile Software Development
11 53 (9.94%) Microsoft
12 51 (9.57%) JavaScript
13 47 (8.82%) ITIL
14 46 (8.63%) HTML
15 44 (8.26%) GMP
16 40 (7.50%) SQL
17 39 (7.32%) Service Management
17 39 (7.32%) FMCG
18 38 (7.13%) CSS
19 36 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
19 36 (6.75%) Degree
20 35 (6.57%) MS Excel
20 35 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
21 34 (6.38%) Web Development
22 33 (6.19%) HTML5
23 31 (5.82%) Business Intelligence
23 31 (5.82%) Quality Management
24 30 (5.63%) ITSM
25 29 (5.44%) CMS

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 29 (5.44%) CMS
2 20 (3.75%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.69%) SAS
4 8 (1.50%) Confluence
4 8 (1.50%) Documentum
4 8 (1.50%) Skype for Business
5 7 (1.31%) Drupal
6 6 (1.13%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.38%) IIS
9 2 (0.38%) Liferay
10 1 (0.19%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.19%) MTS
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.07%) MS Office
3 17 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (2.25%) MS Project
5 11 (2.06%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.56%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.56%) Revit
7 3 (0.56%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.19%) InDesign
8 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (3.94%) SAP FI
2 19 (3.56%) SAP CO
2 19 (3.56%) SAP FI/CO
3 17 (3.19%) SAP FSCM
4 15 (2.81%) SAP MDM
5 13 (2.44%) SAP MDG
5 13 (2.44%) SAP SD
6 12 (2.25%) SAP MM
7 11 (2.06%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 10 (1.88%) SAP MDG-BP
8 10 (1.88%) SAP MDG-F
8 10 (1.88%) SAP MDG-S
9 8 (1.50%) SAP ERP
9 8 (1.50%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
9 8 (1.50%) SAP SCM
10 7 (1.31%) SAP APO
10 7 (1.31%) SAP PP
10 7 (1.31%) TrackWise
11 5 (0.94%) SAP CAR
12 4 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.88%) Veeva
2 9 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.50%) SaaS
4 6 (1.13%) Office 365
5 4 (0.75%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.38%) GitHub
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.50%) Firewall
2 7 (1.31%) LAN
3 6 (1.13%) DNS
3 6 (1.13%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.75%) SAN
5 3 (0.56%) IP Telephony
5 3 (0.56%) Skype
5 3 (0.56%) WAN
6 2 (0.38%) IMAP
6 2 (0.38%) Intranet
6 2 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.38%) VLAN
6 2 (0.38%) VoIP
6 2 (0.38%) Wireless
6 2 (0.38%) WLAN
7 1 (0.19%) DMZ
7 1 (0.19%) RFID
7 1 (0.19%) SMTP
7 1 (0.19%) VPN
7 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (2.25%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.06%) Big Data
3 11 (2.06%) SAP BW
4 7 (1.31%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.31%) SAP HANA
5 6 (1.13%) PowerCenter
5 6 (1.13%) Spotfire
6 5 (0.94%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.94%) MySQL
6 5 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.75%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.75%) Electronic Patient Records
7 4 (0.75%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.56%) Data Mart
8 3 (0.56%) MS Access
8 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (3.56%) JIRA
2 8 (1.50%) Subversion
3 5 (0.94%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (0.56%) Bitbucket
4 3 (0.56%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.56%) Selenium
5 2 (0.38%) Calabash
5 2 (0.38%) Capybara
5 2 (0.38%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.38%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.19%) Bower
6 1 (0.19%) ERwin
6 1 (0.19%) Grunt
6 1 (0.19%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.19%) MSTest
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.19%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.19%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 127 (23.83%) Finance
2 89 (16.70%) Retail
3 86 (16.14%) Manufacturing
4 22 (4.13%) Marketing
5 21 (3.94%) Banking
6 15 (2.81%) Publishing
7 8 (1.50%) French Language
7 8 (1.50%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.31%) Legal
9 5 (0.94%) German Language
10 4 (0.75%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.56%) Advertising
11 3 (0.56%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.56%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.56%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.56%) Portuguese Language
11 3 (0.56%) Russian Language
11 3 (0.56%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.38%) Automotive
13 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 96 (18.01%) Analyst
2 84 (15.76%) Consultant
3 76 (14.26%) Project Manager
4 71 (13.32%) Developer
5 46 (8.63%) SAP Consultant
6 29 (5.44%) Business Analyst
7 25 (4.69%) ServiceNow Developer
8 22 (4.13%) Compliance Consultant
9 21 (3.94%) Architect
10 17 (3.19%) Data Analyst
10 17 (3.19%) Risk Consultant
10 17 (3.19%) Senior Manager
11 15 (2.81%) Senior Project Manager
12 14 (2.63%) IT Consultant
12 14 (2.63%) IT Manager
13 13 (2.44%) IT Risk Consultant
14 12 (2.25%) IT Project Manager
15 11 (2.06%) IT Analyst
15 11 (2.06%) Senior Analyst
16 10 (1.88%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (8.63%) HTML
2 38 (7.13%) CSS
3 33 (6.19%) HTML5
4 17 (3.19%) XML
5 9 (1.69%) Web Services
6 8 (1.50%) Middleware
6 8 (1.50%) RESTful
7 6 (1.13%) .NET
8 5 (0.94%) CSS3
8 5 (0.94%) J2EE
9 4 (0.75%) EDI
9 4 (0.75%) REST
9 4 (0.75%) XHTML
10 3 (0.56%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.56%) EJB
10 3 (0.56%) Hibernate
10 3 (0.56%) JSP
10 3 (0.56%) MDX
10 3 (0.56%) Spring
10 3 (0.56%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 59 (11.07%) Life Science
2 39 (7.32%) FMCG
3 35 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (3.94%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 14 (2.63%) NHS
6 9 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.69%) User Experience
7 8 (1.50%) LIMS
8 7 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.31%) Pharmacovigilance
9 6 (1.13%) Biotechnology
9 6 (1.13%) Linked Data
10 5 (0.94%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (0.94%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.75%) CMDB
11 4 (0.75%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.56%) Semantic Web
12 3 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (4.32%) Windows
2 7 (1.31%) Android
2 7 (1.31%) Linux
2 7 (1.31%) Unix
3 6 (1.13%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.75%) Windows 10
4 4 (0.75%) Windows 7
4 4 (0.75%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.19%) CentOS
6 1 (0.19%) Fedora
6 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.19%) SUSE
6 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (14.63%) Project Management
2 63 (11.82%) ERP
3 60 (11.26%) Validation
4 59 (11.07%) SAP Implementation
5 58 (10.88%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (8.82%) ITIL
7 39 (7.32%) Service Management
8 36 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 34 (6.38%) Web Development
10 31 (5.82%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (5.82%) Quality Management
11 30 (5.63%) ITSM
12 29 (5.44%) Coaching
13 27 (5.07%) Procure-to-Pay
14 26 (4.88%) Analytics
14 26 (4.88%) Migration
15 25 (4.69%) Data Management
15 25 (4.69%) ETL
15 25 (4.69%) Scrum
16 23 (4.32%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 51 (9.57%) JavaScript
2 40 (7.50%) SQL
3 27 (5.07%) Java
4 12 (2.25%) PHP
5 10 (1.88%) Python
6 8 (1.50%) VBA
7 6 (1.13%) PL/SQL
7 6 (1.13%) SPARQL
8 5 (0.94%) C#
8 5 (0.94%) TypeScript
9 4 (0.75%) C++
9 4 (0.75%) Perl
10 3 (0.56%) C
10 3 (0.56%) Objective-C
10 3 (0.56%) R
10 3 (0.56%) Ruby
10 3 (0.56%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.38%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (6.75%) Degree
2 9 (1.69%) PMP
3 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.13%) PMI Certification
4 5 (0.94%) MCSE
4 5 (0.94%) SAP Certification
5 4 (0.75%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.56%) APMP
6 3 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.56%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.38%) CCNA
7 2 (0.38%) CCNP
7 2 (0.38%) ISEB
7 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.38%) MBA
7 2 (0.38%) MCITP
7 2 (0.38%) MCSA
7 2 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (11.44%) GxP
2 44 (8.26%) GMP
3 26 (4.88%) GAMP
4 22 (4.13%) GCP
5 19 (3.56%) QA
6 15 (2.81%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 14 (2.63%) Data Quality
8 12 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.75%) COBIT
10 3 (0.56%) GLP
10 3 (0.56%) HL7
10 3 (0.56%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.56%) SLA
11 2 (0.38%) CDISC
11 2 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.19%) MISRA
12 1 (0.19%) MISRA C
12 1 (0.19%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 10 (1.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.75%) XenApp
3 3 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.38%) NFS
5 1 (0.19%) Docker
5 1 (0.19%) GPFS
5 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.19%) Varnish
5 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.19%) zsh
Systems Management
1 9 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.75%) Puppet
2 4 (0.75%) SCCM
3 3 (0.56%) Salt
4 2 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.19%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.19%) Nessus
5 1 (0.19%) SCSM
5 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 165 (30.96%) SAP
2 53 (9.94%) Microsoft
3 25 (4.69%) ServiceNow
4 15 (2.81%) Oracle
5 11 (2.06%) Capita
6 10 (1.88%) HP
7 9 (1.69%) VMware
8 8 (1.50%) Informatica
9 7 (1.31%) Citrix
9 7 (1.31%) Hyperion
9 7 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.31%) Tableau
10 6 (1.13%) Google
11 5 (0.94%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.94%) Talend
12 4 (0.75%) Adobe
12 4 (0.75%) Apple
12 4 (0.75%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.75%) Cisco
13 3 (0.56%) IBM
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