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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 292 305 345
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +40
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 343 291 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.60% 0.47%
As % of the General category 1.69% 1.42% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 177 102
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£413 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 16
Average hourly rate £19.00 £38.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.64% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £16.30 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.85 £44.80 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £39.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-51.89% +58.00%
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
20321 20514 23481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.89% 42.53% 44.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12663 13063 14186
Average daily rate £438 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 508 549 688
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £26.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -15.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.01 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
London +9 166 £425 -10.52% 72
South East +15 95 £398 -0.62% 46
East of England -1 33 £275 -13.38% 33
North West +11 21 £450 +38.46% 14
East Midlands +6 8 £550 +76.00% 9
West Midlands -18 2 £450 +33.33% 11
South West -45 1 £575 +27.77% 17
Midlands - - - - 5
North East - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 9
Pharmaceutical
UK

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 217 (30.91%) SAP
2 125 (17.81%) Manufacturing
3 120 (17.09%) Project Management
4 105 (14.96%) Finance
5 75 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
6 72 (10.26%) Change Management
7 65 (9.26%) SQL
7 65 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 63 (8.97%) ERP
9 61 (8.69%) MS Excel
10 57 (8.12%) Marketing
11 56 (7.98%) Oracle
12 53 (7.55%) Microsoft
13 52 (7.41%) Analytics
14 50 (7.12%) Salesforce.com
14 50 (7.12%) Migration
15 49 (6.98%) Degree
16 47 (6.70%) Windows
17 46 (6.55%) ITIL
17 46 (6.55%) CRM
17 46 (6.55%) FMCG
18 45 (6.41%) PRINCE2
19 41 (5.84%) MS Office
20 40 (5.70%) Management Information System
20 40 (5.70%) Agile Software Development
21 39 (5.56%) MS Project
21 39 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
22 38 (5.41%) HTML
22 38 (5.41%) Service Management
22 38 (5.41%) Data Migration

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 32 (4.56%) SharePoint
2 25 (3.56%) SAS
3 21 (2.99%) CMS
4 8 (1.14%) Drupal
4 8 (1.14%) MS Project Server
5 7 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.00%) IIS
6 5 (0.71%) Documentum
6 5 (0.71%) Apache
6 5 (0.71%) nginx
7 4 (0.57%) Kentico
7 4 (0.57%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.43%) NetWeaver
8 3 (0.43%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.28%) Node.js
9 2 (0.28%) WordPress
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.14%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 61 (8.69%) MS Excel
2 41 (5.84%) MS Office
3 39 (5.56%) MS Project
4 35 (4.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (1.99%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.00%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.43%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (3.42%) SAP SRM
2 17 (2.42%) SAP QM
3 11 (1.57%) SAP ERP
4 9 (1.28%) SAP PM
4 9 (1.28%) Google Analytics
5 8 (1.14%) SAP EWM
5 8 (1.14%) SAP FI
5 8 (1.14%) SAP CO
6 7 (1.00%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (1.00%) Workday HCM
7 6 (0.85%) SAP BPC
7 6 (0.85%) SAP PP
8 5 (0.71%) WebTrends
8 5 (0.71%) SAP SD
8 5 (0.71%) SAP APO
8 5 (0.71%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 5 (0.71%) SiteCatalyst
9 4 (0.57%) SAP MM
9 4 (0.57%) TrackWise
9 4 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.14%) PaaS
2 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.14%) Force.com
2 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.99%) Firewall
2 7 (1.00%) WAN
3 6 (0.85%) LAN
3 6 (0.85%) SAN
4 5 (0.71%) Internet
5 4 (0.57%) Wireless
6 3 (0.43%) Intranet
7 2 (0.28%) SMTP
7 2 (0.28%) ADSL
7 2 (0.28%) FTP
7 2 (0.28%) HTTP
8 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.14%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.14%) Extranet
8 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.14%) VPN
8 1 (0.14%) DNS
8 1 (0.14%) WLAN
8 1 (0.14%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.14%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.13%) SAP BW
2 20 (2.85%) SQL Server
3 19 (2.71%) Oracle Database
4 18 (2.56%) QlikView
4 18 (2.56%) Spotfire
5 13 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (1.71%) Data Mining
7 10 (1.42%) Big Data
7 10 (1.42%) MS Access
8 7 (1.00%) PowerCenter
8 7 (1.00%) DataStage
9 6 (0.85%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.57%) Base SAS
10 4 (0.57%) BusinessObjects XI
10 4 (0.57%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.43%) Text Mining
11 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.43%) DB2
11 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.85%) LSMW
2 5 (0.71%) Subversion
2 5 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (0.57%) PowerDesigner
4 2 (0.28%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (0.28%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.14%) NUnit
5 1 (0.14%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.14%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.14%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.14%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.14%) Mocha
5 1 (0.14%) Jasmine
General
1 125 (17.81%) Manufacturing
2 105 (14.96%) Finance
3 57 (8.12%) Marketing
4 19 (2.71%) Retail
5 18 (2.56%) Legal
6 13 (1.85%) Banking
7 12 (1.71%) Publishing
8 10 (1.42%) German Language
8 10 (1.42%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.85%) Billing
10 4 (0.57%) Japanese Language
11 3 (0.43%) Electronics
11 3 (0.43%) Advertising
11 3 (0.43%) French Language
12 2 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
12 2 (0.28%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.28%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.28%) Automotive
12 2 (0.28%) Back Office
13 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 154 (21.94%) Analyst
2 119 (16.95%) Consultant
3 92 (13.11%) Project Manager
4 84 (11.97%) SAP Consultant
5 54 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 52 (7.41%) Developer
7 49 (6.98%) Architect
8 28 (3.99%) SAP Manager
9 26 (3.70%) Support Analyst
10 21 (2.99%) Data Analyst
10 21 (2.99%) Functional Consultant
11 19 (2.71%) IT Project Manager
12 18 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
13 17 (2.42%) SAP Functional Consultant
13 17 (2.42%) Programmer
13 17 (2.42%) Applications Support
14 16 (2.28%) Programme Manager
15 15 (2.14%) SAP SRM Consultant
15 15 (2.14%) Service Manager
16 14 (1.99%) SAP QM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (5.41%) HTML
2 18 (2.56%) .NET
3 15 (2.14%) XML
4 14 (1.99%) BAPI
5 13 (1.85%) CSS
5 13 (1.85%) ASP.NET
6 11 (1.57%) .NET Framework
7 10 (1.42%) Web Services
8 8 (1.14%) CSS3
8 8 (1.14%) HTML5
9 7 (1.00%) SOAP
9 7 (1.00%) Mason
10 6 (0.85%) jQuery
10 6 (0.85%) XSLT
10 6 (0.85%) Middleware
11 5 (0.71%) WSDL
11 5 (0.71%) COM
11 5 (0.71%) Backbone.js
12 4 (0.57%) Application Packaging
13 3 (0.43%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 75 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (6.55%) FMCG
3 40 (5.70%) Management Information System
4 29 (4.13%) NHS
5 24 (3.42%) Life Science
6 21 (2.99%) Social Media
7 15 (2.14%) Computer Science
8 14 (1.99%) iPad
9 13 (1.85%) Pharmacovigilance
9 13 (1.85%) Informatics
10 12 (1.71%) User Experience
11 11 (1.57%) Visualisation
11 11 (1.57%) Data Integration
12 10 (1.42%) E-Learning
13 9 (1.28%) LIMS
14 7 (1.00%) Mobile App
15 6 (0.85%) EPoS
16 5 (0.71%) Statistics
16 5 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
17 4 (0.57%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 47 (6.70%) Windows
2 26 (3.70%) UNIX
3 15 (2.14%) Linux
4 11 (1.57%) Windows 7
5 9 (1.28%) CentOS
6 8 (1.14%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.57%) AIX
7 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.43%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.28%) Android
9 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (17.09%) Project Management
2 72 (10.26%) Change Management
3 65 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 63 (8.97%) ERP
5 52 (7.41%) Analytics
6 50 (7.12%) Migration
7 46 (6.55%) ITIL
7 46 (6.55%) CRM
8 45 (6.41%) PRINCE2
9 40 (5.70%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
11 38 (5.41%) Service Management
11 38 (5.41%) Data Migration
11 38 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
12 36 (5.13%) Time Management
12 36 (5.13%) Data Management
13 35 (4.99%) Validation
14 33 (4.70%) Six Sigma
15 31 (4.42%) Project Planning
16 29 (4.13%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 65 (9.26%) SQL
2 23 (3.28%) JavaScript
3 16 (2.28%) C#
4 13 (1.85%) PL/SQL
5 12 (1.71%) VBA
6 11 (1.57%) Java
7 10 (1.42%) Python
8 7 (1.00%) C
9 4 (0.57%) R
9 4 (0.57%) VBScript
9 4 (0.57%) VB
9 4 (0.57%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.43%) PHP
10 3 (0.43%) SPARQL
11 2 (0.28%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.28%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.28%) XPath
11 2 (0.28%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.28%) MUMPS
11 2 (0.28%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 49 (6.98%) Degree
2 23 (3.28%) SAP Certification
3 21 (2.99%) PMI Certification
4 20 (2.85%) PMP
5 8 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (0.71%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.43%) MOS
8 3 (0.43%) PhD
8 3 (0.43%) MCP
9 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.28%) HND
9 2 (0.28%) ISEB
9 2 (0.28%) CAPM
10 1 (0.14%) GIAC
10 1 (0.14%) ISSAP
10 1 (0.14%) ISSEP
10 1 (0.14%) ISSMP
10 1 (0.14%) MBCS
10 1 (0.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.42%) GxP
2 26 (3.70%) QA
3 15 (2.14%) GMP
4 13 (1.85%) CDISC
5 10 (1.42%) Data Quality
6 9 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (1.14%) GCP
7 8 (1.14%) SLA
8 6 (0.85%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 5 (0.71%) GAMP
10 4 (0.57%) HL7
10 4 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (0.43%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.43%) GLP
12 2 (0.28%) SNOMED CT
12 2 (0.28%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.14%) RosettaNet
13 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.14%) COBIT
13 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (0.71%) Active Directory
1 5 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.43%) VMware ESX
2 3 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.43%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (1.00%) Puppet
1 7 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (0.43%) SCCM
2 3 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 217 (30.91%) SAP
2 56 (7.98%) Oracle
3 53 (7.55%) Microsoft
4 50 (7.12%) Salesforce.com
5 22 (3.13%) Business Objects
6 18 (2.56%) IBM
7 16 (2.28%) Google
8 15 (2.14%) Cognos
9 12 (1.71%) PeopleSoft
10 11 (1.57%) Informatica
11 10 (1.42%) Cisco
12 9 (1.28%) TIBCO
12 9 (1.28%) Splunk
13 8 (1.14%) HP
13 8 (1.14%) Hyperion
14 7 (1.00%) Open Text
14 7 (1.00%) Axway
15 6 (0.85%) JD Edwards
15 6 (0.85%) VMware
16 5 (0.71%) Remedy
East Riding
NES Global Talent
Rate: negotiable on experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
England
CIVIWEB
Posted: 13 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £8.93 - £10.15 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: Up to £35,000 per annum 6 months fixed term
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxfordshire
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to 22.00 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxfordshire
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to 22.00 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago
Suffolk
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to 22.00 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago
Suffolk
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to 22.00 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Templeton and Partners
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £520 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Herbert Pharmacy
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates of pay
Posted: Yesterday
Derbyshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates of pay
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to 22.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to 22.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Nicoll Curtin
Posted: Yesterday