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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
UK / England
Rank 350 313 333
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +20
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 233 308 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.66% 0.58%
As % of the General category 1.55% 1.70% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 162 168
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £257 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £398 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.64% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 18
Median hourly rate £29.75 £23.50 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.59% -40.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.70 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.78 £41.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £23.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-27.65% -2.08%

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
15055 18088 17942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.91% 38.86% 38.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9960 11718 11900
Median daily rate £451 £450 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £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 375 474 428
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.77% +31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.78 £45.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -23 106 £429 -4.66% 27
South East -23 53 £414 +3.56% 13
East of England -1 25 £448 +5.29% 11
North West +17 19 £450 +26.76% 9
West Midlands +10 11 £450 -2.70% 7
Yorkshire +24 8 £175 - 2
South West +12 6 £300 -11.11% 1
East Midlands +1 2 £325 - 3
Pharmaceutical
UK

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 152 (29.51%) SAP
2 123 (23.88%) Finance
3 93 (18.06%) Retail
4 79 (15.34%) Manufacturing
5 78 (15.15%) Project Management
6 63 (12.23%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (11.84%) SAP Implementation
8 60 (11.65%) Validation
9 59 (11.46%) GxP
10 57 (11.07%) Microsoft
11 53 (10.29%) ERP
12 52 (10.10%) Life Science
13 49 (9.51%) JavaScript
14 47 (9.13%) HTML
14 47 (9.13%) ITIL
15 46 (8.93%) GMP
16 44 (8.54%) SQL
17 39 (7.57%) FMCG
18 38 (7.38%) CSS
19 36 (6.99%) MS Excel
19 36 (6.99%) Service Management
20 33 (6.41%) CMS
20 33 (6.41%) Web Development
21 32 (6.21%) Degree
21 32 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
22 31 (6.02%) HTML5
22 31 (6.02%) Migration
22 31 (6.02%) Quality Management
22 31 (6.02%) ITSM
23 30 (5.83%) MS Office

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 33 (6.41%) CMS
2 21 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.75%) Skype for Business
4 8 (1.55%) Drupal
4 8 (1.55%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.55%) SAS
5 7 (1.36%) Documentum
5 7 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.97%) Confluence
7 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.39%) IIS
8 2 (0.39%) Liferay
8 2 (0.39%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.19%) MTS
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (6.99%) MS Excel
2 30 (5.83%) MS Office
3 17 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.14%) MS Project
4 11 (2.14%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.58%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.58%) Revit
7 2 (0.39%) InDesign
7 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.19%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (3.50%) SAP MDM
2 17 (3.30%) SAP MM
3 13 (2.52%) SAP SD
4 11 (2.14%) SAP FI
5 10 (1.94%) SAP CO
5 10 (1.94%) SAP FI/CO
6 9 (1.75%) SAP FSCM
6 9 (1.75%) SAP SCM
7 8 (1.55%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.78%) SAP APO
8 4 (0.78%) SAP GRC
8 4 (0.78%) SAP PM
8 4 (0.78%) SAP PP
8 4 (0.78%) SAP QM
9 3 (0.58%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 3 (0.58%) SAP Retail
9 3 (0.58%) TrackWise
10 2 (0.39%) HFM
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.14%) Veeva
2 9 (1.75%) SaaS
3 6 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.17%) Google Analytics
3 6 (1.17%) Office 365
4 3 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.39%) GitHub
5 2 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.19%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.94%) Firewall
2 8 (1.55%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.36%) LAN
4 6 (1.17%) DNS
4 6 (1.17%) SAN
5 3 (0.58%) DHCP
5 3 (0.58%) IP Telephony
5 3 (0.58%) Skype
5 3 (0.58%) VoIP
5 3 (0.58%) WAN
6 2 (0.39%) IMAP
6 2 (0.39%) VLAN
6 2 (0.39%) WebEx
6 2 (0.39%) Wireless
6 2 (0.39%) WLAN
7 1 (0.19%) DMZ
7 1 (0.19%) HTTP
7 1 (0.19%) Internet
7 1 (0.19%) Intranet
7 1 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.69%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.55%) Big Data
3 8 (1.55%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.55%) SAP BW
4 6 (1.17%) SAP HANA
5 5 (0.97%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.97%) MySQL
5 5 (0.97%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.97%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.78%) MS Access
6 4 (0.78%) PowerCenter
6 4 (0.78%) Spotfire
6 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (0.58%) QlikView
7 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (3.50%) JIRA
2 10 (1.94%) Subversion
3 4 (0.78%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.78%) Selenium
4 3 (0.58%) Bitbucket
4 3 (0.58%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.58%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.58%) LSMW
4 3 (0.58%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.39%) Calabash
5 2 (0.39%) Capybara
5 2 (0.39%) Maven
5 2 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.39%) TortoiseSVN
5 2 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.19%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.19%) JBehave
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
General
1 123 (23.88%) Finance
2 93 (18.06%) Retail
3 79 (15.34%) Manufacturing
4 24 (4.66%) Marketing
5 17 (3.30%) Banking
6 10 (1.94%) Publishing
6 10 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.36%) Aerospace
7 7 (1.36%) French Language
8 4 (0.78%) Advertising
8 4 (0.78%) Dutch Language
8 4 (0.78%) German Language
9 3 (0.58%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.58%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.58%) Legal
9 3 (0.58%) Portuguese Language
9 3 (0.58%) Russian Language
9 3 (0.58%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.39%) Automotive
10 2 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 96 (18.64%) Analyst
2 72 (13.98%) Consultant
3 70 (13.59%) Project Manager
4 68 (13.20%) Developer
5 32 (6.21%) SAP Consultant
6 31 (6.02%) Business Analyst
7 26 (5.05%) ServiceNow Developer
8 23 (4.47%) Compliance Consultant
9 18 (3.50%) Architect
9 18 (3.50%) Risk Consultant
10 16 (3.11%) IT Consultant
11 15 (2.91%) Data Analyst
11 15 (2.91%) Senior Manager
12 14 (2.72%) IT Risk Consultant
13 13 (2.52%) Senior Project Manager
14 12 (2.33%) Workstream Lead
15 11 (2.14%) Functional Consultant
15 11 (2.14%) SAP Manager
15 11 (2.14%) Senior Analyst
15 11 (2.14%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (9.13%) HTML
2 38 (7.38%) CSS
3 31 (6.02%) HTML5
4 16 (3.11%) XML
5 10 (1.94%) Web Services
6 9 (1.75%) RESTful
7 8 (1.55%) .NET
8 6 (1.17%) J2EE
9 5 (0.97%) CSS3
9 5 (0.97%) Middleware
9 5 (0.97%) REST
10 4 (0.78%) Hibernate
10 4 (0.78%) jQuery
10 4 (0.78%) XHTML
11 3 (0.58%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.58%) EJB
11 3 (0.58%) JSON
11 3 (0.58%) JSP
11 3 (0.58%) MDX
11 3 (0.58%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.10%) Life Science
2 39 (7.57%) FMCG
3 32 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.11%) Data Centre
6 11 (2.14%) Data Extraction
6 11 (2.14%) NHS
7 9 (1.75%) LIMS
8 8 (1.55%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.55%) User Experience
9 7 (1.36%) Data Integration
10 6 (1.17%) Pharmacovigilance
11 5 (0.97%) Biotechnology
11 5 (0.97%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.97%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.97%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.78%) Chemistry
12 4 (0.78%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 25 (4.85%) Windows
2 7 (1.36%) Linux
3 6 (1.17%) Android
3 6 (1.17%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.17%) Windows Server
4 5 (0.97%) Unix
4 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.78%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.58%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.19%) CentOS
7 1 (0.19%) Fedora
7 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.19%) SUSE
7 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (15.15%) Project Management
2 63 (12.23%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (11.84%) SAP Implementation
4 60 (11.65%) Validation
5 53 (10.29%) ERP
6 47 (9.13%) ITIL
7 36 (6.99%) Service Management
8 33 (6.41%) Web Development
9 31 (6.02%) ITSM
9 31 (6.02%) Migration
9 31 (6.02%) Quality Management
10 28 (5.44%) Procure-to-Pay
10 28 (5.44%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (5.05%) Data Management
12 25 (4.85%) ETL
12 25 (4.85%) Scrum
13 24 (4.66%) Analytics
13 24 (4.66%) Coaching
14 22 (4.27%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (9.51%) JavaScript
2 44 (8.54%) SQL
3 26 (5.05%) Java
4 12 (2.33%) PHP
5 9 (1.75%) Python
6 7 (1.36%) VBA
7 5 (0.97%) C
7 5 (0.97%) C#
7 5 (0.97%) C++
8 4 (0.78%) Objective-C
8 4 (0.78%) Perl
8 4 (0.78%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.78%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.58%) Ruby
9 3 (0.58%) SPARQL
10 2 (0.39%) ABAP
10 2 (0.39%) ActionScript 2.0
10 2 (0.39%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (0.39%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (6.21%) Degree
2 10 (1.94%) PMP
3 8 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.36%) MCSE
5 6 (1.17%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.78%) MCITP
6 4 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.78%) SAP Certification
6 4 (0.78%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.58%) APMP
7 3 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.58%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.39%) CCNA
8 2 (0.39%) CCNP
8 2 (0.39%) ISEB
8 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.39%) MCSA
8 2 (0.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (11.46%) GxP
2 46 (8.93%) GMP
3 29 (5.63%) GAMP
4 23 (4.47%) GCP
5 20 (3.88%) QA
6 15 (2.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (2.72%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 14 (2.72%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.78%) COBIT
9 3 (0.58%) GLP
9 3 (0.58%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.58%) SLA
10 2 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.39%) P3O
11 1 (0.19%) CDISC
11 1 (0.19%) HL7
11 1 (0.19%) MISRA
11 1 (0.19%) MISRA C
System Software
1 11 (2.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.17%) XenApp
3 3 (0.58%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.39%) NFS
5 1 (0.19%) Docker
5 1 (0.19%) GPFS
5 1 (0.19%) Varnish
5 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.19%) zsh
Systems Management
1 5 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.78%) Puppet
2 4 (0.78%) SCCM
3 3 (0.58%) Salt
4 1 (0.19%) Nessus
4 1 (0.19%) SCSM
4 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 152 (29.51%) SAP
2 57 (11.07%) Microsoft
3 26 (5.05%) ServiceNow
4 15 (2.91%) Oracle
5 11 (2.14%) Capita
5 11 (2.14%) HP
5 11 (2.14%) VMware
6 10 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.75%) Citrix
8 8 (1.55%) Tableau
9 7 (1.36%) Google
9 7 (1.36%) Hyperion
10 6 (1.17%) Adobe
10 6 (1.17%) Informatica
11 5 (0.97%) IBM
12 4 (0.78%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.78%) Cisco
12 4 (0.78%) Saba
13 3 (0.58%) Ab Initio
13 3 (0.58%) BMC
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