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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 296 309 291
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 354 311 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.61% 0.63%
As % of the General category 1.66% 1.58% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 169 184
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £225 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £376 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.33% -5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £14.55 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.90 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+44.11% -2.85%
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
21333 19731 20803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.67% 38.56% 42.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13928 12464 13230
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 591 502 545
Average hourly rate £23.75 £21.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +4.54%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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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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 -47 115 £425 - 39
North West +44 103 £354 -21.44% 19
South East -18 81 £431 +12.74% 20
East of England -7 15 £500 +66.66% 19
East Midlands +5 13 £488 -22.00% 6
Yorkshire -22 9 £344 +56.25% 2
South West - 6 £370 - 18
West Midlands +9 5 £436 -3.05% 1
Pharmaceutical
UK

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

1 188 (25.65%) SAP
2 163 (22.24%) Project Management
3 147 (20.05%) Manufacturing
4 140 (19.10%) Finance
5 95 (12.96%) ERP
6 77 (10.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 76 (10.37%) FMCG
8 69 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
9 64 (8.73%) GxP
10 63 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
11 62 (8.46%) Validation
12 56 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
13 53 (7.23%) GAMP
14 48 (6.55%) Management Information System
14 48 (6.55%) Risk Management
14 48 (6.55%) SQL
14 48 (6.55%) Degree
15 46 (6.28%) Change Management
16 44 (6.00%) GMP
17 41 (5.59%) Six Sigma
17 41 (5.59%) Migration
18 40 (5.46%) Business Analysis
18 40 (5.46%) PRINCE2
19 38 (5.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
20 37 (5.05%) ITIL
21 36 (4.91%) Life Science
21 36 (4.91%) Analytics
22 35 (4.77%) Oracle
22 35 (4.77%) Microsoft
23 33 (4.50%) QlikView

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 27 (3.68%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.77%) CMS
3 7 (0.95%) SAS
4 6 (0.82%) Lync
5 5 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (0.68%) NetWeaver
5 5 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.55%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.55%) Drupal
7 3 (0.41%) Confluence
7 3 (0.41%) JBoss
7 3 (0.41%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.27%) iPlanet
8 2 (0.27%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.27%) IIS
8 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.27%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (4.09%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.27%) MS Office
3 21 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.77%) MS Project
5 11 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.41%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.14%) InDesign
8 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (1.64%) SAP APO
2 9 (1.23%) SAP FI
2 9 (1.23%) SAP QM
2 9 (1.23%) SAP SD
2 9 (1.23%) SAP FI-AP
3 8 (1.09%) SAP MM
4 6 (0.82%) SAP CO
4 6 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (0.82%) SAP SRM
5 4 (0.55%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.55%) SAP FSCM
6 3 (0.41%) SAP GRC
6 3 (0.41%) SAP EHS
6 3 (0.41%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.27%) BusinessWare
7 2 (0.27%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.27%) BPCS
7 2 (0.27%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 2 (0.27%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.27%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.23%) Veeva
3 8 (1.09%) Amazon EMR
3 8 (1.09%) Amazon ELB
3 8 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 8 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 8 (1.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 8 (1.09%) AWS CloudTrail
3 8 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
3 8 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (1.09%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.68%) SaaS
5 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.27%) PaaS
6 2 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.27%) iPaaS
6 2 (0.27%) Office 365
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.23%) WAN
1 9 (1.23%) Firewall
2 7 (0.95%) LAN
3 5 (0.68%) SAN
4 4 (0.55%) VoIP
5 3 (0.41%) NAS
6 2 (0.27%) DNS
7 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.14%) MPLS
7 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.14%) VPN
7 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.14%) Wireless
7 1 (0.14%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.14%) VLAN
7 1 (0.14%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (4.50%) QlikView
2 31 (4.23%) SQL Server
3 30 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (1.50%) SAP BW
4 11 (1.50%) Oracle Database
5 10 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (1.09%) MS Access
6 8 (1.09%) SQLPlus
6 8 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (0.68%) Spotfire
7 5 (0.68%) MySQL
7 5 (0.68%) Data Mining
7 5 (0.68%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.55%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.41%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.41%) DB2
9 3 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.27%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 6 (0.82%) LSMW
2 5 (0.68%) JIRA
3 3 (0.41%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.41%) Subversion
3 3 (0.41%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.41%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.41%) PowerDesigner
3 3 (0.41%) NetBeans
4 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.27%) Gradle
4 2 (0.27%) Maven
5 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.14%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.14%) JUnit
5 1 (0.14%) ERwin
5 1 (0.14%) ProC
5 1 (0.14%) Xcode
General
1 147 (20.05%) Manufacturing
2 140 (19.10%) Finance
3 32 (4.37%) Banking
4 26 (3.55%) Marketing
5 24 (3.27%) Retail
6 21 (2.86%) Legal
7 11 (1.50%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.23%) Automotive
9 7 (0.95%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.82%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.68%) Dutch Language
11 5 (0.68%) French Language
12 4 (0.55%) German Language
12 4 (0.55%) Billing
13 3 (0.41%) Law
14 2 (0.27%) Publishing
14 2 (0.27%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.14%) Local Government
15 1 (0.14%) Czech Language
15 1 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 136 (18.55%) Analyst
2 133 (18.14%) Project Manager
3 106 (14.46%) Consultant
4 73 (9.96%) Architect
5 71 (9.69%) Business Analyst
6 63 (8.59%) SAP Consultant
7 52 (7.09%) Developer
8 25 (3.41%) SAP Manager
9 21 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
9 21 (2.86%) IT Project Manager
10 17 (2.32%) Service Manager
11 13 (1.77%) Implementation Engineer
11 13 (1.77%) Business Manager
11 13 (1.77%) Risk Consultant
11 13 (1.77%) Compliance Consultant
11 13 (1.77%) QlikView Developer
12 12 (1.64%) Information Analyst
13 11 (1.50%) Delivery Manager
13 11 (1.50%) Senior Manager
13 11 (1.50%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.68%) .NET
2 19 (2.59%) HTML
3 12 (1.64%) CSS
4 11 (1.50%) HTML5
5 9 (1.23%) Web Services
6 8 (1.09%) jQuery
7 7 (0.95%) EDI
7 7 (0.95%) Middleware
8 6 (0.82%) XML
8 6 (0.82%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.68%) LAMP
9 5 (0.68%) Swing
9 5 (0.68%) CSS3
10 4 (0.55%) J2EE
10 4 (0.55%) SAP Basis
10 4 (0.55%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.41%) SAP ALE
11 3 (0.41%) DOM
11 3 (0.41%) BAPI
11 3 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 76 (10.37%) FMCG
2 56 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (6.55%) Management Information System
4 36 (4.91%) Life Science
5 20 (2.73%) Data Centre
6 16 (2.18%) NHS
7 15 (2.05%) Informatics
8 12 (1.64%) PMI
8 12 (1.64%) Visualisation
9 9 (1.23%) LIMS
10 8 (1.09%) SCADA
11 7 (0.95%) Biotechnology
11 7 (0.95%) Computer Science
11 7 (0.95%) User Experience
12 5 (0.68%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.68%) Data Integration
12 5 (0.68%) Chemistry
13 4 (0.55%) Pharmacovigilance
13 4 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.55%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 29 (3.96%) Windows
2 21 (2.86%) Linux
3 14 (1.91%) UNIX
4 8 (1.09%) Windows 7
5 6 (0.82%) Android
6 5 (0.68%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.68%) AIX
7 4 (0.55%) Solaris
8 3 (0.41%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.41%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.27%) zOS
9 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (22.24%) Project Management
2 95 (12.96%) ERP
3 77 (10.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 69 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
6 62 (8.46%) Validation
7 48 (6.55%) Risk Management
8 46 (6.28%) Change Management
9 41 (5.59%) Migration
9 41 (5.59%) Six Sigma
10 40 (5.46%) PRINCE2
10 40 (5.46%) Business Analysis
11 37 (5.05%) ITIL
12 36 (4.91%) Analytics
13 32 (4.37%) Lean Six Sigma
14 28 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
14 28 (3.82%) Service Delivery
15 27 (3.68%) Change Control
16 26 (3.55%) Data Modelling
17 23 (3.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 48 (6.55%) SQL
2 30 (4.09%) Java
3 18 (2.46%) JavaScript
4 11 (1.50%) C#
5 9 (1.23%) C
6 8 (1.09%) PHP
7 6 (0.82%) VBA
7 6 (0.82%) Python
8 5 (0.68%) ABAP
8 5 (0.68%) Groovy
9 4 (0.55%) R
9 4 (0.55%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.41%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.41%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.27%) VB
11 2 (0.27%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.14%) C++
12 1 (0.14%) Perl
12 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 48 (6.55%) Degree
2 31 (4.23%) PMI Certification
3 24 (3.27%) SAP Certification
4 22 (3.00%) PMP
5 10 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.09%) MBA
7 7 (0.95%) Postgraduate
8 6 (0.82%) CISA
8 6 (0.82%) CRISC
9 5 (0.68%) CCNA
9 5 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.68%) CISSP
10 4 (0.55%) CCNP
10 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.55%) CISM
10 4 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.41%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.41%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.41%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (8.73%) GxP
2 53 (7.23%) GAMP
3 44 (6.00%) GMP
4 38 (5.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 26 (3.55%) QA
6 22 (3.00%) SLA
7 16 (2.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 13 (1.77%) GCP
9 6 (0.82%) GLP
10 5 (0.68%) CDISC
11 3 (0.41%) HL7
11 3 (0.41%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.41%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.27%) COBIT
13 1 (0.14%) DICOM
System Software
1 9 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.27%) ISA Server
3 2 (0.27%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.27%) ClearTrust
3 2 (0.27%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.14%) HDFS
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.14%) XenApp
4 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
1 10 (1.36%) Puppet
2 8 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.27%) SCCM
3 2 (0.27%) SCOM
3 2 (0.27%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.14%) DatAdvantage
4 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.14%) Ambari
4 1 (0.14%) Oozie
Vendors
1 188 (25.65%) SAP
2 35 (4.77%) Oracle
2 35 (4.77%) Microsoft
3 32 (4.37%) Salesforce.com
4 20 (2.73%) Informatica
5 12 (1.64%) Remedy
6 11 (1.50%) Saba
7 10 (1.36%) Cisco
8 9 (1.23%) Teradata
9 8 (1.09%) HP
10 7 (0.95%) IBM
10 7 (0.95%) VMware
11 6 (0.82%) ServiceNow
11 6 (0.82%) NetApp
12 5 (0.68%) CheckPoint
12 5 (0.68%) Sitecore
13 4 (0.55%) Google
13 4 (0.55%) Wonderware
13 4 (0.55%) BT
13 4 (0.55%) Ab Initio
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