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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 299 261 341
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +80
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 310 326 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.65% 0.71% 0.44%
As % of the General category 1.67% 1.79% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 169 90
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£450 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £375 £418
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -10.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 8
Average hourly rate £43.75 £25.50 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.56% +14.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £15.70 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £48.25 £50.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £19.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+123.68% -14.60%
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
18531 18225 17068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.91% 39.84% 41.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11837 11263 10619
Average daily rate £440 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 593 555
Average hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 27 February 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
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 27 February 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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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 -44 142 £375 -6.25% 38
South East +7 104 £550 +41.02% 32
North West +3 24 £550 +72.82% 32
East of England 0 13 £341 +10.97% 21
West Midlands -10 5 £440 +67.61% 6
East Midlands +3 4 £425 +78.94% 3
Yorkshire -13 3 £375 +56.25% 10
South West -28 2 £470 -6.10% 9
North East - - - -
Pharmaceutical
UK

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 198 (33.17%) SAP
2 114 (19.10%) Manufacturing
3 99 (16.58%) Project Management
4 85 (14.24%) Finance
5 65 (10.89%) FMCG
6 57 (9.55%) Validation
6 57 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
7 55 (9.21%) ERP
8 52 (8.71%) GAMP
9 51 (8.54%) Change Management
10 50 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 49 (8.21%) SAP BW
12 45 (7.54%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (6.87%) Time Management
14 39 (6.53%) Degree
15 38 (6.37%) Oracle
16 37 (6.20%) PRINCE2
17 36 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
18 35 (5.86%) GxP
19 33 (5.53%) ITIL
19 33 (5.53%) SQL
20 31 (5.19%) Marketing
21 28 (4.69%) SAP FI
21 28 (4.69%) CRM
21 28 (4.69%) GMP
21 28 (4.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
22 27 (4.52%) MS Excel
22 27 (4.52%) Life Science
23 26 (4.36%) SAP Certification
23 26 (4.36%) Migration

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 23 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.52%) SAS
3 7 (1.17%) CMS
4 5 (0.84%) NetWeaver
4 5 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (0.67%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.50%) Drupal
6 3 (0.50%) Lync
6 3 (0.50%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.50%) Confluence
7 2 (0.34%) Documentum
7 2 (0.34%) Kentico
7 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.34%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.34%) Apache
8 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.17%) IIS
8 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.17%) Mule
8 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 27 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.69%) MS Office
3 16 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.18%) MS Project
5 10 (1.68%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 28 (4.69%) SAP FI
2 20 (3.35%) SAP WM
3 18 (3.02%) SAP CO
4 17 (2.85%) SAP FI/CO
5 14 (2.35%) SAP SD
5 14 (2.35%) SAP SRM
6 10 (1.68%) SAP FI-AP
6 10 (1.68%) SAP APO
7 8 (1.34%) SAP CRM
8 7 (1.17%) SAP ERP
9 6 (1.01%) SAP MM
10 5 (0.84%) SAP HR
10 5 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (0.84%) SAP BPC
11 4 (0.67%) SAP Payroll
12 3 (0.50%) SAP QM
12 3 (0.50%) TrackWise
12 3 (0.50%) SAP PP
12 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
13 2 (0.34%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.84%) SaaS
2 3 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.01%) Firewall
2 5 (0.84%) WAN
3 4 (0.67%) Internet
4 3 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (0.50%) SAN
4 3 (0.50%) ADSL
5 2 (0.34%) LAN
6 1 (0.17%) VoIP
6 1 (0.17%) Broadband
6 1 (0.17%) FTP
6 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.17%) VPN
6 1 (0.17%) Intranet
6 1 (0.17%) 2G
6 1 (0.17%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.17%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (8.21%) SAP BW
2 20 (3.35%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.68%) Oracle Database
4 13 (2.18%) QlikView
5 11 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (0.84%) MS Access
8 4 (0.67%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.67%) SAP HANA
8 4 (0.67%) Spotfire
8 4 (0.67%) PowerCenter
8 4 (0.67%) DB2
8 4 (0.67%) SAP BI
9 3 (0.50%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.50%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.34%) Base SAS
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.34%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (1.01%) LSMW
2 4 (0.67%) Maven
3 3 (0.50%) JIRA
3 3 (0.50%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.17%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.17%) ERwin
4 1 (0.17%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.17%) JUnit
4 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 114 (19.10%) Manufacturing
2 85 (14.24%) Finance
3 31 (5.19%) Marketing
4 16 (2.68%) Legal
5 11 (1.84%) Retail
6 7 (1.17%) Banking
6 7 (1.17%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.84%) Back Office
7 5 (0.84%) Publishing
8 4 (0.67%) Billing
8 4 (0.67%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.50%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.34%) Electronics
11 1 (0.17%) Advertising
11 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.17%) German Language
11 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 130 (21.78%) Consultant
2 110 (18.43%) SAP Consultant
3 104 (17.42%) Analyst
4 100 (16.75%) Project Manager
5 62 (10.39%) Business Analyst
6 36 (6.03%) Architect
7 31 (5.19%) Developer
8 29 (4.86%) SAP Manager
9 23 (3.85%) Business Manager
10 22 (3.69%) Change Manager
11 21 (3.52%) Functional Consultant
12 20 (3.35%) SAP Functional Consultant
13 15 (2.51%) Programmer
14 13 (2.18%) Solutions Architect
14 13 (2.18%) SAP WM Consultant
15 12 (2.01%) SAP SRM Consultant
15 12 (2.01%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
16 11 (1.84%) SAP Project Manager
17 10 (1.68%) SAS Programmer
17 10 (1.68%) Business Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.52%) XML
2 20 (3.35%) .NET
3 13 (2.18%) Web Services
4 11 (1.84%) .NET Framework
5 10 (1.68%) Mason
6 9 (1.51%) jQuery
6 9 (1.51%) CSS
6 9 (1.51%) EDI
7 8 (1.34%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.01%) BAPI
9 5 (0.84%) SOAP
9 5 (0.84%) REST
10 4 (0.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (0.67%) JMS
10 4 (0.67%) SAP Basis
10 4 (0.67%) Spring
10 4 (0.67%) JPA
10 4 (0.67%) SAP PI
11 3 (0.50%) XSLT
11 3 (0.50%) JTA
Miscellaneous
1 65 (10.89%) FMCG
2 57 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (4.52%) Life Science
4 19 (3.18%) LIMS
5 17 (2.85%) NHS
6 15 (2.51%) Informatics
7 14 (2.35%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.84%) Pharmacovigilance
9 10 (1.68%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.68%) User Experience
10 8 (1.34%) PMI
11 6 (1.01%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.84%) Data Integration
12 5 (0.84%) Statistics
12 5 (0.84%) E-Learning
13 4 (0.67%) Biometrics
13 4 (0.67%) Biotechnology
14 3 (0.50%) Smartcard
14 3 (0.50%) HACMP
14 3 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (4.19%) Windows
2 11 (1.84%) UNIX
3 10 (1.68%) Linux
4 6 (1.01%) AIX
5 5 (0.84%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.50%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.34%) Android
7 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.17%) Solaris
8 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (16.58%) Project Management
2 57 (9.55%) Validation
3 55 (9.21%) ERP
4 51 (8.54%) Change Management
5 50 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 45 (7.54%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (6.87%) Time Management
8 37 (6.20%) PRINCE2
9 36 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
10 33 (5.53%) ITIL
11 28 (4.69%) CRM
11 28 (4.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 26 (4.36%) Migration
13 24 (4.02%) Business Analysis
14 20 (3.35%) Six Sigma
15 19 (3.18%) Service Management
15 19 (3.18%) Quality Management
16 18 (3.02%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (3.02%) QMS
16 18 (3.02%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 33 (5.53%) SQL
2 14 (2.35%) C#
2 14 (2.35%) Java
3 10 (1.68%) ABAP
4 4 (0.67%) VB.NET
4 4 (0.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.50%) PL/SQL
5 3 (0.50%) SAS Macro
6 2 (0.34%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.34%) VBA
6 2 (0.34%) C
6 2 (0.34%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.17%) VB
7 1 (0.17%) Perl
7 1 (0.17%) PHP
7 1 (0.17%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.17%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (6.53%) Degree
2 26 (4.36%) SAP Certification
3 21 (3.52%) PMI Certification
4 16 (2.68%) PMP
5 9 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (1.01%) VCP4
7 4 (0.67%) ACCA
8 3 (0.50%) CIMA
8 3 (0.50%) CCA
9 2 (0.34%) MCP
9 2 (0.34%) PhD
9 2 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.34%) MBA
9 2 (0.34%) MOS
9 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.17%) NVQ Level 3
10 1 (0.17%) MBCS
10 1 (0.17%) CITP
10 1 (0.17%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 1 (0.17%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (8.71%) GAMP
2 35 (5.86%) GxP
3 28 (4.69%) GMP
4 23 (3.85%) QA
5 17 (2.85%) CDISC
6 14 (2.35%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 12 (2.01%) COBIT
7 12 (2.01%) SLA
8 9 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.67%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.50%) GCP
11 2 (0.34%) SNOMED CT
11 2 (0.34%) HL7
12 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.01%) Active Directory
1 6 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.67%) VMware ESX
2 4 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (0.67%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.17%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 10 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 198 (33.17%) SAP
2 38 (6.37%) Oracle
3 25 (4.19%) Microsoft
3 25 (4.19%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (2.35%) Business Objects
5 12 (2.01%) Informatica
6 10 (1.68%) JD Edwards
7 9 (1.51%) Teradata
7 9 (1.51%) IBM
7 9 (1.51%) HP
8 7 (1.17%) VMware
9 6 (1.01%) EMC
10 5 (0.84%) Siebel
11 4 (0.67%) Adobe
12 3 (0.50%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (0.50%) Hyperion
12 3 (0.50%) NetApp
12 3 (0.50%) Google
13 2 (0.34%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.34%) Ariba
Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Cititec Associates Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Cititec
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Simon James I.T. Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis IT
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Aerotek
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £275 - £310 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red Sofa London
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
Quanta Consultancy Services
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
Quanta Consultancy Services
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £500 - £550 per month + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 5 days ago