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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 322 320 276
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -44
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 306 283 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.65% 0.60% 0.74%
As % of the General category 1.68% 1.56% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 177 176
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £500 £389
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +28.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 16
Average hourly rate £24.50 £39.75 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.36% +114.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.52 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £46.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £34.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-27.73% +85.13%
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
18169 18177 18389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.48% 38.70% 40.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11908 11819 11605
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 499 426 580
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.43 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 137 £450 +28.57% 44
South East +8 98 £400 -23.80% 25
North West +8 34 £380 -24.00% 7
East of England +1 15 £428 +14.76% 10
East Midlands -1 9 £550 +120.00% 5
South West +1 5 £338 -9.93% 6
West Midlands -12 4 £463 +5.71% 3
Yorkshire -15 1 - - 10
Pharmaceutical
UK

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 165 (25.54%) SAP
2 108 (16.72%) Project Management
3 102 (15.79%) Manufacturing
4 83 (12.85%) Finance
5 73 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
6 69 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (10.53%) Oracle
8 64 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
9 62 (9.60%) Microsoft
10 60 (9.29%) ITIL
11 59 (9.13%) Change Management
12 58 (8.98%) FMCG
13 55 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
14 54 (8.36%) SQL
15 51 (7.89%) PRINCE2
15 51 (7.89%) Degree
16 49 (7.59%) Life Science
16 49 (7.59%) Validation
17 46 (7.12%) Migration
18 45 (6.97%) MS Excel
19 44 (6.81%) Management Information System
20 42 (6.50%) Business Analysis
21 40 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
22 38 (5.88%) CRM
22 38 (5.88%) ERP
22 38 (5.88%) ETL
23 37 (5.73%) SQL Server
24 36 (5.57%) Windows
24 36 (5.57%) Marketing
25 35 (5.42%) PMI Certification

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 24 (3.72%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.94%) CMS
3 14 (2.17%) WebLogic
4 13 (2.01%) IIS
5 9 (1.39%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.39%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (1.24%) iPlanet
6 8 (1.24%) MQSeries
6 8 (1.24%) SAS
7 4 (0.62%) Documentum
7 4 (0.62%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.46%) LiveCycle
8 3 (0.46%) NetWeaver
8 3 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.46%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.31%) Apache
9 2 (0.31%) Confluence
9 2 (0.31%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 45 (6.97%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 29 (4.49%) MS Office
4 19 (2.94%) MS Project
5 16 (2.48%) MS Visio
6 8 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.15%) Stata
Business Applications
1 22 (3.41%) SAP MM
2 11 (1.70%) SAP R/3
3 8 (1.24%) BusinessWare
4 7 (1.08%) SAP FI
4 7 (1.08%) SAP SD
5 6 (0.93%) Maximo
5 6 (0.93%) SAP APO
5 6 (0.93%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.77%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.77%) SAP PP
7 4 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.62%) Oracle iProcurement
8 3 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.46%) SAP PP-PI
8 3 (0.46%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.17%) SaaS
2 10 (1.55%) Veeva
3 8 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (0.31%) Taleo
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.15%) Force.com
6 1 (0.15%) Office 365
6 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.01%) Firewall
2 6 (0.93%) LAN
2 6 (0.93%) WAN
3 5 (0.77%) Internet
4 3 (0.46%) DHCP
4 3 (0.46%) DNS
4 3 (0.46%) HTTP
4 3 (0.46%) Intranet
4 3 (0.46%) LDAP
4 3 (0.46%) SAN
4 3 (0.46%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.46%) VoIP
5 2 (0.31%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.31%) WebEx
6 1 (0.15%) MPLS
6 1 (0.15%) Network Security
6 1 (0.15%) VPN
6 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
2 37 (5.73%) SQL Server
3 25 (3.87%) BusinessObjects
3 25 (3.87%) QlikView
4 18 (2.79%) SAP BW
5 12 (1.86%) Oracle Database
5 12 (1.86%) SAP Data Services
6 9 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.24%) Big Data
7 8 (1.24%) DB2
7 8 (1.24%) DB2 UDB
7 8 (1.24%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.77%) Spotfire
9 4 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.46%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.46%) IBM InfoSphere
10 3 (0.46%) SAP HANA
10 3 (0.46%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 10 (1.55%) LSMW
2 9 (1.39%) JIRA
3 6 (0.93%) ClearQuest
3 6 (0.93%) HP UFT
3 6 (0.93%) SoapUI
4 5 (0.77%) Maven
4 5 (0.77%) PowerDesigner
4 5 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.46%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.31%) ERwin
6 2 (0.31%) GitLab
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.31%) Rational Rose
6 2 (0.31%) Selenium
6 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.15%) JMeter
7 1 (0.15%) JUnit
7 1 (0.15%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.15%) Xcode
General
1 102 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 83 (12.85%) Finance
3 36 (5.57%) Marketing
4 16 (2.48%) Banking
4 16 (2.48%) Legal
5 11 (1.70%) Retail
6 6 (0.93%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.77%) Aerospace
7 5 (0.77%) General Ledger
8 4 (0.62%) Advertising
9 3 (0.46%) Automotive
9 3 (0.46%) French Language
9 3 (0.46%) Law
9 3 (0.46%) Publishing
10 2 (0.31%) German Language
10 2 (0.31%) Local Government
11 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.15%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 128 (19.81%) Analyst
2 118 (18.27%) Consultant
3 75 (11.61%) Project Manager
4 65 (10.06%) SAP Consultant
5 64 (9.91%) Business Analyst
6 59 (9.13%) Architect
7 58 (8.98%) Developer
8 16 (2.48%) Data Analyst
8 16 (2.48%) Data Consultant
8 16 (2.48%) Functional Consultant
8 16 (2.48%) SAP MM Consultant
9 15 (2.32%) IT Analyst
9 15 (2.32%) SAP Data Consultant
10 14 (2.17%) Programme Manager
10 14 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (2.01%) Data Migration Consultant
11 13 (2.01%) Migration Consultant
11 13 (2.01%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
11 13 (2.01%) SAP Migration Consultant
12 12 (1.86%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (5.26%) Web Services
2 24 (3.72%) HTML
3 23 (3.56%) .NET
3 23 (3.56%) XML
4 19 (2.94%) CSS
5 11 (1.70%) Middleware
6 8 (1.24%) MSMQ
7 7 (1.08%) Spring
8 5 (0.77%) D3.js
8 5 (0.77%) Java EE
8 5 (0.77%) MDX
9 4 (0.62%) Entity Framework
9 4 (0.62%) HTML5
9 4 (0.62%) SOAP
10 3 (0.46%) Ajax
10 3 (0.46%) Hibernate
10 3 (0.46%) SAP TM
10 3 (0.46%) XSL
11 2 (0.31%) JPA
11 2 (0.31%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 73 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (8.98%) FMCG
3 49 (7.59%) Life Science
4 44 (6.81%) Management Information System
5 23 (3.56%) NHS
6 17 (2.63%) Data Centre
7 16 (2.48%) Computer Science
7 16 (2.48%) Visualisation
8 12 (1.86%) PMI
9 11 (1.70%) Data Integration
9 11 (1.70%) Pharmacovigilance
10 10 (1.55%) AS400
11 8 (1.24%) User Experience
12 6 (0.93%) CESG
12 6 (0.93%) Data Extraction
13 5 (0.77%) Biotechnology
13 5 (0.77%) Chemistry
13 5 (0.77%) e-Learning
14 4 (0.62%) Informatics
14 4 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (5.57%) Windows
2 33 (5.11%) Linux
3 11 (1.70%) AIX
4 9 (1.39%) Windows 7
4 9 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.24%) Solaris
5 8 (1.24%) zOS
6 7 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (0.77%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.62%) Unix
9 1 (0.15%) Android
9 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.15%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (16.72%) Project Management
2 69 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
4 60 (9.29%) ITIL
5 59 (9.13%) Change Management
6 51 (7.89%) PRINCE2
7 49 (7.59%) Validation
8 46 (7.12%) Migration
9 42 (6.50%) Business Analysis
10 40 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 38 (5.88%) CRM
11 38 (5.88%) ERP
11 38 (5.88%) ETL
12 31 (4.80%) Data Modelling
13 29 (4.49%) Risk Management
13 29 (4.49%) Service Management
13 29 (4.49%) TOGAF
14 27 (4.18%) Quality Management
15 26 (4.02%) Data Migration
16 25 (3.87%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 54 (8.36%) SQL
2 33 (5.11%) Java
3 29 (4.49%) JavaScript
4 11 (1.70%) PL/SQL
5 9 (1.39%) C#
6 7 (1.08%) ABAP
7 6 (0.93%) T-SQL
8 5 (0.77%) C
9 3 (0.46%) VBA
10 2 (0.31%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.31%) Python
10 2 (0.31%) R
10 2 (0.31%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.31%) VB
10 2 (0.31%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.15%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.15%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.15%) Groovy
11 1 (0.15%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.15%) sed
Qualifications
1 51 (7.89%) Degree
2 35 (5.42%) PMI Certification
3 30 (4.64%) PMP
4 19 (2.94%) SAP Certification
5 16 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (1.70%) CISSP
7 10 (1.55%) CISM
8 8 (1.24%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 8 (1.24%) CCSP
9 7 (1.08%) CISA
10 5 (0.77%) CRISC
11 4 (0.62%) CCIE
11 4 (0.62%) IISP
11 4 (0.62%) ISEB
11 4 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.46%) CCA
12 3 (0.46%) CCNP
12 3 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.46%) PhD
12 3 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.26%) GxP
2 24 (3.72%) QA
2 24 (3.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 19 (2.94%) GAMP
4 18 (2.79%) Data Quality
4 18 (2.79%) GMP
5 14 (2.17%) SLA
6 8 (1.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (0.46%) COBIT
7 3 (0.46%) HL7
7 3 (0.46%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.31%) GCP
8 2 (0.31%) ISO13485
9 1 (0.15%) GAAP
9 1 (0.15%) GLP
9 1 (0.15%) MiFID
9 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
System Software
1 17 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.24%) ClearTrust
4 3 (0.46%) PowerHA
4 3 (0.46%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (1.24%) CA Single Sign-On
2 7 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.93%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.31%) Ansible
4 2 (0.31%) Cacti
4 2 (0.31%) Nagios
5 1 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 165 (25.54%) SAP
2 68 (10.53%) Oracle
3 62 (9.60%) Microsoft
4 30 (4.64%) ServiceNow
5 26 (4.02%) Informatica
6 25 (3.87%) IBM
6 25 (3.87%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (2.32%) Teradata
7 15 (2.32%) VMware
8 9 (1.39%) Remedy
9 8 (1.24%) BEA
9 8 (1.24%) CA
9 8 (1.24%) CheckPoint
9 8 (1.24%) Vitria
10 7 (1.08%) Apple
10 7 (1.08%) HP
10 7 (1.08%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.93%) Adobe
11 6 (0.93%) Axway
11 6 (0.93%) Tableau
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