The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 285 225 291
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +66
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 121 203 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.87% 0.43%
As % of the General category 1.18% 1.90% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 111 48
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£459 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.21% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -73.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-55.55% +125.00%
Pharmaceutical
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
10220 10679 11095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.72% 45.85% 51.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7227 7540 7813
Average daily rate £475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 167 133
Average hourly rate £19.01 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.96% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.15 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.04 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -5.50%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in London

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the London region.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in London

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the London region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Histogram in London

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the London region.

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in London

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the London region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Brentford -2 22 £425 +6.25% 2
City of London +1 15 £413 +14.58% 9
Uxbridge -1 5 £348 +4.51% 3
Chessington - 1 - -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 141 (52.81%) SAP
2 76 (28.46%) Manufacturing
3 55 (20.60%) FMCG
4 47 (17.60%) SAP BW
5 46 (17.23%) Finance
6 40 (14.98%) ERP
7 36 (13.48%) Project Management
8 30 (11.24%) Validation
9 28 (10.49%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (9.74%) Change Management
10 26 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
11 25 (9.36%) SAP FI
12 24 (8.99%) Time Management
13 22 (8.24%) CRM
14 21 (7.87%) SAP Certification
15 18 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (6.37%) Stakeholder Management
17 16 (5.99%) QA
18 15 (5.62%) Change Control
18 15 (5.62%) SAP CO
18 15 (5.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 15 (5.62%) Six Sigma
18 15 (5.62%) SAP WM
18 15 (5.62%) Oracle
19 14 (5.24%) ABAP
19 14 (5.24%) PRINCE2
19 14 (5.24%) GxP
19 14 (5.24%) SAP FI/CO
20 13 (4.87%) Microsoft
20 13 (4.87%) PMP

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (2.62%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.25%) SAS
3 4 (1.50%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.12%) CMS
5 2 (0.75%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.75%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.75%) Confluence
6 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.37%) Mule
6 1 (0.37%) Liferay
6 1 (0.37%) Kentico
6 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.37%) JBoss
6 1 (0.37%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (4.87%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.62%) MS Office
3 6 (2.25%) MS Project
3 6 (2.25%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (9.36%) SAP FI
2 15 (5.62%) SAP CO
2 15 (5.62%) SAP WM
3 14 (5.24%) SAP FI/CO
4 12 (4.49%) SAP SRM
5 11 (4.12%) SAP SD
6 9 (3.37%) SAP APO
7 8 (3.00%) SAP CRM
7 8 (3.00%) SAP QM
8 5 (1.87%) SAP FI-AP
9 4 (1.50%) SAP MM
9 4 (1.50%) SAP BPC
10 3 (1.12%) SAP PP
11 2 (0.75%) SAP MDM
11 2 (0.75%) SAP ERP
12 1 (0.37%) SAP EWM
12 1 (0.37%) SAP GRC
12 1 (0.37%) SAP LE
12 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) Veeva
1 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.37%) FTP
1 1 (0.37%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (17.60%) SAP BW
2 10 (3.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.75%) QlikView
3 7 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.87%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.12%) Base SAS
5 3 (1.12%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (0.75%) MySQL
6 2 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.75%) DataStage
6 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.37%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.37%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.37%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.37%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.37%) MS Access
7 1 (0.37%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (3.00%) LSMW
2 3 (1.12%) Maven
3 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.75%) JUnit
3 2 (0.75%) Rational Rose
3 2 (0.75%) JIRA
4 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.37%) ProC
General
1 76 (28.46%) Manufacturing
2 46 (17.23%) Finance
3 12 (4.49%) Legal
3 12 (4.49%) Marketing
4 9 (3.37%) Banking
5 7 (2.62%) Billing
6 5 (1.87%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.12%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.75%) Publishing
8 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 115 (43.07%) Consultant
2 98 (36.70%) SAP Consultant
3 36 (13.48%) Project Manager
4 25 (9.36%) Architect
5 18 (6.74%) Analyst
6 16 (5.99%) Functional Consultant
7 15 (5.62%) Developer
8 14 (5.24%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 10 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (3.75%) SAP SRM Consultant
10 9 (3.37%) SAP Manager
10 9 (3.37%) Risk Consultant
10 9 (3.37%) SAP WM Consultant
11 8 (3.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
11 8 (3.00%) Business Analyst
11 8 (3.00%) Compliance Consultant
12 7 (2.62%) Data Consultant
12 7 (2.62%) Technical Architect
12 7 (2.62%) SAP QM Consultant
12 7 (2.62%) SAP FI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.75%) XML
2 7 (2.62%) Web Services
2 7 (2.62%) .NET
2 7 (2.62%) BAPI
3 6 (2.25%) EDI
4 5 (1.87%) REST
4 5 (1.87%) SOAP
5 4 (1.50%) HTML
5 4 (1.50%) JMS
5 4 (1.50%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.50%) HTML5
5 4 (1.50%) SAP PI
6 3 (1.12%) JPA
6 3 (1.12%) CSS
6 3 (1.12%) Spring
6 3 (1.12%) JTA
6 3 (1.12%) XML Messaging
7 2 (0.75%) LAMP
7 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 55 (20.60%) FMCG
2 26 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.37%) Life Science
5 8 (3.00%) User Experience
6 5 (1.87%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.87%) Biotechnology
6 5 (1.87%) Pharmacovigilance
7 4 (1.50%) Clustering
7 4 (1.50%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.12%) NHS
8 3 (1.12%) LIMS
9 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.75%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.37%) Open Source
10 1 (0.37%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.37%) Informatics
10 1 (0.37%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.12%) Android
1 3 (1.12%) Apple iOS
1 3 (1.12%) Linux
1 3 (1.12%) UNIX
2 2 (0.75%) Windows
3 1 (0.37%) Windows NT
3 1 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (14.98%) ERP
2 36 (13.48%) Project Management
3 30 (11.24%) Validation
4 28 (10.49%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (9.74%) Change Management
6 24 (8.99%) Time Management
7 22 (8.24%) CRM
8 18 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (6.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (5.62%) Change Control
10 15 (5.62%) Six Sigma
11 14 (5.24%) PRINCE2
12 12 (4.49%) Migration
12 12 (4.49%) Service Delivery
12 12 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (4.49%) Lean Six Sigma
13 11 (4.12%) Release Management
13 11 (4.12%) Data Management
13 11 (4.12%) Data Modelling
14 10 (3.75%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.24%) ABAP
2 13 (4.87%) Java
2 13 (4.87%) SQL
3 4 (1.50%) C#
4 3 (1.12%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.75%) PHP
5 2 (0.75%) Apex Code
5 2 (0.75%) SAS Macro
6 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.37%) SAPscript
6 1 (0.37%) Python
6 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (7.87%) SAP Certification
2 13 (4.87%) PMP
2 13 (4.87%) PMI Certification
3 8 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.87%) Degree
5 3 (1.12%) CRISC
5 3 (1.12%) CISA
6 2 (0.75%) CIMA
6 2 (0.75%) ACCA
6 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.37%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.37%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.99%) QA
2 15 (5.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 14 (5.24%) GxP
4 12 (4.49%) GMP
5 10 (3.75%) SLA
6 8 (3.00%) GAMP
6 8 (3.00%) GCP
7 7 (2.62%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 4 (1.50%) GLP
8 4 (1.50%) CDISC
9 3 (1.12%) COBIT
10 2 (0.75%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.37%) DICOM
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 141 (52.81%) SAP
2 15 (5.62%) Oracle
3 13 (4.87%) Microsoft
4 12 (4.49%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (4.12%) Informatica
6 8 (3.00%) Teradata
7 4 (1.50%) FatWire
7 4 (1.50%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.12%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.75%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.75%) IBM
10 1 (0.37%) Atomikos
10 1 (0.37%) Nintex
10 1 (0.37%) Axway
10 1 (0.37%) HP
10 1 (0.37%) Cerner
10 1 (0.37%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.37%) VMware
10 1 (0.37%) BT
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