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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 282 261 265
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 127 153 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.65% 0.65%
As % of the General category 1.15% 1.45% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 86 91
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £233 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £498 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £36.50 £34.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £20.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+13.41% -43.44%
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
11076 10580 12419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 47.01% 44.86% 51.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8024 7369 8724
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £383 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 136 192
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.88 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 18 £463 +8.82%
City of London -14 16 £325 +8.33% 10
Uxbridge +6 10 £450 +25.00% 1
Harrow - 1 £330 -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 112 (44.80%) SAP
2 72 (28.80%) Manufacturing
3 64 (25.60%) Finance
4 58 (23.20%) FMCG
5 52 (20.80%) ERP
6 45 (18.00%) Project Management
7 40 (16.00%) Six Sigma
8 32 (12.80%) Lean Six Sigma
9 29 (11.60%) SAP Certification
10 26 (10.40%) Change Control
11 24 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
11 24 (9.60%) Validation
11 24 (9.60%) Banking
12 23 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (8.00%) Data Modelling
13 20 (8.00%) Change Management
14 19 (7.60%) Analytics
15 17 (6.80%) SLA
15 17 (6.80%) GxP
16 16 (6.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 16 (6.40%) Microsoft
16 16 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (6.40%) Continuous Improvement
17 15 (6.00%) Migration
17 15 (6.00%) Quality Management
17 15 (6.00%) Management Information System
17 15 (6.00%) Risk Management
18 14 (5.60%) SAP BW
18 14 (5.60%) Salesforce.com

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.20%) SAS
2 3 (1.20%) Confluence
3 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.80%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.80%) CMS
4 1 (0.40%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.40%) Drupal
4 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.40%) Liferay
4 1 (0.40%) JBoss
4 1 (0.40%) Apache
4 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.40%) Kentico
4 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (5.20%) MS Office
2 11 (4.40%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.20%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.00%) MS Project
5 4 (1.60%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (4.40%) SAP FI-AP
2 10 (4.00%) SAP QM
3 9 (3.60%) SAP FI
4 7 (2.80%) SAP APO
4 7 (2.80%) SAP CO
5 6 (2.40%) SAP SRM
5 6 (2.40%) SAP WM
5 6 (2.40%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (2.00%) SAP SD
7 4 (1.60%) SAP FSCM
8 2 (0.80%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.80%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.80%) SAP PP
9 1 (0.40%) SAP MDM
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.40%) Bankmaster
9 1 (0.40%) HFM
9 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.40%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.20%) Veeva
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.40%) Firewall
1 1 (0.40%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.60%) SAP BW
2 11 (4.40%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.40%) QlikView
4 5 (2.00%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.80%) DataStage
6 2 (0.80%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (0.80%) MySQL
6 2 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.40%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.40%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.40%) Essbase
7 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (2.40%) LSMW
2 3 (1.20%) JIRA
3 1 (0.40%) JUnit
3 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.40%) ProC
General
1 72 (28.80%) Manufacturing
2 64 (25.60%) Finance
3 24 (9.60%) Banking
4 13 (5.20%) Retail
5 11 (4.40%) Marketing
6 10 (4.00%) Telecoms
7 9 (3.60%) Legal
8 7 (2.80%) Retail Banking
8 7 (2.80%) Automotive
9 6 (2.40%) Billing
10 3 (1.20%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.20%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.40%) Electronics
11 1 (0.40%) Publishing
11 1 (0.40%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 85 (34.00%) Consultant
2 66 (26.40%) SAP Consultant
3 33 (13.20%) Project Manager
4 23 (9.20%) Analyst
5 21 (8.40%) Architect
6 14 (5.60%) Functional Consultant
7 13 (5.20%) Developer
7 13 (5.20%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 11 (4.40%) Risk Consultant
8 11 (4.40%) Compliance Consultant
8 11 (4.40%) Business Analyst
9 9 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (3.60%) SAP QM Consultant
9 9 (3.60%) SAP Manager
10 7 (2.80%) Technical Architect
11 6 (2.40%) Senior Consultant
11 6 (2.40%) SAP FI Consultant
12 5 (2.00%) IT Project Manager
12 5 (2.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 5 (2.00%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.20%) .NET
2 5 (2.00%) EDI
2 5 (2.00%) HTML
3 4 (1.60%) HTML5
4 3 (1.20%) Web Services
4 3 (1.20%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.80%) CSS3
5 2 (0.80%) XML
5 2 (0.80%) LAMP
5 2 (0.80%) BAPI
5 2 (0.80%) CSS
6 1 (0.40%) SOAP
6 1 (0.40%) J2EE
6 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.40%) XSLT
6 1 (0.40%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (0.40%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.40%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.40%) Android SDK
6 1 (0.40%) BSON
Miscellaneous
1 58 (23.20%) FMCG
2 24 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.00%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.20%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.20%) User Experience
5 7 (2.80%) Biotechnology
5 7 (2.80%) Life Science
6 4 (1.60%) Clustering
6 4 (1.60%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.60%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.20%) iPad
7 3 (1.20%) NHS
7 3 (1.20%) LIMS
8 2 (0.80%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.80%) PACS
8 2 (0.80%) SCADA
8 2 (0.80%) Informatics
8 2 (0.80%) CMDB
8 2 (0.80%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.40%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.00%) Android
2 4 (1.60%) Windows
2 4 (1.60%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.20%) Linux
4 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.80%) UNIX
5 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (20.80%) ERP
2 45 (18.00%) Project Management
3 40 (16.00%) Six Sigma
4 32 (12.80%) Lean Six Sigma
5 26 (10.40%) Change Control
6 24 (9.60%) Validation
7 23 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (8.00%) Data Modelling
8 20 (8.00%) Change Management
9 19 (7.60%) Analytics
10 16 (6.40%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (6.00%) Quality Management
11 15 (6.00%) Migration
11 15 (6.00%) Risk Management
12 14 (5.60%) CRM
12 14 (5.60%) PRINCE2
13 12 (4.80%) Performance Testing
14 11 (4.40%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.80%) SQL
2 10 (4.00%) Java
3 6 (2.40%) ABAP
4 4 (1.60%) C#
5 3 (1.20%) PHP
5 3 (1.20%) R
6 2 (0.80%) Apex Code
6 2 (0.80%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.80%) Python
7 1 (0.40%) Ruby
7 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (11.60%) SAP Certification
2 11 (4.40%) Degree
3 9 (3.60%) PMP
3 9 (3.60%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.80%) Postgraduate
4 7 (2.80%) MBA
5 4 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.20%) CISA
6 3 (1.20%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.20%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.20%) APMP
6 3 (1.20%) CRISC
7 1 (0.40%) CIMA
7 1 (0.40%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (0.40%) ACCA
7 1 (0.40%) MCSE
7 1 (0.40%) CCNA
7 1 (0.40%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.80%) GxP
1 17 (6.80%) SLA
2 16 (6.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 12 (4.80%) QA
3 12 (4.80%) GMP
4 10 (4.00%) GCP
5 7 (2.80%) GAMP
6 5 (2.00%) GLP
7 4 (1.60%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (1.20%) CDISC
9 2 (0.80%) DICOM
10 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.40%) XenApp
2 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 112 (44.80%) SAP
2 16 (6.40%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.60%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (3.60%) Oracle
5 7 (2.80%) Informatica
6 4 (1.60%) FatWire
6 4 (1.60%) Teradata
7 3 (1.20%) Ab Initio
7 3 (1.20%) HP
7 3 (1.20%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.80%) Citrix
8 2 (0.80%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.80%) VMware
9 1 (0.40%) Google
9 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.40%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.40%) Remedy
9 1 (0.40%) BT
9 1 (0.40%) Cisco
9 1 (0.40%) IBM
City, London
PwC
Rate: PwC is open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £60000 - £65000 per annum + unspecified Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: Competitive (dependant on experience) plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £25000.00 per annum + Pro Rata for 9 months
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing - Vertical IT
Posted: 26 days ago