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 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 343 309 230
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -79
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 88 123 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.55% 0.88%
As % of the General category 0.87% 1.21% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 90 105
Average daily rate £458 £459 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.27% +11.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £324 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £468 £450 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £48.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.06 - £19.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £20.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+65.00% -50.00%
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
10133 10175 10666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.08% 45.52% 45.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7497 7191 7499
Average daily rate £500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 120 179
Average hourly rate £22.25 £19.72 £21.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -9.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -

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 April 2016.

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 April 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
Brentford 0 10 £466 +9.70% 1
City of London +29 4 £428 +3.63% 3
Docklands, London - 4 £413 -
Hounslow - 1 £650 -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 90 (39.13%) SAP
2 45 (19.57%) Manufacturing
3 36 (15.65%) Finance
4 35 (15.22%) Oracle
4 35 (15.22%) Project Management
5 34 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (13.48%) FMCG
7 30 (13.04%) JavaScript
8 29 (12.61%) ITIL
9 27 (11.74%) Web Services
10 26 (11.30%) XML
11 25 (10.87%) ITSM
11 25 (10.87%) Change Management
12 24 (10.43%) Service Management
12 24 (10.43%) Migration
12 24 (10.43%) ERP
12 24 (10.43%) Degree
13 23 (10.00%) SQL
14 22 (9.57%) Java
14 22 (9.57%) ServiceNow
15 21 (9.13%) Management Information System
16 20 (8.70%) HTML
16 20 (8.70%) Data Migration
17 19 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
18 18 (7.83%) CSS
18 18 (7.83%) Six Sigma
19 17 (7.39%) SAP Certification
19 17 (7.39%) WebLogic
19 17 (7.39%) Marketing
20 15 (6.52%) Linux

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 17 (7.39%) WebLogic
2 15 (6.52%) CMS
3 10 (4.35%) IIS
4 5 (2.17%) LiveCycle
4 5 (2.17%) SAS
5 4 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.74%) iPlanet
5 4 (1.74%) MQSeries
5 4 (1.74%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.74%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (1.74%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.74%) WebLogic Portal
5 4 (1.74%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.30%) Liferay
7 2 (0.87%) Apache
7 2 (0.87%) Confluence
7 2 (0.87%) Jetty
7 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.78%) MS Office
3 9 (3.91%) MS Project
4 8 (3.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (3.48%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.43%) Stata
Business Applications
1 12 (5.22%) SAP MM
2 5 (2.17%) SAP FI
2 5 (2.17%) SAP R/3
3 4 (1.74%) BusinessWare
3 4 (1.74%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.74%) SAP CRM
3 4 (1.74%) SAP ERP
3 4 (1.74%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (1.74%) SAP SD
3 4 (1.74%) SAP SRM
4 3 (1.30%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.87%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 2 (0.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.87%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.43%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.43%) SAP FI-AP
6 1 (0.43%) SAP PP-PI
6 1 (0.43%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.48%) Internet
1 8 (3.48%) LDAP
2 7 (3.04%) Firewall
3 6 (2.61%) HTTP
4 4 (1.74%) VoIP
5 3 (1.30%) LAN
6 2 (0.87%) Network Security
6 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.87%) WAN
6 2 (0.87%) WebEx
7 1 (0.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.22%) SAP BW
1 12 (5.22%) SAP Data Services
2 9 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (3.91%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.04%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.04%) QlikView
4 6 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (2.17%) Big Data
5 5 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.74%) DB2
6 4 (1.74%) DB2 UDB
7 3 (1.30%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.87%) BODI
8 2 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.87%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.87%) Sybase IQ
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.91%) LSMW
2 7 (3.04%) SoapUI
3 6 (2.61%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.61%) Maven
4 5 (2.17%) JIRA
4 5 (2.17%) Selenium
5 4 (1.74%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.74%) JUnit
6 3 (1.30%) ClearQuest
6 3 (1.30%) HP UFT
6 3 (1.30%) JMeter
7 2 (0.87%) GitLab
8 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.43%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.43%) WebDriver
General
1 45 (19.57%) Manufacturing
2 36 (15.65%) Finance
3 17 (7.39%) Marketing
4 12 (5.22%) Banking
5 8 (3.48%) Legal
6 6 (2.61%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.17%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.87%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.87%) Publishing
9 1 (0.43%) Law
9 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (30.87%) Consultant
2 54 (23.48%) SAP Consultant
3 33 (14.35%) Architect
4 24 (10.43%) Project Manager
5 23 (10.00%) Developer
6 21 (9.13%) Analyst
7 14 (6.09%) ServiceNow Developer
8 13 (5.65%) SAP MM Consultant
9 12 (5.22%) Data Consultant
9 12 (5.22%) SAP Data Consultant
10 11 (4.78%) Functional Consultant
11 10 (4.35%) Business Analyst
11 10 (4.35%) Data Migration Consultant
11 10 (4.35%) Migration Consultant
11 10 (4.35%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
11 10 (4.35%) SAP Migration Consultant
12 9 (3.91%) SAP Functional Consultant
13 8 (3.48%) SAP Manager
13 8 (3.48%) Software Architect
14 7 (3.04%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.74%) Web Services
2 26 (11.30%) XML
3 20 (8.70%) HTML
4 18 (7.83%) CSS
5 9 (3.91%) Java EE
5 9 (3.91%) SOAP
6 7 (3.04%) .NET
7 6 (2.61%) Middleware
7 6 (2.61%) Spring
7 6 (2.61%) XSL
8 5 (2.17%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.17%) JPA
8 5 (2.17%) JTA
8 5 (2.17%) REST
9 4 (1.74%) JAX-RS
9 4 (1.74%) JMS
9 4 (1.74%) MSMQ
9 4 (1.74%) SAP Basis
9 4 (1.74%) XSD
10 3 (1.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (13.48%) FMCG
3 21 (9.13%) Management Information System
4 14 (6.09%) Life Science
5 9 (3.91%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.91%) Pharmacovigilance
5 9 (3.91%) PMI
6 6 (2.61%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.17%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.74%) AS400
8 4 (1.74%) Data Extraction
8 4 (1.74%) User Experience
9 3 (1.30%) CESG
10 2 (0.87%) Animation
10 2 (0.87%) Linked Data
10 2 (0.87%) Semantic Web
10 2 (0.87%) Social Media
11 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.43%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.52%) Linux
2 8 (3.48%) Windows
3 5 (2.17%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.74%) AIX
4 4 (1.74%) Solaris
4 4 (1.74%) Unix
4 4 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.74%) zOS
5 2 (0.87%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (15.22%) Project Management
2 29 (12.61%) ITIL
3 25 (10.87%) Change Management
3 25 (10.87%) ITSM
4 24 (10.43%) ERP
4 24 (10.43%) Migration
4 24 (10.43%) Service Management
5 20 (8.70%) Data Migration
6 19 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (7.83%) Six Sigma
8 15 (6.52%) Information Security
9 14 (6.09%) Analytics
9 14 (6.09%) PRINCE2
10 13 (5.65%) Data Modelling
10 13 (5.65%) Lean Six Sigma
11 12 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (5.22%) ETL
11 12 (5.22%) Risk Management
12 11 (4.78%) Business Analysis
12 11 (4.78%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 30 (13.04%) JavaScript
2 23 (10.00%) SQL
3 22 (9.57%) Java
4 7 (3.04%) ABAP
5 5 (2.17%) C#
5 5 (2.17%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.30%) C
7 2 (0.87%) PHP
7 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.43%) Python
8 1 (0.43%) R
8 1 (0.43%) sed
8 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (10.43%) Degree
2 17 (7.39%) SAP Certification
3 10 (4.35%) PMI Certification
4 7 (3.04%) CISM
4 7 (3.04%) CISSP
5 6 (2.61%) PMP
6 5 (2.17%) CISA
6 5 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.74%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (1.74%) CCSP
8 3 (1.30%) CCA
8 3 (1.30%) IISP
8 3 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.87%) CRISC
9 2 (0.87%) PhD
10 1 (0.43%) APMG
10 1 (0.43%) GIAC
10 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (2.61%) GxP
3 5 (2.17%) QA
4 4 (1.74%) PMBOK
5 3 (1.30%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.87%) GMP
6 2 (0.87%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.87%) SLA
7 1 (0.43%) GAMP
7 1 (0.43%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (3.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.74%) ClearTrust
3 1 (0.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.74%) CA Single Sign-On
1 4 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.87%) Ansible
2 2 (0.87%) Cacti
2 2 (0.87%) Nagios
Vendors
1 90 (39.13%) SAP
2 35 (15.22%) Oracle
3 22 (9.57%) ServiceNow
4 11 (4.78%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.48%) Adobe
6 6 (2.61%) Informatica
7 5 (2.17%) IBM
7 5 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.74%) BEA
8 4 (1.74%) CA
8 4 (1.74%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.74%) Vitria
9 3 (1.30%) HP
10 2 (0.87%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.87%) Saba
10 2 (0.87%) Sybase
10 2 (0.87%) Tableau
10 2 (0.87%) Teradata
10 2 (0.87%) VMware
11 1 (0.43%) Netezza
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £170 - £190 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
Posted: 24 days ago