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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 250 226 287
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +61
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 150 180 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.71% 0.84% 0.39%
As % of the General category 1.55% 1.73% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 92 36
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£351 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £240 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £489 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+30.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £42.25 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.36% +5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+85.13% -26.00%
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
9679 10434 9400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.82% 48.41% 48.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6976 7367 6583
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 166 165
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £21.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% +2.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £13.63 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £80.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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 37 £350 -6.66%
City of London 0 22 £325 -23.52% 8
Uxbridge +4 1 £350 +32.07%
Hillingdon - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (44.48%) SAP
2 88 (27.76%) Manufacturing
3 49 (15.46%) SAP BW
4 40 (12.62%) Finance
5 39 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (11.04%) SAP Certification
6 35 (11.04%) ERP
7 34 (10.73%) Project Management
8 32 (10.09%) FMCG
9 30 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (8.20%) Data Modelling
10 26 (8.20%) Change Management
11 25 (7.89%) Validation
11 25 (7.89%) Migration
11 25 (7.89%) Six Sigma
11 25 (7.89%) Lean Six Sigma
12 24 (7.57%) Time Management
13 23 (7.26%) SAP FI
13 23 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (6.31%) CRM
14 20 (6.31%) Oracle
15 19 (5.99%) Data Migration
15 19 (5.99%) Change Control
16 18 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (5.68%) Analytics
16 18 (5.68%) Release Management
16 18 (5.68%) SAP SRM
16 18 (5.68%) SQL
17 17 (5.36%) PRINCE2
18 16 (5.05%) Microsoft

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (3.79%) SAS
2 8 (2.52%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.21%) NetWeaver
4 4 (1.26%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.95%) CMS
6 2 (0.63%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.63%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.63%) Kentico
7 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.32%) Mule
7 1 (0.32%) Documentum
7 1 (0.32%) IIS
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.15%) MS Project
2 10 (3.15%) MS Office
2 10 (3.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (7.26%) SAP FI
2 18 (5.68%) SAP SRM
3 12 (3.79%) SAP CO
3 12 (3.79%) SAP FI/CO
4 9 (2.84%) SAP FI-AP
4 9 (2.84%) SAP WM
5 8 (2.52%) SAP APO
6 7 (2.21%) SAP SD
7 6 (1.89%) SAP QM
7 6 (1.89%) SAP CRM
8 4 (1.26%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.95%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.95%) Cerner Millennium
10 2 (0.63%) SAP MM
10 2 (0.63%) Workday HCM
11 1 (0.32%) SAP GRC
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.32%) SAP EWM
11 1 (0.32%) HFM
11 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.58%) WAN
1 5 (1.58%) SAN
2 2 (0.63%) Internet
2 2 (0.63%) FTP
3 1 (0.32%) HTTP
3 1 (0.32%) SMTP
3 1 (0.32%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (15.46%) SAP BW
2 13 (4.10%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.15%) QlikView
4 8 (2.52%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (1.89%) MS Access
6 6 (1.89%) Data Mining
7 5 (1.58%) SAP HANA
8 4 (1.26%) Spotfire
9 3 (0.95%) Base SAS
10 2 (0.63%) SAP BI
10 2 (0.63%) OLAP
10 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.63%) Text Mining
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.32%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.32%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (2.21%) LSMW
2 3 (0.95%) Maven
2 3 (0.95%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.32%) JUnit
3 1 (0.32%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.32%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (0.32%) NUnit
General
1 88 (27.76%) Manufacturing
2 40 (12.62%) Finance
3 16 (5.05%) Marketing
4 12 (3.79%) Legal
5 6 (1.89%) Retail
6 4 (1.26%) Back Office
7 3 (0.95%) Banking
8 2 (0.63%) Publishing
8 2 (0.63%) Billing
8 2 (0.63%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.32%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 111 (35.02%) Consultant
2 95 (29.97%) SAP Consultant
3 45 (14.20%) Analyst
4 37 (11.67%) Project Manager
5 27 (8.52%) Business Analyst
6 23 (7.26%) Architect
6 23 (7.26%) Functional Consultant
7 22 (6.94%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 16 (5.05%) Developer
9 12 (3.79%) SAP SRM Consultant
10 11 (3.47%) SAP Manager
11 7 (2.21%) Validation Consultant
11 7 (2.21%) Programmer
11 7 (2.21%) SAS Programmer
11 7 (2.21%) Infrastructure Architect
12 6 (1.89%) Change Manager
12 6 (1.89%) Data Analyst
12 6 (1.89%) .NET Developer
12 6 (1.89%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 6 (1.89%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.73%) XML
2 9 (2.84%) Web Services
3 7 (2.21%) .NET
3 7 (2.21%) SOAP
4 6 (1.89%) REST
4 6 (1.89%) Mason
5 5 (1.58%) .NET Framework
5 5 (1.58%) JMS
5 5 (1.58%) HTML
5 5 (1.58%) BAPI
6 4 (1.26%) CSS
6 4 (1.26%) XSLT
6 4 (1.26%) SAP PI
7 3 (0.95%) JPA
7 3 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (0.95%) jQuery
7 3 (0.95%) Spring
7 3 (0.95%) JTA
7 3 (0.95%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.95%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (10.09%) FMCG
3 10 (3.15%) Life Science
4 9 (2.84%) Pharmacovigilance
4 9 (2.84%) NHS
5 6 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.58%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.58%) HACMP
7 4 (1.26%) LIMS
7 4 (1.26%) Informatics
8 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.95%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.63%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.63%) Ontologies
9 2 (0.63%) SCADA
9 2 (0.63%) Biotechnology
9 2 (0.63%) User Experience
9 2 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.63%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.63%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.15%) Windows
2 7 (2.21%) Linux
3 6 (1.89%) AIX
4 5 (1.58%) UNIX
5 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.63%) Android
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.32%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (11.04%) ERP
2 34 (10.73%) Project Management
3 30 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (8.20%) Data Modelling
4 26 (8.20%) Change Management
5 25 (7.89%) Validation
5 25 (7.89%) Migration
5 25 (7.89%) Six Sigma
5 25 (7.89%) Lean Six Sigma
6 24 (7.57%) Time Management
7 23 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (6.31%) CRM
9 19 (5.99%) Data Migration
9 19 (5.99%) Change Control
10 18 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (5.68%) Analytics
10 18 (5.68%) Release Management
11 17 (5.36%) PRINCE2
12 14 (4.42%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (4.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 18 (5.68%) SQL
2 10 (3.15%) Java
3 9 (2.84%) ABAP
4 5 (1.58%) VB.NET
5 4 (1.26%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.26%) C#
6 3 (0.95%) C
6 3 (0.95%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.95%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.63%) VBA
7 2 (0.63%) SAS Macro
7 2 (0.63%) SPARQL
8 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.32%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.32%) R
8 1 (0.32%) XPath
8 1 (0.32%) PHP
8 1 (0.32%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 35 (11.04%) SAP Certification
2 13 (4.10%) Degree
3 10 (3.15%) PMP
3 10 (3.15%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.95%) ACCA
5 3 (0.95%) CIMA
6 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.32%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (0.32%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.32%) CCA
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.32%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.73%) QA
2 11 (3.47%) GxP
3 8 (2.52%) SLA
4 6 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.89%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 6 (1.89%) GAMP
4 6 (1.89%) GMP
5 4 (1.26%) CDISC
6 3 (0.95%) COBIT
7 2 (0.63%) SNOMED CT
7 2 (0.63%) HL7
7 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.32%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.58%) PowerHA
2 5 (1.58%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 141 (44.48%) SAP
2 20 (6.31%) Oracle
3 16 (5.05%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.79%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (2.84%) Business Objects
5 9 (2.84%) Teradata
6 8 (2.52%) Informatica
7 7 (2.21%) VMware
8 6 (1.89%) IBM
9 5 (1.58%) EMC
10 4 (1.26%) Cerner
10 4 (1.26%) NetApp
10 4 (1.26%) Tableau
11 3 (0.95%) Siebel
11 3 (0.95%) Adobe
11 3 (0.95%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.63%) Open Text
12 2 (0.63%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.63%) HP
12 2 (0.63%) PeopleSoft
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £410 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Pharma Division
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Envalis
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Intapeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aerotek
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aerotek
Rate: Home Working + Extentions
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £280 - £315 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £550 - £590 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Collingwood Associates
Posted: 18 days ago
Docklands
CPS Group
Rate: £399 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago