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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 281 248 292
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +44
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 130 170 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.74% 0.53%
As % of the General category 1.22% 1.65% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 95 67
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£425 £400 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £233 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £647
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
- -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £33.00 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -82.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £20.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -25.00%
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
10658 10272 12052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 46.57% 44.83% 51.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7686 7183 8455
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 135 177
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 £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £36.00 £46.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
- -3.05%

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 6 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 6 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 -3 22 £425 +6.25%
City of London -12 14 £385 +40.06% 7
Uxbridge +1 5 £431 +15.00% 3
Harrow - 1 £330 -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 117 (47.56%) SAP
2 65 (26.42%) Manufacturing
3 61 (24.80%) FMCG
4 54 (21.95%) Finance
5 48 (19.51%) ERP
6 47 (19.11%) Project Management
7 34 (13.82%) Six Sigma
8 31 (12.60%) Lean Six Sigma
9 29 (11.79%) SAP Certification
10 25 (10.16%) Validation
11 23 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (8.54%) Analytics
13 19 (7.72%) SAP BW
13 19 (7.72%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (7.72%) Change Management
13 19 (7.72%) Banking
14 18 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (7.32%) Data Modelling
15 17 (6.91%) SLA
15 17 (6.91%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (6.91%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (6.50%) Migration
16 16 (6.50%) PRINCE2
17 15 (6.10%) Change Control
18 14 (5.69%) CRM
18 14 (5.69%) Microsoft
18 14 (5.69%) Salesforce.com
19 13 (5.28%) GxP
19 13 (5.28%) MS Excel
19 13 (5.28%) GMP

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (3.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.22%) SAS
3 2 (0.81%) Confluence
3 2 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.81%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.81%) CMS
4 1 (0.41%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.41%) Drupal
4 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.41%) Liferay
4 1 (0.41%) JBoss
4 1 (0.41%) Apache
4 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.41%) Kentico
4 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (5.28%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.07%) MS Office
3 5 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.03%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.63%) MS Project
5 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (4.07%) SAP QM
1 10 (4.07%) SAP FI-AP
2 8 (3.25%) SAP CO
2 8 (3.25%) SAP SRM
2 8 (3.25%) SAP APO
2 8 (3.25%) SAP FI
2 8 (3.25%) SAP WM
3 7 (2.85%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (2.03%) SAP SD
5 3 (1.22%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.81%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.81%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.41%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.41%) SAP LE
7 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.41%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.41%) HFM
7 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.22%) Veeva
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.41%) Firewall
1 1 (0.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.72%) SAP BW
2 11 (4.47%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.44%) QlikView
4 5 (2.03%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.81%) MySQL
6 2 (0.81%) DataStage
6 2 (0.81%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.41%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.41%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.41%) Essbase
7 1 (0.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (2.85%) LSMW
2 2 (0.81%) JIRA
2 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.41%) ProC
3 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.41%) JUnit
General
1 65 (26.42%) Manufacturing
2 54 (21.95%) Finance
3 19 (7.72%) Banking
4 11 (4.47%) Retail
4 11 (4.47%) Legal
5 10 (4.07%) Marketing
5 10 (4.07%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.85%) Automotive
6 7 (2.85%) Retail Banking
7 6 (2.44%) Billing
8 4 (1.63%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.22%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.81%) Publishing
11 1 (0.41%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 85 (34.55%) Consultant
2 69 (28.05%) SAP Consultant
3 37 (15.04%) Project Manager
4 21 (8.54%) Architect
5 20 (8.13%) Analyst
6 17 (6.91%) Functional Consultant
7 15 (6.10%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 14 (5.69%) Developer
9 11 (4.47%) SAP Manager
10 9 (3.66%) SAP QM Consultant
10 9 (3.66%) Business Analyst
10 9 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (2.85%) Technical Architect
11 7 (2.85%) Senior Consultant
11 7 (2.85%) Risk Consultant
11 7 (2.85%) Compliance Consultant
12 6 (2.44%) SAP SRM Consultant
12 6 (2.44%) Data Consultant
12 6 (2.44%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
13 5 (2.03%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.25%) .NET
2 5 (2.03%) HTML
3 4 (1.63%) Web Services
3 4 (1.63%) .NET Framework
3 4 (1.63%) EDI
3 4 (1.63%) HTML5
4 3 (1.22%) BAPI
4 3 (1.22%) SAP PI
4 3 (1.22%) CSS
5 2 (0.81%) XML
5 2 (0.81%) XSLT
5 2 (0.81%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.81%) LAMP
5 2 (0.81%) CSS3
6 1 (0.41%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (0.41%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.41%) Android SDK
6 1 (0.41%) BSON
6 1 (0.41%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 61 (24.80%) FMCG
2 23 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.28%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.25%) Life Science
4 8 (3.25%) User Experience
4 8 (3.25%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.85%) Biotechnology
6 4 (1.63%) Clustering
6 4 (1.63%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.63%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.22%) LIMS
7 3 (1.22%) NHS
8 2 (0.81%) SCADA
8 2 (0.81%) iPad
9 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.41%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.41%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.41%) Informatics
9 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.03%) Android
2 4 (1.63%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.22%) Windows
3 3 (1.22%) Linux
4 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (19.51%) ERP
2 47 (19.11%) Project Management
3 34 (13.82%) Six Sigma
4 31 (12.60%) Lean Six Sigma
5 25 (10.16%) Validation
6 21 (8.54%) Analytics
7 19 (7.72%) Change Management
7 19 (7.72%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (7.32%) Data Modelling
8 18 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (6.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (6.91%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (6.50%) PRINCE2
10 16 (6.50%) Migration
11 15 (6.10%) Change Control
12 14 (5.69%) CRM
13 12 (4.88%) Service Delivery
13 12 (4.88%) Data Migration
14 11 (4.47%) Release Management
15 10 (4.07%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.88%) SQL
2 9 (3.66%) Java
3 8 (3.25%) ABAP
4 4 (1.63%) C#
5 3 (1.22%) R
5 3 (1.22%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.22%) PHP
6 2 (0.81%) Python
6 2 (0.81%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.41%) Ruby
7 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (11.79%) SAP Certification
2 13 (5.28%) Degree
3 11 (4.47%) PMP
4 10 (4.07%) PMI Certification
5 8 (3.25%) MBA
6 7 (2.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (2.85%) Postgraduate
7 4 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.22%) CRISC
8 3 (1.22%) CISA
9 1 (0.41%) CIMA
9 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.41%) APMP
9 1 (0.41%) ACCA
9 1 (0.41%) MCSE
9 1 (0.41%) CCNA
9 1 (0.41%) CCA
9 1 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.91%) SLA
2 13 (5.28%) GxP
2 13 (5.28%) GMP
2 13 (5.28%) QA
3 12 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (3.66%) GCP
5 7 (2.85%) GAMP
6 5 (2.03%) GLP
7 4 (1.63%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (1.22%) CDISC
9 1 (0.41%) DICOM
9 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.41%) XenApp
2 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 117 (47.56%) SAP
2 14 (5.69%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.69%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (2.85%) Informatica
3 7 (2.85%) Oracle
4 4 (1.63%) FatWire
4 4 (1.63%) Teradata
5 3 (1.22%) Ab Initio
5 3 (1.22%) HP
6 2 (0.81%) Citrix
6 2 (0.81%) VMware
6 2 (0.81%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.41%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.41%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.41%) Remedy
7 1 (0.41%) BT
7 1 (0.41%) BMC
7 1 (0.41%) CA
7 1 (0.41%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.41%) Business Objects
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