The first 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 259 264 279
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 147 152 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.63% 0.58%
As % of the General category 1.43% 1.22% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 91 67
Average daily rate
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£400 £468 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.43% +16.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £315 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £600 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £390
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Average hourly rate £34.75 - £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 - £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.55 - £95.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £36.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-43.44% +46.46%
General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
10310 12425 13566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.01% 51.26% 51.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7192 8730 9197
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 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 190 208
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £46.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Pharmaceutical
England

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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 +8 32 £425 -17.07% 1
City of London +20 21 £300 -36.84% 14
Uxbridge - 5 £360 - 1
Canary Wharf +19 3 - -
Chiswick - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 155 (43.66%) SAP
2 85 (23.94%) Manufacturing
3 54 (15.21%) Change Management
4 52 (14.65%) Finance
5 45 (12.68%) ERP
6 42 (11.83%) Migration
7 39 (10.99%) Project Management
8 35 (9.86%) Data Migration
9 34 (9.58%) SQL
10 31 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 30 (8.45%) Content Management
12 29 (8.17%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (7.89%) SAP BW
13 28 (7.89%) ITIL
13 28 (7.89%) Time Management
14 26 (7.32%) RUP
14 26 (7.32%) Oracle
15 24 (6.76%) HTML
15 24 (6.76%) FMCG
15 24 (6.76%) SAP SRM
15 24 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
16 23 (6.48%) Microsoft
16 23 (6.48%) Six Sigma
17 22 (6.20%) MS Office
17 22 (6.20%) MS Excel
17 22 (6.20%) Data Management
18 21 (5.92%) Data Modelling
19 20 (5.63%) MS Project
20 19 (5.35%) TOGAF
20 19 (5.35%) JavaScript

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 15 (4.23%) CMS
2 13 (3.66%) SAS
3 11 (3.10%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.97%) IIS
5 6 (1.69%) MS Project Server
6 4 (1.13%) Drupal
6 4 (1.13%) Documentum
6 4 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.85%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.56%) Node.js
8 2 (0.56%) WordPress
9 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.28%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 22 (6.20%) MS Office
1 22 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.63%) MS Project
3 13 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.25%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.97%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.56%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 24 (6.76%) SAP SRM
2 13 (3.66%) SAP QM
3 10 (2.82%) SAP PM
4 9 (2.54%) SAP SD
5 6 (1.69%) SAP FI-AP
5 6 (1.69%) SAP BPC
5 6 (1.69%) SAP CO
5 6 (1.69%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (1.69%) SAP FI
6 5 (1.41%) Workday HCM
7 4 (1.13%) SAP MDM
7 4 (1.13%) SAP MM
7 4 (1.13%) SAP PP
8 3 (0.85%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.56%) SAP APO
10 1 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 1 (0.28%) SAP HR
10 1 (0.28%) SAP WM
10 1 (0.28%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.54%) SaaS
2 1 (0.28%) PaaS
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.13%) Firewall
1 4 (1.13%) Internet
2 3 (0.85%) Intranet
2 3 (0.85%) RFID
3 2 (0.56%) Extranet
4 1 (0.28%) SAN
4 1 (0.28%) DNS
4 1 (0.28%) FTP
4 1 (0.28%) HTTP
4 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.28%) VPN
4 1 (0.28%) SMTP
4 1 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.89%) SAP BW
2 15 (4.23%) SQL Server
3 13 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (3.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.41%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.13%) Spotfire
9 4 (1.13%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.13%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.13%) MS Access
10 3 (0.85%) DataStage
10 3 (0.85%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.85%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.85%) SSDT
10 3 (0.85%) HBase
11 2 (0.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (3.10%) PowerDesigner
2 5 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (1.41%) Subversion
3 4 (1.13%) LSMW
4 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.28%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.28%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.28%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.28%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.28%) Mocha
5 1 (0.28%) Jasmine
General
1 85 (23.94%) Manufacturing
2 52 (14.65%) Finance
3 18 (5.07%) Marketing
4 17 (4.79%) Legal
5 9 (2.54%) Banking
5 9 (2.54%) Retail
6 6 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.56%) Advertising
7 2 (0.56%) Publishing
8 1 (0.28%) Automotive
8 1 (0.28%) Electronics
8 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 90 (25.35%) Consultant
2 77 (21.69%) SAP Consultant
3 55 (15.49%) Analyst
4 37 (10.42%) Developer
5 36 (10.14%) Project Manager
6 31 (8.73%) Architect
7 20 (5.63%) SAP SRM Consultant
8 18 (5.07%) Functional Consultant
9 17 (4.79%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 15 (4.23%) Data Analyst
10 15 (4.23%) Business Analyst
11 14 (3.94%) SAP Manager
11 14 (3.94%) Data Architect
12 11 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (2.82%) SAP QM Consultant
14 9 (2.54%) Support Analyst
15 8 (2.25%) SAP PM Consultant
15 8 (2.25%) Data Modeller
16 7 (1.97%) SAP P2P Consultant
16 7 (1.97%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.76%) HTML
2 14 (3.94%) BAPI
3 13 (3.66%) CSS
4 11 (3.10%) HTML5
5 10 (2.82%) .NET
5 10 (2.82%) CSS3
6 9 (2.54%) ASP.NET
6 9 (2.54%) Web Services
6 9 (2.54%) XML
7 5 (1.41%) SOAP
7 5 (1.41%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.41%) jQuery
7 5 (1.41%) Backbone.js
8 4 (1.13%) REST
8 4 (1.13%) JSON
8 4 (1.13%) Spring
8 4 (1.13%) Middleware
8 4 (1.13%) JSP
8 4 (1.13%) XSLT
9 3 (0.85%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.76%) FMCG
2 18 (5.07%) Computer Science
3 17 (4.79%) Management Information System
4 15 (4.23%) Pharmacovigilance
5 13 (3.66%) NHS
6 6 (1.69%) Life Science
7 5 (1.41%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.41%) Statistics
8 4 (1.13%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.13%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.13%) iPad
8 4 (1.13%) Physics
8 4 (1.13%) Economics
8 4 (1.13%) LIMS
9 3 (0.85%) Copywriting
10 2 (0.56%) iPhone
10 2 (0.56%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.56%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.56%) Biology
10 2 (0.56%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.23%) Windows
2 10 (2.82%) UNIX
3 3 (0.85%) Linux
3 3 (0.85%) Android
3 3 (0.85%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (15.21%) Change Management
2 45 (12.68%) ERP
3 42 (11.83%) Migration
4 39 (10.99%) Project Management
5 35 (9.86%) Data Migration
6 31 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (8.45%) Content Management
8 29 (8.17%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (7.89%) ITIL
9 28 (7.89%) Time Management
10 26 (7.32%) RUP
11 24 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
12 23 (6.48%) Six Sigma
13 22 (6.20%) Data Management
14 21 (5.92%) Data Modelling
15 19 (5.35%) TOGAF
16 18 (5.07%) Validation
16 18 (5.07%) Analytics
17 17 (4.79%) Procure-to-pay
17 17 (4.79%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (9.58%) SQL
2 19 (5.35%) JavaScript
3 13 (3.66%) Java
4 8 (2.25%) C#
4 8 (2.25%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.41%) VB
5 5 (1.41%) VBA
6 4 (1.13%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.13%) VBScript
6 4 (1.13%) C
7 3 (0.85%) Python
7 3 (0.85%) C++
7 3 (0.85%) Scala
7 3 (0.85%) R
8 2 (0.56%) PowerHouse
8 2 (0.56%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.28%) PHP
9 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.28%) XPath
9 1 (0.28%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 17 (4.79%) Degree
2 14 (3.94%) PMI Certification
3 13 (3.66%) PMP
4 12 (3.38%) SAP Certification
5 7 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.13%) IIBA
6 4 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.85%) PhD
8 2 (0.56%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.28%) MCSE
9 1 (0.28%) MCSA
9 1 (0.28%) CCA
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 13 (3.66%) GxP
2 10 (2.82%) QA
3 8 (2.25%) GMP
3 8 (2.25%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.69%) SLA
5 5 (1.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (0.85%) GLP
7 2 (0.56%) CDISC
7 2 (0.56%) RosettaNet
7 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.56%) GCP
8 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.28%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.28%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.28%) Puppet
2 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 155 (43.66%) SAP
2 26 (7.32%) Oracle
3 23 (6.48%) Microsoft
4 9 (2.54%) IBM
5 7 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.97%) Hyperion
5 7 (1.97%) Open Text
6 6 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (1.41%) Google
8 3 (0.85%) Cognos
8 3 (0.85%) Business Objects
8 3 (0.85%) Remedy
8 3 (0.85%) Tableau
9 2 (0.56%) HP
9 2 (0.56%) EMC
9 2 (0.56%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.56%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.28%) BMC
10 1 (0.28%) Manugistics
10 1 (0.28%) NetApp
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