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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 310 265 260
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -5
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 115 155 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.64% 0.71%
As % of the General category 1.04% 1.43% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 94 108
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£425 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £376 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.33% -5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £36.50 £55.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.63% +71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.30 £55.00 £24.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £55.00 £39.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+44.11% -10.52%
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
11068 10861 12812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 46.73% 44.82% 50.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7885 7557 9045
Average daily rate £476 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.21% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £382
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 151 170
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £39.00 £51.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -1 15 £450 - 2
Uxbridge +14 11 £450 +5.88% 2
City of London +8 8 £343 -14.32% 10
Harrow - 1 - -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 108 (41.38%) SAP
2 69 (26.44%) Finance
3 64 (24.52%) Manufacturing
4 57 (21.84%) ERP
5 54 (20.69%) FMCG
6 52 (19.92%) Project Management
7 37 (14.18%) Six Sigma
8 29 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
9 26 (9.96%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (9.20%) SAP Certification
10 24 (9.20%) Banking
10 24 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (8.81%) Change Control
12 21 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (8.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 20 (7.66%) Data Modelling
14 19 (7.28%) GxP
14 19 (7.28%) PRINCE2
14 19 (7.28%) Analytics
15 18 (6.90%) Microsoft
15 18 (6.90%) Risk Management
15 18 (6.90%) Change Management
15 18 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (6.51%) Management Information System
16 17 (6.51%) Validation
16 17 (6.51%) Salesforce.com
17 16 (6.13%) SLA
18 15 (5.75%) CRM
18 15 (5.75%) Quality Management
18 15 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (3.07%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.53%) SAS
3 3 (1.15%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.15%) JBoss
3 3 (1.15%) Confluence
3 3 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.77%) iPlanet
4 2 (0.77%) MQSeries
4 2 (0.77%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.77%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.77%) IIS
5 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.38%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.38%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.38%) Drupal
5 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.38%) Liferay
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.38%) Lync
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (4.98%) MS Office
2 9 (3.45%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.92%) MS Project
5 4 (1.53%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.45%) SAP QM
1 9 (3.45%) SAP FI-AP
2 8 (3.07%) SAP FI
3 7 (2.68%) SAP APO
4 6 (2.30%) SAP SRM
4 6 (2.30%) SAP SD
5 5 (1.92%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (1.92%) SAP CO
6 4 (1.53%) SAP MM
6 4 (1.53%) SAP FSCM
7 2 (0.77%) BusinessWare
7 2 (0.77%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.38%) SAP WM
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.38%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.38%) SAP PSCD
8 1 (0.38%) Bankmaster
8 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.38%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.15%) Veeva
2 2 (0.77%) SaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.77%) Firewall
2 1 (0.38%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.38%) VLAN
2 1 (0.38%) WAN
2 1 (0.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.21%) SQL Server
1 11 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (4.21%) SAP BW
1 11 (4.21%) QlikView
2 5 (1.92%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.77%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (0.77%) DataStage
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (0.77%) MySQL
4 2 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.77%) DB2
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.38%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.38%) MS Access
5 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.38%) Sybase IQ
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.30%) LSMW
2 4 (1.53%) JIRA
3 3 (1.15%) PowerDesigner
4 2 (0.77%) Maven
4 2 (0.77%) Gradle
5 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.38%) ProC
5 1 (0.38%) Xcode
5 1 (0.38%) JUnit
5 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 69 (26.44%) Finance
2 64 (24.52%) Manufacturing
3 24 (9.20%) Banking
4 13 (4.98%) Retail
5 10 (3.83%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.83%) Marketing
6 9 (3.45%) Legal
7 7 (2.68%) Retail Banking
7 7 (2.68%) Automotive
8 4 (1.53%) Billing
8 4 (1.53%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.77%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.38%) Law
10 1 (0.38%) Electronics
10 1 (0.38%) Publishing
10 1 (0.38%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 72 (27.59%) Consultant
2 49 (18.77%) SAP Consultant
3 39 (14.94%) Project Manager
4 25 (9.58%) Architect
5 24 (9.20%) Analyst
6 15 (5.75%) Developer
7 13 (4.98%) Business Analyst
8 12 (4.60%) Risk Consultant
8 12 (4.60%) Compliance Consultant
9 11 (4.21%) SAP Manager
10 10 (3.83%) Functional Consultant
11 9 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
11 9 (3.45%) SAP Functional Consultant
12 8 (3.07%) SAP QM Consultant
13 7 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
14 6 (2.30%) Technical Architect
15 5 (1.92%) Test Manager
15 5 (1.92%) Senior Manager
15 5 (1.92%) Enterprise Architect
15 5 (1.92%) SAP FI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.68%) .NET
2 5 (1.92%) EDI
2 5 (1.92%) HTML
3 4 (1.53%) HTML5
3 4 (1.53%) Web Services
4 3 (1.15%) SAP ALE
4 3 (1.15%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.15%) BAPI
5 2 (0.77%) Spring
5 2 (0.77%) Android SDK
5 2 (0.77%) CSS3
5 2 (0.77%) JPA
5 2 (0.77%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.77%) CSS
5 2 (0.77%) LAMP
5 2 (0.77%) Hibernate
5 2 (0.77%) Swing
5 2 (0.77%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.38%) XML
6 1 (0.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 54 (20.69%) FMCG
2 24 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.51%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.83%) Life Science
5 7 (2.68%) Biotechnology
6 4 (1.53%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.15%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.15%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.15%) iPad
7 3 (1.15%) Clustering
7 3 (1.15%) NHS
7 3 (1.15%) LIMS
8 2 (0.77%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.77%) AS400
8 2 (0.77%) CESG
8 2 (0.77%) SCADA
8 2 (0.77%) CMDB
8 2 (0.77%) User Experience
9 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.38%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.30%) Windows
1 6 (2.30%) Android
2 5 (1.92%) Linux
2 5 (1.92%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.15%) AIX
3 3 (1.15%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.77%) Solaris
4 2 (0.77%) zOS
4 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (21.84%) ERP
2 52 (19.92%) Project Management
3 37 (14.18%) Six Sigma
4 29 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
5 26 (9.96%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (8.81%) Change Control
7 21 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (7.66%) Data Modelling
9 19 (7.28%) PRINCE2
9 19 (7.28%) Analytics
10 18 (6.90%) Risk Management
10 18 (6.90%) Change Management
10 18 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (6.51%) Validation
12 15 (5.75%) Quality Management
12 15 (5.75%) CRM
12 15 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (5.36%) Migration
14 13 (4.98%) Test Scripting
15 12 (4.60%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.60%) Java
1 12 (4.60%) SQL
2 5 (1.92%) ABAP
3 3 (1.15%) PHP
3 3 (1.15%) R
3 3 (1.15%) C#
4 2 (0.77%) Python
4 2 (0.77%) Groovy
4 2 (0.77%) Apex Code
4 2 (0.77%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.77%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.38%) VBA
5 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.38%) Ruby
5 1 (0.38%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 24 (9.20%) SAP Certification
2 14 (5.36%) PMP
2 14 (5.36%) PMI Certification
3 13 (4.98%) Degree
4 8 (3.07%) MBA
5 7 (2.68%) Postgraduate
6 6 (2.30%) CISA
6 6 (2.30%) CRISC
7 3 (1.15%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.15%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.15%) APMP
7 3 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.15%) CISSP
7 3 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.77%) CCSP
8 2 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.77%) CISM
9 1 (0.38%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (0.38%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 19 (7.28%) GxP
3 16 (6.13%) SLA
4 12 (4.60%) QA
4 12 (4.60%) GMP
5 7 (2.68%) GCP
6 6 (2.30%) GAMP
7 5 (1.92%) GLP
8 4 (1.53%) CDISC
9 1 (0.38%) DICOM
9 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 2 (0.77%) ClearTrust
1 2 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.38%) XenApp
2 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.38%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.77%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 108 (41.38%) SAP
2 18 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.51%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (4.98%) Oracle
5 12 (4.60%) Informatica
6 9 (3.45%) Teradata
7 5 (1.92%) CheckPoint
7 5 (1.92%) Remedy
8 4 (1.53%) IBM
9 3 (1.15%) FatWire
9 3 (1.15%) Ab Initio
9 3 (1.15%) Google
9 3 (1.15%) CA
9 3 (1.15%) HP
10 2 (0.77%) Citrix
10 2 (0.77%) BEA
10 2 (0.77%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.77%) Vitria
10 2 (0.77%) VMware
11 1 (0.38%) BMC
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