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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 272 275 237
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -38
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 138 143 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.67% 0.82%
As % of the General category 1.43% 1.48% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 90 89
Average daily rate £450 £356 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £272 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £513 £388
% change year-on-year
-19.51% +32.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £37.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.35% +60.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £21.40 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.40 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £34.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-27.73% +85.13%
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
9634 9668 10479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.49% 45.59% 47.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6776 6971 7346
Average daily rate £500 £475 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 103 181
Average hourly rate £26.59 £20.63 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.90% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 11 February 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
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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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 13 £463 +32.14% 1
City of London +20 5 £388 +12.31% 6
Docklands, London +9 3 £365 -
Uxbridge +2 3 £350 +34.61%
Feltham - 1 - -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 99 (35.74%) SAP
2 53 (19.13%) Manufacturing
3 48 (17.33%) FMCG
4 40 (14.44%) Oracle
5 39 (14.08%) Project Management
6 38 (13.72%) Business Intelligence
7 36 (13.00%) ITIL
7 36 (13.00%) Finance
7 36 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (10.47%) Service Management
9 28 (10.11%) Data Warehouse
10 27 (9.75%) Migration
10 27 (9.75%) ServiceNow
11 26 (9.39%) ERP
12 25 (9.03%) Change Management
12 25 (9.03%) ITSM
13 23 (8.30%) PRINCE2
13 23 (8.30%) Data Migration
14 22 (7.94%) Web Services
14 22 (7.94%) SQL
14 22 (7.94%) PMI Certification
15 20 (7.22%) Six Sigma
15 20 (7.22%) JavaScript
15 20 (7.22%) XML
15 20 (7.22%) Data Modelling
15 20 (7.22%) Management Information System
16 19 (6.86%) QlikView
17 18 (6.50%) Degree
17 18 (6.50%) Risk Management
17 18 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 13 (4.69%) WebLogic
2 12 (4.33%) CMS
3 11 (3.97%) IIS
4 7 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (2.53%) iPlanet
4 7 (2.53%) MQSeries
4 7 (2.53%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.53%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.17%) SAS
6 5 (1.81%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.08%) LiveCycle
7 3 (1.08%) NetWeaver
7 3 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.72%) Apache
8 2 (0.72%) Confluence
8 2 (0.72%) Jetty
8 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.36%) JBoss
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.36%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 13 (4.69%) MS Office
2 11 (3.97%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.89%) MS Project
4 7 (2.53%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.36%) Stata
Business Applications
1 15 (5.42%) SAP MM
2 8 (2.89%) SAP R/3
3 7 (2.53%) BusinessWare
4 6 (2.17%) SAP FI
5 4 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (1.44%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (1.44%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (1.44%) SAP APO
5 4 (1.44%) SAP CO
5 4 (1.44%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (1.44%) SAP SD
6 3 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (1.08%) SAP CRM
6 3 (1.08%) SAP SRM
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.72%) SAP PP
7 2 (0.72%) SAP WM
8 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.61%) Firewall
2 5 (1.81%) Internet
2 5 (1.81%) WAN
3 3 (1.08%) HTTP
3 3 (1.08%) LAN
3 3 (1.08%) LDAP
3 3 (1.08%) SAN
3 3 (1.08%) VoIP
4 2 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.72%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.72%) WebEx
5 1 (0.36%) DHCP
5 1 (0.36%) DNS
5 1 (0.36%) Intranet
5 1 (0.36%) Network Security
5 1 (0.36%) VPN
5 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.11%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (6.86%) QlikView
3 14 (5.05%) SQL Server
4 13 (4.69%) SAP BW
5 11 (3.97%) SAP Data Services
6 7 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (2.53%) DB2
6 7 (2.53%) DB2 UDB
7 6 (2.17%) Big Data
7 6 (2.17%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.44%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (1.08%) SAP HANA
9 3 (1.08%) Sybase IQ
10 2 (0.72%) BODI
10 2 (0.72%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.72%) OLAP
10 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.61%) LSMW
2 6 (2.17%) ClearQuest
2 6 (2.17%) SoapUI
3 5 (1.81%) HP UFT
3 5 (1.81%) JIRA
4 4 (1.44%) Maven
5 3 (1.08%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.08%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (0.72%) GitLab
6 2 (0.72%) Selenium
7 1 (0.36%) Gradle
7 1 (0.36%) gulp
7 1 (0.36%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.36%) JMeter
7 1 (0.36%) JUnit
7 1 (0.36%) Mocha
7 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.36%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.36%) Xcode
General
1 53 (19.13%) Manufacturing
2 36 (13.00%) Finance
3 17 (6.14%) Marketing
4 11 (3.97%) Banking
5 6 (2.17%) Legal
6 4 (1.44%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.44%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.72%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.72%) Law
7 2 (0.72%) Publishing
8 1 (0.36%) French Language
8 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 83 (29.96%) Consultant
2 58 (20.94%) SAP Consultant
3 42 (15.16%) Architect
4 30 (10.83%) Analyst
5 29 (10.47%) Developer
6 23 (8.30%) Project Manager
7 16 (5.78%) Data Consultant
7 16 (5.78%) SAP MM Consultant
8 15 (5.42%) SAP Data Consultant
9 13 (4.69%) Data Migration Consultant
9 13 (4.69%) Migration Consultant
9 13 (4.69%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
9 13 (4.69%) SAP Migration Consultant
10 12 (4.33%) Functional Consultant
10 12 (4.33%) ServiceNow Developer
11 10 (3.61%) SAP Functional Consultant
12 9 (3.25%) Business Analyst
12 9 (3.25%) SAP PP Consultant
13 8 (2.89%) Compliance Consultant
13 8 (2.89%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.94%) Web Services
2 20 (7.22%) XML
3 16 (5.78%) CSS
3 16 (5.78%) HTML
4 7 (2.53%) MSMQ
5 5 (1.81%) Java EE
6 4 (1.44%) .NET
6 4 (1.44%) Middleware
6 4 (1.44%) SOAP
6 4 (1.44%) Spring
7 3 (1.08%) SAP TM
7 3 (1.08%) XSL
8 2 (0.72%) Ajax
8 2 (0.72%) BAPI
8 2 (0.72%) JAX-RS
8 2 (0.72%) JPA
8 2 (0.72%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (0.72%) MDX
8 2 (0.72%) RESTful
8 2 (0.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 48 (17.33%) FMCG
2 36 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.22%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.33%) Life Science
5 9 (3.25%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.89%) Pharmacovigilance
6 8 (2.89%) PMI
7 7 (2.53%) AS400
8 5 (1.81%) CESG
9 4 (1.44%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.44%) Data Extraction
9 4 (1.44%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.08%) EMC VMAX
10 3 (1.08%) HACMP
10 3 (1.08%) User Experience
11 2 (0.72%) iPad
11 2 (0.72%) Linked Data
11 2 (0.72%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.72%) Semantic Web
11 2 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.14%) Linux
2 13 (4.69%) Windows
3 10 (3.61%) AIX
4 7 (2.53%) Solaris
4 7 (2.53%) Windows 7
4 7 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (2.53%) zOS
5 3 (1.08%) Unix
6 1 (0.36%) Android
6 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (14.08%) Project Management
2 38 (13.72%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (13.00%) ITIL
4 29 (10.47%) Service Management
5 27 (9.75%) Migration
6 26 (9.39%) ERP
7 25 (9.03%) Change Management
7 25 (9.03%) ITSM
8 23 (8.30%) Data Migration
8 23 (8.30%) PRINCE2
9 20 (7.22%) Data Modelling
9 20 (7.22%) Six Sigma
10 18 (6.50%) Risk Management
10 18 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (6.14%) Identity Access Management
11 17 (6.14%) TOGAF
12 16 (5.78%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (5.78%) Change Control
12 16 (5.78%) Information Security
13 14 (5.05%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.94%) SQL
2 20 (7.22%) JavaScript
3 18 (6.50%) Java
4 7 (2.53%) ABAP
5 4 (1.44%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.08%) C
6 3 (1.08%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.72%) C#
7 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.36%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.36%) Groovy
8 1 (0.36%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.36%) Python
8 1 (0.36%) R
8 1 (0.36%) sed
Qualifications
1 22 (7.94%) PMI Certification
2 18 (6.50%) Degree
2 18 (6.50%) PMP
2 18 (6.50%) SAP Certification
3 10 (3.61%) CISSP
4 9 (3.25%) CISM
5 8 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 7 (2.53%) CCSP
6 7 (2.53%) CISA
7 5 (1.81%) CRISC
8 3 (1.08%) CCA
8 3 (1.08%) IISP
8 3 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.72%) ISEB
9 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.36%) CCNP
10 1 (0.36%) HNC
10 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (3.97%) GxP
3 4 (1.44%) QA
3 4 (1.44%) SLA
4 3 (1.08%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.72%) GMP
6 1 (0.36%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.36%) GAAP
6 1 (0.36%) GAMP
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.36%) MiFID
6 1 (0.36%) PMBOK
System Software
1 13 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.53%) ClearTrust
3 3 (1.08%) PowerHA
3 3 (1.08%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.36%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (2.53%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.72%) Ansible
2 2 (0.72%) Cacti
2 2 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 99 (35.74%) SAP
2 40 (14.44%) Oracle
3 27 (9.75%) ServiceNow
4 16 (5.78%) Informatica
4 16 (5.78%) Microsoft
5 14 (5.05%) Teradata
6 13 (4.69%) IBM
7 7 (2.53%) BEA
7 7 (2.53%) CA
7 7 (2.53%) CheckPoint
7 7 (2.53%) Vitria
8 6 (2.17%) VMware
9 5 (1.81%) Adobe
10 4 (1.44%) EMC
10 4 (1.44%) Remedy
10 4 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.08%) NetApp
11 3 (1.08%) Sybase
11 3 (1.08%) Tableau
12 2 (0.72%) MicroStrategy
London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £290 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Jonathan Garth
Rate: Good Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Modis International Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Rate: NEG
Posted: 8 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £35 - 55 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £217 per day
Posted: 21 days ago