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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 262 251 301
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +50
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 153 181 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.63% 0.73% 0.47%
As % of the General category 1.41% 1.44% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 107 51
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£419 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.84% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £55.00 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+144.44% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -35.18%
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
10875 12591 13566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.89% 50.83% 51.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7547 8897 9273
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 £640 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 170 230
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 21 August 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
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 21 August 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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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 +7 24 £438 -36.36% 3
City of London +14 13 £300 -36.84% 10
Uxbridge 0 4 £425 +13.33% 1
Chessington - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 153 (43.59%) SAP
2 88 (25.07%) Manufacturing
3 58 (16.52%) Finance
4 48 (13.68%) Change Management
5 44 (12.54%) Migration
6 42 (11.97%) ERP
7 38 (10.83%) Project Management
8 35 (9.97%) Data Migration
9 34 (9.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 29 (8.26%) SAP BW
10 29 (8.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 28 (7.98%) SQL
12 27 (7.69%) MS Excel
12 27 (7.69%) Content Management
13 26 (7.41%) Time Management
14 25 (7.12%) Microsoft
14 25 (7.12%) Six Sigma
15 24 (6.84%) Oracle
15 24 (6.84%) ITIL
15 24 (6.84%) Data Modelling
15 24 (6.84%) SAP SRM
15 24 (6.84%) Analytics
16 23 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (6.55%) FMCG
17 22 (6.27%) HTML
18 21 (5.98%) MS Office
19 20 (5.70%) Marketing
19 20 (5.70%) Procure-to-pay
20 19 (5.41%) RUP
20 19 (5.41%) TOGAF

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 14 (3.99%) SAS
1 14 (3.99%) CMS
2 12 (3.42%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.99%) IIS
4 6 (1.71%) MS Project Server
5 4 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.85%) Documentum
6 3 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.85%) Drupal
7 2 (0.57%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.57%) WordPress
7 2 (0.57%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.57%) Kentico
7 2 (0.57%) Node.js
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.28%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 27 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 21 (5.98%) MS Office
3 17 (4.84%) MS Project
4 14 (3.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.99%) InfoPath
5 7 (1.99%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.57%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 24 (6.84%) SAP SRM
2 15 (4.27%) SAP QM
3 10 (2.85%) SAP PM
4 7 (1.99%) SAP SD
5 6 (1.71%) Workday HCM
5 6 (1.71%) SAP BPC
6 4 (1.14%) SAP PP
7 3 (0.85%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.85%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.85%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.85%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.85%) SAP FI-AP
7 3 (0.85%) Cerner Millennium
8 2 (0.57%) SAP APO
9 1 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 1 (0.28%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.28%) SAP WM
9 1 (0.28%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.28%) PaaS
2 1 (0.28%) Office 365
2 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.42%) Internet
1 5 (1.42%) Firewall
2 3 (0.85%) RFID
2 3 (0.85%) SAN
3 2 (0.57%) Intranet
3 2 (0.57%) WAN
3 2 (0.57%) SMTP
3 2 (0.57%) FTP
3 2 (0.57%) HTTP
4 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.28%) VPN
4 1 (0.28%) DNS
4 1 (0.28%) Extranet
4 1 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.28%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.26%) SAP BW
2 13 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.99%) Spotfire
5 6 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.71%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.42%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.14%) MS Access
7 4 (1.14%) SAP BI
8 3 (0.85%) Text Mining
8 3 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.85%) DataStage
8 3 (0.85%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (0.57%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.57%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.57%) Base SAS
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (2.56%) PowerDesigner
2 6 (1.71%) LSMW
3 5 (1.42%) Subversion
3 5 (1.42%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.28%) Mocha
5 1 (0.28%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.28%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.28%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.28%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.28%) ClearQuest
General
1 88 (25.07%) Manufacturing
2 58 (16.52%) Finance
3 20 (5.70%) Marketing
4 16 (4.56%) Legal
5 9 (2.56%) Banking
5 9 (2.56%) Retail
6 6 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.28%) Electronics
7 1 (0.28%) Automotive
7 1 (0.28%) Billing
7 1 (0.28%) Advertising
7 1 (0.28%) Publishing
7 1 (0.28%) Czech Language
7 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 94 (26.78%) Consultant
2 80 (22.79%) SAP Consultant
3 56 (15.95%) Analyst
4 33 (9.40%) Developer
5 32 (9.12%) Project Manager
6 29 (8.26%) Architect
7 21 (5.98%) Functional Consultant
8 20 (5.70%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 16 (4.56%) SAP Manager
9 16 (4.56%) Data Analyst
10 15 (4.27%) SAP SRM Consultant
11 13 (3.70%) SAP QM Consultant
11 13 (3.70%) Business Analyst
12 10 (2.85%) Data Architect
12 10 (2.85%) Programmer
12 10 (2.85%) SAP P2P Consultant
13 9 (2.56%) SAS Programmer
14 8 (2.28%) SAP PM Consultant
14 8 (2.28%) Support Analyst
15 7 (1.99%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.27%) HTML
2 14 (3.99%) BAPI
3 12 (3.42%) .NET
4 11 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 11 (3.13%) Web Services
5 9 (2.56%) XML
5 9 (2.56%) CSS
6 8 (2.28%) SOAP
6 8 (2.28%) HTML5
7 7 (1.99%) CSS3
7 7 (1.99%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.71%) Middleware
9 5 (1.42%) Backbone.js
9 5 (1.42%) WSDL
10 4 (1.14%) XSLT
11 3 (0.85%) AngularJS
11 3 (0.85%) REST
11 3 (0.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 3 (0.85%) Mason
12 2 (0.57%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.55%) FMCG
2 17 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.99%) NHS
4 11 (3.13%) Pharmacovigilance
5 10 (2.85%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.71%) Life Science
6 6 (1.71%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.42%) LIMS
8 4 (1.14%) iPad
8 4 (1.14%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.85%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.85%) Copywriting
9 3 (0.85%) Economics
9 3 (0.85%) Statistics
9 3 (0.85%) Ontologies
9 3 (0.85%) Informatics
10 2 (0.57%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.57%) Biology
10 2 (0.57%) Biotechnology
10 2 (0.57%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.13%) Windows
2 13 (3.70%) UNIX
3 6 (1.71%) Linux
4 3 (0.85%) Android
4 3 (0.85%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.57%) AIX
6 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (13.68%) Change Management
2 44 (12.54%) Migration
3 42 (11.97%) ERP
4 38 (10.83%) Project Management
5 35 (9.97%) Data Migration
6 34 (9.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (8.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 27 (7.69%) Content Management
9 26 (7.41%) Time Management
10 25 (7.12%) Six Sigma
11 24 (6.84%) ITIL
11 24 (6.84%) Data Modelling
11 24 (6.84%) Analytics
12 23 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (5.70%) Procure-to-pay
14 19 (5.41%) RUP
14 19 (5.41%) TOGAF
15 18 (5.13%) Data Management
16 17 (4.84%) Validation
17 16 (4.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (7.98%) SQL
2 15 (4.27%) JavaScript
3 10 (2.85%) PL/SQL
3 10 (2.85%) C#
4 8 (2.28%) Java
5 6 (1.71%) VBA
6 4 (1.14%) VBScript
6 4 (1.14%) C
7 3 (0.85%) VB
7 3 (0.85%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.85%) SPARQL
7 3 (0.85%) R
8 2 (0.57%) Apex Code
8 2 (0.57%) PowerHouse
8 2 (0.57%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.57%) XPath
8 2 (0.57%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.28%) C++
9 1 (0.28%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (4.56%) SAP Certification
2 14 (3.99%) PMI Certification
2 14 (3.99%) Degree
3 13 (3.70%) PMP
4 7 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.85%) IIBA
7 2 (0.57%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) MCITP
8 1 (0.28%) MCSE
8 1 (0.28%) MCSA
8 1 (0.28%) PhD
8 1 (0.28%) CCA
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.42%) GxP
2 11 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (3.13%) QA
3 9 (2.56%) GMP
4 6 (1.71%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 5 (1.42%) SLA
6 4 (1.14%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.85%) GCP
7 3 (0.85%) GLP
8 2 (0.57%) RosettaNet
8 2 (0.57%) CDISC
9 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.57%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.57%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.28%) KVM
3 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.28%) Puppet
2 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 153 (43.59%) SAP
2 25 (7.12%) Microsoft
3 24 (6.84%) Oracle
4 10 (2.85%) IBM
5 7 (1.99%) Hyperion
5 7 (1.99%) Open Text
6 6 (1.71%) Google
6 6 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.42%) Business Objects
7 5 (1.42%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (1.14%) EMC
8 4 (1.14%) VMware
9 3 (0.85%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.85%) Remedy
9 3 (0.85%) Tableau
9 3 (0.85%) NetApp
9 3 (0.85%) Cerner
9 3 (0.85%) Cognos
10 2 (0.57%) HP
10 2 (0.57%) JD Edwards
London
The Placement Group
Salary: Excellent rate of pay
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Medilink Consulting
Salary: NEG
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £340 - £370 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Clement May
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Placement Group
Salary: Excellent rate of pay
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Medilink Consulting
Salary: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £415 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Medilink Consulting
Salary: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Medilink Consulting
Salary: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Medilink Consulting
Salary: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Medilink Consulting
Salary: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pharma Division
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Medilink Consulting
Salary: NEG
Posted: 3 days ago