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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 254 263 330
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +67
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 169 170 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.70% 0.68% 0.36%
As % of the General category 1.56% 1.34% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 104 35
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +7.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £39.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-51.89% +85.88%
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
10830 12704 13745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.97% 50.69% 52.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7627 8934 9409
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 £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 175 251
Average hourly rate £20.35 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.48% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -24.56%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
City of London +10 10 £475 -5.00% 18
Uxbridge -4 5 £320 -14.66%
Chessington - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 144 (41.74%) SAP
2 90 (26.09%) Manufacturing
3 52 (15.07%) Finance
4 46 (13.33%) Change Management
5 44 (12.75%) Migration
6 40 (11.59%) Project Management
7 39 (11.30%) ERP
8 38 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
9 34 (9.86%) Data Migration
9 34 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
10 29 (8.41%) MS Excel
10 29 (8.41%) Analytics
11 28 (8.12%) SAP BW
12 27 (7.83%) Microsoft
12 27 (7.83%) SQL
13 26 (7.54%) Data Modelling
13 26 (7.54%) Six Sigma
13 26 (7.54%) Content Management
13 26 (7.54%) Continuous Improvement
14 25 (7.25%) FMCG
15 24 (6.96%) Time Management
15 24 (6.96%) Marketing
15 24 (6.96%) SAP SRM
16 22 (6.38%) MS Project
16 22 (6.38%) MS Office
17 21 (6.09%) Oracle
17 21 (6.09%) HTML
17 21 (6.09%) SAP Certification
17 21 (6.09%) Data Management
17 21 (6.09%) Procure-to-pay

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (4.35%) CMS
2 13 (3.77%) SAS
3 9 (2.61%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.03%) MS Project Server
5 6 (1.74%) IIS
6 3 (0.87%) Kentico
6 3 (0.87%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.87%) Drupal
6 3 (0.87%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.58%) Documentum
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.58%) WordPress
7 2 (0.58%) Node.js
8 1 (0.29%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 29 (8.41%) MS Excel
2 22 (6.38%) MS Project
2 22 (6.38%) MS Office
3 19 (5.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.74%) InfoPath
5 4 (1.16%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (6.96%) SAP SRM
2 15 (4.35%) SAP QM
3 9 (2.61%) SAP PM
4 6 (1.74%) SAP BPC
5 5 (1.45%) Workday HCM
6 4 (1.16%) SAP PP
7 3 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.87%) Cerner Millennium
7 3 (0.87%) SAP FI-AP
7 3 (0.87%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.87%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.58%) SAP APO
8 2 (0.58%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.29%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.29%) SAP SCM
9 1 (0.29%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.03%) SaaS
2 1 (0.29%) Office 365
2 1 (0.29%) PaaS
2 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.45%) Firewall
1 5 (1.45%) Internet
2 4 (1.16%) SAN
3 3 (0.87%) WAN
4 2 (0.58%) SMTP
4 2 (0.58%) FTP
4 2 (0.58%) HTTP
4 2 (0.58%) Intranet
5 1 (0.29%) MVNO
5 1 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.29%) Extranet
5 1 (0.29%) DNS
5 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.12%) SAP BW
2 12 (3.48%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.03%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.03%) Spotfire
3 7 (2.03%) MS Access
3 7 (2.03%) Data Mining
4 6 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.87%) SAP HANA
6 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.87%) Text Mining
6 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.87%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.58%) OLAP
7 2 (0.58%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (0.58%) Base SAS
7 2 (0.58%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (2.03%) PowerDesigner
2 6 (1.74%) LSMW
3 5 (1.45%) Subversion
4 4 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.58%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.29%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.29%) NUnit
6 1 (0.29%) Mocha
6 1 (0.29%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.29%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.29%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.29%) Rational Rose
General
1 90 (26.09%) Manufacturing
2 52 (15.07%) Finance
3 24 (6.96%) Marketing
4 14 (4.06%) Legal
5 9 (2.61%) Banking
6 7 (2.03%) Retail
7 6 (1.74%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.58%) Publishing
9 1 (0.29%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.29%) German Language
9 1 (0.29%) Billing
9 1 (0.29%) Back Office
9 1 (0.29%) Electronics
9 1 (0.29%) Automotive
9 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 90 (26.09%) Consultant
2 72 (20.87%) SAP Consultant
3 56 (16.23%) Analyst
4 35 (10.14%) Project Manager
5 31 (8.99%) Architect
5 31 (8.99%) Developer
6 19 (5.51%) Business Analyst
7 17 (4.93%) Functional Consultant
8 16 (4.64%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 15 (4.35%) SAP SRM Consultant
9 15 (4.35%) SAP Manager
10 13 (3.77%) SAP QM Consultant
10 13 (3.77%) Data Analyst
11 12 (3.48%) Data Architect
12 11 (3.19%) SAP P2P Consultant
13 9 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (2.32%) Programmer
15 7 (2.03%) SAP PM Consultant
15 7 (2.03%) Data Modeller
15 7 (2.03%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.09%) HTML
2 14 (4.06%) BAPI
3 11 (3.19%) XML
3 11 (3.19%) .NET
4 10 (2.90%) CSS
5 9 (2.61%) ASP.NET
6 8 (2.32%) Web Services
7 7 (2.03%) .NET Framework
7 7 (2.03%) SOAP
8 6 (1.74%) XSLT
8 6 (1.74%) Mason
8 6 (1.74%) HTML5
8 6 (1.74%) CSS3
9 5 (1.45%) Backbone.js
9 5 (1.45%) WSDL
10 3 (0.87%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.87%) REST
10 3 (0.87%) Middleware
11 2 (0.58%) UDDI
11 2 (0.58%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.25%) FMCG
3 16 (4.64%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.06%) Pharmacovigilance
5 12 (3.48%) NHS
6 10 (2.90%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.32%) User Experience
8 7 (2.03%) Life Science
8 7 (2.03%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.74%) LIMS
10 5 (1.45%) Informatics
11 4 (1.16%) iPad
12 3 (0.87%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.87%) Ontologies
12 3 (0.87%) Statistics
12 3 (0.87%) Economics
12 3 (0.87%) Copywriting
12 3 (0.87%) E-Learning
12 3 (0.87%) HACMP
13 2 (0.58%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.80%) Windows
2 12 (3.48%) UNIX
3 7 (2.03%) Linux
4 3 (0.87%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.87%) AIX
5 2 (0.58%) Android
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (13.33%) Change Management
2 44 (12.75%) Migration
3 40 (11.59%) Project Management
4 39 (11.30%) ERP
5 38 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (9.86%) Data Migration
7 29 (8.41%) Analytics
8 26 (7.54%) Data Modelling
8 26 (7.54%) Six Sigma
8 26 (7.54%) Content Management
8 26 (7.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 24 (6.96%) Time Management
10 21 (6.09%) Data Management
10 21 (6.09%) Procure-to-pay
11 20 (5.80%) Lean Six Sigma
11 20 (5.80%) ITIL
12 19 (5.51%) PRINCE2
12 19 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (5.51%) TOGAF
13 18 (5.22%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 27 (7.83%) SQL
2 15 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 10 (2.90%) C#
4 9 (2.61%) PL/SQL
5 7 (2.03%) Java
5 7 (2.03%) VBA
6 5 (1.45%) C
7 4 (1.16%) VBScript
8 3 (0.87%) R
8 3 (0.87%) SPARQL
8 3 (0.87%) VB
8 3 (0.87%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.58%) PowerHouse
9 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.58%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.58%) XPath
10 1 (0.29%) Scala
10 1 (0.29%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (6.09%) SAP Certification
2 17 (4.93%) Degree
3 16 (4.64%) PMI Certification
4 15 (4.35%) PMP
5 6 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.58%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) MCITP
8 1 (0.29%) IIBA
8 1 (0.29%) MCSE
8 1 (0.29%) MCSA
8 1 (0.29%) PhD
8 1 (0.29%) CCA
8 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.90%) QA
2 7 (2.03%) GxP
2 7 (2.03%) GMP
3 5 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 4 (1.16%) SLA
5 3 (0.87%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.58%) GAMP
6 2 (0.58%) GCP
6 2 (0.58%) GLP
6 2 (0.58%) SNOMED CT
6 2 (0.58%) HL7
6 2 (0.58%) CDISC
7 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.29%) RosettaNet
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.87%) PowerHA
2 3 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.87%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.29%) KVM
3 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.29%) Puppet
2 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 144 (41.74%) SAP
2 27 (7.83%) Microsoft
3 21 (6.09%) Oracle
4 13 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (2.90%) IBM
6 6 (1.74%) Hyperion
6 6 (1.74%) Open Text
6 6 (1.74%) VMware
6 6 (1.74%) Google
7 5 (1.45%) Business Objects
7 5 (1.45%) EMC
8 4 (1.16%) NetApp
8 4 (1.16%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (1.16%) Tableau
9 3 (0.87%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.87%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.87%) Cognos
9 3 (0.87%) Cerner
9 3 (0.87%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.58%) HP
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Rate: From £15 to £22 per hour
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Rate: Unspecified Attractive rates of pay
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: From £15 to £22 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: From £15 to £22 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
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