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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 279 277 317
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +40
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 146 138 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.61% 0.56% 0.32%
As % of the General category 1.36% 1.13% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 77 38
Average daily rate
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£400 £460 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +13.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £315 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £18.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.72% -45.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £14.10 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £22.90 £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £37.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-37.33% +50.00%
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
10720 12176 11186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.15% 49.82% 50.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7955 8644 7755
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 160 190
Average hourly rate £21.53 £20.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £42.50 £52.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 27 November 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
City of London +16 19 £320 -36.00% 19
Brentford +5 14 £425 -21.15%
Uxbridge +5 6 £341 -14.68%
Hillingdon - - - - 1
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 116 (38.54%) SAP
2 68 (22.59%) Manufacturing
3 40 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (12.29%) Finance
5 35 (11.63%) Project Management
6 34 (11.30%) ERP
7 33 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (10.63%) Migration
9 29 (9.63%) Change Management
10 27 (8.97%) Data Modelling
10 27 (8.97%) SAP Certification
10 27 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
11 26 (8.64%) Microsoft
12 25 (8.31%) Data Migration
13 23 (7.64%) FMCG
13 23 (7.64%) MS Excel
14 22 (7.31%) Six Sigma
14 22 (7.31%) Lean Six Sigma
15 19 (6.31%) MS Project
15 19 (6.31%) SQL
16 18 (5.98%) MS Office
16 18 (5.98%) UML
16 18 (5.98%) SAP BW
16 18 (5.98%) MS PowerPoint
16 18 (5.98%) Analytics
17 17 (5.65%) Marketing
17 17 (5.65%) Oracle
17 17 (5.65%) Procure-to-pay
18 16 (5.32%) Validation
18 16 (5.32%) Agile Software Development

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 13 (4.32%) SAS
2 8 (2.66%) CMS
2 8 (2.66%) MS Project Server
3 6 (1.99%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.66%) NetWeaver
5 3 (1.00%) Kentico
5 3 (1.00%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.66%) Documentum
6 2 (0.66%) Node.js
6 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.33%) WordPress
7 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.33%) Drupal
7 1 (0.33%) Mule
7 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.33%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (7.64%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.31%) MS Project
3 18 (5.98%) MS Office
3 18 (5.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (4.65%) SAP SRM
2 9 (2.99%) SAP QM
3 8 (2.66%) SAP FI
4 7 (2.33%) SAP FI-AP
5 4 (1.33%) SAP CO
5 4 (1.33%) SAP PM
5 4 (1.33%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (1.33%) SAP PP
5 4 (1.33%) SAP APO
5 4 (1.33%) SAP ERP
6 3 (1.00%) Workday HCM
6 3 (1.00%) Cerner Millennium
7 2 (0.66%) SAP WM
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.66%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.33%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.33%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.33%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.33%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.66%) WAN
1 5 (1.66%) SAN
2 3 (1.00%) Internet
3 2 (0.66%) Firewall
3 2 (0.66%) SMTP
3 2 (0.66%) FTP
3 2 (0.66%) HTTP
4 1 (0.33%) MVNO
4 1 (0.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.98%) SAP BW
2 13 (4.32%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.33%) MS Access
3 7 (2.33%) Data Mining
4 6 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.66%) Spotfire
6 4 (1.33%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.00%) Base SAS
8 2 (0.66%) OLAP
8 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.66%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.66%) Text Mining
8 2 (0.66%) QlikView
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.33%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (1.66%) LSMW
2 4 (1.33%) Rational Rose
3 3 (1.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.66%) PowerDesigner
4 2 (0.66%) ClearQuest
4 2 (0.66%) Subversion
5 1 (0.33%) Mocha
5 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.33%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.33%) Maven
5 1 (0.33%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.33%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.33%) JUnit
5 1 (0.33%) NUnit
General
1 68 (22.59%) Manufacturing
2 37 (12.29%) Finance
3 17 (5.65%) Marketing
4 9 (2.99%) Legal
5 8 (2.66%) Retail
6 4 (1.33%) Back Office
7 2 (0.66%) Banking
7 2 (0.66%) Advertising
7 2 (0.66%) Publishing
8 1 (0.33%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 79 (26.25%) Consultant
2 63 (20.93%) SAP Consultant
3 56 (18.60%) Analyst
4 38 (12.62%) Project Manager
5 26 (8.64%) Business Analyst
5 26 (8.64%) Architect
6 23 (7.64%) Developer
7 16 (5.32%) Functional Consultant
8 15 (4.98%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 11 (3.65%) Data Analyst
10 10 (3.32%) Programmer
10 10 (3.32%) SAP P2P Consultant
11 9 (2.99%) SAP Manager
11 9 (2.99%) Data Architect
11 9 (2.99%) SAS Programmer
12 8 (2.66%) SAP QM Consultant
13 7 (2.33%) Senior SAP Consultant
13 7 (2.33%) Senior Consultant
13 7 (2.33%) Infrastructure Architect
13 7 (2.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.32%) XML
2 10 (3.32%) HTML
3 7 (2.33%) Mason
3 7 (2.33%) .NET
4 6 (1.99%) BAPI
4 6 (1.99%) Web Services
4 6 (1.99%) XSLT
5 5 (1.66%) .NET Framework
5 5 (1.66%) CSS
5 5 (1.66%) SOAP
6 4 (1.33%) WSDL
7 3 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (1.00%) HTML5
7 3 (1.00%) CSS3
7 3 (1.00%) REST
7 3 (1.00%) Middleware
7 3 (1.00%) JMS
7 3 (1.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.66%) EJB
8 2 (0.66%) UDDI
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.64%) FMCG
3 12 (3.99%) Pharmacovigilance
4 10 (3.32%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.66%) NHS
5 8 (2.66%) Life Science
6 6 (1.99%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.66%) User Experience
7 5 (1.66%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.66%) LIMS
7 5 (1.66%) HACMP
8 4 (1.33%) Informatics
8 4 (1.33%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.00%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.66%) Statistics
10 2 (0.66%) SCADA
10 2 (0.66%) Biotechnology
10 2 (0.66%) Ontologies
10 2 (0.66%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.32%) Windows
2 8 (2.66%) Linux
3 5 (1.66%) AIX
4 4 (1.33%) UNIX
5 3 (1.00%) Android
5 3 (1.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (11.63%) Project Management
2 34 (11.30%) ERP
3 33 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (10.63%) Migration
5 29 (9.63%) Change Management
6 27 (8.97%) Data Modelling
6 27 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
7 25 (8.31%) Data Migration
8 22 (7.31%) Six Sigma
8 22 (7.31%) Lean Six Sigma
9 18 (5.98%) UML
9 18 (5.98%) Analytics
10 17 (5.65%) Procure-to-pay
11 16 (5.32%) Validation
11 16 (5.32%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (4.98%) Data Management
13 14 (4.65%) Project Planning
13 14 (4.65%) Change Control
13 14 (4.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 14 (4.65%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 19 (6.31%) SQL
2 8 (2.66%) Java
3 7 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (2.33%) VBA
4 5 (1.66%) VB.NET
5 4 (1.33%) C
5 4 (1.33%) C#
6 3 (1.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.66%) VBScript
7 2 (0.66%) VB
7 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.66%) SAS Macro
7 2 (0.66%) XPath
7 2 (0.66%) R
7 2 (0.66%) SPARQL
8 1 (0.33%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.33%) PHP
8 1 (0.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 27 (8.97%) SAP Certification
2 16 (5.32%) Degree
3 6 (1.99%) PMP
3 6 (1.99%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.66%) CIMA
4 2 (0.66%) ACCA
4 2 (0.66%) CCA
4 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.33%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) MCITP
5 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.33%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.33%) MCSE
5 1 (0.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.32%) QA
2 11 (3.65%) GxP
3 6 (1.99%) SLA
3 6 (1.99%) GMP
3 6 (1.99%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 5 (1.66%) CDISC
5 3 (1.00%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.00%) GAMP
5 3 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.66%) GCP
6 2 (0.66%) SNOMED CT
6 2 (0.66%) HL7
7 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.99%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.66%) PowerHA
2 5 (1.66%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 116 (38.54%) SAP
2 26 (8.64%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.65%) Oracle
4 13 (4.32%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (2.33%) IBM
5 7 (2.33%) Business Objects
5 7 (2.33%) VMware
6 5 (1.66%) EMC
7 4 (1.33%) Open Text
7 4 (1.33%) NetApp
7 4 (1.33%) HP
7 4 (1.33%) Tableau
8 3 (1.00%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.00%) EPiServer
8 3 (1.00%) Google
8 3 (1.00%) Adobe
8 3 (1.00%) Cerner
8 3 (1.00%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.00%) Siebel
8 3 (1.00%) PeopleSoft
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