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 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 258 214 298
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +84
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 142 188 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.67% 0.87% 0.37%
As % of the General category 1.46% 1.85% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 96 38
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £244 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £375 £418
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -10.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £19.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+123.68% -14.60%
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
9732 10168 9948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.84% 46.79% 50.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6929 7030 7131
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 186 124
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £61.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 February 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
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 February 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 -3 39 £355 -2.06%
City of London -9 16 £356 -10.93% 5
Uxbridge -1 2 £295 - 1
Ealing - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 139 (48.60%) SAP
2 76 (26.57%) Manufacturing
3 45 (15.73%) SAP BW
4 37 (12.94%) FMCG
5 33 (11.54%) ERP
6 32 (11.19%) Project Management
6 32 (11.19%) Finance
7 27 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (9.09%) SAP Certification
8 26 (9.09%) Time Management
8 26 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (8.74%) Change Management
10 24 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (8.39%) SAP FI
11 23 (8.04%) Validation
12 22 (7.69%) CRM
13 18 (6.29%) Six Sigma
13 18 (6.29%) PRINCE2
13 18 (6.29%) Lean Six Sigma
14 17 (5.94%) Data Modelling
15 16 (5.59%) Oracle
15 16 (5.59%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (5.24%) Release Management
17 14 (4.90%) Marketing
17 14 (4.90%) Change Control
17 14 (4.90%) Microsoft
17 14 (4.90%) XML
17 14 (4.90%) SAP CO
17 14 (4.90%) Migration
18 13 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (2.45%) SharePoint
1 7 (2.45%) SAS
2 5 (1.75%) NetWeaver
3 4 (1.40%) CMS
3 4 (1.40%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.70%) Kentico
5 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.70%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.35%) Mule
6 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.35%) IIS
6 1 (0.35%) Apache
6 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.35%) Documentum
Applications
1 13 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.85%) MS Office
3 9 (3.15%) MS Project
3 9 (3.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (8.39%) SAP FI
2 14 (4.90%) SAP CO
3 13 (4.55%) SAP SRM
3 13 (4.55%) SAP WM
3 13 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
4 11 (3.85%) SAP SD
5 10 (3.50%) SAP FI-AP
6 8 (2.80%) SAP APO
6 8 (2.80%) SAP CRM
7 4 (1.40%) SAP BPC
7 4 (1.40%) SAP ERP
8 3 (1.05%) SAP QM
8 3 (1.05%) SAP MM
8 3 (1.05%) SAP PP
9 2 (0.70%) SAP MDM
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.35%) HFM
10 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.35%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.05%) WAN
1 3 (1.05%) SAN
2 1 (0.35%) Internet
2 1 (0.35%) Firewall
2 1 (0.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (15.73%) SAP BW
2 13 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.50%) QlikView
4 6 (2.10%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.40%) MS Access
7 3 (1.05%) SAP BI
7 3 (1.05%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.70%) Base SAS
8 2 (0.70%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.70%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.35%) DB2
9 1 (0.35%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.35%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 6 (2.10%) LSMW
2 3 (1.05%) Maven
2 3 (1.05%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.35%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.35%) JUnit
3 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
General
1 76 (26.57%) Manufacturing
2 32 (11.19%) Finance
3 14 (4.90%) Marketing
4 11 (3.85%) Legal
5 5 (1.75%) Banking
6 4 (1.40%) Retail
6 4 (1.40%) Billing
6 4 (1.40%) Back Office
7 3 (1.05%) Publishing
7 3 (1.05%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 112 (39.16%) Consultant
2 98 (34.27%) SAP Consultant
3 40 (13.99%) Analyst
4 39 (13.64%) Project Manager
5 24 (8.39%) Business Analyst
6 21 (7.34%) Functional Consultant
7 20 (6.99%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 19 (6.64%) Architect
9 15 (5.24%) Developer
10 11 (3.85%) SAP SRM Consultant
11 10 (3.50%) SAP Manager
12 8 (2.80%) SAP WM Consultant
13 7 (2.45%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
13 7 (2.45%) Validation Consultant
14 6 (2.10%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
14 6 (2.10%) Change Manager
14 6 (2.10%) SAP FI Consultant
14 6 (2.10%) Solutions Architect
14 6 (2.10%) CRM Consultant
15 5 (1.75%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.90%) XML
2 8 (2.80%) .NET
3 6 (2.10%) Web Services
3 6 (2.10%) BAPI
4 5 (1.75%) .NET Framework
4 5 (1.75%) Mason
4 5 (1.75%) REST
4 5 (1.75%) EDI
4 5 (1.75%) SOAP
5 4 (1.40%) JMS
5 4 (1.40%) SAP PI
6 3 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (1.05%) XSLT
6 3 (1.05%) XML Messaging
6 3 (1.05%) JPA
6 3 (1.05%) Spring
6 3 (1.05%) JTA
7 2 (0.70%) jQuery
7 2 (0.70%) HTML
7 2 (0.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.94%) FMCG
2 26 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.15%) Life Science
4 8 (2.80%) Pharmacovigilance
5 7 (2.45%) User Experience
6 6 (2.10%) NHS
7 3 (1.05%) HACMP
7 3 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.70%) Biotechnology
8 2 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.70%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.70%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.70%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.70%) Informatics
9 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.35%) Chemistry
9 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.35%) PMI
9 1 (0.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.45%) Windows
2 5 (1.75%) Linux
3 4 (1.40%) AIX
4 3 (1.05%) UNIX
5 2 (0.70%) Android
5 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.35%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (11.54%) ERP
2 32 (11.19%) Project Management
3 27 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (9.09%) Time Management
5 25 (8.74%) Change Management
6 24 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (8.04%) Validation
8 22 (7.69%) CRM
9 18 (6.29%) PRINCE2
9 18 (6.29%) Six Sigma
9 18 (6.29%) Lean Six Sigma
10 17 (5.94%) Data Modelling
11 16 (5.59%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (5.24%) Release Management
13 14 (4.90%) Change Control
13 14 (4.90%) Migration
14 12 (4.20%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (3.85%) Data Migration
15 11 (3.85%) Data Management
15 11 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.20%) SQL
2 10 (3.50%) Java
2 10 (3.50%) ABAP
3 4 (1.40%) C#
3 4 (1.40%) VB.NET
4 3 (1.05%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.70%) SAS Macro
6 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.35%) C
6 1 (0.35%) VBA
6 1 (0.35%) SAPscript
6 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (9.09%) SAP Certification
2 12 (4.20%) PMP
2 12 (4.20%) PMI Certification
2 12 (4.20%) Degree
3 7 (2.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.05%) ACCA
4 3 (1.05%) CIMA
4 3 (1.05%) VCP4
5 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.35%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.35%) MBA
6 1 (0.35%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (0.35%) CCA
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.55%) QA
2 9 (3.15%) GxP
2 9 (3.15%) SLA
3 6 (2.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.75%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 5 (1.75%) GAMP
4 5 (1.75%) GMP
5 4 (1.40%) CDISC
6 3 (1.05%) COBIT
7 2 (0.70%) SNOMED CT
7 2 (0.70%) HL7
7 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.05%) PowerHA
2 3 (1.05%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 139 (48.60%) SAP
2 16 (5.59%) Oracle
3 14 (4.90%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (3.15%) Teradata
6 8 (2.80%) Informatica
7 7 (2.45%) Business Objects
8 5 (1.75%) VMware
9 4 (1.40%) IBM
9 4 (1.40%) JD Edwards
10 3 (1.05%) Siebel
10 3 (1.05%) Adobe
10 3 (1.05%) EMC
11 2 (0.70%) HP
11 2 (0.70%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.70%) NetApp
12 1 (0.35%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.35%) BT
12 1 (0.35%) FatWire
12 1 (0.35%) Cisco
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