The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Uxbridge region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 7.86% - -
As % of the General category 20.37% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate £333 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -13.04%
General Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
54 25 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 38.57% 22.73% 24.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 29
Average daily rate £325 £360 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -18.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £320 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 - £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Pharmaceutical
London

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Uxbridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Uxbridge region.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Uxbridge region.

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 7 (46.67%) SQL
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) SAP
5 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (20.00%) FMCG
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (13.33%) Analytics
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Business Analytics
6 2 (13.33%) Economics
6 2 (13.33%) Marketing
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (13.33%) Cognos
6 2 (13.33%) SAP BW
6 2 (13.33%) DataStage
6 2 (13.33%) SAP BI
6 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (13.33%) UNIX
6 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) SAS
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (13.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Hyperion Planning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (13.33%) SAP BW
1 2 (13.33%) DataStage
1 2 (13.33%) SAP BI
2 1 (6.67%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (13.33%) SAP BI Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Service Manager
3 2 (13.33%) SAP BW Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Quality Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Deployment Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) FMCG
3 2 (13.33%) Economics
4 1 (6.67%) E-Learning
4 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) ETL
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (13.33%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (13.33%) GCP
3 1 (6.67%) GMP
3 1 (6.67%) GLP
3 1 (6.67%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (13.33%) Cognos
4 1 (6.67%) Altiris
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Hyperion
4 1 (6.67%) Axway