The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 45 33
Rank change year-on-year +18 -12  
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 11 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.49% 0.48% 1.23%
As % of the General category 13.75% 3.08% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Median daily rate £475 - £290
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 - £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 - £362
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £525
% change year-on-year -5.55% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +26.00% -41.17%  

Pharmaceutical is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 80 65 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 25.40% 15.55% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 33 18
Median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £557 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 2
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.56% +25.00%  

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in Cambridge

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in Cambridge

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Cambridge over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in Cambridge

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Publishing
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (21.05%) Life Science
2 4 (21.05%) XML
2 4 (21.05%) SAS
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.79%) Biometrics
3 3 (15.79%) S-PLUS
3 3 (15.79%) CRM
3 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 3 (15.79%) ETL
3 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
3 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.79%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (15.79%) R
3 3 (15.79%) Talend
3 3 (15.79%) Analytics
3 3 (15.79%) Veeva
3 3 (15.79%) Finance
4 2 (10.53%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (10.53%) SAP MDG
4 2 (10.53%) PMO
4 2 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (10.53%) Master Data Management
4 2 (10.53%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
4 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) SAS
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) S-PLUS
2 1 (5.26%) Acrobat
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP MDG
1 2 (10.53%) SAP MDM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Veeva
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (5.26%) Skype
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (10.53%) PowerCenter
1 2 (10.53%) Spotfire
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Publishing
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Analyst
1 3 (15.79%) Programmer
1 3 (15.79%) Senior Programmer
2 2 (10.53%) Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 2 (10.53%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) HR Manager
3 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.26%) PMO Coordinator
3 1 (5.26%) SIEM Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Talend Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Workday Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Workday Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) React
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Life Science
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) Analytics
3 3 (15.79%) Biometrics
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.79%) CRM
3 3 (15.79%) ETL
3 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
4 2 (10.53%) DRM
4 2 (10.53%) Information Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Master Data Management
4 2 (10.53%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) R
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
1 2 (10.53%) PMP
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) CDISC
1 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
1 2 (10.53%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Nessus
2 1 (5.26%) SCSM
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) SAP
1 3 (15.79%) Talend
2 2 (10.53%) Embarcadero
2 2 (10.53%) Informatica
2 2 (10.53%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe
3 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Qualys
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) webMethods
3 1 (5.26%) Workday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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