Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 6 months to 18 November 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 236 259
Rank change year-on-year -5 +23 +22
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 8 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.11% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the General category 0.20% 0.31% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 8
City of London median daily rate £425 £375 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.86% +14.94%
10th Percentile £254 £300 £255
90th Percentile £480 £476 £397
Central London median daily rate £413 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +10.00% +15.38% +7.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £65.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £65.00 - -

Pharmaceutical is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3950 3553 4990
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 55.79% 52.95% 53.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3180 2872 3895
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +5.41%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £296
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 20 49
City of London median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.86 £11.23 £12.00
90th Percentile £36.95 £48.21 £40.40
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% -2.44% +7.89%

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Pharmaceutical as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in the City of London

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in the City of London

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in the City of London

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Information Management
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (25.00%) MDX
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 2 (25.00%) Power BI
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) ETL Development
2 2 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Cognizant
3 1 (12.50%) Informatica
3 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
3 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
3 1 (12.50%) 802.11
3 1 (12.50%) LIMS
3 1 (12.50%) SAP

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) TrackWise
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) 802.11
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
1 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (25.00%) Power BI
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
1 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) MDX
2 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
2 1 (12.50%) BAPI
2 1 (12.50%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (12.50%) Life Science
2 1 (12.50%) LIMS
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) ETL Development
2 2 (25.00%) Information Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
3 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Supply Chain Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (12.50%) GxP
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Cognizant
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Informatica
1 1 (12.50%) LabWare
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) SAP