Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 6 months to 22 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 157 149
Rank change year-on-year +15 -8 +6
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 67 40 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.30% 0.82% 1.01%
As % of the General category 3.72% 2.62% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 19 20
East of England median daily rate £435 £288 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.30% -12.88% +10.00%
10th Percentile £213 £211 £234
90th Percentile £775 £498 £504
England median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.80% +9.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 9
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £31.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.94% -11.43% +118.75%
10th Percentile £13.35 £17.30 £12.50
90th Percentile £29.95 £34.50 £48.25
England median hourly rate £27.00 £28.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.42% +13.00% +13.64%

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 East of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1800 1526 1865
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 34.88% 31.32% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1042 898 948
East of England median daily rate £425 £402 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.85% +0.38% -
10th Percentile £263 £209 £218
90th Percentile £595 £550 £569
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 119 195
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.40% +28.85% -13.33%
10th Percentile £14.25 £13.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.78 £43.75 £44.20
England median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +13.64%

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Pharmaceutical as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in the East of England

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in the East of England

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in the East of England

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in the East of England

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in the East of England

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the East of England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +8 38 £443 +43.90% 10
Hertfordshire +6 28 £425 +47.83% 9
Suffolk +11 1 - -
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 East of England region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.40%) Project Management
3 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
4 9 (13.43%) SQL
5 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (10.45%) ITIL
7 6 (8.96%) Oracle
7 6 (8.96%) Data Analysis
7 6 (8.96%) Business Analysis
7 6 (8.96%) Graphic Design
8 5 (7.46%) e-Learning
8 5 (7.46%) Publishing
8 5 (7.46%) VLE
8 5 (7.46%) Windows
8 5 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (7.46%) Content Development
8 5 (7.46%) Learning Management System
8 5 (7.46%) Moodle
9 4 (5.97%) Data Quality
9 4 (5.97%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (5.97%) Life Science
9 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
9 4 (5.97%) .NET
9 4 (5.97%) Service Management
9 4 (5.97%) Finance
9 4 (5.97%) Manufacturing
9 4 (5.97%) ITSM
9 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.97%) Degree
10 3 (4.48%) Scrum

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (7.46%) Moodle
2 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.99%) CMS
4 1 (1.49%) Confluence
4 1 (1.49%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.49%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.49%) SAP MDG
1 1 (1.49%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Office 365
1 2 (2.99%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) G Suite
2 1 (1.49%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) Firewall
1 1 (1.49%) Intranet
1 1 (1.49%) LAN
1 1 (1.49%) WAN
1 1 (1.49%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.49%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.49%) MySQL
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.49%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.49%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) JIRA
2 1 (1.49%) ERwin
2 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.49%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.49%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.49%) WiX
General
1 5 (7.46%) Publishing
2 4 (5.97%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.48%) Electronics
4 2 (2.99%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 26 (38.81%) Analyst
2 12 (17.91%) Business Analyst
3 11 (16.42%) Developer
4 7 (10.45%) Support Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) e-Learning Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Service Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Customer Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Data Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Service Improvement Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Test Technician
9 2 (2.99%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 2 (2.99%) Data Scientist
9 2 (2.99%) GDPR Business Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) .NET
2 2 (2.99%) Keras
2 2 (2.99%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (2.99%) NumPy
2 2 (2.99%) Pandas
2 2 (2.99%) scikit-learn
2 2 (2.99%) TensorFlow
2 2 (2.99%) Theano
3 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.49%) Angular 2
3 1 (1.49%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.49%) CSS
3 1 (1.49%) HTML5
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.49%) REST
3 1 (1.49%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.49%) Spring
3 1 (1.49%) WCF
3 1 (1.49%) WinForms
3 1 (1.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.96%) Graphic Design
3 5 (7.46%) e-Learning
3 5 (7.46%) Learning Management System
3 5 (7.46%) VLE
4 4 (5.97%) Life Science
5 3 (4.48%) NHS
6 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.49%) iPad
7 1 (1.49%) iPhone
7 1 (1.49%) Pharmacovigilance
7 1 (1.49%) Social Media
7 1 (1.49%) User Experience
7 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.40%) Project Management
3 7 (10.45%) ITIL
4 6 (8.96%) Business Analysis
4 6 (8.96%) Data Analysis
5 5 (7.46%) Content Development
6 4 (5.97%) Agile Project Management
6 4 (5.97%) ITSM
6 4 (5.97%) Service Management
6 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.48%) Coaching
7 3 (4.48%) Data Management
7 3 (4.48%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.48%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (4.48%) ETL
7 3 (4.48%) Master Data Management
7 3 (4.48%) Mathematics
7 3 (4.48%) Scrum
7 3 (4.48%) Visualisation
8 2 (2.99%) Linear Algebra
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.43%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) Python
2 2 (2.99%) R
3 1 (1.49%) C#
3 1 (1.49%) Java
3 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.49%) CISM
3 1 (1.49%) CISSP
3 1 (1.49%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.48%) GDPR
3 1 (1.49%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (1.49%) GAMP
3 1 (1.49%) GCP
3 1 (1.49%) GMP
3 1 (1.49%) PMO
3 1 (1.49%) QA
3 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.96%) Oracle
3 3 (4.48%) Informatica
4 2 (2.99%) HP
4 2 (2.99%) SAP
4 2 (2.99%) Tableau
5 1 (1.49%) Ariba
5 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.49%) Brandwatch
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco
5 1 (1.49%) Dell
5 1 (1.49%) Dell KACE
5 1 (1.49%) Facebook
5 1 (1.49%) Google
5 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.49%) Sysomos
5 1 (1.49%) Talend
5 1 (1.49%) Twitter