Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 151 147
Rank change year-on-year +15 -4 +18
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 82 57 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.61% 1.14% 0.80%
As % of the General category 5.00% 3.38% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 33 14
East of England median daily rate £425 £435 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.30% +51.30% -12.88%
10th Percentile £304 £213 £207
90th Percentile £635 £795 £452
England median daily rate £440 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -2.22% +2.74% +9.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -41.94% -31.11%
10th Percentile £16.21 £12.40 £23.10
90th Percentile £49.00 £19.35 £34.50
England median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +30.00% -19.35% +33.33%

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 1,641 1,684 1,561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.25% 33.70% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 932 996 879
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £205
90th Percentile £600 £600 £555
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 117 146
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +29.03% +6.90%
10th Percentile £12.25 £15.40 £15.75
90th Percentile £48.35 £51.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £23.50 £26.47 £23.59
% change year-on-year -11.22% +12.21% +3.33%

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 2018. 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 +20 41 £468 +1.08% 40
Hertfordshire 0 29 £408 +32.09% 24
Suffolk -13 6 £400 - 2
Essex - 2 £245 - 2
Bedfordshire - 2 £600 - 5
East Anglia - 1 £550 - 3
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 21 (25.61%) Analytics
2 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (19.51%) Degree
4 15 (18.29%) Project Management
5 14 (17.07%) Change Management
6 13 (15.85%) Computer Science
7 12 (14.63%) Windows
7 12 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (13.41%) Business Analysis
8 11 (13.41%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (12.20%) Matrix Organization
9 10 (12.20%) Finance
9 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
10 9 (10.98%) Oracle
10 9 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (10.98%) Life Science
11 8 (9.76%) PowerShell
11 8 (9.76%) Visualisation
11 8 (9.76%) SQL
11 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (8.54%) Validation
12 7 (8.54%) Information Architecture
12 7 (8.54%) Data Management
13 6 (7.32%) Programme Management
13 6 (7.32%) Hadoop
13 6 (7.32%) Service Management
13 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
13 6 (7.32%) NoSQL
13 6 (7.32%) Windows Server
13 6 (7.32%) Decision-Making

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 (6.10%) SAS
1 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
1 5 (6.10%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.22%) Apache
2 1 (1.22%) Documentum
2 1 (1.22%) IBM Domino
2 1 (1.22%) IIS
2 1 (1.22%) JBoss
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.22%) CA PPM
2 1 (1.22%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.22%) SAP MDG
2 1 (1.22%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.88%) Office 365
1 4 (4.88%) SaaS
2 3 (3.66%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (3.66%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.44%) GitHub
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) Skype
2 3 (3.66%) SSL
2 3 (3.66%) WebEx
3 2 (2.44%) Firewall
3 2 (2.44%) LAN
3 2 (2.44%) WAN
4 1 (1.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) Hadoop
1 6 (7.32%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.88%) Amazon Aurora
2 4 (4.88%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.66%) Apache Hive
3 3 (3.66%) MySQL
3 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.44%) Big Data
4 2 (2.44%) OLAP
4 2 (2.44%) OLTP
4 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.22%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.22%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.22%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) GitLab
2 1 (1.22%) Grunt
2 1 (1.22%) gulp
2 1 (1.22%) JIRA
2 1 (1.22%) MSTest
2 1 (1.22%) NUnit
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (12.20%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.66%) Publishing
4 2 (2.44%) Law
4 2 (2.44%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Advertising
5 1 (1.22%) Legal
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (29.27%) Analyst
2 14 (17.07%) Project Manager
3 11 (13.41%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.32%) Developer
5 5 (6.10%) Architect
5 5 (6.10%) IT Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) Senior Manager
5 5 (6.10%) Senior Project Manager
5 5 (6.10%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Data Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Data Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Security Analyst
8 2 (2.44%) HR Analyst
8 2 (2.44%) HR Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) .NET
1 3 (3.66%) Apache Camel
1 3 (3.66%) LDAP
1 3 (3.66%) REST
1 3 (3.66%) SOAP
1 3 (3.66%) Web Services
1 3 (3.66%) XML
2 2 (2.44%) jQuery
3 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.22%) CSS
3 1 (1.22%) EDI
3 1 (1.22%) HTML
3 1 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.22%) XHTML
3 1 (1.22%) XSL
3 1 (1.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.98%) Life Science
3 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.10%) User Experience
5 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.44%) Biotechnology
6 2 (2.44%) FMCG
6 2 (2.44%) LIMS
6 2 (2.44%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.22%) Fintech
7 1 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.22%) Pharmacovigilance
7 1 (1.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) Windows
2 6 (7.32%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.10%) Linux
3 5 (6.10%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.88%) Unix
4 4 (4.88%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.61%) Analytics
2 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (18.29%) Project Management
4 14 (17.07%) Change Management
5 12 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (13.41%) Business Analysis
6 11 (13.41%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (12.20%) Matrix Organization
8 9 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (9.76%) Visualisation
10 7 (8.54%) Data Management
10 7 (8.54%) Information Architecture
10 7 (8.54%) Validation
11 6 (7.32%) Decision-Making
11 6 (7.32%) Programme Management
11 6 (7.32%) Service Management
12 5 (6.10%) Data Modelling
12 5 (6.10%) Data Science
12 5 (6.10%) Strategic Thinking
12 5 (6.10%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.76%) PowerShell
1 8 (9.76%) SQL
2 5 (6.10%) Bash Shell
2 5 (6.10%) Java
2 5 (6.10%) Perl
3 3 (3.66%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.66%) Python
4 2 (2.44%) C#
5 1 (1.22%) R
5 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.22%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (19.51%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) CBAP
2 1 (1.22%) CSQA
2 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.22%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.22%) MBA
2 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) GMP
1 4 (4.88%) PMO
2 3 (3.66%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.44%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (2.44%) CDISC
3 2 (2.44%) GCP
3 2 (2.44%) GxP
4 1 (1.22%) GAMP
4 1 (1.22%) GLP
4 1 (1.22%) QA
4 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) DFS Replication
2 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.98%) Oracle
3 5 (6.10%) Cisco
3 5 (6.10%) Google
3 5 (6.10%) SAP
4 4 (4.88%) Canon
4 4 (4.88%) Talend
5 3 (3.66%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (2.44%) Apple
6 2 (2.44%) Cognos
6 2 (2.44%) Facebook
6 2 (2.44%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.44%) IBM
6 2 (2.44%) Informatica
6 2 (2.44%) Workday
7 1 (1.22%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.22%) Databricks
7 1 (1.22%) Dataiku
7 1 (1.22%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.22%) Tableau