Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 6 months to 20 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 > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 393 392 372
Rank change year-on-year -1 -20 -22
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 247 231 258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.52% 0.55%
As % of the General category 1.14% 1.20% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 143 152
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.10%
10th Percentile £267 £251 £300
90th Percentile £590 £597 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.74% +9.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 5
London median hourly rate £55.00 £23.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +134.04% -35.62% -23.16%
10th Percentile £31.69 £21.35 £25.25
90th Percentile £182.25 £32.35 £47.50
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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 21591 19258 21979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 46.27% 43.20% 46.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15620 13818 15587
London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £290
90th Percentile £688 £675 £669
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 201 242
London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -8.05% +14.47%
10th Percentile £13.74 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £56.87 £52.17
England median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +13.64%

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in London

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in London

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in London

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in London

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in London

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the London region over the 6 months to 20 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
West London +10 103 £450 +10.09% 3
Central London -10 9 £413 +10.00% 11
East London -6 3 £343 -26.24% 5
South London -35 1 - - 1
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 London region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 81 (32.79%) SAP
2 72 (29.15%) Finance
3 55 (22.27%) Manufacturing
4 46 (18.62%) ERP
5 37 (14.98%) Project Management
6 32 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (12.55%) SQL
8 30 (12.15%) Banking
9 26 (10.53%) Analytics
10 25 (10.12%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (9.72%) Retail
11 24 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (9.72%) Degree
11 24 (9.72%) FMCG
12 23 (9.31%) SAP CO
13 22 (8.91%) Six Sigma
13 22 (8.91%) Microsoft Excel
14 19 (7.69%) Linux
14 19 (7.69%) Data Modelling
14 19 (7.69%) SAP FI
14 19 (7.69%) Virtual Team
15 18 (7.29%) SAP BW
15 18 (7.29%) SAP FI/CO
16 17 (6.88%) Microsoft
16 17 (6.88%) Java
16 17 (6.88%) Data Quality
17 15 (6.07%) Data Management
17 15 (6.07%) ETL
17 15 (6.07%) MS Visio
17 15 (6.07%) Scrum

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.83%) SAS
3 5 (2.02%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.62%) Confluence
5 3 (1.21%) CMS
6 2 (0.81%) Documentum
6 2 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.81%) IIS
6 2 (0.81%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.81%) WordPress
7 1 (0.40%) Apache
7 1 (0.40%) Kentico
7 1 (0.40%) Liferay
7 1 (0.40%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.40%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (8.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (6.07%) MS Visio
3 9 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.21%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.40%) InDesign
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.40%) Stata
Business Applications
1 23 (9.31%) SAP CO
2 19 (7.69%) SAP FI
3 18 (7.29%) SAP FI/CO
4 14 (5.67%) SAP FSCM
5 8 (3.24%) SAP SD
6 4 (1.62%) SAP SRM
7 3 (1.21%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 3 (1.21%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.81%) SAP APO
8 2 (0.81%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.40%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.62%) Veeva
3 3 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.21%) SaaS
4 2 (0.81%) Office 365
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.40%) GitHub
5 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.40%) IaaS
5 1 (0.40%) PaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Serverless
5 1 (0.40%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.81%) Cisco IPT
1 2 (0.81%) Firewall
1 2 (0.81%) Internet
1 2 (0.81%) IP Telephony
1 2 (0.81%) Skype
2 1 (0.40%) 802.11
2 1 (0.40%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (0.40%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (0.40%) Intranet
2 1 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.40%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.40%) LAN
2 1 (0.40%) SAN
2 1 (0.40%) SSH
2 1 (0.40%) VPN
2 1 (0.40%) Wireless
2 1 (0.40%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.29%) SAP BW
2 12 (4.86%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.64%) QlikView
4 9 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.83%) Hadoop
6 7 (2.83%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.43%) Power BI
8 5 (2.02%) Big Data
8 5 (2.02%) PowerCenter
9 4 (1.62%) Electronic Patient Records
9 4 (1.62%) MS Access
9 4 (1.62%) Qlik Sense
10 3 (1.21%) Data Lake
10 3 (1.21%) DataStage
10 3 (1.21%) SAP HANA
10 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.81%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.83%) Rational Rose
2 6 (2.43%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.43%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (2.02%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (1.62%) gulp
4 4 (1.62%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.62%) JIRA
4 4 (1.62%) Maven
5 2 (0.81%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.81%) NUnit
5 2 (0.81%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.81%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.40%) Bower
6 1 (0.40%) Gradle
6 1 (0.40%) Grunt
6 1 (0.40%) JUnit
6 1 (0.40%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 72 (29.15%) Finance
2 55 (22.27%) Manufacturing
3 30 (12.15%) Banking
4 24 (9.72%) Retail
5 14 (5.67%) Marketing
6 9 (3.64%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.83%) General Ledger
8 6 (2.43%) Front Office
9 5 (2.02%) Legal
9 5 (2.02%) Portuguese Language
9 5 (2.02%) Spanish Language
10 4 (1.62%) Investment Banking
11 3 (1.21%) German Language
12 2 (0.81%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.81%) French Language
12 2 (0.81%) Swedish Language
13 1 (0.40%) Danish Language
13 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.40%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (21.46%) Consultant
2 49 (19.84%) Analyst
3 43 (17.41%) SAP Consultant
4 29 (11.74%) Project Manager
5 27 (10.93%) Developer
6 24 (9.72%) Business Analyst
7 23 (9.31%) Architect
7 23 (9.31%) SAP CO Consultant
8 18 (7.29%) SAP FI Consultant
8 18 (7.29%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 14 (5.67%) Functional Consultant
9 14 (5.67%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 12 (4.86%) SAP Analyst
10 12 (4.86%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (4.05%) Data Architect
11 10 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (3.64%) Data Analyst
12 9 (3.64%) SAP Business Analyst
12 9 (3.64%) Senior Business Analyst
13 8 (3.24%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.05%) SAP Fiori
2 8 (3.24%) .NET
2 8 (3.24%) AngularJS
2 8 (3.24%) HTML
3 7 (2.83%) HTML5
3 7 (2.83%) REST
4 6 (2.43%) CSS
5 5 (2.02%) CSS3
5 5 (2.02%) jQuery
6 4 (1.62%) Node.js
6 4 (1.62%) Sass
6 4 (1.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (1.62%) XML
7 3 (1.21%) IDoc
7 3 (1.21%) Spring
8 2 (0.81%) Java EE
8 2 (0.81%) MDX
8 2 (0.81%) Reactive Extensions
8 2 (0.81%) SAP Business Workflow
8 2 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (9.72%) FMCG
3 19 (7.69%) Virtual Team
4 12 (4.86%) Life Science
5 11 (4.45%) User Experience
6 8 (3.24%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.43%) PMI
8 5 (2.02%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.02%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.21%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.21%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.21%) e-Learning
10 3 (1.21%) NHS
10 3 (1.21%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.81%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.81%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.81%) LIMS
11 2 (0.81%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.69%) Linux
2 12 (4.86%) Windows
3 4 (1.62%) Unix
4 3 (1.21%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.81%) AIX
5 2 (0.81%) Android
5 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.81%) VMS
6 1 (0.40%) CentOS
6 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (18.62%) ERP
2 37 (14.98%) Project Management
3 26 (10.53%) Analytics
4 25 (10.12%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (8.91%) Six Sigma
7 19 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 15 (6.07%) Data Management
8 15 (6.07%) ETL
8 15 (6.07%) Scrum
9 14 (5.67%) Change Management
9 14 (5.67%) Matrix Organization
9 14 (5.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 13 (5.26%) Lean Six Sigma
11 12 (4.86%) ITIL
12 11 (4.45%) PRINCE2
12 11 (4.45%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (4.05%) Business Analysis
13 10 (4.05%) Risk Assessment
13 10 (4.05%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.55%) SQL
2 17 (6.88%) Java
3 10 (4.05%) JavaScript
4 9 (3.64%) C#
4 9 (3.64%) Python
5 6 (2.43%) C++
5 6 (2.43%) PL/SQL
5 6 (2.43%) Scala
6 4 (1.62%) PHP
7 3 (1.21%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.81%) C
8 2 (0.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (0.81%) R
9 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.40%) Perl
9 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.40%) Ruby
9 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.40%) VB
9 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (9.72%) Degree
2 14 (5.67%) SAP Certification
3 7 (2.83%) PMI Certification
3 7 (2.83%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 4 (1.62%) ISEB
4 4 (1.62%) PMP
5 3 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.21%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.81%) CAPM
6 2 (0.81%) CBAP
6 2 (0.81%) CISA
6 2 (0.81%) CISSP
6 2 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.81%) GIAC
6 2 (0.81%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.81%) MBA
7 1 (0.40%) CIMA
7 1 (0.40%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.40%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.88%) Data Quality
2 12 (4.86%) QA
3 9 (3.64%) PMO
4 5 (2.02%) SLA
5 4 (1.62%) GDPR
5 4 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.81%) COBIT
7 2 (0.81%) EMIR
7 2 (0.81%) GMP
7 2 (0.81%) GxP
7 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.40%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.40%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (1.62%) HDFS
2 2 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.81%) Docker
3 1 (0.40%) IAG
3 1 (0.40%) NFS
3 1 (0.40%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 5 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.62%) Ansible
3 3 (1.21%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.81%) Puppet
5 1 (0.40%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.40%) EMC TimeFinder
5 1 (0.40%) Kibana
5 1 (0.40%) logstash
5 1 (0.40%) NetApp OnCommand
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.40%) SnapMirror
5 1 (0.40%) SnapVault
5 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 81 (32.79%) SAP
2 17 (6.88%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.67%) Oracle
4 10 (4.05%) ServiceNow
5 9 (3.64%) Informatica
6 8 (3.24%) HP
7 7 (2.83%) Adobe
8 6 (2.43%) Casewise
8 6 (2.43%) Talend
9 5 (2.02%) Cognos
9 5 (2.02%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (1.62%) Concur
10 4 (1.62%) Remedy
11 3 (1.21%) Bloomberg
11 3 (1.21%) Cisco
11 3 (1.21%) FXall
11 3 (1.21%) Hortonworks
11 3 (1.21%) NEC
11 3 (1.21%) Reuters
11 3 (1.21%) Sitecore