Period
to 3 August 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 6 months to 3 August 2020 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 > South East
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 141 216 248
Rank change year-on-year +75 +32 +15
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 49 150 143
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.97% 1.01% 0.84%
As % of the General category 2.96% 2.90% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 92 64
Median daily rate £490 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.89% +12.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £332 £225 £215
90th Percentile £598 £674 £569
England median daily rate £500 £455 £436
% change year-on-year +9.89% +4.30% -1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 22 26
Median hourly rate £55.00 £24.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +129.17% -34.69% +21.49%
10th Percentile £25.17 £13.25 £22.25
90th Percentile £58.25 £39.58 £51.88
England median hourly rate £31.50 £23.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +34.04% -33.80% +31.48%

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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,656 5,165 5,871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.68% 34.68% 34.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 2,807 3,309
Median daily rate £450 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.05% +1.76%
10th Percentile £235 £266 £261
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 220 185
Median hourly rate £30.58 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.20% +1.82% +41.03%
10th Percentile £12.91 £12.50 £13.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.50 £52.65
Median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £22.65
% change year-on-year +32.93% +1.55% +5.35%

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in the South East

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in the South East

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the South East over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in the South East

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in the South East

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the South East over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in the South East

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the South East region over the 6 months to 3 August 2020. 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
Thames Valley +74 34 £480 +16.36% 17
Berkshire +66 31 £485 +14.12% 12
Surrey +27 10 £500 -12.66% 1
Hampshire +68 3 £490 +22.50% 5
Oxfordshire +39 3 £400 +52.38% 5
Buckinghamshire +24 2 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 12 (24.49%) SAP
2 9 (18.37%) Project Management
2 9 (18.37%) CRM
2 9 (18.37%) Migration
3 8 (16.33%) Finance
4 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 7 (14.29%) Project Delivery
5 6 (12.24%) Change Management
5 6 (12.24%) Manufacturing
5 6 (12.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (12.24%) Office 365
5 6 (12.24%) Analytics
6 5 (10.20%) Visualisation
6 5 (10.20%) Azure
6 5 (10.20%) Life Science
6 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (10.20%) SQL
7 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.16%) Python
7 4 (8.16%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
7 4 (8.16%) Power BI
7 4 (8.16%) FMCG
7 4 (8.16%) Power Platform
8 3 (6.12%) Cvent
8 3 (6.12%) JSON
8 3 (6.12%) SSH
8 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (4.08%) Anypoint
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.08%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.04%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.04%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.04%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.04%) SAP PM
3 1 (2.04%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (2.04%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Office 365
2 5 (10.20%) Azure
3 4 (8.16%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (8.16%) Power Platform
4 3 (6.12%) Veeva
5 2 (4.08%) OneDrive
6 1 (2.04%) AWS
6 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.04%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) BGP
1 3 (6.12%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (6.12%) DHCP
1 3 (6.12%) DMVPN
1 3 (6.12%) EIGRP
1 3 (6.12%) Ethernet
1 3 (6.12%) Firewall
1 3 (6.12%) Frame Relay
1 3 (6.12%) FTP
1 3 (6.12%) HTTPS
1 3 (6.12%) IPsec
1 3 (6.12%) LAN
1 3 (6.12%) MPLS
1 3 (6.12%) OSPF
1 3 (6.12%) SNMP
1 3 (6.12%) Spanning Tree
1 3 (6.12%) SSH
1 3 (6.12%) VLAN
1 3 (6.12%) WAAS
1 3 (6.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) Power BI
2 2 (4.08%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.04%) Big Data
3 1 (2.04%) Essbase
3 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.04%) MS Access
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.04%) OLAP
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (2.04%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (2.04%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.08%) Hudson
1 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.08%) Maven
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.12%) Legal
3 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Analyst
2 8 (16.33%) IT Manager
3 7 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Data Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Contracts Manager
5 3 (6.12%) CRM Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.08%) CRM Business Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Information Security Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Migration Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Portfolio Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) JSON
2 2 (4.08%) JDBC
2 2 (4.08%) JMS
2 2 (4.08%) REST
2 2 (4.08%) XML
3 1 (2.04%) MDX
3 1 (2.04%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (2.04%) SOAP
3 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.20%) Life Science
2 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.16%) FMCG
3 3 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.08%) PMI
5 1 (2.04%) Biotechnology
5 1 (2.04%) Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.04%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
1 2 (4.08%) Windows 10
1 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) CRM
1 9 (18.37%) Migration
1 9 (18.37%) Project Management
2 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (14.29%) Project Delivery
3 6 (12.24%) Analytics
3 6 (12.24%) Change Management
4 5 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (10.20%) Visualisation
5 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.12%) Contract Management
6 3 (6.12%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.12%) Data Analytics
6 3 (6.12%) Data Management
6 3 (6.12%) Escalation Management
6 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.12%) Network Planning
6 3 (6.12%) Service Management
6 3 (6.12%) Vendor Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) SQL
2 4 (8.16%) Python
3 2 (4.08%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) R
4 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) CCIE
1 3 (6.12%) CCIE Routing and Switching
1 3 (6.12%) CCNP
1 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.04%) APMP
3 1 (2.04%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) PMO
2 2 (4.08%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.08%) GAMP
2 2 (4.08%) GxP
3 1 (2.04%) GDPR
3 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) SAP
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.12%) Cisco
3 3 (6.12%) Cvent
3 3 (6.12%) F5
3 3 (6.12%) Palo Alto
3 3 (6.12%) Tableau
4 2 (4.08%) Alteryx
4 2 (4.08%) MuleSoft
4 2 (4.08%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.08%) Workday
5 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.04%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle