The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Hertfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 43 56 64
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 26 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.38% 0.78% 0.84%
As % of the General category 8.02% 1.60% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 3
Average daily rate £333 £225 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.77% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £24.25 £16.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.77% -14.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £14.95 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.85 £17.50 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -13.04%
General Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
324 313 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.08% 48.98% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 147 207
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 26
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.37% -52.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Pharmaceutical
East of England

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Hertfordshire region.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Watford - - - - 1
Pharmaceutical
East of England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Pharmaceutical.

1 10 (29.41%) SQL
1 10 (29.41%) Business Objects
2 9 (26.47%) Oracle
3 8 (23.53%) Informatics
3 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
4 6 (17.65%) Analytics
4 6 (17.65%) BusinessObjects XI
4 6 (17.65%) System Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Visualisation
4 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.65%) Data Mart
4 6 (17.65%) Windows
4 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (17.65%) RDBMS
5 5 (14.71%) Service Management
6 4 (11.76%) Project Management
6 4 (11.76%) Validation
6 4 (11.76%) MS Office
7 3 (8.82%) MS Project
7 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
7 3 (8.82%) SLA
7 3 (8.82%) GxP
7 3 (8.82%) Process Management
7 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.82%) TrackWise
7 3 (8.82%) Google
7 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.88%) QMS
8 2 (5.88%) Use Case

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Pharmaceutical. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) MS Project
3 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) TrackWise
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) SMS
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (17.65%) RDBMS
2 6 (17.65%) Data Mart
2 6 (17.65%) BusinessObjects XI
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.88%) SQLPlus
5 1 (2.94%) Essbase
5 1 (2.94%) MS Access
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
1 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Publishing
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Business Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Business Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Business Objects Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Coordinator
6 3 (8.82%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (8.82%) Service Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Process Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Test Coordinator
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Programme Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Business Process Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Support Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.94%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Informatics
2 6 (17.65%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.88%) NHS
4 1 (2.94%) LIMS
4 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (17.65%) System Testing
1 6 (17.65%) Analytics
2 5 (14.71%) Service Management
3 4 (11.76%) Project Management
3 4 (11.76%) Validation
4 3 (8.82%) Process Management
4 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
5 2 (5.88%) E-business
5 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (5.88%) Use Case
5 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.88%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (5.88%) QMS
5 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.94%) Time Management
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) C#
2 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.94%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) VB
3 1 (2.94%) VBA
3 1 (2.94%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) MCP
1 1 (2.94%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) GxP
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.94%) GAMP
3 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Business Objects
2 9 (26.47%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe
4 1 (2.94%) Symantec
4 1 (2.94%) Remedy