The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 52 35 42
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 7 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.12% 3.54% 3.41%
As % of the General category 3.30% 8.88% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 15
Median daily rate £226 £234 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.31% -14.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £212 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £465 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+26.76% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Median hourly rate £32.25 £41.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.34% +152.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £36.20 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £45.80 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +38.29%
Pharmaceutical
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

General Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
212 259 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.81% 39.85% 40.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 131 157
Median daily rate £425 £413 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +2.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £216 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 15
Median hourly rate £22.50 £14.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.68 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.13 £39.30 £38.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +14.00%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City -6 5 £226 -1.63%
Hoddesdon 0 1 - -
Watford - 1 - - 1
Pharmaceutical
East of England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 6 (50.00%) SQL
1 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (41.67%) Informatica
2 5 (41.67%) PowerCenter
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) ETL
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Data Mart
3 4 (33.33%) Data Extraction
4 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Validation
4 3 (25.00%) ERwin
4 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (25.00%) Data Transformation
4 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Data Quality
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (16.67%) Tableau
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 2 (16.67%) Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) TrackWise
5 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (8.33%) Moodle
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) TrackWise
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
2 5 (41.67%) PowerCenter
3 4 (33.33%) Data Mart
4 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (8.33%) Power BI
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) ERwin
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Informatica Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 2 (16.67%) ETL Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Clinical SAS Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior SAS Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) e-Learning
2 1 (8.33%) Learning Management System
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ETL
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 3 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Clinical Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (8.33%) CDISC
2 1 (8.33%) P3O
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Informatica
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Tableau
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) VMware