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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 58 41 59
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +18
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 6 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.93% 3.42% 0.61%
As % of the General category 2.55% 8.25% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 20 1
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£395 £333 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.79% +47.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £366 £400
% change year-on-year
+43.34% -8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £24.25 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +59.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +79.48%
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
235 315 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 36.55% 41.45% 50.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 160 167
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 8
Average hourly rate £23.25 £21.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.00 £13.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £38.50 £21.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 6 (33.33%) ITIL
1 6 (33.33%) Service Management
1 6 (33.33%) Change Management
1 6 (33.33%) NHS
1 6 (33.33%) Time Management
2 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) SAP
3 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 3 (16.67%) Informatics
4 3 (16.67%) FMCG
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) Requirements Management
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) .NET
5 2 (11.11%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) Windows
5 2 (11.11%) ERP
5 2 (11.11%) GxP
5 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 2 (11.11%) Data Entry
5 2 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (11.11%) Pharmacovigilance
5 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (11.11%) SAP ERP
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.56%) High Availability
6 1 (5.56%) PowerHA
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (11.11%) SAP ERP
2 1 (5.56%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) PowerCenter
1 1 (5.56%) SQLPlus
1 1 (5.56%) Data Mart
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (5.56%) ERwin
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (11.11%) SAP Manager
4 2 (11.11%) PMO Assistant
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) SAP Implementation Manager
5 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Assistant
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Informatica ETL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Communications Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Validation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) WPF
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) NHS
2 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 3 (16.67%) FMCG
3 3 (16.67%) Informatics
4 2 (11.11%) Pharmacovigilance
5 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.56%) Life Science
5 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) AIX
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
1 6 (33.33%) Change Management
1 6 (33.33%) Service Management
1 6 (33.33%) Time Management
2 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (11.11%) ERP
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (11.11%) Data Entry
5 1 (5.56%) MVVM
5 1 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) QMS
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.56%) System Testing
5 1 (5.56%) High Availability
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) GxP
2 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (5.56%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) SRDF
1 1 (5.56%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) SAP
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) EMC
3 1 (5.56%) Informatica
3 1 (5.56%) NetApp
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
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