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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 53 60 61
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 7 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.10% 1.71% 0.45%
As % of the General category 2.90% 4.35% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 1
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£473 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.81% +22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £375 £418
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -10.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £19.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+123.68% -14.60%
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
241 276 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 37.95% 39.26% 50.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 140 163
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £535 £619
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 12
Average hourly rate £22.97 £33.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.93% +137.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.00 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £40.50 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 27 February 2015.

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
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 27 February 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage +1 1 - -
Royston - - - -
Pharmaceutical
East of England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) Oracle
3 7 (21.21%) ITIL
3 7 (21.21%) NHS
3 7 (21.21%) Service Management
3 7 (21.21%) Change Management
3 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.21%) Time Management
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
4 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Mathematics
5 5 (15.15%) Project Management
5 5 (15.15%) Windows
6 4 (12.12%) SAP
6 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (12.12%) ETL
6 4 (12.12%) Informatica
6 4 (12.12%) PowerCenter
6 4 (12.12%) Informatics
6 4 (12.12%) Degree
6 4 (12.12%) Manual Testing
6 4 (12.12%) System Testing
6 4 (12.12%) FMCG
7 3 (9.09%) Data Entry
7 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 3 (9.09%) Requirements Management
7 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.09%) RDBMS

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (3.03%) SAS
1 1 (3.03%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (6.06%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.03%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.12%) PowerCenter
3 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.03%) SQLPlus
5 1 (3.03%) Data Mart
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (3.03%) ERwin
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Support Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Developer
3 4 (12.12%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (12.12%) Applications Support
4 3 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Business Objects Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Business Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Tester
4 3 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (6.06%) SAP Manager
5 2 (6.06%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) PMO Assistant
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) WPF
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) NHS
2 5 (15.15%) Mathematics
3 4 (12.12%) FMCG
3 4 (12.12%) Informatics
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Pharmacovigilance
4 2 (6.06%) E-Learning
4 2 (6.06%) SCADA
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) Replication
5 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) UNIX
3 1 (3.03%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL
1 7 (21.21%) Service Management
1 7 (21.21%) Change Management
1 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (21.21%) Time Management
2 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (15.15%) Project Management
4 4 (12.12%) Manual Testing
4 4 (12.12%) System Testing
4 4 (12.12%) ETL
5 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.09%) Requirements Management
5 3 (9.09%) Data Entry
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (6.06%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security
6 2 (6.06%) ITSM
6 2 (6.06%) ERP
7 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) Perl
3 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) MOS
2 2 (6.06%) MCP
3 1 (3.03%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) GxP
2 1 (3.03%) CDISC
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.03%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (3.03%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.03%) SRDF
1 1 (3.03%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) SAP
2 4 (12.12%) Informatica
3 3 (9.09%) HP
3 3 (9.09%) Business Objects
4 2 (6.06%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) EMC
5 1 (3.03%) Hyperion
5 1 (3.03%) NetApp
5 1 (3.03%) VMware
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