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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 52 45 62
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 18 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.28% 2.10% 1.59%
As % of the General category 4.97% 5.29% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 12
Average daily rate
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£265 £318 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.53% +17.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £265 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £348 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -38.05%
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
362 208 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 45.88% 39.77% 44.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 101 203
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 11
Average hourly rate £15.25 £32.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.34% +11.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £34.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City +3 7 £245 -7.54%
Stevenage - 2 £225 - 1
Watford - - - -
Pharmaceutical
East of England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (25.00%) Project Management
1 11 (25.00%) Oracle
2 9 (20.45%) SQL
2 9 (20.45%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Informatics
3 8 (18.18%) Business Objects
4 7 (15.91%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (15.91%) Windows 7
4 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database
5 6 (13.64%) GxP
6 5 (11.36%) ETL
6 5 (11.36%) Informatica
6 5 (11.36%) MS Project
6 5 (11.36%) Change Management
6 5 (11.36%) Use Case
7 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (9.09%) Data Mart
7 4 (9.09%) Validation
7 4 (9.09%) TrackWise
7 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
8 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.82%) MS Office
8 3 (6.82%) HP
8 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
8 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.82%) QA
8 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
8 3 (6.82%) Data Entry
8 3 (6.82%) Analytics
8 3 (6.82%) Visualisation

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Project
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
3 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) TrackWise
2 1 (2.27%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.27%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.27%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.09%) Data Mart
3 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.82%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (4.55%) PowerCenter
5 1 (2.27%) SQLPlus
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.27%) Star Schema
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Analyst
2 13 (29.55%) Business Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Coordinator
5 4 (9.09%) Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (6.82%) Business Objects Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Business Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Business Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Support Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Business Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Test Coordinator
7 2 (4.55%) Quality Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Informatica ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) HTML
1 1 (2.27%) CSS
1 1 (2.27%) DOM
1 1 (2.27%) HTML5
1 1 (2.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Informatics
2 3 (6.82%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.55%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.27%) Social Media
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) Pharmacovigilance
4 1 (2.27%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) UNIX
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (11.36%) ETL
2 5 (11.36%) Change Management
2 5 (11.36%) Use Case
3 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (9.09%) Validation
4 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.82%) Manual Testing
4 3 (6.82%) System Testing
4 3 (6.82%) QMS
4 3 (6.82%) Data Entry
4 3 (6.82%) Analytics
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (4.55%) Test Strategy
5 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL
5 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.55%) Regression Testing
5 2 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) MCP
1 1 (2.27%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) GxP
2 3 (6.82%) QA
3 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.55%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Oracle
2 8 (18.18%) Business Objects
3 5 (11.36%) Informatica
4 3 (6.82%) HP
5 2 (4.55%) Google
5 2 (4.55%) Symantec
5 2 (4.55%) Remedy
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.27%) Adobe
6 1 (2.27%) SAP
6 1 (2.27%) Altiris
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