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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 59 36 55
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +19
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 6 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.76% 3.11% 1.11%
As % of the General category 2.61% 7.09% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 4
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£425 £273 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.82% -6.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £224 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £420 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
- -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £16.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+212.50% +9.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £20.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -25.00%
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
230 268 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 29.15% 43.86% 43.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 120 134
Average daily rate £401 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £163 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £450 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 14
Average hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.50 £12.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £30.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
- -3.05%

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 6 July 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
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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 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
Hoddesdon - 3 - -
Ware +1 1 £425 -
Hitchin - 1 £330 -
St Albans - 1 £625 -
Pharmaceutical
East of England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 7 (58.33%) NHS
2 5 (41.67%) Service Management
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Mathematics
2 5 (41.67%) Time Management
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
4 2 (16.67%) GMP
4 2 (16.67%) PaaS
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Replication
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Document Management
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Life Science
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (8.33%) System Testing
5 1 (8.33%) High Availability

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) AWS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Project Director
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Validation Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Compliance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) NHS
2 5 (41.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (8.33%) Life Science
3 1 (8.33%) FMCG
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (8.33%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) AIX
1 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) Service Management
1 5 (41.67%) Time Management
2 3 (25.00%) SDLC
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Validation
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Document Management
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) GMP
2 1 (8.33%) GLP
2 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (8.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (8.33%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) SRDF
1 1 (8.33%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) IBM
1 1 (8.33%) EMC
1 1 (8.33%) NetApp
1 1 (8.33%) VMware
1 1 (8.33%) Google