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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 44 60 42
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 13 5 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.82% 0.77% 3.20%
As % of the General category 4.38% 2.33% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 18
Average daily rate £425 - £333
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 - £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 - £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £458 £450 £383
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £20.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+38.75% -50.00%
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
297 215 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 41.48% 33.28% 43.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 98 156
Average daily rate £425 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £625 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +61.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £358 -
Welwyn - 3 - -
Hoddesdon 0 1 - -
Tring - 1 £500 -
Ware - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - - 1
Pharmaceutical
East of England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (40.74%) Validation
2 9 (33.33%) Project Management
3 7 (25.93%) GMP
3 7 (25.93%) Manufacturing
4 5 (18.52%) Finance
4 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (18.52%) Degree
4 5 (18.52%) ERP
5 4 (14.81%) Change Management
5 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
5 4 (14.81%) QA
5 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (14.81%) IT Audit
6 3 (11.11%) Change Control
6 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (11.11%) German Language
6 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 3 (11.11%) Workflow
6 3 (11.11%) Blog
6 3 (11.11%) Informatics
6 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
6 3 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (11.11%) Intranet
6 3 (11.11%) Biometrics
6 3 (11.11%) GLP
6 3 (11.11%) SQL
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL
7 2 (7.41%) Windows
7 2 (7.41%) GxP

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (25.93%) Manufacturing
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 3 (11.11%) German Language
4 2 (7.41%) Retail
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Consultant
2 4 (14.81%) Change Manager
3 3 (11.11%) IT Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Change Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Validation Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Compliance Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) ERP Manager
4 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
4 2 (7.41%) QA Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Risk Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Validation Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Business Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Developer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Risk Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Management Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Quality Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) Biometrics
2 3 (11.11%) Blog
2 3 (11.11%) Informatics
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) FMCG
3 2 (7.41%) Life Science
4 1 (3.70%) Biotechnology
4 1 (3.70%) PMI
4 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Validation
2 9 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (18.52%) ERP
3 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.81%) Change Management
4 4 (14.81%) IT Audit
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (11.11%) Change Control
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
5 3 (11.11%) Workflow
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.41%) Data Privacy
6 2 (7.41%) Process Improvement
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.41%) Server Building
6 2 (7.41%) Software Licensing
6 2 (7.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
2 2 (7.41%) PMP
3 1 (3.70%) APMP
3 1 (3.70%) CISA
3 1 (3.70%) CRISC
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.70%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) GMP
2 4 (14.81%) QA
3 3 (11.11%) GLP
3 3 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (7.41%) GCP
4 2 (7.41%) GxP
5 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) SAP
1 2 (7.41%) VMware
2 1 (3.70%) IFS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) NetSuite
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Tableau