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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 43 39 72
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +33
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 29 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.41% 1.84% 1.12%
As % of the General category 7.44% 4.71% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 9
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£273 £265 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.83% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £325 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £431
% change year-on-year
- -7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.10 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +127.27%
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
390 191 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 45.88% 39.06% 48.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 87 208
Average daily rate £391 £358 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.44% -10.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.74% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £50.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -29.20%

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 1 October 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
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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City +2 13 £268 +0.94%
Stevenage - 4 £225 -
Watford - - - - 2
Royston - - - -
Pharmaceutical
East of England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 13 (27.08%) Oracle
2 12 (25.00%) SQL
2 12 (25.00%) Project Management
3 11 (22.92%) Windows
4 10 (20.83%) Oracle Database
5 9 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 9 (18.75%) Change Management
5 9 (18.75%) Informatics
6 8 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (16.67%) ETL
6 8 (16.67%) Informatica
6 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (14.58%) GxP
7 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (12.50%) HP
8 6 (12.50%) Manufacturing
8 6 (12.50%) Business Objects
8 6 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 6 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (12.50%) Data Entry
9 5 (10.42%) PowerCenter
10 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.33%) MS Office
10 4 (8.33%) Google
10 4 (8.33%) Requirements Management
11 3 (6.25%) E-Learning
11 3 (6.25%) MOS
11 3 (6.25%) System Testing
11 3 (6.25%) Use Case

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.08%) SAS
1 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS Project
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) TrackWise
2 1 (2.08%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.08%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) ADSL
2 1 (2.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle Database
2 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (10.42%) PowerCenter
4 3 (6.25%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.08%) Data Mart
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.08%) Star Schema
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 6 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) Business Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Tester
5 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Business Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Business Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Business Objects Developer
6 3 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) PMO Assistant
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Business Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Coordinator
7 2 (4.17%) Quality Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) HTML5
1 1 (2.08%) CSS3
1 1 (2.08%) HTML
1 1 (2.08%) CSS
1 1 (2.08%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Informatics
2 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) E-Learning
3 3 (6.25%) Pharmacovigilance
4 2 (4.17%) NHS
4 2 (4.17%) SCADA
5 1 (2.08%) Social Media
5 1 (2.08%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.08%) FMCG
5 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Windows
2 9 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) UNIX
4 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Project Management
2 9 (18.75%) Change Management
3 8 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.67%) ETL
4 6 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 6 (12.50%) Data Entry
5 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.33%) Requirements Management
6 3 (6.25%) System Testing
6 3 (6.25%) Use Case
6 3 (6.25%) ITIL
6 3 (6.25%) Service Management
7 2 (4.17%) Validation
7 2 (4.17%) Time Management
7 2 (4.17%) QMS
7 2 (4.17%) Information Security
8 1 (2.08%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.08%) IT Governance
8 1 (2.08%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) MOS
1 3 (6.25%) MCP
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) GxP
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.08%) CDISC
2 1 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle
2 8 (16.67%) Informatica
3 6 (12.50%) HP
3 6 (12.50%) Business Objects
4 4 (8.33%) Google
5 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.08%) Altiris
6 1 (2.08%) Symantec
6 1 (2.08%) Remedy
6 1 (2.08%) SAP
6 1 (2.08%) Hyperion
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
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