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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 39 52 65
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +13
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 27 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.57% 1.23% 1.38%
As % of the General category 8.31% 2.94% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 3
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£280 £208 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.93% -9.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £182 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £234 £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Average hourly rate £16.25 £16.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £14.60 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £17.55 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £38.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-38.96% +85.54%
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
325 238 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.99% 41.90% 48.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 107 194
Average daily rate £400 £364 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 26
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.20 £9.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £34.00 £33.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage - 4 £250 -
Hoddesdon 0 3 - -
Royston - 1 - - 3
Watford - - - - 1
Pharmaceutical
East of England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (28.26%) SQL
1 13 (28.26%) Oracle
2 12 (26.09%) Project Management
3 11 (23.91%) Change Management
4 10 (21.74%) Windows
4 10 (21.74%) Oracle Database
5 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (19.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (15.22%) Informatics
7 7 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (15.22%) ETL
7 7 (15.22%) Informatica
8 6 (13.04%) HP
8 6 (13.04%) Manual Testing
8 6 (13.04%) Data Entry
8 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
8 6 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
9 5 (10.87%) Service Management
9 5 (10.87%) PowerCenter
9 5 (10.87%) ITIL
10 4 (8.70%) Business Objects
10 4 (8.70%) MS Office
10 4 (8.70%) SAP
10 4 (8.70%) GxP
10 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.70%) Google
10 4 (8.70%) Requirements Management
10 4 (8.70%) Degree

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (2.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.17%) SAS
1 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.17%) MS Project Server
1 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Project
2 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP R/3
1 1 (2.17%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.17%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.17%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.17%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) ADSL
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle Database
2 7 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (10.87%) PowerCenter
4 3 (6.52%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.52%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.17%) SQLPlus
6 1 (2.17%) Data Mart
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.17%) ERwin
General
1 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Analyst
2 5 (10.87%) Developer
2 5 (10.87%) Business Analyst
2 5 (10.87%) Tester
2 5 (10.87%) Consultant
3 4 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Service Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Business Objects Developer
4 3 (6.52%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) PMO Assistant
4 3 (6.52%) Business Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) Senior Business Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) Business Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Applications Support
5 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (4.35%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) WPF
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.22%) Informatics
3 3 (6.52%) NHS
3 3 (6.52%) E-Learning
3 3 (6.52%) Pharmacovigilance
3 3 (6.52%) FMCG
4 2 (4.35%) SCADA
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Life Science
5 1 (2.17%) Social Media
5 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Project Management
2 11 (23.91%) Change Management
3 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (15.22%) ETL
5 6 (13.04%) Manual Testing
5 6 (13.04%) Data Entry
6 5 (10.87%) ITIL
6 5 (10.87%) Service Management
7 4 (8.70%) Requirements Management
7 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.52%) Use Case
8 3 (6.52%) System Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Time Management
9 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.35%) Information Security
9 2 (4.35%) ITSM
10 1 (2.17%) ERP
10 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.17%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (2.17%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) MOS
2 3 (6.52%) MCP
3 1 (2.17%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) GxP
2 1 (2.17%) CDISC
2 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Oracle
2 7 (15.22%) Informatica
3 6 (13.04%) HP
4 4 (8.70%) Google
4 4 (8.70%) Business Objects
4 4 (8.70%) SAP
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.17%) Symantec
6 1 (2.17%) Remedy
6 1 (2.17%) Altiris
6 1 (2.17%) Hyperion
Hertfordshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates of pay
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago