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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 48 55 64
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 16 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.31% 1.26% 1.50%
As % of the General category 6.02% 3.11% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 3
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£285 £240 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £188 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £268 £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £14.60 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £17.55 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £29.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-18.64% +18.00%
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
266 257 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 38.44% 40.47% 46.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 120 197
Average daily rate £409 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 23
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.05 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Hoddesdon 0 2 - -
Royston - 1 - - 1
Stevenage - 1 £250 -
Watford - - - -
Pharmaceutical
East of England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (28.57%) Project Management
2 11 (26.19%) SQL
2 11 (26.19%) Oracle
3 10 (23.81%) Change Management
4 9 (21.43%) Windows
5 8 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database
6 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 5 (11.90%) Informatics
8 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (11.90%) SAP
8 5 (11.90%) ITIL
8 5 (11.90%) ETL
8 5 (11.90%) Informatica
8 5 (11.90%) Service Management
8 5 (11.90%) Manufacturing
9 4 (9.52%) HP
9 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.52%) PowerCenter
9 4 (9.52%) MS Office
9 4 (9.52%) GxP
9 4 (9.52%) Business Objects
9 4 (9.52%) Degree
9 4 (9.52%) Google
9 4 (9.52%) Requirements Management
9 4 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (9.52%) Manual Testing
9 4 (9.52%) FMCG

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.38%) MS Project Server
1 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Project
2 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (4.76%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.38%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.38%) SAP R/3
2 1 (2.38%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.38%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (9.52%) PowerCenter
4 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.14%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.38%) Data Mart
6 1 (2.38%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.38%) ERwin
General
1 5 (11.90%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Analyst
2 5 (11.90%) Developer
2 5 (11.90%) Business Analyst
2 5 (11.90%) Consultant
3 4 (9.52%) Tester
3 4 (9.52%) Service Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Business Objects Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Business Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Business Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Business Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (4.76%) Applications Support
5 2 (4.76%) Quality Manager
5 2 (4.76%) SAP Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (2.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.90%) Informatics
3 4 (9.52%) FMCG
4 3 (7.14%) Pharmacovigilance
4 3 (7.14%) NHS
4 3 (7.14%) E-Learning
5 2 (4.76%) SCADA
6 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.38%) Social Media
6 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.38%) Life Science
6 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Project Management
2 10 (23.81%) Change Management
3 8 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.90%) ITIL
5 5 (11.90%) ETL
5 5 (11.90%) Service Management
6 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.52%) Requirements Management
6 4 (9.52%) Manual Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Data Entry
7 3 (7.14%) System Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Time Management
7 3 (7.14%) Use Case
8 2 (4.76%) Information Security
8 2 (4.76%) ITSM
8 2 (4.76%) ERP
8 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (4.76%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) MOS
2 3 (7.14%) MCP
3 1 (2.38%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) GxP
2 1 (2.38%) CDISC
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) SAP
2 5 (11.90%) Informatica
3 4 (9.52%) HP
3 4 (9.52%) Business Objects
3 4 (9.52%) Google
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.38%) Hyperion
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