The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 49 68
Rank change year-on-year +2 +19  
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 13 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.08% 1.24% 0.67%
As % of the General category 6.53% 2.77% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £233 £288 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.13% -32.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £288 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £458 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £488 £375
% change year-on-year -9.23% +30.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £49.25 £20.75
% change year-on-year -57.36% +137.34%  

Pharmaceutical is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 199 289 256
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 31.84% 44.81% 28.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 148 103
Median daily rate £413 £420 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £199 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 24
Median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £13.20 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.00 £37.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in Hertfordshire

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in Hertfordshire

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in Hertfordshire

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in Hertfordshire

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage - 2 £240 -
Welwyn Garden City +2 1 £225 -21.73%
Hoddesdon 0 1 - -
Royston - 1 £250 -
Watford - 1 - -
Pharmaceutical
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 10 (58.82%) Project Management
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) GCP
3 5 (29.41%) GxP
3 5 (29.41%) NHS
4 4 (23.53%) Service Management
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) ITSM
4 4 (23.53%) SDLC
5 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
5 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) SAP
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle
6 2 (11.76%) IIS
6 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (11.76%) ERP
6 2 (11.76%) ETL
6 2 (11.76%) Informatica
6 2 (11.76%) HP
6 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.76%) Informatics
6 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Time Management
6 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
6 2 (11.76%) Automotive
6 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (5.88%) Master Data Management
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.88%) JDE OneWorld
1 1 (5.88%) Lorenzo
1 1 (5.88%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) Data Mart
2 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.88%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) PowerCenter
General
1 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Automotive
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Applications Support
3 4 (23.53%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) IT Manager
3 4 (23.53%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) ERP Manager
5 1 (5.88%) ETL Tester
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Biotechnology
2 1 (5.88%) Pharmacovigilance
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) ITSM
2 4 (23.53%) SDLC
2 4 (23.53%) Service Management
3 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.76%) ERP
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) Informatics
4 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
4 2 (11.76%) Time Management
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (5.88%) Data Extraction
5 1 (5.88%) Master Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) GCP
1 5 (29.41%) GxP
2 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.88%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) Informatica
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Ariba
3 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
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