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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 55 43 59
Rank change year-on-year -12 +16  
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 4 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.66% 1.79% 0.86%
As % of the General category 2.16% 4.27% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £375 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +7.59%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £430 £525
% change year-on-year -1.16% -18.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +26.00% -41.17%  

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 185 281 252
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 30.38% 41.88% 36.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 133 116
Median daily rate £400 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £319 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £606 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 8
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +122.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.75 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £38.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 0 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City -3 1 - -
Pharmaceutical
East of England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 2 (33.33%) NHS
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Clinical Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (16.67%) Lorenzo
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) Informatics
2 1 (16.67%) Biotechnology
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmacovigilance
2 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
2 1 (16.67%) HL7

Pharmaceutical
Top Related 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 1 (16.67%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Lorenzo
1 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) ERP Manager
3 1 (16.67%) ERP Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Software Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Writer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Biotechnology
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmacovigilance
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Clinical Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Informatics
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GCP
1 1 (16.67%) GxP
1 1 (16.67%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) VMware