The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 92 117 110
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -7
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 28 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.14% 0.47% 0.83%
As % of the General category 2.72% 0.95% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 13
Average daily rate
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£378 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £374 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £515 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £43.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 - £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 - £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -38.05%
Pharmaceutical
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1031 1267 1532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 41.88% 49.98% 50.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 501 448
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 20
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.70% -8.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £85.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Berkshire region.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Maidenhead +5 9 £348 -22.77% 1
Bracknell - 4 £375 -
Slough 0 3 £413 -13.15%
Reading +7 2 £375 -14.28% 1
Ascot - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Pharmaceutical
South East

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 14 (31.82%) Marketing
2 10 (22.73%) Degree
2 10 (22.73%) Project Management
2 10 (22.73%) Finance
3 9 (20.45%) Social Media
4 8 (18.18%) CRM
4 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 7 (15.91%) HTML
5 7 (15.91%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (15.91%) Analytics
6 6 (13.64%) EPoS
6 6 (13.64%) Google Analytics
6 6 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (13.64%) Web Analytics
6 6 (13.64%) Google
6 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.36%) CMS
7 5 (11.36%) Drupal
7 5 (11.36%) SiteCatalyst
7 5 (11.36%) SEO
7 5 (11.36%) WebTrends
8 4 (9.09%) Validation
8 4 (9.09%) Oracle
8 4 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 4 (9.09%) Data Mining
8 4 (9.09%) PMP
8 4 (9.09%) PMI Certification
8 4 (9.09%) Visualisation

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 5 (11.36%) CMS
1 5 (11.36%) Drupal
2 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Google Analytics
2 5 (11.36%) SiteCatalyst
2 5 (11.36%) WebTrends
3 3 (6.82%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 3 (6.82%) Big Data
3 2 (4.55%) QlikView
3 2 (4.55%) MS Access
3 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.27%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (31.82%) Marketing
2 10 (22.73%) Finance
3 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.55%) Legal
4 2 (4.55%) French Language
4 2 (4.55%) German Language
4 2 (4.55%) Billing
5 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 15 (34.09%) Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Business Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Digital Project Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Relationships Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Business Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Trainer
7 1 (2.27%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (2.27%) DBA
7 1 (2.27%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) HTML
2 2 (4.55%) Web Services
2 2 (4.55%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Social Media
2 6 (13.64%) EPoS
3 4 (9.09%) Visualisation
4 3 (6.82%) Life Science
4 3 (6.82%) FMCG
5 2 (4.55%) Semantic Web
5 2 (4.55%) Linked Data
5 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.27%) iPad
6 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.27%) NHS
6 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.27%) Informatics
6 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) UNIX
1 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Project Management
2 8 (18.18%) CRM
2 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 7 (15.91%) Analytics
4 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (13.64%) Web Analytics
4 6 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (11.36%) SEO
6 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 4 (9.09%) Validation
6 4 (9.09%) Change Control
6 4 (9.09%) Customer Analytics
7 3 (6.82%) Email Marketing
7 3 (6.82%) Kanban
7 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.82%) Document Management
7 3 (6.82%) Logistics
8 2 (4.55%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) VBA
2 2 (4.55%) Java
2 2 (4.55%) PHP
3 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) PMP
2 4 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.55%) CAPM
3 2 (4.55%) HND
4 1 (2.27%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.27%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
2 3 (6.82%) GMP
3 1 (2.27%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (13.64%) Google
3 4 (9.09%) Hitwise
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 4 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (4.55%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) Informatica
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