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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 102 96 88
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 18 28 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.75% 1.09% 1.47%
As % of the General category 2.10% 2.55% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 26
Median daily rate £358 £306 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.81% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £263 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £379 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £36.25 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.25 £20.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+137.34% +1.21%
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
859 1098 1042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 35.73% 42.74% 42.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 557 452
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 24 16
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.90 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Maidenhead 0 4 £288 -19.58% 1
Slough -4 3 - - 1
Wokingham - 3 £408 -
Bracknell - 3 £425 - 1
Reading +4 1 £475 - 1
Pharmaceutical
South East

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 21 (52.50%) SAP
2 14 (35.00%) GAP Analysis
2 14 (35.00%) Migration
3 13 (32.50%) Validation
4 11 (27.50%) Life Science
5 10 (25.00%) SDLC
6 9 (22.50%) Manufacturing
7 8 (20.00%) Project Management
7 8 (20.00%) QA
7 8 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (17.50%) GxP
9 6 (15.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 6 (15.00%) Change Management
9 6 (15.00%) MS Project
9 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
9 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.00%) Finance
9 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
10 5 (12.50%) FMCG
10 5 (12.50%) ERP
10 5 (12.50%) PRINCE
10 5 (12.50%) ITIL
10 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
11 4 (10.00%) SAP MM
11 4 (10.00%) SAP PP
11 4 (10.00%) Six Sigma
11 4 (10.00%) LIMS
11 4 (10.00%) JD Edwards
11 4 (10.00%) Quality Management
11 4 (10.00%) Programme Management

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) Documentum
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Project
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) SAP MM
1 4 (10.00%) SAP PP
1 4 (10.00%) SAP PP-PI
1 4 (10.00%) SAP QM
2 2 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (5.00%) SAP GRC
2 2 (5.00%) SAP SD
3 1 (2.50%) TrackWise
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) DHCP
1 1 (2.50%) DNS
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (22.50%) Manufacturing
2 6 (15.00%) Finance
3 4 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Consultant
2 11 (27.50%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) Project Manager
3 7 (17.50%) SAP Supply Chain Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) Supply Chain Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) PMO Lead
4 4 (10.00%) SAP QM Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) IT Manager
5 3 (7.50%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Compliance Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) IT Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Compliance Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) SAP Security Administrator
7 1 (2.50%) Senior IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Service Architect
7 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Validation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Life Science
2 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.50%) FMCG
3 4 (10.00%) LIMS
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Chemistry
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
1 1 (2.50%) Unix
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) GAP Analysis
1 14 (35.00%) Migration
2 13 (32.50%) Validation
3 10 (25.00%) SDLC
4 8 (20.00%) Project Management
4 8 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Change Management
5 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (12.50%) ERP
6 5 (12.50%) ITIL
6 5 (12.50%) PRINCE
7 4 (10.00%) Change Control
7 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (10.00%) Logistics
7 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 4 (10.00%) Quality Management
7 4 (10.00%) Re-Platforming
7 4 (10.00%) Six Sigma
7 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.50%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) PMP
3 1 (2.50%) CISA
3 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) QA
2 7 (17.50%) GxP
3 6 (15.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (7.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) SAP
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix
4 1 (2.50%) NetApp
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.50%) VMware
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