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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 108 112 100
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 19 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.72% 0.46% 0.58%
As % of the General category 1.65% 1.11% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 5
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £270 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £28.00 - £27.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 - £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -28.00%
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
1153 1079 1204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.84% 41.74% 49.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 529 404
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 45
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.85 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% +1.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £11.97 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £43.60 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 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
Maidenhead +8 11 £287 -18.83% 1
Slough - 4 £375 - 1
Reading +15 1 - -
Bracknell -1 1 £388 +24.00% 1
Pharmaceutical
South East

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (30.00%) Degree
2 11 (27.50%) Finance
3 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 7 (17.50%) Marketing
6 6 (15.00%) Windows
6 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
7 5 (12.50%) MS Visio
7 5 (12.50%) Project Management
7 5 (12.50%) CMS
7 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 5 (12.50%) SEO
7 5 (12.50%) Informatics
7 5 (12.50%) Use Case
7 5 (12.50%) Kanban
7 5 (12.50%) Drupal
8 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (10.00%) Supplier Management
8 4 (10.00%) COBIT
8 4 (10.00%) Firewall
8 4 (10.00%) Information Security
8 4 (10.00%) CRM
8 4 (10.00%) MS Office
9 3 (7.50%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (7.50%) SAP
9 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
9 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (12.50%) CMS
1 5 (12.50%) Drupal
2 2 (5.00%) SAS
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 4 (10.00%) MS Office
4 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (2.50%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.50%) SAP R/3
2 1 (2.50%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.50%) SAP WM
2 1 (2.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.50%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.50%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (2.50%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.50%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SAP BW
1 2 (5.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Publishing
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 11 (27.50%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Technical Writer
3 5 (12.50%) Digital Project Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Information Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) CRM Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Statistician
7 1 (2.50%) SAP Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Support Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) SAS Programmer
7 1 (2.50%) IT Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) EDI
1 1 (2.50%) Mason
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (2.50%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.50%) Informatics
3 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Life Science
4 2 (5.00%) Social Media
5 1 (2.50%) iPad
5 1 (2.50%) NHS
5 1 (2.50%) Statistics
5 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.50%) FMCG
5 1 (2.50%) Open Source
5 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (12.50%) Project Management
3 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 5 (12.50%) SEO
3 5 (12.50%) Use Case
3 5 (12.50%) Kanban
4 4 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 4 (10.00%) Information Security
4 4 (10.00%) CRM
5 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.50%) Validation
5 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.00%) Change Control
6 2 (5.00%) Analytics
6 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Java
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
1 1 (2.50%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) PMP
2 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.00%) CAPM
3 1 (2.50%) PhD
3 1 (2.50%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) COBIT
2 2 (5.00%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) CDISC
3 1 (2.50%) GMP
3 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.50%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) PeopleSoft
1 3 (7.50%) SAP
2 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe
3 1 (2.50%) Ariba
3 1 (2.50%) Pegasus
Berkshire
Medilink Consulting
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