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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 98 102 107
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 25 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.99% 0.59% 0.65%
As % of the General category 2.33% 1.51% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 10
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£275 £244 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £190 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £539 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £35.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 - £25.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -9.47%
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
1073 996 1042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 42.29% 39.35% 42.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 439 351
Average daily rate £375 £363 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £201 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 37
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £13.00 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £24.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Slough - 13 £251 - 4
Maidenhead +7 8 £255 +34.21% 3
Pharmaceutical
South East

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (37.84%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Project Management
2 7 (18.92%) Degree
3 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (16.22%) SAP
3 6 (16.22%) Risk Management
3 6 (16.22%) Information Security
4 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
4 5 (13.51%) MS Visio
5 4 (10.81%) HTML
5 4 (10.81%) GxP
5 4 (10.81%) MS Office
5 4 (10.81%) Firewall
6 3 (8.11%) Validation
6 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.11%) LAMP
6 3 (8.11%) B2B
6 3 (8.11%) B2C
6 3 (8.11%) JD Edwards
6 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.11%) PHP
6 3 (8.11%) CSS
6 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
6 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.11%) ERP
6 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
6 3 (8.11%) Life Science
6 3 (8.11%) Use Case

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (5.41%) ExpressionEngine
1 2 (5.41%) WordPress
1 2 (5.41%) Lync
1 2 (5.41%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) SAS
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Visio
2 4 (10.81%) MS Office
3 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) BPCS
2 1 (2.70%) WebTrends
2 1 (2.70%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Veeva
1 1 (2.70%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.70%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (2.70%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) VoIP
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) French Language
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
2 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Information Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Business Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Project Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Security Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Writer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support
6 2 (5.41%) CMS Developer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) HTML
2 3 (8.11%) LAMP
2 3 (8.11%) CSS
2 3 (8.11%) jQuery
3 2 (5.41%) HTML5
3 2 (5.41%) CSS3
4 1 (2.70%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.11%) Life Science
3 3 (8.11%) Digital Media
4 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
4 2 (5.41%) Chemistry
4 2 (5.41%) FMCG
4 2 (5.41%) iSeries
5 1 (2.70%) EPoS
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.70%) Informatics
5 1 (2.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Project Management
2 6 (16.22%) Risk Management
2 6 (16.22%) Information Security
3 3 (8.11%) Validation
3 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (8.11%) B2B
3 3 (8.11%) B2C
3 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
3 3 (8.11%) ERP
3 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
3 3 (8.11%) Use Case
3 3 (8.11%) Analytics
4 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
4 2 (5.41%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (5.41%) Business Analytics
5 1 (2.70%) Workflow
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
1 3 (8.11%) PHP
2 1 (2.70%) Python
2 1 (2.70%) VB
2 1 (2.70%) Perl
2 1 (2.70%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) PMP
2 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) GxP
2 2 (5.41%) GMP
3 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) SAP
2 3 (8.11%) JD Edwards
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) Manugistics
4 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.70%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) Hitwise
4 1 (2.70%) Rackspace
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £230 - £255 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £250.00 - £251.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: competitive
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