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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 107 120 112
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 18 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.68% 0.40% 0.53%
As % of the General category 1.58% 0.93% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 4
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£375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £320 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £371 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.11% +46.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £39.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £39.50 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £37.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-37.33% +50.00%
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
1140 1073 1391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 42.97% 42.75% 52.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 504 432
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £250 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 41
Average hourly rate £18.75 £25.00 £16.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +49.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £12.00 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £39.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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 £295 - 3
Slough - 4 £375 - 4
Reading +13 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £388 -
Pharmaceutical
South East

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 13 (28.26%) Degree
2 11 (23.91%) Marketing
2 11 (23.91%) Finance
3 9 (19.57%) Project Management
3 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.22%) Risk Management
5 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
6 5 (10.87%) Drupal
6 5 (10.87%) Kanban
6 5 (10.87%) SEO
6 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.87%) CMS
6 5 (10.87%) CRM
6 5 (10.87%) Informatics
7 4 (8.70%) Social Media
7 4 (8.70%) Change Control
7 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.70%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.70%) Information Security
7 4 (8.70%) Validation
7 4 (8.70%) Firewall
7 4 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (8.70%) Life Science
7 4 (8.70%) QA
7 4 (8.70%) COBIT
7 4 (8.70%) Logistics
7 4 (8.70%) Supplier Management
8 3 (6.52%) QlikView

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (10.87%) Drupal
1 5 (10.87%) CMS
2 2 (4.35%) SAS
3 1 (2.17%) Confluence
3 1 (2.17%) Documentum
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (2.17%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.17%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (2.17%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.17%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.17%) SAP R/3
2 1 (2.17%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.17%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Force.com
2 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) QlikView
1 3 (6.52%) Big Data
2 2 (4.35%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 11 (23.91%) Marketing
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Legal
3 2 (4.35%) Billing
4 1 (2.17%) French Language
4 1 (2.17%) German Language
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Project Manager
2 13 (28.26%) Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Digital Project Manager
3 7 (15.22%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Security Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Information Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.35%) CRM Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Writer
7 1 (2.17%) SAP Manager
7 1 (2.17%) PeopleSoft Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Change Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) IT Administrator
7 1 (2.17%) Technical Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Support Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) SAS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Visualforce
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (2.17%) Mason
1 1 (2.17%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.87%) Informatics
3 4 (8.70%) Social Media
3 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.70%) Life Science
4 3 (6.52%) FMCG
5 2 (4.35%) Linked Data
5 2 (4.35%) User Experience
5 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.35%) Semantic Web
6 1 (2.17%) Statistics
6 1 (2.17%) Open Source
6 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.17%) NHS
6 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Project Management
1 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.22%) Risk Management
3 5 (10.87%) Kanban
3 5 (10.87%) SEO
3 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (10.87%) CRM
4 4 (8.70%) Change Control
4 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
4 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 4 (8.70%) Information Security
4 4 (8.70%) Validation
4 4 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (8.70%) Logistics
4 4 (8.70%) Supplier Management
5 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.35%) Migration
6 2 (4.35%) E-Procurement
6 2 (4.35%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) Apex Code
2 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) PMP
2 2 (4.35%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.35%) HND
2 2 (4.35%) CAPM
3 1 (2.17%) CBAP
3 1 (2.17%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.17%) PhD
3 1 (2.17%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
1 4 (8.70%) COBIT
2 3 (6.52%) GMP
3 2 (4.35%) CDISC
4 1 (2.17%) ISO 14001
4 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (6.52%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Ariba
4 1 (2.17%) Informatica
4 1 (2.17%) Pegasus
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe
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