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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 86 114 101
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -13
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 35 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.38% 0.55% 0.98%
As % of the General category 3.47% 1.28% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 19
Average daily rate £400 £299 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.77% -14.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £253 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £375 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £513 £388
% change year-on-year
-19.51% +32.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £34.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-27.73% +85.13%
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
1010 1173 1170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 39.75% 43.25% 44.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 511 558
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 40
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £39.50 £38.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 10 February 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
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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 13 £400 +39.61%
Slough +6 6 £400 +6.66% 1
Bracknell - 2 £519 -
Reading -4 1 - - 4
Pharmaceutical
South East

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 15 (34.09%) SAP
2 9 (20.45%) Project Management
3 8 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
3 8 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 8 (18.18%) SQL
3 8 (18.18%) Degree
4 7 (15.91%) Life Science
4 7 (15.91%) Finance
4 7 (15.91%) Migration
5 6 (13.64%) Validation
5 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (11.36%) CMS
6 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
6 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (11.36%) GxP
6 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
7 4 (9.09%) CRM
7 4 (9.09%) PMI Certification
7 4 (9.09%) .NET
7 4 (9.09%) Oracle
7 4 (9.09%) Legal
7 4 (9.09%) Change Management
7 4 (9.09%) Umbraco
7 4 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (9.09%) QA
7 4 (9.09%) Chemistry
7 4 (9.09%) FMCG
8 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (4.55%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (4.55%) SAP MM
2 2 (4.55%) SAP PP
2 2 (4.55%) SAP PP-PI
2 2 (4.55%) SAP QM
3 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.27%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) DHCP
1 1 (2.27%) DNS
1 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.55%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 7 (15.91%) Finance
3 4 (9.09%) Legal
4 3 (6.82%) Marketing
5 2 (4.55%) Advertising
6 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Consultant
2 9 (20.45%) Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Business Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) SAP Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Programme Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Project Manager
6 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) SAP Supply Chain Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Supply Chain Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Umbraco Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Contracts Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 3 (6.82%) SAP Manager
7 3 (6.82%) SAP Project Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Validation Specialist
8 2 (4.55%) Deployment Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.55%) SAP QM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Life Science
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) Chemistry
3 4 (9.09%) FMCG
4 2 (4.55%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.55%) LIMS
5 1 (2.27%) Biotechnology
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) NHS
5 1 (2.27%) PMI
5 1 (2.27%) Replication
5 1 (2.27%) Social Media
5 1 (2.27%) User Experience
5 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
1 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Project Management
2 8 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
3 7 (15.91%) Migration
4 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.64%) Validation
5 4 (9.09%) Change Management
5 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (9.09%) CRM
5 4 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.55%) ERP
7 2 (4.55%) Logistics
7 2 (4.55%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.55%) Quality Management
8 1 (2.27%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.27%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) Java
2 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 3 (6.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) GxP
2 4 (9.09%) QA
3 2 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (2.27%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) SAP
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle
4 2 (4.55%) Cognos
4 2 (4.55%) Informatica
5 1 (2.27%) Citrix
5 1 (2.27%) NetApp
5 1 (2.27%) Tableau
5 1 (2.27%) Teradata
5 1 (2.27%) VMware