Period
to 18 September 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 6 months to 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 135 123 94
Rank change year-on-year -12 -29 +53
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 45 47 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.08% 1.21% 1.75%
As % of the General category 2.58% 2.93% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 33
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.27% +22.99%
10th Percentile £248 £300 £268
90th Percentile £538 £538 £585
South East median daily rate £450 £443 £450
% change year-on-year +1.69% -1.67% +8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 14
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.63 £34.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.01% +4.55% -36.23%
10th Percentile £15.73 £21.55 £25.42
90th Percentile £23.19 £46.23 £51.40
South East median hourly rate £24.65 £37.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year -33.38% +22.31% -35.29%

Pharmaceutical is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,743 1,604 1,747
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 41.69% 41.31% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 678 760
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £262 £215 £250
90th Percentile £620 £572 £600
South East median daily rate £450 £435 £416
% change year-on-year +3.45% +4.57% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 40 62
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £23.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +35.71% -2.78%
10th Percentile £13.05 £13.50 £11.73
90th Percentile £48.23 £46.08 £39.35
South East median hourly rate £26.75 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.88% +30.00% -

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Pharmaceutical as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in Berkshire

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in Berkshire

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in Berkshire

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical 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 6 months to 18 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead +6 23 £450 -1.37%
Bracknell +4 8 - - 1
Reading -8 4 £550 +41.94% 5
Wokingham +1 3 £150 -47.37% 1
Slough -3 1 £375 -23.08% 3
Pharmaceutical
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 13 (28.89%) Life Science
2 12 (26.67%) GxP
3 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (20.00%) Analytics
4 8 (17.78%) Legal
4 8 (17.78%) Migration
5 7 (15.56%) Regression Testing
5 7 (15.56%) Project Management
5 7 (15.56%) Degree
5 7 (15.56%) PMO
6 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.33%) TrackWise
7 5 (11.11%) Change Management
7 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
7 5 (11.11%) Validation
7 5 (11.11%) ITIL
7 5 (11.11%) CRM
7 5 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (11.11%) Data Analytics
8 4 (8.89%) Tableau
8 4 (8.89%) Decision-Making
8 4 (8.89%) Project Delivery
8 4 (8.89%) SAP
8 4 (8.89%) Documentum
8 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.89%) ERP
8 4 (8.89%) JD Edwards
8 4 (8.89%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
8 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring 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 4 (8.89%) Documentum
2 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (13.33%) TrackWise
2 3 (6.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (4.44%) NetSuite
4 1 (2.22%) BPCS
4 1 (2.22%) SAP APO
4 1 (2.22%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 3 (6.67%) Veeva
2 2 (4.44%) Azure
2 2 (4.44%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (4.44%) Office 365
2 2 (4.44%) TestFlight
3 1 (2.22%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Cisco IPT
1 2 (4.44%) Firewall
1 2 (4.44%) Skype
2 1 (2.22%) LAN
2 1 (2.22%) Network Security
2 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Big Data
1 2 (4.44%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.22%) Power BI
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Bitbucket
1 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.44%) JIRA
1 2 (4.44%) Xcode
General
1 8 (17.78%) Legal
2 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.89%) Marketing
4 3 (6.67%) Finance
5 2 (4.44%) Law
5 2 (4.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Project Manager
3 6 (13.33%) Data Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.67%) IT Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Salesforce Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Analytics Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Data Protection Officer
7 2 (4.44%) Data Scientist
7 2 (4.44%) Developer
7 2 (4.44%) GDPR Officer
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) React Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Analytics Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Service Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Service Transition Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) PhoneGap
1 2 (4.44%) React Native
2 1 (2.22%) PySpark
2 1 (2.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Life Science
2 5 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.44%) FMCG
6 1 (2.22%) AS400
6 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.22%) User Experience
6 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Android
2 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Analytics
1 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (17.78%) Migration
3 7 (15.56%) Project Management
3 7 (15.56%) Regression Testing
4 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.11%) Change Management
5 5 (11.11%) CRM
5 5 (11.11%) Data Analytics
5 5 (11.11%) ITIL
5 5 (11.11%) Validation
6 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.89%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (8.89%) Decision-Making
6 4 (8.89%) ERP
6 4 (8.89%) Project Delivery
7 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.67%) Information Security
7 3 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) Apple Swift
1 2 (4.44%) Python
2 1 (2.22%) R
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) ISEB
2 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.44%) PMP
3 1 (2.22%) CISA
3 1 (2.22%) CISM
3 1 (2.22%) CISSP
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) GxP
2 7 (15.56%) PMO
3 3 (6.67%) GDPR
4 2 (4.44%) SLA
5 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
5 1 (2.22%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) JD Edwards
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
1 4 (8.89%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (8.89%) SAP
1 4 (8.89%) Tableau
2 2 (4.44%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.22%) Alteryx
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco
3 1 (2.22%) F5
3 1 (2.22%) Palantir