Period
to 12 November 2018

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 12 November 2018 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 97 137
Rank change year-on-year -31 +40 +12
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 44 67 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.08% 1.66% 0.90%
As % of the General category 2.76% 4.08% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 20
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £494 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.92% +27.34% +19.31%
10th Percentile £306 £265 £249
90th Percentile £558 £633 £550
South East median daily rate £415 £450 £435
% change year-on-year -7.78% +3.45% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £31.25 £51.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -39.61% +59.23%
10th Percentile £31.25 £18.13 £38.58
90th Percentile £46.75 £51.00 £65.53
South East median hourly rate £36.75 £28.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +31.25% -22.22% +44.00%

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 1,595 1,641 1,645
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 39.16% 40.71% 37.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 701 754
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £190 £250 £225
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 53 70
Berkshire median hourly rate £27.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +2.86% -21.35%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.25 £11.73
90th Percentile £47.95 £39.20 £38.90
South East median hourly rate £33.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +67.50% -11.11% -

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 12 November 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Berkshire over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 12 November 2018. 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 +2 24 £400 -8.83% 1
Reading -9 4 £475 -3.31% 2
Bracknell -8 3 - -
Wokingham -18 3 - - 4
Slough -14 1 - - 8
Pharmaceutical
South East

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, 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 15 (34.09%) Analytics
2 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.27%) Project Management
4 10 (22.73%) Finance
5 8 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (18.18%) SAP
5 8 (18.18%) CRM
5 8 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
5 8 (18.18%) Life Science
5 8 (18.18%) Degree
6 7 (15.91%) Social Media
6 7 (15.91%) SDLC
6 7 (15.91%) CMS
6 7 (15.91%) Marketing
7 6 (13.64%) SEO
7 6 (13.64%) PMP
7 6 (13.64%) Campaign Management
7 6 (13.64%) User Experience
7 6 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (13.64%) Drupal
7 6 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
8 5 (11.36%) Master's Degree
8 5 (11.36%) PMO
8 5 (11.36%) PMI Certification
8 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
8 5 (11.36%) PMI
8 5 (11.36%) ERP
8 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Office

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 7 (15.91%) CMS
2 6 (13.64%) Drupal
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP APO
1 2 (4.55%) SAP ERP
1 2 (4.55%) SAP MDM
1 2 (4.55%) SAP MM
1 2 (4.55%) TrackWise
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.27%) SAP EWM
2 1 (2.27%) SAP PM
2 1 (2.27%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (2.27%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
1 1 (2.27%) Internet
1 1 (2.27%) Intranet
1 1 (2.27%) IPsec
1 1 (2.27%) Network Security
1 1 (2.27%) RFID
1 1 (2.27%) VPN
1 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Qlik Sense
1 4 (9.09%) SAP HANA
2 3 (6.82%) Big Data
2 3 (6.82%) Data Lake
2 3 (6.82%) SAP BW
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.27%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
1 2 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Marketing
3 3 (6.82%) Legal
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.27%) Electronics
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Analyst
2 5 (11.36%) Business Analyst
2 5 (11.36%) Data Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Analytics Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Coordinator
4 3 (6.82%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Insight Manager
4 3 (6.82%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) SAP Data Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Capability Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Change Coordinator
5 2 (4.55%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (4.55%) HR Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) HR Business Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) PMO Coordinator
5 2 (4.55%) Salesforce Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) CGI
1 2 (4.55%) J2EE
1 2 (4.55%) REST
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) .NET Core
2 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.27%) CSS
2 1 (2.27%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.27%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) jQuery
2 1 (2.27%) Middleware
2 1 (2.27%) Visualforce
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Life Science
2 7 (15.91%) Social Media
3 6 (13.64%) User Experience
4 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
4 5 (11.36%) PMI
5 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.55%) Data Structures
6 2 (4.55%) PKI
7 1 (2.27%) AS400
7 1 (2.27%) Biotechnology
7 1 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.27%) FMCG
7 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.27%) NHS
7 1 (2.27%) Photography
7 1 (2.27%) Reference Data
7 1 (2.27%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Analytics
2 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.27%) Project Management
4 8 (18.18%) CRM
4 8 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
5 7 (15.91%) SDLC
6 6 (13.64%) Campaign Management
6 6 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (13.64%) SEO
7 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
7 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (11.36%) ERP
7 5 (11.36%) Scrum
8 4 (9.09%) Change Management
8 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.09%) Migration
8 4 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) Java
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
1 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.27%) Apex Code
2 1 (2.27%) C#
2 1 (2.27%) Python
2 1 (2.27%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Degree
2 6 (13.64%) PMP
3 5 (11.36%) Master's Degree
3 5 (11.36%) PMI Certification
4 4 (9.09%) MBA
5 2 (4.55%) ACCA
5 2 (4.55%) CIMA
6 1 (2.27%) ISEB
6 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) PMO
2 4 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 4 (9.09%) QA
3 2 (4.55%) GxP
4 1 (2.27%) GAMP
4 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
1 8 (18.18%) SAP
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.82%) Workday
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco
4 2 (4.55%) Citrix
4 2 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.27%) F5
5 1 (2.27%) Informatica
5 1 (2.27%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.27%) McAfee
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.27%) Qualys
5 1 (2.27%) Sophos
5 1 (2.27%) Trend Micro
5 1 (2.27%) Wrike
5 1 (2.27%) Zscaler