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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 105 92
Rank change year-on-year +40 -13  
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 38 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.08% 0.63% 1.01%
As % of the General category 4.67% 1.67% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 13
Median daily rate £500 £348 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.78% +26.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £233 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £480 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £488 £375
% change year-on-year -9.74% +30.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £31.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £49.25 £20.75
% change year-on-year -49.23% +137.34%  

Pharmaceutical is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 814 899 1083
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 44.55% 37.74% 43.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 414 519
Median daily rate £450 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.12% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £501 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 33 18
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +11.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.86 £11.55 £10.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £25.00 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead +6 9 £500 +99.00% 1
Reading +24 8 £550 +15.78% 2
Bracknell +14 6 £455 +7.05%
Slough +6 3 £500 -
Wokingham +3 2 £130 -68.09%
Pharmaceutical
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 19 (33.93%) SAP
2 18 (32.14%) Life Science
3 13 (23.21%) Finance
4 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (21.43%) Project Management
5 9 (16.07%) Scrum
6 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (14.29%) QA
7 7 (12.50%) Degree
8 6 (10.71%) ERP
8 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (10.71%) Legal
8 6 (10.71%) Business Analysis
8 6 (10.71%) Marketing
9 5 (8.93%) Change Control
9 5 (8.93%) Analytics
9 5 (8.93%) SDLC
9 5 (8.93%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (8.93%) Business Continuity
9 5 (8.93%) Manufacturing
9 5 (8.93%) Migration
9 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2
10 4 (7.14%) LIMS
10 4 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (7.14%) EDI
10 4 (7.14%) GMP
10 4 (7.14%) Logistics
10 4 (7.14%) User Stories
10 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 2 (3.57%) Documentum
2 1 (1.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) TrackWise
2 1 (1.79%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.79%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.79%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.57%) CloudSense
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) LAN
1 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) GIS
1 2 (3.57%) MS Access
1 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
1 2 (3.57%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Legal
2 6 (10.71%) Marketing
3 5 (8.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.79%) French Language
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Analyst
2 11 (19.64%) Project Manager
3 8 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Consultant
5 6 (10.71%) Business IT Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) IT Business Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Architect
6 5 (8.93%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.14%) IT Manager
7 4 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Developer
8 3 (5.36%) EDI Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Information Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Information Security Manager
8 3 (5.36%) SAP EDI Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Security Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) EDI
2 3 (5.36%) IDoc
2 3 (5.36%) XML
3 1 (1.79%) Akka
3 1 (1.79%) CSS
3 1 (1.79%) Ehcache
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
3 1 (1.79%) Play Framework
3 1 (1.79%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.14%) Life Science
2 5 (8.93%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) LIMS
4 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) FMCG
5 1 (1.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (21.43%) Project Management
2 9 (16.07%) Scrum
3 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (10.71%) Business Analysis
4 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (10.71%) ERP
5 5 (8.93%) Analytics
5 5 (8.93%) Business Continuity
5 5 (8.93%) Change Control
5 5 (8.93%) Migration
5 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2
5 5 (8.93%) SDLC
6 4 (7.14%) Logistics
6 4 (7.14%) User Stories
7 3 (5.36%) Data Analytics
7 3 (5.36%) Data Privacy
7 3 (5.36%) Information Security
7 3 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.79%) Scala
2 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.57%) PMP
3 1 (1.79%) HND
3 1 (1.79%) ISEB
3 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.79%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) QA
2 4 (7.14%) GMP
2 4 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (5.36%) GDPR
3 3 (5.36%) GxP
4 2 (3.57%) ISO 22301
4 2 (3.57%) SLA
5 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) SAP
2 3 (5.36%) JD Edwards
2 3 (5.36%) OpenText
3 2 (3.57%) hybris
3 2 (3.57%) LabWare
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.79%) BT
4 1 (1.79%) Cognos
4 1 (1.79%) HP
4 1 (1.79%) MuleSoft
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