Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 96 147
Rank change year-on-year -18 +51 -15
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 49 70 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.26% 1.75% 0.77%
As % of the General category 3.13% 4.12% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 17
Berkshire median daily rate £443 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.67% +18.42% +14.72%
10th Percentile £301 £264 £244
90th Percentile £538 £586 £521
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.50 £33.00 £51.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -36.23% +130.00%
10th Percentile £21.55 £25.42 £38.58
90th Percentile £46.23 £51.40 £65.53
South East median hourly rate £37.00 £30.25 £46.75
% change year-on-year +22.31% -35.29% +107.78%

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 1,568 1,700 1,719
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 40.38% 42.57% 38.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 731 789
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £208 £250 £215
90th Percentile £567 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +2.35% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 54 69
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% +2.86% -10.26%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.72 £11.35
90th Percentile £46.30 £39.85 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £29.13 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +35.47% +7.50% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -6 23 £456 +3.69% 2
Wokingham -11 6 £285 +119.23% 2
Reading -14 4 £388 -29.55% 2
Bracknell 0 3 - -
Slough -4 3 £488 -2.50% 5
Pharmaceutical
South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (32.65%) Analytics
2 13 (26.53%) SAP
3 11 (22.45%) Project Management
4 10 (20.41%) Degree
4 10 (20.41%) Life Science
5 9 (18.37%) Marketing
5 9 (18.37%) CRM
5 9 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (18.37%) Finance
6 8 (16.33%) Legal
6 8 (16.33%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (16.33%) SDLC
6 8 (16.33%) Matrix Organization
7 7 (14.29%) Drupal
7 7 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (14.29%) Social Media
7 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 7 (14.29%) ERP
8 6 (12.24%) PMI
8 6 (12.24%) PMP
8 6 (12.24%) PMI Certification
8 6 (12.24%) CMS
8 6 (12.24%) Scrum
8 6 (12.24%) SEO
8 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
8 6 (12.24%) User Experience
8 6 (12.24%) Campaign Management

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 (14.29%) Drupal
2 6 (12.24%) CMS
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.04%) Acrobat
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) SAP ERP
2 3 (6.12%) SAP EWM
2 3 (6.12%) SAP WM
3 2 (4.08%) SAP APO
3 2 (4.08%) SAP CO
3 2 (4.08%) SAP FI
3 2 (4.08%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (4.08%) SAP MDM
3 2 (4.08%) SAP MM
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (2.04%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (2.04%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) RFID
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) IPsec
2 1 (2.04%) Network Security
2 1 (2.04%) VPN
2 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) Qlik Sense
1 4 (8.16%) SAP HANA
2 3 (6.12%) Big Data
2 3 (6.12%) Data Lake
2 3 (6.12%) SAP BW
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.04%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
1 2 (4.08%) JIRA
1 2 (4.08%) Selenium
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
1 9 (18.37%) Marketing
2 8 (16.33%) Legal
3 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.08%) Billing
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
5 1 (2.04%) Electronics
5 1 (2.04%) French Language
5 1 (2.04%) German Language
5 1 (2.04%) Italian Language
5 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Analyst
2 8 (16.33%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.20%) Consultant
3 5 (10.20%) Data Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Digital Project Manager
4 4 (8.16%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Analytics Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Insight Manager
5 3 (6.12%) SAP Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) SAP Data Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Automation Tester
6 2 (4.08%) Capability Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.08%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Salesforce Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) SAP Manager
6 2 (4.08%) SAP Supply Chain Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Supply Chain Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) CGI
1 2 (4.08%) EDI
1 2 (4.08%) HTML
1 2 (4.08%) J2EE
1 2 (4.08%) REST
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) .NET Core
2 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.04%) CSS
2 1 (2.04%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.04%) jQuery
2 1 (2.04%) Visualforce
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Life Science
2 7 (14.29%) Social Media
3 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
3 6 (12.24%) PMI
3 6 (12.24%) User Experience
4 4 (8.16%) Data Structures
5 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
6 2 (4.08%) PKI
7 1 (2.04%) AS400
7 1 (2.04%) Biotechnology
7 1 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.04%) FMCG
7 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.04%) Photography
7 1 (2.04%) Reference Data
7 1 (2.04%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Linux
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (32.65%) Analytics
2 11 (22.45%) Project Management
3 9 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (18.37%) CRM
4 8 (16.33%) Matrix Organization
4 8 (16.33%) SDLC
5 7 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 7 (14.29%) ERP
6 6 (12.24%) Campaign Management
6 6 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (12.24%) Scrum
6 6 (12.24%) SEO
7 5 (10.20%) Business Analytics
7 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.16%) Data Analytics
8 4 (8.16%) Data Mapping
8 4 (8.16%) Logistics
8 4 (8.16%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) Java
1 2 (4.08%) SQL
1 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.04%) Apex Code
2 1 (2.04%) C#
2 1 (2.04%) Python
2 1 (2.04%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
2 6 (12.24%) PMI Certification
2 6 (12.24%) PMP
3 5 (10.20%) Master's Degree
3 5 (10.20%) MBA
4 2 (4.08%) ACCA
4 2 (4.08%) CIMA
4 2 (4.08%) SAP Certification
5 1 (2.04%) ISEB
5 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) Data Quality
1 4 (8.16%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) PMO
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
3 1 (2.04%) GAMP
3 1 (2.04%) GxP
3 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) SAP
2 8 (16.33%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.16%) HP
5 2 (4.08%) Cisco
5 2 (4.08%) Citrix
5 2 (4.08%) hybris
6 1 (2.04%) Adobe
6 1 (2.04%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.04%) F5
6 1 (2.04%) Informatica
6 1 (2.04%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.04%) McAfee
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle
6 1 (2.04%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.04%) Qualys
6 1 (2.04%) Sophos
6 1 (2.04%) Trend Micro
6 1 (2.04%) Workday
6 1 (2.04%) Wrike