Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 134 130 132
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 +3
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 38 48 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.92% 1.17% 0.87%
As % of the General category 2.38% 3.07% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 18
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £314 £313 £264
90th Percentile £610 £638 £554
South East median daily rate £415 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -7.78% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 4
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.00 £33.00 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -11.41% +11.19%
10th Percentile £28.35 £19.60 £28.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £57.40 £59.75
South East median hourly rate £36.25 £28.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year +27.19% -13.64% +14.78%

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 1,597 1,566 1,590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 38.57% 38.21% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 694 708
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £217 £250 £219
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 58
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.19% +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.25 £12.43
90th Percentile £50.68 £48.30 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £34.00 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +41.67% -5.88% +2.00%

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 17 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 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 +3 19 £450 +2.56% 1
Reading - 7 £588 - 5
Wokingham -13 4 - - 2
Bracknell -2 2 - - 1
Slough -14 1 - - 2
Pharmaceutical
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) Finance
3 12 (31.58%) PMP
4 11 (28.95%) PMI Certification
4 11 (28.95%) Project Management
4 11 (28.95%) Analytics
5 10 (26.32%) Social Media
5 10 (26.32%) CRM
5 10 (26.32%) CMS
6 9 (23.68%) SEO
6 9 (23.68%) Marketing
6 9 (23.68%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (23.68%) Drupal
7 8 (21.05%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (21.05%) PMO
7 8 (21.05%) Degree
8 7 (18.42%) Life Science
8 7 (18.42%) Programme Management
8 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
8 7 (18.42%) Matrix Organization
9 6 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (15.79%) Thought Leadership
9 6 (15.79%) Campaign Management
9 6 (15.79%) User Experience
9 6 (15.79%) SDLC
9 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
10 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
10 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
10 5 (13.16%) GxP
10 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence

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 10 (26.32%) CMS
2 9 (23.68%) Drupal
3 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) TrackWise
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle CRM On Demand
3 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.63%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (2.63%) NetSuite
3 1 (2.63%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Google Analytics
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) Intranet
2 1 (2.63%) IPsec
2 1 (2.63%) Network Security
2 1 (2.63%) VPN
2 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Marketing
3 5 (13.16%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Project Manager
2 8 (21.05%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Capability Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) HR Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) HR Business Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Salesforce Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Change Coordinator
6 1 (2.63%) Digital Communications Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Sales Administrator
6 1 (2.63%) Salesforce Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) HTML
1 4 (10.53%) Web Services
2 3 (7.89%) Flash
3 1 (2.63%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) .NET Core
3 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.63%) CSS
3 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.63%) jQuery
3 1 (2.63%) Middleware
3 1 (2.63%) Spring
3 1 (2.63%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Social Media
2 7 (18.42%) Life Science
3 6 (15.79%) User Experience
4 5 (13.16%) PMI
5 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.26%) PKI
6 2 (5.26%) Smartphone
7 1 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.63%) NHS
7 1 (2.63%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) Analytics
2 11 (28.95%) Project Management
3 10 (26.32%) CRM
4 9 (23.68%) SEO
5 8 (21.05%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (18.42%) Matrix Organization
6 7 (18.42%) Programme Management
7 6 (15.79%) Campaign Management
7 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 6 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (15.79%) SDLC
7 6 (15.79%) Thought Leadership
8 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
8 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
8 5 (13.16%) Regression Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
9 3 (7.89%) Change Management
9 3 (7.89%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) Java
1 3 (7.89%) PHP
2 1 (2.63%) Apex Code
2 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) PMP
2 11 (28.95%) PMI Certification
3 8 (21.05%) Degree
4 5 (13.16%) Master's Degree
5 4 (10.53%) MBA
6 3 (7.89%) ACCA
6 3 (7.89%) CIMA
7 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) PMO
2 5 (13.16%) GxP
3 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.63%) GAMP
3 1 (2.63%) QA
3 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Nessus
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Citrix
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) Workday
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco
4 2 (5.26%) Google
4 2 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) F5
5 1 (2.63%) Informatica
5 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.63%) McAfee
5 1 (2.63%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.63%) Qualys
5 1 (2.63%) Sophos
5 1 (2.63%) Trend Micro
5 1 (2.63%) Zscaler