Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 2020 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
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 116 140 118
Rank change year-on-year +24 -22 +8
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 40 38 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.29% 0.90% 1.26%
As % of the General category 3.42% 2.33% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 23
Berkshire median daily rate £485 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +2.86% -7.89%
10th Percentile £153 £322 £282
90th Percentile £598 £605 £638
South East median daily rate £463 £413 £438
% change year-on-year +12.12% -5.71% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 13
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.95 £30.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.17% -9.09% -10.81%
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £33.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year -38.35% +14.66% -10.08%

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 1,169 1,628 1,537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 37.56% 38.50% 38.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 620 679
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £434 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.02% +2.06% +5.59%
10th Percentile £229 £256 £250
90th Percentile £600 £600 £588
South East median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 44 46
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £21.25 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.35% +2.41% +15.28%
10th Percentile £13.11 £13.10 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.15 £51.05 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £20.98 £24.91 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.80% +15.86% -7.29%

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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 2020. 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
Reading +17 21 £500 -16.67% 6
Maidenhead +1 11 £475 +5.56% 2
Slough +5 1 £650 - 5
Pharmaceutical
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 11 (27.50%) Project Management
1 11 (27.50%) Migration
2 10 (25.00%) SQL
3 8 (20.00%) Windows
3 8 (20.00%) CRM
4 7 (17.50%) Visualisation
4 7 (17.50%) Analytics
4 7 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (15.00%) Data Visualisation
5 6 (15.00%) ITSM
5 6 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 5 (12.50%) ITIL
6 5 (12.50%) Windows 10
7 4 (10.00%) OneDrive
7 4 (10.00%) Power BI
7 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (10.00%) Office 365
7 4 (10.00%) Azure
7 4 (10.00%) Qlik Sense
7 4 (10.00%) Data Science
7 4 (10.00%) Power Platform
7 4 (10.00%) Python
7 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 4 (10.00%) Change Management
7 4 (10.00%) GAP 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 3 (7.50%) CMS
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.50%) Drupal
3 1 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.00%) Sprinklr
3 1 (2.50%) assyst
3 1 (2.50%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Azure
1 4 (10.00%) Office 365
1 4 (10.00%) OneDrive
1 4 (10.00%) Power Platform
2 3 (7.50%) AWS
3 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.00%) Google Analytics
3 2 (5.00%) Veeva
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.50%) IaaS
4 1 (2.50%) PaaS
4 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) Network Security
2 1 (2.50%) Skype
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Power BI
1 4 (10.00%) Qlik Sense
2 3 (7.50%) Big Data
2 3 (7.50%) Data Lake
3 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.50%) MS Access
General
1 4 (10.00%) Marketing
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Law
3 2 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Data Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) IT Manager
5 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Data Migration Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Digital Project Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Migration Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Power BI Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Tableau Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Deployment Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.50%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) EDI
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) HTML5
2 1 (2.50%) LAMP
2 1 (2.50%) LDAP
2 1 (2.50%) PySpark
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Life Science
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.50%) FMCG
4 1 (2.50%) Industry 4.0
4 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.50%) Social Media
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.50%) Android
4 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Migration
1 11 (27.50%) Project Management
2 8 (20.00%) CRM
3 7 (17.50%) Analytics
3 7 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (17.50%) Visualisation
4 6 (15.00%) Data Visualisation
4 6 (15.00%) ITSM
5 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.50%) ITIL
5 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.00%) Change Management
6 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.00%) Data Science
6 4 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (10.00%) System Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Validation
7 3 (7.50%) Decision-Making
7 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) Python
3 3 (7.50%) R
3 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.00%) C
5 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) AWS Certification
2 2 (5.00%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) MCP
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) GDPR
2 1 (2.50%) GAMP
2 1 (2.50%) PMO
2 1 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.50%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (2.50%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Tableau
3 2 (5.00%) Agnitio
3 2 (5.00%) Citrix
3 2 (5.00%) Cloudera
3 2 (5.00%) Google
3 2 (5.00%) Sage
3 2 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) Palantir
4 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.50%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.50%) Sitecore