Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 132 146
Rank change year-on-year +33 +14 -7
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 65 37 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.58% 0.86% 0.71%
As % of the General category 3.97% 2.25% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 18
Berkshire median daily rate £494 £370 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.45% +11.70% -11.67%
10th Percentile £313 £244 £237
90th Percentile £633 £550 £494
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 4
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £51.75 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.23% +56.82% +94.12%
10th Percentile £19.60 £38.58 £24.25
90th Percentile £51.20 £65.53 £50.53
South East median hourly rate £29.00 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -19.44% +10.77% +30.00%

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 1639 1644 2031
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 39.81% 38.24% 41.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 742 1018
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £250 £215 £204
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 66 56
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.00% +30.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £40.90 £42.63 £46.38
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +31.39%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +4 25 £440 +9.32% 3
Wokingham +16 9 £625 +121.24%
Slough +7 8 £500 +11.11% 4
Bracknell +5 5 £488 -7.14%
Reading +13 3 £491 - 3
Pharmaceutical
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 (29.23%) SAP
2 18 (27.69%) Project Management
3 17 (26.15%) Life Science
4 15 (23.08%) GxP
5 14 (21.54%) Analytics
6 11 (16.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (16.92%) Legal
7 10 (15.38%) Migration
7 10 (15.38%) PMP
7 10 (15.38%) PMI Certification
7 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (15.38%) Degree
8 9 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (13.85%) Change Management
8 9 (13.85%) Programme Management
8 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (12.31%) Validation
9 8 (12.31%) SQL
9 8 (12.31%) CRM
9 8 (12.31%) Marketing
9 8 (12.31%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (12.31%) Data Quality
10 7 (10.77%) PRINCE2
10 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Excel
10 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
10 7 (10.77%) Scrum
11 6 (9.23%) Finance
11 6 (9.23%) T-SQL
11 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
11 6 (9.23%) Data Modelling

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 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.15%) Apache Airflow
2 4 (6.15%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.15%) Luigi
2 4 (6.15%) MS Project Server
3 3 (4.62%) CMS
3 3 (4.62%) Documentum
4 2 (3.08%) Confluence
5 1 (1.54%) Drupal
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (6.15%) Pipeline Pilot
4 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (9.23%) SAP APO
1 6 (9.23%) SAP MM
2 4 (6.15%) SAP MDM
3 3 (4.62%) TrackWise
4 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle CRM On Demand
4 1 (1.54%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) CloudSense
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.54%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) SMS
2 1 (1.54%) LAN
2 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (6.15%) Big Data
4 4 (6.15%) Data Mining
4 4 (6.15%) Hadoop
4 4 (6.15%) KNIME
5 3 (4.62%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.54%) GIS
6 1 (1.54%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.69%) LSMW
2 4 (6.15%) Subversion
3 2 (3.08%) JIRA
General
1 11 (16.92%) Legal
2 8 (12.31%) Marketing
3 6 (9.23%) Finance
4 5 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.62%) Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Billing
6 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Project Manager
2 15 (23.08%) Analyst
3 8 (12.31%) Consultant
3 8 (12.31%) Developer
4 7 (10.77%) Data Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) SAP Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Architect
6 5 (7.69%) SAP Data Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Applications Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Operations Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Python Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Functional Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (4.62%) LIMS Manager
8 3 (4.62%) LIMS Project Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Salesforce Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Salesforce Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Salesforce Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) XML
2 4 (6.15%) JSON
2 4 (6.15%) RESTful
3 2 (3.08%) EDI
3 2 (3.08%) HTML
4 1 (1.54%) Akka
4 1 (1.54%) CSS
4 1 (1.54%) Ehcache
4 1 (1.54%) Flash
4 1 (1.54%) HTML5 Canvas
4 1 (1.54%) IDoc
4 1 (1.54%) Play Framework
4 1 (1.54%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) Life Science
2 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.23%) LIMS
4 5 (7.69%) AS400
4 5 (7.69%) Data Structures
4 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.15%) FMCG
6 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.62%) Social Media
7 2 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (3.08%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.54%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Linux
1 4 (6.15%) Unix
2 2 (3.08%) Windows
3 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) Project Management
2 14 (21.54%) Analytics
3 10 (15.38%) Migration
4 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (13.85%) Change Management
4 9 (13.85%) Programme Management
5 8 (12.31%) CRM
5 8 (12.31%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (12.31%) Validation
6 7 (10.77%) PRINCE2
6 7 (10.77%) Scrum
7 6 (9.23%) Data Cleansing
7 6 (9.23%) Data Conversion
7 6 (9.23%) Data Extraction
7 6 (9.23%) Data Mapping
7 6 (9.23%) Data Migration
7 6 (9.23%) Data Modelling
7 6 (9.23%) SDLC
8 5 (7.69%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) SQL
2 6 (9.23%) T-SQL
3 5 (7.69%) Java
3 5 (7.69%) PHP
4 4 (6.15%) C
4 4 (6.15%) C++
4 4 (6.15%) Perl
4 4 (6.15%) Python
4 4 (6.15%) Ruby
5 3 (4.62%) VBA
6 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Degree
1 10 (15.38%) PMI Certification
1 10 (15.38%) PMP
2 4 (6.15%) PhD
3 2 (3.08%) SAP Certification
4 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.08%) GxP
2 11 (16.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (12.31%) Data Quality
4 5 (7.69%) GMP
4 5 (7.69%) QA
5 1 (1.54%) GAMP
5 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.54%) PMO
5 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) SAP
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (6.15%) LabWare
3 4 (6.15%) Netezza
3 4 (6.15%) RapidMiner
4 2 (3.08%) Cegedim Rx
4 2 (3.08%) Tableau
5 1 (1.54%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.54%) Ariba
5 1 (1.54%) Concur
5 1 (1.54%) DocuSign
5 1 (1.54%) Google
5 1 (1.54%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.54%) OpenText
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle
5 1 (1.54%) VMware
5 1 (1.54%) Workday