Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 126 120
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 +40
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 48 37 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.20% 0.92% 1.06%
As % of the General category 3.28% 2.30% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 31
Berkshire median daily rate £431 £488 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.54% +21.88% +23.08%
10th Percentile £280 £326 £205
90th Percentile £638 £550 £613
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -23.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 4
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £37.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.81% -5.73% -7.65%
10th Percentile £19.25 £20.38 £31.70
90th Percentile £50.00 £54.63 £51.35
South East median hourly rate £29.00 £32.25 £28.75
% change year-on-year -10.08% +12.17% -15.43%

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 1,464 1,612 1,976
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 36.62% 40.20% 39.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 699 885
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +1.27%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £220
90th Percentile £581 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 57 59
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -15.56% +32.35%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.80 £11.48
90th Percentile £50.00 £41.50 £47.60
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -5.88% -7.27% +37.50%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -8 15 £431 -9.21% 7
Wokingham +13 12 £625 - 3
Slough +9 6 £500 +11.11% 7
Reading +4 2 - - 5
Bracknell -4 2 - -
Pharmaceutical
South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 19 (39.58%) SAP
2 14 (29.17%) GxP
3 11 (22.92%) Analytics
4 10 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (20.83%) Project Management
5 9 (18.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (18.75%) Finance
5 9 (18.75%) Life Science
6 8 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 8 (16.67%) Migration
6 8 (16.67%) PMP
6 8 (16.67%) PMI Certification
6 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
7 7 (14.58%) SQL
7 7 (14.58%) Degree
8 6 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
8 6 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
8 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (12.50%) CRM
8 6 (12.50%) MS Visio
9 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling
9 5 (10.42%) GMP
9 5 (10.42%) EDI
9 5 (10.42%) Java
9 5 (10.42%) PHP
9 5 (10.42%) Change Management
9 5 (10.42%) Manufacturing
9 5 (10.42%) Validation

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 4 (8.33%) Apache Airflow
1 4 (8.33%) Apache Spark
1 4 (8.33%) Luigi
1 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.25%) MS Project Server
3 2 (4.17%) CMS
4 1 (2.08%) Confluence
4 1 (2.08%) Documentum
4 1 (2.08%) Drupal
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (8.33%) Pipeline Pilot
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) SAP APO
1 4 (8.33%) SAP MM
1 4 (8.33%) SAP SD
2 3 (6.25%) SAP MDM
3 2 (4.17%) SAP CO
3 2 (4.17%) SAP FI
3 2 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (4.17%) TrackWise
4 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Clinical
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle CRM On Demand
4 1 (2.08%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Big Data
1 4 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Data Mining
1 4 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 4 (8.33%) KNIME
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.25%) SAP BW
2 3 (6.25%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.33%) Subversion
2 3 (6.25%) LSMW
3 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Billing
2 5 (10.42%) Manufacturing
2 5 (10.42%) Marketing
3 3 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Analyst
2 9 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.42%) Data Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Developer
3 5 (10.42%) SAP Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Python Developer
4 4 (8.33%) SAP Data Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Functional Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) SAP Functional Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) LIMS Manager
6 2 (4.17%) LIMS Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Supply Chain Planner
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Writer
7 1 (2.08%) AWS Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (2.08%) Sales Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) EDI
2 4 (8.33%) JSON
2 4 (8.33%) RESTful
2 4 (8.33%) XML
3 2 (4.17%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) .NET
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.08%) Flash
4 1 (2.08%) HTML
4 1 (2.08%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Life Science
2 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.25%) AS400
4 3 (6.25%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.17%) FMCG
5 2 (4.17%) LIMS
5 2 (4.17%) Social Media
6 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.08%) Linked Data
6 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Linux
1 4 (8.33%) Unix
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Analytics
2 10 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (20.83%) Project Management
2 10 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (16.67%) Migration
3 8 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 6 (12.50%) CRM
4 6 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
4 6 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (10.42%) Change Management
5 5 (10.42%) Data Extraction
5 5 (10.42%) Data Migration
5 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling
5 5 (10.42%) Programme Management
5 5 (10.42%) Validation
6 4 (8.33%) Data Conversion
6 4 (8.33%) Data Integration
6 4 (8.33%) Data Mapping
6 4 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 4 (8.33%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) Java
2 5 (10.42%) PHP
3 4 (8.33%) C
3 4 (8.33%) C++
3 4 (8.33%) Perl
3 4 (8.33%) Python
3 4 (8.33%) Ruby
3 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.25%) VBA
5 1 (2.08%) C#
5 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 8 (16.67%) PMP
2 7 (14.58%) Degree
3 4 (8.33%) PhD
3 4 (8.33%) SAP Certification
4 1 (2.08%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.08%) MBA
4 1 (2.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (2.08%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.17%) GxP
2 9 (18.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (10.42%) Data Quality
3 5 (10.42%) GMP
4 1 (2.08%) GAMP
4 1 (2.08%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.08%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) SAP
2 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.33%) HP
3 4 (8.33%) Netezza
3 4 (8.33%) RapidMiner
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle
5 2 (4.17%) Cegedim Rx
5 2 (4.17%) LabWare
5 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.17%) VMware
6 1 (2.08%) Ariba
6 1 (2.08%) Concur
6 1 (2.08%) Google
6 1 (2.08%) Micro Focus
6 1 (2.08%) Tableau
6 1 (2.08%) Vertica
6 1 (2.08%) Workday