Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 99 140
Rank change year-on-year -18 +41 +3
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 46 56 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.19% 1.53% 0.92%
As % of the General category 3.14% 3.44% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 23
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% +29.03%
10th Percentile £280 £280 £217
90th Percentile £510 £585 £436
South East median daily rate £400 £440 £413
% change year-on-year -9.09% +6.67% -21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £39.75 £30.25 £53.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.40% -42.92% +202.86%
South East median hourly rate £37.00 £30.25 £37.75
% change year-on-year +22.31% -19.87% +67.78%

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 1,466 1,630 1,892
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 38.03% 44.49% 39.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 652 830
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £210 £220
90th Percentile £575 £588 £563
South East median daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.82% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 52
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £15.25 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.49% -6.15% -2.99%
10th Percentile £13.94 £12.05 £10.64
90th Percentile £49.50 £35.18 £46.50
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £24.73 £25.00
% change year-on-year +31.45% -1.10% +13.64%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -10 16 £425 -15.00% 2
Wokingham 0 10 £285 +119.23%
Bracknell -6 4 - -
Reading -3 3 - - 8
Slough -6 2 £488 -2.50% 5
Pharmaceutical
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 (34.78%) SAP
2 14 (30.43%) Finance
3 10 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (21.74%) Life Science
3 10 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (21.74%) Process Improvement
4 9 (19.57%) Analytics
4 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
5 8 (17.39%) HP
5 8 (17.39%) Procure-to-Pay
5 8 (17.39%) HP ALM
6 7 (15.22%) GxP
6 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (15.22%) ERP
7 6 (13.04%) MS Visio
7 6 (13.04%) EDI
7 6 (13.04%) Project Management
7 6 (13.04%) Billing
7 6 (13.04%) Legal
7 6 (13.04%) Degree
7 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (13.04%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (13.04%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.87%) SAP Security
8 5 (10.87%) SAP ERP
8 5 (10.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (10.87%) SAP Certification
8 5 (10.87%) 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 2 (4.35%) Drupal
1 2 (4.35%) SAS
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (13.04%) MS Visio
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.17%) Acrobat
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) SAP ERP
2 4 (8.70%) SAP CO
2 4 (8.70%) SAP FI
2 4 (8.70%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (8.70%) SAP SD
3 3 (6.52%) SAP EWM
3 3 (6.52%) SAP WM
4 2 (4.35%) SAP APO
4 2 (4.35%) SAP MDM
4 2 (4.35%) SAP MM
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Clinical
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) RFID
2 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.17%) VoIP
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 4 (8.70%) Qlik Sense
3 3 (6.52%) Big Data
3 3 (6.52%) Data Lake
3 3 (6.52%) SAP BW
3 3 (6.52%) SAP HANA
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.17%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
1 2 (4.35%) JIRA
1 2 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Billing
2 6 (13.04%) Legal
3 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) French Language
4 1 (2.17%) German Language
4 1 (2.17%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Consultant
3 5 (10.87%) Data Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) SAP Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) Analytics Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Insight Manager
4 3 (6.52%) SAP Data Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Automation Tester
5 2 (4.35%) Data Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (4.35%) IT Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) SAP CO Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) SAP FI Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) SAP Functional Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) SAP SD Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) SAP Supply Chain Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Supply Chain Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) EDI
2 2 (4.35%) J2EE
2 2 (4.35%) REST
3 1 (2.17%) CGI
3 1 (2.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Life Science
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) PMI
3 2 (4.35%) Social Media
4 1 (2.17%) AS400
4 1 (2.17%) Biotechnology
4 1 (2.17%) Linked Data
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) Process Improvement
1 10 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.57%) Analytics
3 8 (17.39%) Procure-to-Pay
4 7 (15.22%) ERP
5 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (13.04%) Project Management
5 6 (13.04%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (10.87%) Data Modelling
6 5 (10.87%) SAP Security
7 4 (8.70%) Business Analytics
7 4 (8.70%) Decision-Making
7 4 (8.70%) Scrum
8 3 (6.52%) Big Data Analytics
8 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.52%) Data Analytics
8 3 (6.52%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (6.52%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) Java
2 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.17%) Python
3 1 (2.17%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 5 (10.87%) SAP Certification
3 3 (6.52%) Master's Degree
3 3 (6.52%) MBA
3 3 (6.52%) PMI Certification
3 3 (6.52%) PMP
4 1 (2.17%) ACCA
4 1 (2.17%) CIMA
4 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (2.17%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) GxP
2 5 (10.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (6.52%) Data Quality
3 3 (6.52%) GMP
4 2 (4.35%) PMO
4 2 (4.35%) QA
5 1 (2.17%) GAAP
5 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.17%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) SAP
2 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.39%) HP
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle
5 2 (4.35%) hybris
5 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.17%) Adobe
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco
6 1 (2.17%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.17%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.17%) Micro Focus
6 1 (2.17%) Vertica
6 1 (2.17%) VMware