The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 17 58 63
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +5
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 92 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.34% 1.78% 0.27%
As % of the General category 23.29% 4.53% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 2 1
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£400 £425 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +23.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -9.47%
Pharmaceutical
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

General Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
395 309 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.10% 39.36% 42.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 162 141
Average daily rate £439 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 19
Average hourly rate £14.17 £35.00 £40.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.50% -13.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £28.90 £15.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Cheshire region.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Cheshire region.

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield +6 44 £425 +6.25% 3
Alderley Edge 0 21 - -
Warrington - 6 £350 - 1
Crewe -1 2 £363 - 2
Runcorn - 2 - - 2
Pharmaceutical
North West

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Pharmaceutical.

1 26 (25.00%) Project Management
2 24 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (21.15%) Manufacturing
4 19 (18.27%) Finance
5 16 (15.38%) GMP
6 15 (14.42%) GxP
7 14 (13.46%) SAP
8 12 (11.54%) QlikView
9 11 (10.58%) GAMP
10 8 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (7.69%) PMI
10 8 (7.69%) PMI Certification
10 8 (7.69%) Process Management
10 8 (7.69%) Informatics
11 7 (6.73%) Risk Management
11 7 (6.73%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (6.73%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 6 (5.77%) SharePoint
12 6 (5.77%) ERP
12 6 (5.77%) Workflow
12 6 (5.77%) Change Management
12 6 (5.77%) Problem Management
13 5 (4.81%) QA
13 5 (4.81%) SCADA
13 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database
13 5 (4.81%) Legal
13 5 (4.81%) Validation
13 5 (4.81%) VMware
13 5 (4.81%) MS PowerPoint
13 5 (4.81%) Wonderware

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Pharmaceutical. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.92%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.92%) Lync
3 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.96%) eRoom
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) SAP APO
2 2 (1.92%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.96%) TrackWise
3 1 (0.96%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.96%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) DNS
2 1 (0.96%) NAS
2 1 (0.96%) Firewall
2 1 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.96%) LAN
2 1 (0.96%) DHCP
2 1 (0.96%) VPN
2 1 (0.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.54%) QlikView
2 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.92%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.96%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.96%) JIRA
General
1 22 (21.15%) Manufacturing
2 19 (18.27%) Finance
3 5 (4.81%) Legal
4 2 (1.92%) Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (27.88%) Project Manager
2 18 (17.31%) Architect
3 15 (14.42%) Analyst
4 10 (9.62%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (7.69%) Developer
6 5 (4.81%) QlikView Developer
6 5 (4.81%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (4.81%) Coordinator
6 5 (4.81%) Business Analyst
7 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (3.85%) Business Manager
7 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (3.85%) Functional Analyst
7 4 (3.85%) Project Coordinator
7 4 (3.85%) Implementation Engineer
8 3 (2.88%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (2.88%) Project Analyst
8 3 (2.88%) Portfolio Analyst
8 3 (2.88%) Wintel Architect
8 3 (2.88%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.69%) PMI
1 8 (7.69%) Informatics
2 5 (4.81%) SCADA
3 2 (1.92%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.96%) SecurID
4 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.96%) Life Science
4 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.96%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.81%) Windows
2 3 (2.88%) Linux
3 2 (1.92%) HPUX
3 2 (1.92%) Solaris
3 2 (1.92%) UNIX
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.00%) Project Management
2 24 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (7.69%) Process Management
4 7 (6.73%) Risk Management
4 7 (6.73%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (5.77%) ERP
5 6 (5.77%) Workflow
5 6 (5.77%) Change Management
5 6 (5.77%) Problem Management
6 5 (4.81%) Validation
6 5 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (4.81%) Service Management
7 4 (3.85%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.85%) Analytics
7 4 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (3.85%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (3.85%) Performance Management
8 3 (2.88%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.81%) SQL
2 2 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 4 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.88%) Degree
3 3 (2.88%) CCIE
3 3 (2.88%) CCNP
4 1 (0.96%) MBA
4 1 (0.96%) HNC
4 1 (0.96%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.38%) GMP
2 15 (14.42%) GxP
3 11 (10.58%) GAMP
4 8 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (6.73%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 5 (4.81%) QA
7 2 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) SCCM
1 1 (0.96%) SCOM
1 1 (0.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (13.46%) SAP
2 5 (4.81%) VMware
2 5 (4.81%) Wonderware
2 5 (4.81%) Oracle
3 3 (2.88%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.88%) NetApp
4 2 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.92%) Informatica
4 2 (1.92%) Saba
5 1 (0.96%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.96%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.96%) Cisco
5 1 (0.96%) EMC
5 1 (0.96%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.96%) CheckPoint
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