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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 41 55 66
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 32 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.34% 1.56% 0.81%
As % of the General category 8.53% 3.45% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 2
Average daily rate £385 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £450 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £525 £400
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £42.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-43.52% +129.72%
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
375 348 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.10% 45.37% 38.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 201 159
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 32 31
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.81 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.43% -56.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% +16.27%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 0 15 £428 - 2
Chester - 4 £475 -
Alderley Edge - 2 £213 -
Crewe - 1 - - 1
Pharmaceutical
North West

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 23 (25.84%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (17.98%) Change Management
3 16 (17.98%) SAP
4 15 (16.85%) Finance
5 14 (15.73%) Project Management
6 10 (11.24%) Manufacturing
6 10 (11.24%) Life Science
7 9 (10.11%) Degree
7 9 (10.11%) Data Management
7 9 (10.11%) User Stories
8 8 (8.99%) Master Data Management
8 8 (8.99%) MS Excel
8 8 (8.99%) SharePoint
8 8 (8.99%) Microsoft
9 7 (7.87%) Business Analysis
9 7 (7.87%) Validation
9 7 (7.87%) Data Quality
9 7 (7.87%) Visualisation
10 6 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (6.74%) Stress Testing
10 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (6.74%) MS Office
10 6 (6.74%) Linux
11 5 (5.62%) Ariba
11 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
11 5 (5.62%) ETL
11 5 (5.62%) Scrum
11 5 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 8 (8.99%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.25%) eRoom
3 1 (1.12%) CMS
3 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (22.47%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (8.99%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.74%) MS Office
4 5 (5.62%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (4.49%) MS Project
5 4 (4.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) SAP MM
2 2 (2.25%) SAP MDM
3 1 (1.12%) HFM
3 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.49%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (4.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 4 (4.49%) SaaS
3 2 (2.25%) Taleo
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.12%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) LAN
2 1 (1.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.62%) Spotfire
2 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.25%) MS Access
3 2 (2.25%) QlikView
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.12%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.12%) Maven
General
1 15 (16.85%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.25%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) French Language
4 1 (1.12%) German Language
4 1 (1.12%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 34 (38.20%) Analyst
2 15 (16.85%) Business Analyst
3 11 (12.36%) Data Analyst
4 9 (10.11%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.74%) Consultant
5 6 (6.74%) Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Architect
6 5 (5.62%) Programmer
7 4 (4.49%) Change Manager
7 4 (4.49%) IT Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Network Architect
8 3 (3.37%) Administrator
8 3 (3.37%) AWS Consultant
8 3 (3.37%) Business IT Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) HR Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) IT Business Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Report Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Validation Consultant
8 3 (3.37%) Workday Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.62%) D3.js
2 2 (2.25%) HTML
3 1 (1.12%) HTML5
3 1 (1.12%) J2EE
3 1 (1.12%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Life Science
2 7 (7.87%) Visualisation
3 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.25%) User Experience
6 1 (1.12%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.74%) Linux
2 3 (3.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.84%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.98%) Change Management
3 14 (15.73%) Project Management
4 9 (10.11%) Data Management
4 9 (10.11%) User Stories
5 8 (8.99%) Master Data Management
6 7 (7.87%) Business Analysis
6 7 (7.87%) Validation
7 6 (6.74%) Stress Testing
8 5 (5.62%) Agile Project Management
8 5 (5.62%) ETL
8 5 (5.62%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (5.62%) Project Planning
8 5 (5.62%) Scrum
8 5 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.49%) ITIL
9 4 (4.49%) Migration
9 4 (4.49%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.49%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.25%) SQL
3 1 (1.12%) Java
3 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.11%) Degree
2 6 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.49%) CCIE
3 4 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.25%) CCNP
5 1 (1.12%) ACCA
5 1 (1.12%) CIMA
5 1 (1.12%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.37%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (3.37%) GAMP
2 3 (3.37%) GMP
2 3 (3.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (17.98%) SAP
2 8 (8.99%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.62%) Ariba
4 3 (3.37%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle
6 1 (1.12%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.12%) Informatica
6 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
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