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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 38 10 51
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +41
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 47 106 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.11% 10.58% 1.72%
As % of the General category 13.43% 24.71% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 36 3
Median daily rate £500 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.25 £20.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+137.34% +1.21%
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
350 429 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.08% 42.81% 38.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 253 172
Median daily rate £425 £425 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £500 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 21
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.38 £22.67 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.54% -9.34%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield 0 27 £350 -22.22% 1
Alderley Edge 0 1 £510 -
Pharmaceutical
North West

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 43 (50.00%) Finance
1 43 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.23%) Project Management
3 24 (27.91%) SAP
4 20 (23.26%) Analytics
5 17 (19.77%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (19.77%) Scrum
6 16 (18.60%) Java
6 16 (18.60%) Data Modelling
7 15 (17.44%) Oracle
8 14 (16.28%) Degree
9 13 (15.12%) Talend Open Studio
9 13 (15.12%) Visual Analytics
9 13 (15.12%) Talend
10 12 (13.95%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 11 (12.79%) ETL
12 10 (11.63%) Tomcat
12 10 (11.63%) Programme Management
12 10 (11.63%) TDD
12 10 (11.63%) Mentoring
12 10 (11.63%) Data Integration
12 10 (11.63%) Business Analysis
13 9 (10.47%) Performance Management
13 9 (10.47%) AngularJS
13 9 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
13 9 (10.47%) SQL
13 9 (10.47%) Hyperion
14 8 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (9.30%) Management Information System

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 10 (11.63%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.81%) Apache
3 3 (3.49%) IIS
3 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.16%) eRoom
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) MS Office
2 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.16%) MS Project
3 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (2.33%) SAP MDM
3 1 (1.16%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.81%) Amazon Kinesis
2 5 (5.81%) Amazon S3
2 5 (5.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (4.65%) Veeva
4 3 (3.49%) IaaS
4 3 (3.49%) PaaS
4 3 (3.49%) SaaS
5 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) Amazon Redshift
2 6 (6.98%) Star Schema
3 5 (5.81%) MySQL
3 5 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.49%) Data Mart
5 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.49%) Essbase
5 3 (3.49%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.16%) OLAP
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.16%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (6.98%) ERwin
3 3 (3.49%) JIRA
General
1 43 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.33%) Marketing
3 2 (2.33%) Swedish Language
4 1 (1.16%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Legal
4 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (26.74%) Developer
2 17 (19.77%) Analyst
3 15 (17.44%) Project Manager
4 13 (15.12%) Business Analyst
5 8 (9.30%) Senior Manager
5 8 (9.30%) Senior Project Manager
6 7 (8.14%) ETL Developer
6 7 (8.14%) IT Manager
6 7 (8.14%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.98%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Senior ETL Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Consultant
8 5 (5.81%) Database Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Finance Manager
8 5 (5.81%) IT Finance Manager
8 5 (5.81%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Talend Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Test Manager
9 4 (4.65%) Angular Developer
9 4 (4.65%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.47%) AngularJS
2 7 (8.14%) CSS
2 7 (8.14%) HTML
2 7 (8.14%) HTML5
2 7 (8.14%) Spring
3 6 (6.98%) Angular 2
4 5 (5.81%) REST
5 3 (3.49%) MDX
6 2 (2.33%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.16%) .NET
7 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.16%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Data Integration
2 8 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.49%) Informatics
4 3 (3.49%) Life Science
4 3 (3.49%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.16%) LIMS
5 1 (1.16%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.16%) Social Media
5 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.81%) AIX
1 5 (5.81%) Linux
1 5 (5.81%) Windows
2 3 (3.49%) CentOS
3 1 (1.16%) Android
3 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.23%) Project Management
3 20 (23.26%) Analytics
4 17 (19.77%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (19.77%) Scrum
5 16 (18.60%) Data Modelling
6 13 (15.12%) Visual Analytics
7 12 (13.95%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 11 (12.79%) ETL
9 10 (11.63%) Business Analysis
9 10 (11.63%) Mentoring
9 10 (11.63%) Programme Management
9 10 (11.63%) TDD
10 9 (10.47%) Performance Management
10 9 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (9.30%) Supplier Management
12 7 (8.14%) Matrix Organization
12 7 (8.14%) People Management
13 6 (6.98%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.60%) Java
2 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
2 9 (10.47%) SQL
3 6 (6.98%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.16%) Python
4 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (16.28%) Degree
2 5 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.49%) CCNA
5 2 (2.33%) CCNP
5 2 (2.33%) MBA
6 1 (1.16%) CCIE
6 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Docker
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) Puppet
1 3 (3.49%) vRealize
2 2 (2.33%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.16%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.16%) OPNET
Vendors
1 24 (27.91%) SAP
2 15 (17.44%) Oracle
3 13 (15.12%) Talend
4 9 (10.47%) Hyperion
5 7 (8.14%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.65%) VMware
7 3 (3.49%) Cisco
7 3 (3.49%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (3.49%) Riverbed
7 3 (3.49%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.33%) BMC
8 2 (2.33%) Concur
8 2 (2.33%) Infor
8 2 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.16%) Ariba
9 1 (1.16%) CA
9 1 (1.16%) LabWare