The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Cheshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 52 64 42
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 13 3 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.64% 0.39% 2.82%
As % of the General category 4.44% 0.91% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 12
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£413 £391 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +11.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £354 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £428 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £395
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +13.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £36.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-44.82% +61.11%
General Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
293 330 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.86% 43.36% 42.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 150 253
Average daily rate £401 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.64% +5.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £213 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 19
Average hourly rate £29.50 £38.25 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.87% +44.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £16.84 £20.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Pharmaceutical
North West

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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 7 £525 +52.17% 1
Runcorn - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Chester - - - -
Pharmaceutical
North West

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 8 (36.36%) SAP
2 7 (31.82%) Manufacturing
3 6 (27.27%) SAP EWM
4 5 (22.73%) SAP ERP
4 5 (22.73%) ERP
5 4 (18.18%) Life Science
6 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
6 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.64%) Finance
6 3 (13.64%) JDA
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) XML
6 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.64%) Time Management
6 3 (13.64%) RedPrairie
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
7 2 (9.09%) Data Privacy
7 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
7 2 (9.09%) QA
7 2 (9.09%) C
7 2 (9.09%) LAN
7 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (9.09%) GxP
7 2 (9.09%) Service Management
7 2 (9.09%) Wireless
7 2 (9.09%) Degree
7 2 (9.09%) Data Management
7 2 (9.09%) Logistics

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) SAP EWM
2 5 (22.73%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LAN
1 2 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
General
1 7 (31.82%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
1 4 (18.18%) Implementation Manager
2 3 (13.64%) SAP Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Quality Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Applications Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Compliance Manager
3 2 (9.09%) SAP Implementation Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Data Manager
4 1 (4.55%) IT Programme Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Web Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Service Level Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Senior SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) JSON
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) SOAP
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Life Science
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Pharmacovigilance
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ERP
2 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
2 3 (13.64%) Time Management
2 3 (13.64%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) Data Management
3 2 (9.09%) Logistics
3 2 (9.09%) Service Management
3 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.09%) Data Privacy
3 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Clinical Data Management
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.55%) System Testing
4 1 (4.55%) BCP
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) ITSM
4 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) C
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) GxP
1 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) GCP
2 1 (4.55%) GMP
2 1 (4.55%) GLP
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) SAP
2 3 (13.64%) JDA
2 3 (13.64%) RedPrairie
3 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) Cognizant
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheshire
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Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
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