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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 55 60 58
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 9 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.22% 1.01% 0.90%
As % of the General category 2.74% 2.41% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
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£450 £310 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -25.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £489 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+30.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+85.13% -26.00%
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
329 373 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.58% 41.68% 36.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 187 168
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 27
Average hourly rate £16.84 £34.53 £17.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.24% +101.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £43.64 £42.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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
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 30 January 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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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 +8 7 - -
Runcorn - - - - 2
Warrington - - - -
Chester - - - -
Pharmaceutical
North West

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) SAP
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) GxP
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Life Science
5 1 (6.67%) WPF
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Management
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.67%) JPA
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Security
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) MVVM
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) R
5 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (6.67%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (6.67%) SAP EWM
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) SignalR
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (6.67%) eRoom
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP EWM
1 1 (6.67%) SAP CO
1 1 (6.67%) SAP FI
1 1 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) JDeveloper
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Project Support Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) WPF Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Business Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Business Objects Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Junior C# Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Manager
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Business Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) WPF
1 1 (6.67%) JPA
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (6.67%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (6.67%) SignalR
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (6.67%) Spring
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Life Science
2 1 (6.67%) Taxonomies
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Project Management
1 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Test Management
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Security
3 1 (6.67%) MVVM
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (6.67%) Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) SOA
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) R
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) GxP
2 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) EMC
3 1 (6.67%) Ariba
3 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 6 hours ago
Runcorn
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £290 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheshire
Pharma Division
Posted: 2 days ago