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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 53 71 44
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -27
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 11 2 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.40% 0.22% 2.76%
As % of the General category 3.79% 0.48% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 9
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£450 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 - £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £39.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-51.89% +58.00%
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
290 417 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.80% 45.72% 37.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 222 225
Average daily rate £400 £390 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 34 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £31.56 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.54% -23.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £16.50 £22.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £48.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 - 7 £525 -
Warrington - 1 £225 -
Wilmslow - - - -
Runcorn - - - - 1
Pharmaceutical
North West

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (44.00%) SAP
2 8 (32.00%) Manufacturing
3 7 (28.00%) SAP EWM
4 5 (20.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.00%) ERP
4 5 (20.00%) Finance
4 5 (20.00%) Life Science
4 5 (20.00%) SAP ERP
5 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.00%) JDA
6 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (12.00%) RedPrairie
6 3 (12.00%) Time Management
7 2 (8.00%) QA
7 2 (8.00%) Data Management
7 2 (8.00%) Logistics
7 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
7 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
7 2 (8.00%) Data Privacy
7 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (8.00%) LAN
7 2 (8.00%) GxP
7 2 (8.00%) C
7 2 (8.00%) XML
7 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (4.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (28.00%) SAP EWM
2 5 (20.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
1 2 (8.00%) Wireless
2 1 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) DB2
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 8 (32.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.00%) SAP Manager
2 4 (16.00%) IT Project Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Implementation Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Compliance Manager
4 2 (8.00%) SAP Implementation Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Quality Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Data Manager
5 1 (4.00%) IT Programme Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Junior C# Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Web Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) SAP Basis
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (4.00%) SignalR
2 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (4.00%) Castle Windsor
2 1 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Life Science
2 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Project Management
1 5 (20.00%) ERP
2 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (12.00%) Time Management
4 2 (8.00%) Data Management
4 2 (8.00%) Logistics
4 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (8.00%) Data Privacy
4 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) MVC
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) BCP
5 1 (4.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C
1 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
1 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (8.00%) GxP
2 1 (4.00%) GCP
2 1 (4.00%) GMP
2 1 (4.00%) GLP
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) SAP
2 3 (12.00%) JDA
2 3 (12.00%) RedPrairie
3 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Ariba
4 1 (4.00%) Cognizant
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
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Pharma Division
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Rate: £8.93 - £10.15 per hour
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Runcorn
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago