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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 58 65 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 6 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.77% 0.91% 1.47%
As % of the General category 1.79% 2.11% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 10
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£575 £310 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.48% -8.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £29.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-18.64% +18.00%
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
336 426 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.08% 43.29% 39.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 202 205
Average daily rate £400 £375 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 34
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.64% +68.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £43.94 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 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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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 +1 4 - - 1
Runcorn - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Chester - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Pharmaceutical
North West

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (29.41%) SAP
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) GxP
3 3 (17.65%) SAP EWM
4 2 (11.76%) Life Science
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (11.76%) Data Privacy
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.76%) C
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Basis
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) Spring
5 1 (5.88%) Maven
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) Taxonomies

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SAP EWM
2 1 (5.88%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) DB2
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
1 1 (5.88%) JDeveloper
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
1 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Compliance Manager
2 2 (11.76%) SAP Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Implementation Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Quality Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Programme Manager
2 2 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Business Objects Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Business Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Junior
3 1 (5.88%) IT Programme Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Junior C# Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Basis
1 1 (5.88%) Spring
1 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (5.88%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (5.88%) WPF
1 1 (5.88%) JPA
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (5.88%) SignalR
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Life Science
2 1 (5.88%) Taxonomies
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (11.76%) Data Privacy
3 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Management
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) SOA
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) GxP
2 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (5.88%) GCP
3 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Ariba
3 1 (5.88%) Cognizant
3 1 (5.88%) JDA
3 1 (5.88%) RedPrairie
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £7 - £7.50 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Pharma Division
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Pharma Division
Posted: 6 days ago