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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 34 43 59
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +16
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 15 32 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.97% 3.39% 1.68%
As % of the General category 7.61% 8.65% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 1
Median daily rate £448 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £406 £525
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -22.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £24.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+25.51% -42.35%

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
197 370 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.01% 39.19% 44.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 265 199
Median daily rate £403 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £263 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 32
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -5.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.85%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 14 £450 -10.00% 1
Pharmaceutical
North West

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) SAP
3 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.65%) Validation
5 5 (14.71%) ETL
5 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
6 4 (11.76%) Hyperion
6 4 (11.76%) HTML
6 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
6 4 (11.76%) Scrum
6 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (8.82%) Analytics
7 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
7 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (8.82%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (8.82%) Salt
7 3 (8.82%) SAP MDM
7 3 (8.82%) Migration
7 3 (8.82%) Perl
7 3 (8.82%) Oracle
7 3 (8.82%) MS Office
7 3 (8.82%) Windows
7 3 (8.82%) Linux
7 3 (8.82%) Python
7 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
7 3 (8.82%) SAP Certification
7 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
7 3 (8.82%) Amazon EC2

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 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) Confluence
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.94%) SAS
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.94%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) SAP MDM
2 2 (5.88%) SAP CO
2 2 (5.88%) SAP FI
2 2 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.94%) Maximo
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (2.94%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (8.82%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (5.88%) Office 365
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.94%) SaaS
4 1 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (5.88%) Big Data
2 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.88%) Essbase
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.94%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.94%) Data Mart
3 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.94%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.94%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.94%) Spotfire
3 1 (2.94%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
1 3 (8.82%) JIRA
2 2 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.82%) Dutch Language
3 3 (8.82%) French Language
3 3 (8.82%) German Language
3 3 (8.82%) Italian Language
3 3 (8.82%) Portuguese Language
3 3 (8.82%) Russian Language
3 3 (8.82%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) SAP Financial Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) OBIEE Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) SAP Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) boto
2 2 (5.88%) CSS
2 2 (5.88%) HTML5
2 2 (5.88%) JSON
2 2 (5.88%) MDX
2 2 (5.88%) REST
2 2 (5.88%) XML
2 2 (5.88%) YAML
3 1 (2.94%) Angular 2
3 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.94%) CSS3
3 1 (2.94%) Spring
3 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.94%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Life Science
2 2 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.94%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.94%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.65%) Validation
3 5 (14.71%) ETL
4 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 4 (11.76%) Scrum
5 3 (8.82%) Analytics
5 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.82%) Data Migration
5 3 (8.82%) Logistics
5 3 (8.82%) Migration
6 2 (5.88%) Data Analytics
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps
6 2 (5.88%) High Availability
6 2 (5.88%) Manual Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.88%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) Time Management
6 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) Perl
1 3 (8.82%) Python
2 2 (5.88%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) SAP Certification
2 2 (5.88%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.94%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (8.82%) Puppet
1 3 (8.82%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) SAP
2 4 (11.76%) Hyperion
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) IDERA
4 2 (5.88%) Talend
4 2 (5.88%) Workday
5 1 (2.94%) Adobe
5 1 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) Informatica
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