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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 57 68 58
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 13 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.65% 0.63% 0.56%
As % of the General category 3.76% 1.67% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
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£450 £450 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £375 £418
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -10.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £19.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+123.68% -14.60%
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
346 299 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.02% 37.94% 33.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 144 121
Average daily rate £410 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £262 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 28
Average hourly rate £14.81 £35.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.70% +35.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £25.04 £8.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 27 February 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 12 - - 5
Runcorn - - - - 1
Warrington - - - - 3
Pharmaceutical
North West

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (33.33%) GxP
2 4 (22.22%) PMI
2 4 (22.22%) PMI Certification
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) GMP
2 4 (22.22%) Process Management
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 4 (22.22%) Informatics
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) Validation
4 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis
5 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.56%) Life Science
5 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (5.56%) JPA
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Security
5 1 (5.56%) Data Entry
5 1 (5.56%) Lync
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) SAP CO

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) eRoom
2 1 (5.56%) Lync
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP FI
1 1 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (5.56%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JDeveloper
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
1 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Architect
1 4 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Project Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Business Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Objects Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Business Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Project Support Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis
1 1 (5.56%) Spring
1 1 (5.56%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) PMI
1 4 (22.22%) Informatics
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Life Science
2 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Project Management
1 4 (22.22%) Process Management
2 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Validation
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Security
4 1 (5.56%) Data Entry
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MBA
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) GxP
2 4 (22.22%) GMP
3 3 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) EMC
3 1 (5.56%) Ariba
3 1 (5.56%) Cognizant
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
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