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 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 41 17 61
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +44
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 51 97 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.98% 9.75% 1.75%
As % of the General category 13.35% 24.13% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 30 2
Median daily rate £500 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £300 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £403 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.01% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+41.11% +7.14%
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
382 402 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.27% 40.40% 38.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 245 159
Median daily rate £425 £439 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.18% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £500 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 23
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £14.00 £27.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.00%

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 28 May 2016.

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 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 29 £350 -17.64%
Alderley Edge -1 1 £510 -
Pharmaceutical
North West

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 41 (47.13%) Finance
1 41 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.74%) Project Management
3 22 (25.29%) SAP
4 16 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (18.39%) Analytics
5 15 (17.24%) Java
5 15 (17.24%) Scrum
6 14 (16.09%) Data Modelling
7 13 (14.94%) Degree
8 12 (13.79%) Visual Analytics
8 12 (13.79%) Oracle
9 11 (12.64%) Programme Management
10 10 (11.49%) ETL
10 10 (11.49%) Tomcat
10 10 (11.49%) Talend
10 10 (11.49%) Data Integration
10 10 (11.49%) Talend Open Studio
11 9 (10.34%) Business Analysis
11 9 (10.34%) Mentoring
11 9 (10.34%) SQL
11 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (10.34%) TDD
12 8 (9.20%) Change Management
12 8 (9.20%) JavaScript
12 8 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
12 8 (9.20%) AngularJS
12 8 (9.20%) Supplier Management
13 7 (8.05%) SaaS

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 10 (11.49%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.75%) Apache
3 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.15%) eRoom
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS Office
3 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.30%) MS Project
3 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (2.30%) SAP MDM
3 1 (1.15%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.05%) SaaS
2 5 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.75%) Amazon Kinesis
2 5 (5.75%) Amazon S3
2 5 (5.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (4.60%) Veeva
4 3 (3.45%) IaaS
4 3 (3.45%) PaaS
5 2 (2.30%) Taleo
6 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.75%) Amazon Redshift
1 5 (5.75%) MySQL
1 5 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (5.75%) Star Schema
2 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.15%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (5.75%) ERwin
3 3 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 41 (47.13%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.45%) Marketing
4 2 (2.30%) Swedish Language
5 1 (1.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (21.84%) Analyst
1 19 (21.84%) Developer
2 17 (19.54%) Project Manager
3 14 (16.09%) Business Analyst
4 8 (9.20%) Senior Manager
4 8 (9.20%) Senior Project Manager
5 7 (8.05%) ETL Developer
5 7 (8.05%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.90%) IT Manager
6 6 (6.90%) Senior ETL Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Database Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Finance Manager
7 5 (5.75%) IT Finance Manager
7 5 (5.75%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.75%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Talend Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Finance Project Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.20%) AngularJS
2 7 (8.05%) CSS
2 7 (8.05%) HTML
2 7 (8.05%) HTML5
3 6 (6.90%) Spring
4 5 (5.75%) Angular 2
4 5 (5.75%) REST
5 2 (2.30%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.15%) .NET
6 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.15%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) Data Integration
2 7 (8.05%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.75%) Life Science
4 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.45%) Informatics
4 3 (3.45%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.15%) LIMS
5 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.15%) Social Media
5 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.75%) AIX
1 5 (5.75%) Linux
1 5 (5.75%) Windows
2 3 (3.45%) CentOS
3 1 (1.15%) Android
3 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.74%) Project Management
3 16 (18.39%) Analytics
3 16 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (17.24%) Scrum
5 14 (16.09%) Data Modelling
6 12 (13.79%) Visual Analytics
7 11 (12.64%) Programme Management
8 10 (11.49%) ETL
9 9 (10.34%) Business Analysis
9 9 (10.34%) Mentoring
9 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (10.34%) TDD
10 8 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (9.20%) Change Management
10 8 (9.20%) Supplier Management
11 7 (8.05%) People Management
12 6 (6.90%) Automated Testing
12 6 (6.90%) Performance Management
13 5 (5.75%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.24%) Java
2 9 (10.34%) SQL
3 8 (9.20%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.90%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.15%) Python
5 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (14.94%) Degree
2 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.45%) CCNA
3 3 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.30%) MBA
5 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.30%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.75%) Docker
2 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) Puppet
1 3 (3.45%) vRealize
2 2 (2.30%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.15%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.15%) OPNET
Vendors
1 22 (25.29%) SAP
2 12 (13.79%) Oracle
3 10 (11.49%) Talend
4 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.90%) Hyperion
6 4 (4.60%) VMware
7 3 (3.45%) Cisco
7 3 (3.45%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (3.45%) Riverbed
7 3 (3.45%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.30%) BMC
8 2 (2.30%) Concur
8 2 (2.30%) Infor
8 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.15%) Ariba
9 1 (1.15%) CA
9 1 (1.15%) LabWare
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