The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Macclesfield region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 4 13 3
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 4 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 13.33% 2.94% 21.74%
As % of the General category 100.00% 33.33% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Average daily rate £400 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -13.04%
General Category
Macclesfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
4 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 13.33% 8.82% 41.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 15
Average daily rate £400 £383 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -4.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Pharmaceutical
Cheshire

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Macclesfield region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Macclesfield region.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Macclesfield region.

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield 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 (45.45%) Manufacturing
2 3 (27.27%) Validation
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (27.27%) Life Science
2 3 (27.27%) QA
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (27.27%) GAMP
2 3 (27.27%) GMP
2 3 (27.27%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) Document Management
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
4 1 (9.09%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (9.09%) Logistics
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) SCADA
4 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (9.09%) Android
4 1 (9.09%) Project Governance
4 1 (9.09%) HTML

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Web Applications Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Validation Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Web Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Life Science
2 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) SCADA
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Validation
1 3 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (27.27%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Document Management
3 1 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (9.09%) Logistics
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
3 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (9.09%) Project Governance
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Password Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
1 3 (27.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 3 (27.27%) GAMP
1 3 (27.27%) GMP
2 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
2 1 (9.09%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Ariba
2 1 (9.09%) Cognizant