The 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 1 2 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 13 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 30.95% 24.14% 7.41%
As % of the General category 68.42% 63.64% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate £428 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 - £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £490 £390
% change year-on-year
-15.81% +25.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £34.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-28.46% +85.13%
Pharmaceutical
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Macclesfield region.

General Category
Macclesfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 45.24% 37.93% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 13
Average daily rate £500 £505 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +34.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £489 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £521 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Macclesfield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Macclesfield region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016, 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 13 (27.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.92%) Change Management
4 9 (18.75%) SAP
5 8 (16.67%) Finance
5 8 (16.67%) Degree
6 6 (12.50%) Project Management
6 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 6 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 6 (12.50%) ETL
6 6 (12.50%) Manufacturing
6 6 (12.50%) Stress Testing
7 5 (10.42%) Visualisation
7 5 (10.42%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (10.42%) Data Management
7 5 (10.42%) Life Science
7 5 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (10.42%) Validation
8 4 (8.33%) CCIE
8 4 (8.33%) ITIL
8 4 (8.33%) MS Office
8 4 (8.33%) Logistics
8 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (8.33%) Master Data Management
8 4 (8.33%) User Stories
9 3 (6.25%) ServiceNow
9 3 (6.25%) D3.js
9 3 (6.25%) Spreadsheet

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) eRoom
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.33%) MS Office
4 3 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (4.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.25%) QlikView
1 3 (6.25%) Spotfire
2 2 (4.17%) MS Access
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.08%) Star Schema
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) Business Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Data Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Network Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Programmer
5 3 (6.25%) Report Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Change Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Coordinator
6 2 (4.17%) Customer Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Master Data Expert
6 2 (4.17%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Process Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (4.17%) QlikView Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Marketing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Life Science
1 5 (10.42%) Visualisation
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.92%) Change Management
3 6 (12.50%) ETL
3 6 (12.50%) Project Management
3 6 (12.50%) Stress Testing
4 5 (10.42%) Data Management
4 5 (10.42%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (10.42%) Validation
5 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (8.33%) ITIL
5 4 (8.33%) Logistics
5 4 (8.33%) Master Data Management
5 4 (8.33%) User Stories
6 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.17%) E-Procurement
7 2 (4.17%) Migration
7 2 (4.17%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Degree
2 6 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.33%) CCIE
4 2 (4.17%) CCNP
5 1 (2.08%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (2.08%) GAMP
2 1 (2.08%) GMP
2 1 (2.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) SAP
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.17%) Ariba
4 2 (4.17%) Informatica
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle