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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 5 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 4 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 11.11% 10.77% 23.91%
As % of the General category 36.36% 31.82% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 8
Average daily rate
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- £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £29.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.42% +18.00%
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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
11 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 30.56% 33.85% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 18
Average daily rate £358 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.37% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

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 December 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 4 (36.36%) SAP
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) SAP EWM
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) GxP
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) Life Science
4 1 (9.09%) SAP ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Clinical Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Ariba
4 1 (9.09%) Cognizant
4 1 (9.09%) JDA
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) GCP
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) RedPrairie
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SAP EWM
2 1 (9.09%) SAP ERP
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Implementation Manager
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Project Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Quality Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Implementation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Clinical Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) GxP
2 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (9.09%) GCP
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Ariba
2 1 (9.09%) Cognizant
2 1 (9.09%) JDA
2 1 (9.09%) RedPrairie