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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 1 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 25.00% 9.09% 20.00%
As % of the General category 70.00% 26.32% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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- £375 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £489 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+30.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+85.13% -26.00%
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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
10 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 35.71% 34.55% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 6
Average daily rate £525 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -9.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) SAP EWM
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) eRoom
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) GxP
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) Ariba

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) eRoom
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP EWM
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Support Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) Ariba