Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 51 16
Rank change year-on-year -2 -35 +68
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 37 46 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.78% 3.16% 7.36%
As % of the General category 6.58% 9.11% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 12 55
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £413 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +16.20% -21.11%
10th Percentile £300 £233 £308
90th Percentile £500 £534 £448
North West median daily rate £420 £344 £355
% change year-on-year +22.18% -3.17% -16.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
North West median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -60.31%

Pharmaceutical is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 562 505 896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 42.16% 34.71% 42.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 356 615
Cheshire median daily rate £410 £402 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.12% -5.53% +7.32%
10th Percentile £280 £250 £300
90th Percentile £525 £550 £572
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £418
% change year-on-year +3.13% -4.19% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 28
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -37.08% +17.11%
10th Percentile £12.42 £13.25 £13.24
90th Percentile £33.00 £23.70 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £22.67 £25.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year -9.31% -18.09% +52.60%

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Pharmaceutical as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in Cheshire

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in Cheshire

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in Cheshire

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield +1 18 £425 +6.25% 1
Alderley Edge 0 8 £420 -
Chester +13 6 £350 - 2
Pharmaceutical
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Data Analysis
3 7 (18.92%) SAP
3 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
4 6 (16.22%) Data Management
4 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis
5 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.51%) Dutch Language
5 5 (13.51%) French Language
5 5 (13.51%) German Language
5 5 (13.51%) Italian Language
5 5 (13.51%) Portuguese Language
5 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
5 5 (13.51%) Data Governance
5 5 (13.51%) Linux
5 5 (13.51%) Python
5 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.81%) Project Management
6 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (10.81%) Migration
6 4 (10.81%) Cisco
6 4 (10.81%) Life Science
6 4 (10.81%) SAP Implementation
6 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
6 4 (10.81%) Russian Language
6 4 (10.81%) Spanish Language
6 4 (10.81%) Master Data Management
6 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (8.11%) Ansible

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring 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 1 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (2.70%) CMS
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) HFM
1 3 (8.11%) SAP CO
1 3 (8.11%) SAP FI
1 3 (8.11%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.11%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) BGP
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (5.41%) Firewall
1 2 (5.41%) LAN
1 2 (5.41%) Network Security
1 2 (5.41%) OSPF
1 2 (5.41%) WAN
1 2 (5.41%) Wireless
1 2 (5.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) MS Access
2 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Dutch Language
2 5 (13.51%) French Language
2 5 (13.51%) German Language
2 5 (13.51%) Italian Language
2 5 (13.51%) Portuguese Language
3 4 (10.81%) Russian Language
3 4 (10.81%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Data Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) SAP Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) SAP Data Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) Developer
6 2 (5.41%) CRM Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) CRM Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Data Modeller
6 2 (5.41%) Multilingual Support
6 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) SAP MDM Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Developer
7 1 (2.70%) SAP FI Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Test and Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) CSS
1 3 (8.11%) HTML
1 3 (8.11%) Web Services
2 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.70%) Ajax
3 1 (2.70%) Angular 2
3 1 (2.70%) CSS3
3 1 (2.70%) HTML5
3 1 (2.70%) jQuery
3 1 (2.70%) REST
3 1 (2.70%) Spring
3 1 (2.70%) XHTML
3 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.81%) Life Science
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.70%) SCORM
3 1 (2.70%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Data Analysis
2 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis
2 6 (16.22%) Data Management
2 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
3 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
3 5 (13.51%) Data Governance
4 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
4 4 (10.81%) Master Data Management
4 4 (10.81%) Migration
4 4 (10.81%) Project Management
4 4 (10.81%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (8.11%) CRM
5 3 (8.11%) Scrum
5 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (5.41%) Data Mapping
6 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.41%) Network Design
6 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) Python
2 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.41%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.41%) CCDP
2 2 (5.41%) CCNA
2 2 (5.41%) CCNP
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) PMO
2 1 (2.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (2.70%) GAMP
2 1 (2.70%) GMP
2 1 (2.70%) GxP
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 13485
2 1 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) SAP
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco
3 3 (8.11%) Hyperion
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.41%) IDERA
4 2 (5.41%) Saba
5 1 (2.70%) Adobe
5 1 (2.70%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.70%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.70%) VMware