Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 52 28
Rank change year-on-year -3 -24 +54
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 33 38 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.63% 2.93% 4.69%
As % of the General category 7.24% 8.35% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 38
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +5.63% -32.38%
10th Percentile £278 £219 £289
90th Percentile £560 £535 £457
North West median daily rate £420 £363 £355
% change year-on-year +15.86% +2.11% -21.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 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% -

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 456 455 809
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 36.39% 35.05% 39.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 313 601
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £238 £235 £288
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £423
% change year-on-year - -5.33% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 29
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.78% +22.85%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.25 £13.91
90th Percentile £34.38 £25.13 £37.75
North West median hourly rate £21.78 £27.50 £34.32
% change year-on-year -20.80% -19.87% +80.63%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 -3 10 £420 +1.82% 2
Chester +13 8 £350 - 2
Alderley Edge 0 8 £420 - 3
Pharmaceutical
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 10 (30.30%) Finance
1 10 (30.30%) SAP
2 8 (24.24%) Data Analysis
3 7 (21.21%) Data Management
3 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
3 7 (21.21%) Dutch Language
3 7 (21.21%) French Language
3 7 (21.21%) German Language
3 7 (21.21%) Italian Language
3 7 (21.21%) Portuguese Language
3 7 (21.21%) Spanish Language
4 6 (18.18%) Russian Language
4 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 5 (15.15%) Migration
5 5 (15.15%) Data Migration
5 5 (15.15%) Data Governance
6 4 (12.12%) Master Data Management
6 4 (12.12%) SAP Implementation
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.12%) MS Access
6 4 (12.12%) Hyperion
6 4 (12.12%) Project Management
7 3 (9.09%) SAP FI
7 3 (9.09%) CRM
7 3 (9.09%) SAP CO
7 3 (9.09%) HFM
7 3 (9.09%) Scrum
7 3 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing

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 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (3.03%) CMS
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) HFM
1 3 (9.09%) SAP CO
1 3 (9.09%) SAP FI
1 3 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.03%) SAP MM
2 1 (3.03%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Veeva
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) BGP
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
1 2 (6.06%) LAN
1 2 (6.06%) Network Security
1 2 (6.06%) OSPF
1 2 (6.06%) WAN
1 2 (6.06%) Wireless
1 2 (6.06%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) MS Access
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Dutch Language
2 7 (21.21%) French Language
2 7 (21.21%) German Language
2 7 (21.21%) Italian Language
2 7 (21.21%) Portuguese Language
2 7 (21.21%) Spanish Language
3 6 (18.18%) Russian Language
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Data Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) SAP Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) SAP Data Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) CRM Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Data Modeller
5 2 (6.06%) Multilingual Support
5 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) SAP MDM Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.03%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) SAP FI Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Test and Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Ajax
1 1 (3.03%) CSS
1 1 (3.03%) CSS3
1 1 (3.03%) HTML
1 1 (3.03%) jQuery
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
1 1 (3.03%) XHTML
1 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Learning Management System
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) SCORM
3 1 (3.03%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Data Analysis
2 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
2 7 (21.21%) Data Management
3 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 5 (15.15%) Data Governance
4 5 (15.15%) Data Migration
4 5 (15.15%) Migration
5 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.12%) Master Data Management
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (9.09%) Analytics
6 3 (9.09%) CRM
6 3 (9.09%) Scrum
6 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (6.06%) Data Mapping
7 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.06%) Network Design
7 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) CCDP
1 2 (6.06%) CCNP
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) PMO
2 1 (3.03%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (3.03%) GAMP
2 1 (3.03%) GMP
2 1 (3.03%) GxP
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 13485
2 1 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) SAP
2 4 (12.12%) Hyperion
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco
3 2 (6.06%) IDERA
3 2 (6.06%) Saba
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) MicroStrategy