Period
to 16 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 52 48
Rank change year-on-year -19 -4 -31
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 17 35 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.29% 2.75% 3.73%
As % of the General category 4.22% 5.98% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 10
Cheshire median daily rate £413 £420 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +24.44% -10.00%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £228
90th Percentile £495 £530 £539
North West median daily rate £375 £420 £331
% change year-on-year -10.71% +26.79% -6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £17.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.13% +28.24%
North West median hourly rate £15.75 £14.00 £20.56
% change year-on-year +12.50% -31.91% +52.31%

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 403 585 545
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 30.65% 46.03% 34.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 411 376
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £250
90th Percentile £538 £525 £544
North West median daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 21
Cheshire median hourly rate £18.38 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.25% - -19.26%
10th Percentile £13.45 £12.81 £13.25
90th Percentile £41.75 £33.00 £33.75
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% -12.00% -18.09%

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 October 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 October 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
Chester 0 7 £413 -
Macclesfield -14 5 £383 -12.82% 2
Alderley Edge -5 1 £525 +25.00%
Pharmaceutical
North West

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Hyperion
3 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (17.65%) Validation
3 3 (17.65%) Dutch Language
3 3 (17.65%) French Language
3 3 (17.65%) German Language
3 3 (17.65%) Italian Language
3 3 (17.65%) Portuguese Language
3 3 (17.65%) Russian Language
3 3 (17.65%) Spanish Language
3 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 3 (17.65%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Talend
4 2 (11.76%) GitHub
4 2 (11.76%) ISO 13485
4 2 (11.76%) Business Process Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) PMO
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.76%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (11.76%) Taxonomies
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
4 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (11.76%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (11.76%) SAP HANA

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 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) CA PPM
1 1 (5.88%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (5.88%) SAP CO
1 1 (5.88%) SAP FI
1 1 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon Aurora
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (11.76%) SAP HANA
3 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.88%) MS Access
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Dutch Language
2 3 (17.65%) French Language
2 3 (17.65%) German Language
2 3 (17.65%) Italian Language
2 3 (17.65%) Portuguese Language
2 3 (17.65%) Russian Language
2 3 (17.65%) Spanish Language
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (5.88%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Service Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Data Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Angular Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) HR Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Validation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) NHS
1 2 (11.76%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Analytics
2 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) Validation
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Business Process Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (11.76%) ETL
3 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
1 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
1 2 (11.76%) Perl
1 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
1 2 (11.76%) Python
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCNA
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
1 2 (11.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO 13485
1 2 (11.76%) PMO
2 1 (5.88%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (5.88%) GAMP
2 1 (5.88%) GMP
2 1 (5.88%) GxP
2 1 (5.88%) IEC 62304
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Hyperion
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Talend
3 1 (5.88%) CA
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com