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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 43 33
Rank change year-on-year +5 -10  
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 18 40 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.34% 3.98% 4.85%
As % of the General category 6.90% 10.15% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 10
Median daily rate £445 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £450 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £525
% change year-on-year -5.55% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +26.00% -41.17%  

Pharmaceutical is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 261 394 372
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 48.42% 39.20% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 270 215
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 32
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.57% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £30.00 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00%  

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield -1 13 £448 -10.50% 1
Alderley Edge -1 3 £400 - 1
Pharmaceutical
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 18 (52.94%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) SAP
2 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (23.53%) Data Modelling
4 6 (17.65%) ETL
4 6 (17.65%) Hyperion
4 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (14.71%) HTML
5 5 (14.71%) Scrum
6 4 (11.76%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
6 4 (11.76%) Java
6 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 4 (11.76%) Oracle
6 4 (11.76%) SAP FI
6 4 (11.76%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (11.76%) SAP CO
6 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) Analytics
7 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
7 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
7 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (8.82%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (8.82%) DevOps
7 3 (8.82%) Salt
7 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (8.82%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (8.82%) Front End Development

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 2 (5.88%) Confluence
1 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.94%) SAS
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) SAP CO
1 4 (11.76%) SAP FI
1 4 (11.76%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.94%) Maximo
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.94%) SAP MDG
2 1 (2.94%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (8.82%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.94%) SaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (8.82%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (8.82%) Essbase
3 2 (5.88%) Big Data
3 2 (5.88%) Data Mart
3 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.88%) MS Access
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.94%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.94%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.94%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.94%) Spotfire
4 1 (2.94%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
1 3 (8.82%) JIRA
1 3 (8.82%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.94%) ERwin
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (52.94%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) Dutch Language
3 2 (5.88%) French Language
3 2 (5.88%) German Language
3 2 (5.88%) Italian Language
3 2 (5.88%) Portuguese Language
3 2 (5.88%) Russian Language
3 2 (5.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Analyst
1 9 (26.47%) Developer
2 4 (11.76%) Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Data Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (8.82%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) SAP Financial Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Access Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Database Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (5.88%) OBIEE Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) SAP Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) IT Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
2 3 (8.82%) CSS
2 3 (8.82%) MDX
2 3 (8.82%) REST
3 2 (5.88%) Angular 2
3 2 (5.88%) boto
3 2 (5.88%) HTML5
3 2 (5.88%) JSON
3 2 (5.88%) Spring
3 2 (5.88%) YAML
4 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.94%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.94%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.94%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) Data Modelling
3 6 (17.65%) ETL
4 5 (14.71%) Scrum
5 4 (11.76%) Analytics
5 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
6 3 (8.82%) DevOps
6 3 (8.82%) Front End Development
6 3 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (8.82%) Project Management
6 3 (8.82%) Validation
7 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (5.88%) Data Management
7 2 (5.88%) High Availability
7 2 (5.88%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) Java
1 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.82%) Perl
2 3 (8.82%) Python
3 2 (5.88%) TypeScript
3 2 (5.88%) VBA
4 1 (2.94%) ABAP
4 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
1 3 (8.82%) SAP Certification
2 2 (5.88%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.94%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.94%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (8.82%) Puppet
1 3 (8.82%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) SAP
2 6 (17.65%) Hyperion
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.82%) Talend
5 2 (5.88%) IDERA
6 1 (2.94%) IBM
6 1 (2.94%) Informatica
6 1 (2.94%) Workday
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
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