Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 68 52
Rank change year-on-year +15 -16 -8
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 27 28 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.89% 2.10% 3.02%
As % of the General category 7.58% 5.14% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 30
Cheshire median daily rate £538 £425 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.47% -1.45% -13.75%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £363
90th Percentile £729 £638 £538
North West median daily rate £473 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.18% - -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
North West median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% -65.85%

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 356 545 659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 38.07% 40.79% 53.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 373 455
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £263 £280 £263
90th Percentile £574 £538 £517
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 28
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.50 £21.04 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.08% +48.96% -11.33%
10th Percentile £13.50 £13.45 £12.28
90th Percentile £36.11 £42.50 £33.60
North West median hourly rate £18.00 £18.79 £16.18
% change year-on-year -4.20% +16.13% -22.14%

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 18 August 2019.

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 18 August 2019. 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 +2 18 £525 +10.53% 6
Chester +12 5 - - 1
Alderley Edge 0 1 - - 1
Pharmaceutical
North West

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 13 (48.15%) SAP
2 10 (37.04%) Project Management
3 8 (29.63%) Manufacturing
4 7 (25.93%) Finance
5 5 (18.52%) Dutch Language
5 5 (18.52%) French Language
5 5 (18.52%) German Language
5 5 (18.52%) Italian Language
5 5 (18.52%) Portuguese Language
5 5 (18.52%) Russian Language
5 5 (18.52%) Spanish Language
6 4 (14.81%) Validation
6 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
6 4 (14.81%) ERP
7 3 (11.11%) GxP
7 3 (11.11%) Data Management
7 3 (11.11%) Coaching
7 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.41%) Network Segmentation
8 2 (7.41%) Customer-Centricity
8 2 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.41%) SAP CO
8 2 (7.41%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (7.41%) SAP FI
8 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
9 1 (3.70%) HNC

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 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP CO
1 2 (7.41%) SAP FI
1 2 (7.41%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Telepresence
1 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 8 (29.63%) Manufacturing
2 7 (25.93%) Finance
3 5 (18.52%) Dutch Language
3 5 (18.52%) French Language
3 5 (18.52%) German Language
3 5 (18.52%) Italian Language
3 5 (18.52%) Portuguese Language
3 5 (18.52%) Russian Language
3 5 (18.52%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Project Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Technical Leader
4 3 (11.11%) SAP Manager
4 3 (11.11%) SAP Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Graduate
5 2 (7.41%) IT Graduate
5 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Logistics Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Migration Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Data Manager
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Data Migration Manager
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Logistics Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Project Management
2 4 (14.81%) ERP
2 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
2 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (14.81%) Validation
3 3 (11.11%) Coaching
3 3 (11.11%) Data Management
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.41%) Customer-Centricity
4 2 (7.41%) Network Segmentation
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (3.70%) BPR
5 1 (3.70%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Quality Management
5 1 (3.70%) Supplier Relationship Management
5 1 (3.70%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) APMP
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) HNC
1 1 (3.70%) HND
1 1 (3.70%) MBA
1 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) GxP
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) GMP
2 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) Ariba
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco
2 1 (3.70%) HP
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft