Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 56 40
Rank change year-on-year -3 -16 -24
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 36 35 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.65% 2.83% 4.86%
As % of the General category 7.41% 5.59% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 13
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £440 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% -12.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £231 £350 £357
90th Percentile £594 £538 £536
North West median daily rate £425 £439 £500
% change year-on-year -3.13% -12.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -33.33% +50.00%
North West median hourly rate £14.25 £14.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +1.79% -54.84% +121.43%

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 486 626 735
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 35.76% 50.65% 39.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 438 501
Cheshire median daily rate £389 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.76% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £258 £275 £250
90th Percentile £538 £513 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 30 31
Cheshire median hourly rate £21.04 £23.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.51% +32.86% -16.55%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.83 £13.25
90th Percentile £41.50 £41.46 £36.25
North West median hourly rate £20.22 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -19.12% -7.41% -14.01%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -1 15 £440 -1.12% 2
Chester +5 10 £400 - 2
Alderley Edge +1 8 £475 +18.75%
Pharmaceutical
North West

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Project Management
3 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (19.44%) Hyperion
4 7 (19.44%) SAP
5 5 (13.89%) Dutch Language
5 5 (13.89%) French Language
5 5 (13.89%) German Language
5 5 (13.89%) Italian Language
5 5 (13.89%) Portuguese Language
5 5 (13.89%) Russian Language
5 5 (13.89%) Spanish Language
5 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (13.89%) Analytics
6 4 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (11.11%) Java
6 4 (11.11%) Adobe
6 4 (11.11%) Python
6 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.33%) Content Management
7 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) CMS
7 3 (8.33%) QA
7 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse

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 4 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (8.33%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) CA PPM
1 1 (2.78%) HFM
1 1 (2.78%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (2.78%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.78%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.78%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.78%) SAP MDG
1 1 (2.78%) SAP MDM
1 1 (2.78%) SAP MM
1 1 (2.78%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (5.56%) GitHub
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (2.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.78%) Serverless
3 1 (2.78%) Veeva
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.56%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (5.56%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
4 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.78%) Data Mart
4 1 (2.78%) Essbase
4 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.78%) HBase
4 1 (2.78%) MS Access
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.78%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) Hudson
2 1 (2.78%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Dutch Language
2 5 (13.89%) French Language
2 5 (13.89%) German Language
2 5 (13.89%) Italian Language
2 5 (13.89%) Portuguese Language
2 5 (13.89%) Russian Language
2 5 (13.89%) Spanish Language
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (8.33%) Author
4 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Web Author
5 2 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Data Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) SAP Data Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Tester
6 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) XML
2 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.56%) HTML
2 2 (5.56%) Node.js
2 2 (5.56%) React
3 1 (2.78%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) Ajax
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.78%) boto
3 1 (2.78%) CSS
3 1 (2.78%) J2EE
3 1 (2.78%) JSON
3 1 (2.78%) JSP
3 1 (2.78%) MDX
3 1 (2.78%) RESTful
3 1 (2.78%) SOAP
3 1 (2.78%) Vue.js
3 1 (2.78%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) XSL
3 1 (2.78%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (8.33%) User Experience
3 2 (5.56%) NHS
3 2 (5.56%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Project Management
2 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.89%) Analytics
4 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.33%) Content Management
5 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) ERP
5 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.33%) Validation
5 3 (8.33%) Wireframes
6 2 (5.56%) Business Process Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) DevOps
6 2 (5.56%) ETL
6 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.56%) Scrum
6 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.11%) Java
2 4 (11.11%) Python
3 3 (8.33%) Perl
4 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.56%) SQL
5 1 (2.78%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) PHP
5 1 (2.78%) Ruby
5 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) CCNA
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
1 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
1 2 (5.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) PMO
1 3 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) ISO 13485
3 1 (2.78%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.78%) GAMP
3 1 (2.78%) GMP
3 1 (2.78%) GxP
3 1 (2.78%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (5.56%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.78%) Ansible
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Hyperion
1 7 (19.44%) SAP
2 4 (11.11%) Adobe
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) Talend
5 1 (2.78%) Ariba
5 1 (2.78%) CA
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.78%) Tealium