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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 30 11
Rank change year-on-year -16 -19  
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 17 48 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.69% 5.25% 10.08%
As % of the General category 5.50% 13.56% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 33
Median daily rate £439 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.25% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £340 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £535 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £375
% change year-on-year - +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.75 - £14.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.33 - £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £49.25 £20.75
% change year-on-year -49.23% +137.34%  

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 309 354 396
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 48.89% 38.73% 41.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 374 376
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 34
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 0 14 £440 +25.71%
Chester - 2 - -
Pharmaceutical
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 (51.43%) Finance
2 10 (28.57%) SAP
3 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (17.14%) HTML
5 6 (17.14%) Java
5 6 (17.14%) CSS
5 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
5 6 (17.14%) Project Management
5 6 (17.14%) Data Analysis
5 6 (17.14%) Front End Development
6 5 (14.29%) DevOps
6 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 5 (14.29%) Degree
6 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 5 (14.29%) Linux
6 5 (14.29%) Python
7 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (11.43%) Hyperion
7 4 (11.43%) SAP FI
7 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
7 4 (11.43%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (11.43%) SAP CO
7 4 (11.43%) HTML5
7 4 (11.43%) REST
8 3 (8.57%) Analytics
8 3 (8.57%) TypeScript
8 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (8.57%) Angular 2

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 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.86%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.86%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) SAP CO
1 4 (11.43%) SAP FI
1 4 (11.43%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.86%) CA PPM
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.86%) SAP MDG
2 1 (2.86%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.86%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (5.71%) Big Data
1 2 (5.71%) MS Access
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.86%) Data Lake
2 1 (2.86%) Data Mart
2 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.86%) Essbase
2 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.86%) PowerCenter
2 1 (2.86%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.86%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.86%) ERwin
3 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (51.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Dutch Language
2 2 (5.71%) French Language
2 2 (5.71%) German Language
2 2 (5.71%) Italian Language
2 2 (5.71%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Russian Language
3 1 (2.86%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
1 9 (25.71%) Developer
2 5 (14.29%) Data Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Access Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Angular Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Database Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 2 (5.71%) HTML Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (5.71%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) SAP Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) CSS
1 6 (17.14%) HTML
2 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 4 (11.43%) HTML5
3 4 (11.43%) REST
4 3 (8.57%) Angular 2
4 3 (8.57%) Spring
5 2 (5.71%) IDoc
5 2 (5.71%) XML
6 1 (2.86%) Ajax
6 1 (2.86%) CSS3
6 1 (2.86%) DOM
6 1 (2.86%) jQuery
6 1 (2.86%) MDX
6 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.86%) Web Services
6 1 (2.86%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.57%) Life Science
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.14%) Data Analysis
2 6 (17.14%) Front End Development
2 6 (17.14%) Project Management
3 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 5 (14.29%) DevOps
4 3 (8.57%) Analytics
4 3 (8.57%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (8.57%) ETL
5 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.71%) Change Control
5 2 (5.71%) Logistics
5 2 (5.71%) Master Data Management
5 2 (5.71%) Open Source
5 2 (5.71%) Regression Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Scrum
5 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
5 2 (5.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (17.14%) Java
3 5 (14.29%) Python
4 3 (8.57%) TypeScript
5 2 (5.71%) VBA
6 1 (2.86%) ABAP
6 1 (2.86%) Perl
6 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) CCNA
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.71%) SAP Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.71%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Ansible
1 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) SAP
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.43%) Hyperion
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.71%) Talend
6 1 (2.86%) Adobe
6 1 (2.86%) CA
6 1 (2.86%) IBM
6 1 (2.86%) IDERA
6 1 (2.86%) Informatica
6 1 (2.86%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.86%) VMware
6 1 (2.86%) Workday