The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 27 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 / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 101 80
Rank change year-on-year +19 -21  
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 7 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.50% 0.17% 0.54%
As % of the General category 1.50% 0.48% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £413 £264 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.39% -36.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £205 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £323 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £455 £375
% change year-on-year -1.09% +21.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.78% -  
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 Manchester with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 466 624 597
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 33.31% 34.92% 39.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 385 332
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 4
Median hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 £15.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.48% -9.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £15.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £41.00 £18.79
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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in Manchester

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in Manchester

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bolton - 4 - -
Pharmaceutical
North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (33.33%) JD Edwards
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) ERP
2 3 (33.33%) MS Access
2 3 (33.33%) VB
2 3 (33.33%) VBA
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Time Management
2 3 (33.33%) Data Entry
2 3 (33.33%) Life Science
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (11.11%) PMI

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MS Access
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Rollout Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
1 1 (11.11%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Life Science
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) FMCG
2 1 (11.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) Data Entry
1 3 (33.33%) ERP
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Development
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) VB
1 3 (33.33%) VBA
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) JD Edwards
2 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow