The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 110 124 114
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs citing Life Science 18 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.71% 0.18% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.43% 0.61% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
Median daily rate £444 £350 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.78% -28.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £280 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £508 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £506 £475
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year
-36.04% -
Life Science
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
741 820 799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.37% 29.34% 29.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 409 380
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 40
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £13.32 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £45.00 £29.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.80%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Life Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Life Science
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Life Science across the Berkshire region.

Life Science Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Life Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Life Science across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Life Science Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Life Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Life Science across the Berkshire region.

Life Science Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Life Science
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Maidenhead - 6 - - 1
Bracknell - 3 - -
Reading -4 1 £338 +12.50%
Life Science
South East

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Life Science 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 13 (54.17%) SAP
2 12 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (45.83%) GAP Analysis
3 11 (45.83%) Migration
4 9 (37.50%) Manufacturing
5 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (25.00%) Logistics
5 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (16.67%) SAP MM
6 4 (16.67%) SAP PP
6 4 (16.67%) LIMS
6 4 (16.67%) Quality Management
6 4 (16.67%) SAP QM
6 4 (16.67%) SAP PP-PI
7 3 (12.50%) Data Integration
7 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (12.50%) CBAP
7 3 (12.50%) SDLC
7 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Project Management
7 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
8 2 (8.33%) Degree
8 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
9 1 (4.17%) Target Operating Model
9 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
9 1 (4.17%) Chemistry
9 1 (4.17%) Biology

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (4.17%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) SAP MM
1 4 (16.67%) SAP PP
1 4 (16.67%) SAP PP-PI
1 4 (16.67%) SAP QM
2 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (4.17%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) GIS
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Consultant
1 11 (45.83%) SAP Consultant
2 7 (29.17%) SAP Supply Chain Consultant
2 7 (29.17%) Supply Chain Consultant
3 6 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) SAP QM Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Business Integration Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Data Business Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Data Integration Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Development Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Development Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Research Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) LIMS
2 3 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Biology
3 1 (4.17%) Biotechnology
3 1 (4.17%) Chemistry
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) GAP Analysis
1 11 (45.83%) Migration
2 6 (25.00%) Logistics
2 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.17%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (4.17%) Line Management
6 1 (4.17%) Matrix Management
6 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.17%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) CBAP
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PMP
3 1 (4.17%) Postgraduate
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
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