The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Life Science 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.14% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £506 £475 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.57% +52.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - £62.50
Life Science
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
183 142 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 24.73% 20.29% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 56 73
Average daily rate £300 £355 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £246 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 26
Average hourly rate £17.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.42% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.70 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Life Science across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Life Science
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Life Science Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Life Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Life Science Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Life Science
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 1 - - 7
Life Science
East of England

Life Science
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Life Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Life Science.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Life Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Life Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) VMware