The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 69 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Life Science 9 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.82% 0.49% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.18% 1.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate
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£357 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £525
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £15.25 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+178.68% -64.53%
Life Science
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
283 254 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.89% 30.94% 32.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 132 108
Average daily rate £415 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £215 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £585 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 16
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £14.80 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.33 £37.15 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Life Science
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Life Science Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Life Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Life Science across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Life Science Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Life Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Life Science Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Life Science
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Alderley Edge - 2 £357 - 1
Macclesfield -5 1 £357 -2.85% 1
Life Science
North West

Life Science
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 7 (77.78%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Data Management
3 4 (44.44%) Master Data Management
3 4 (44.44%) User Stories
3 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
3 4 (44.44%) SAP
4 3 (33.33%) Legal
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) UML
6 1 (11.11%) SAS
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) SAP MDM
6 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (11.11%) CDISC
6 1 (11.11%) Requirements Engineering

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP MDM
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 7 (77.78%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
3 3 (33.33%) Legal
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Project Implementation Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Process Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Implementation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Data Management
2 4 (44.44%) Master Data Management
2 4 (44.44%) User Stories
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) CDISC
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
Alderley Edge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £340.00 - £374.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Macclesfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £340.00 - £374.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago