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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank - 72 -
Contract jobs citing Life Science 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.25% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +52.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - £62.50
Life Science
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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
313 225 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 31.27% 27.85% 23.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 104 75
Average daily rate £425 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £215 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 8
Average hourly rate £16.84 £32.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.37% +113.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £45.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) GxP
1 1 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) MBA
1 1 (100.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (100.00%) SAP CO

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (100.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (100.00%) SAP CO
General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GxP
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP