The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the East of England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 147 117 135
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +18
Contract jobs citing Life Science 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.066% 0.13% 0.066%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.53% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £513 £550
% change year-on-year
-4.82% -6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
673 567 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.17% 23.72% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 255 295
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 83 92
Average hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.85 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
Life Science
England

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Life Science
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Life Science Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Life Science
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Life Science Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Life Science
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire - - - - 4
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (71.43%) SAP
2 4 (57.14%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (28.57%) SAP MM
3 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (28.57%) ReadSoft
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) SAP PP
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) EDI
4 1 (14.29%) SAP SD
4 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (14.29%) SAP FI
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) ABAP
4 1 (14.29%) MS Project
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP MM
2 1 (14.29%) SAP PP
2 1 (14.29%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (14.29%) SAP SD
2 1 (14.29%) SAP FI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Programme Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) EDI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) ReadSoft
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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