The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 548 564 563
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Contract jobs citing Life Science 68 48 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.096% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.30% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 16
Median daily rate £381 £350 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £515 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year
-35.22% -
Life Science
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16465 16250 16077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.23% 32.46% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10820 10347 9969
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 572 590 657
Median hourly rate £21.43 £18.71 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.52% -8.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.47 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.52% -12.04%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in England

Life Science
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Life Science Daily Rate Trend in England

Life Science
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Life Science across the England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Life Science Daily Rate Histogram in England

Life Science
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Life Science Hourly Rate Trend in England

Life Science
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Life Science across the England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Life Science Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Life Science
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
North West +10 32 £305 -32.22%
South East +7 13 £550 +57.14% 10
London -11 11 £425 +63.46% 11
East of England +19 6 - - 7
East Midlands - 2 - -
South West - 2 £338 -
West Midlands -21 1 - -
North East - 1 - - 1
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 England region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 91 (59.87%) Manufacturing
2 36 (23.68%) SAP
3 35 (23.03%) Pharmaceutical
4 30 (19.74%) Project Management
5 29 (19.08%) Degree
6 24 (15.79%) Windows
7 23 (15.13%) Finance
8 21 (13.82%) SQL
9 20 (13.16%) Validation
10 19 (12.50%) Migration
11 18 (11.84%) Marketing
12 17 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (11.18%) Microsoft
13 16 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 15 (9.87%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (9.87%) Citrix
14 15 (9.87%) MS Excel
14 15 (9.87%) Windows Server
15 14 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (9.21%) Active Directory
15 14 (9.21%) Business Analysis
16 13 (8.55%) GAP Analysis
16 13 (8.55%) ITSM
16 13 (8.55%) Management Information System
16 13 (8.55%) ITIL
17 12 (7.89%) Logistics
17 12 (7.89%) Computer Science
18 11 (7.24%) Workflow
18 11 (7.24%) MS Office
18 11 (7.24%) Data Mining

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 6 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.29%) SAS
3 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.97%) IIS
3 3 (1.97%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.32%) CMS
4 2 (1.32%) concrete5
4 2 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.32%) WordPress
5 1 (0.66%) Apache
5 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.66%) Documentum
5 1 (0.66%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 15 (9.87%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.24%) MS Office
3 5 (3.29%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.32%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.32%) MS Project
4 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (3.29%) SAP MM
2 5 (3.29%) SAP PP
2 5 (3.29%) SAP PP-PI
2 5 (3.29%) SAP QM
3 4 (2.63%) Radian6
4 2 (1.32%) Eloqua
4 2 (1.32%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.66%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.66%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.29%) Office 365
2 3 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.61%) Firewall
2 4 (2.63%) LAN
2 4 (2.63%) Network Security
2 4 (2.63%) WAN
3 3 (1.97%) DNS
3 3 (1.97%) NetScaler
3 3 (1.97%) SSL
4 2 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.32%) FTP
4 2 (1.32%) Internet
4 2 (1.32%) VPN
5 1 (0.66%) DHCP
5 1 (0.66%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.66%) VoIP
5 1 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.24%) Data Mining
2 7 (4.61%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.95%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (3.95%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (3.29%) Base SAS
5 4 (2.63%) Big Data
5 4 (2.63%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.97%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.32%) DB2
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.32%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.66%) GIS
8 1 (0.66%) HBase
8 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.66%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.92%) JIRA
2 3 (1.97%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.32%) GitLab
3 2 (1.32%) Gradle
3 2 (1.32%) IntelliJ
3 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.32%) Maven
3 2 (1.32%) Subversion
3 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.66%) Mocha
4 1 (0.66%) NSubstitute
4 1 (0.66%) NUnit
4 1 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.66%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 91 (59.87%) Manufacturing
2 35 (23.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 23 (15.13%) Finance
4 18 (11.84%) Marketing
5 3 (1.97%) Back Office
6 2 (1.32%) Automotive
6 2 (1.32%) Electronics
6 2 (1.32%) Interactive Media
6 2 (1.32%) Law
6 2 (1.32%) Legal
6 2 (1.32%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.32%) Publishing
6 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.66%) Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Billing
Job Titles
1 54 (35.53%) Analyst
2 18 (11.84%) Business Analyst
2 18 (11.84%) Consultant
3 14 (9.21%) SAP Consultant
4 13 (8.55%) Developer
4 13 (8.55%) Support Analyst
5 8 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 8 (5.26%) SAP Supply Chain Consultant
5 8 (5.26%) Supply Chain Consultant
6 7 (4.61%) Architect
6 7 (4.61%) Change Analyst
6 7 (4.61%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (3.95%) IT Analyst
8 5 (3.29%) Administrator
8 5 (3.29%) Programmer
8 5 (3.29%) SAP QM Consultant
8 5 (3.29%) SAS Programmer
8 5 (3.29%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.26%) HTML
2 7 (4.61%) jQuery
3 6 (3.95%) CSS
4 5 (3.29%) HTML5
4 5 (3.29%) XML
5 4 (2.63%) REST
5 4 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (2.63%) Web Services
6 3 (1.97%) JSON
7 2 (1.32%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.32%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.32%) Apache Axis
7 2 (1.32%) Apache CXF
7 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.32%) CSS3
7 2 (1.32%) Guice
7 2 (1.32%) JPA
7 2 (1.32%) Kafka
7 2 (1.32%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (1.32%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.55%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.95%) iPad
4 6 (3.95%) Mathematics
4 6 (3.95%) Virtual Team
5 5 (3.29%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.63%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.63%) Informatics
6 4 (2.63%) LIMS
6 4 (2.63%) Social Media
6 4 (2.63%) User Experience
7 3 (1.97%) Biology
7 3 (1.97%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.97%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.97%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.97%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.32%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.32%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.79%) Windows
2 15 (9.87%) Windows Server
3 14 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (5.92%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.61%) Linux
5 7 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.95%) Mac OS X
6 6 (3.95%) Unix
7 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.97%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.32%) Solaris
11 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (19.74%) Project Management
2 20 (13.16%) Validation
3 19 (12.50%) Migration
4 15 (9.87%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (9.21%) Business Analysis
6 13 (8.55%) GAP Analysis
6 13 (8.55%) ITIL
6 13 (8.55%) ITSM
7 12 (7.89%) Logistics
8 11 (7.24%) Configuration Management
8 11 (7.24%) Workflow
9 10 (6.58%) SDLC
10 9 (5.92%) Analytics
10 9 (5.92%) IT Governance
10 9 (5.92%) PRINCE2
10 9 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (5.26%) Data Management
11 8 (5.26%) Quality Management
11 8 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
11 8 (5.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.82%) SQL
2 7 (4.61%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.29%) C#
3 5 (3.29%) Python
4 4 (2.63%) Java
4 4 (2.63%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.97%) C++
6 2 (1.32%) Perl
6 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.66%) R
7 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.66%) XAML
Qualifications
1 29 (19.08%) Degree
2 5 (3.29%) DBS Check
3 4 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.63%) PhD
4 3 (1.97%) CBAP
4 3 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.97%) MCP
4 3 (1.97%) MCSE
5 2 (1.32%) CCNA
5 2 (1.32%) MCSA
5 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) CCNP
6 1 (0.66%) CISMP
6 1 (0.66%) CISSP
6 1 (0.66%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.95%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 6 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (3.95%) QA
System Software
1 14 (9.21%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.97%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (1.32%) Docker
4 2 (1.32%) GPFS
4 2 (1.32%) NFS
4 2 (1.32%) XenApp
5 1 (0.66%) HDFS
5 1 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (3.95%) SCCM
2 3 (1.97%) SmoothWall
3 2 (1.32%) Ganglia
3 2 (1.32%) Nagios
3 2 (1.32%) Puppet
3 2 (1.32%) SCOM
4 1 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.66%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (23.68%) SAP
2 17 (11.18%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.87%) Citrix
4 10 (6.58%) VMware
5 9 (5.92%) Cisco
5 9 (5.92%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (5.92%) Wyse
6 7 (4.61%) HP
7 6 (3.95%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.29%) IBM
8 5 (3.29%) Oracle
9 4 (2.63%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.63%) Facebook
9 4 (2.63%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.63%) Sysomos
10 3 (1.97%) Adobe
10 3 (1.97%) AppSense
10 3 (1.97%) Tableau
11 2 (1.32%) EMC
11 2 (1.32%) Google
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