The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 106 - 115
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Life Science 10 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.48% - 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.60% - 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate
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£575 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - £25.00
Life Science
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
625 540 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 29.98% 26.81% 28.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 326 308
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 24 34
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £20.76 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Life Science
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Life Science Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Life Science
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Southampton - 7 £600 -
Life Science
South East

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 18 (62.07%) Pharmaceutical
2 14 (48.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 13 (44.83%) Project Management
4 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.24%) .NET
5 4 (13.79%) C#
5 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
5 4 (13.79%) XML
5 4 (13.79%) ITIL
5 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
5 4 (13.79%) MS Access
5 4 (13.79%) VB.NET
5 4 (13.79%) Intergraph
5 4 (13.79%) SmartPlant
5 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) Degree
5 4 (13.79%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) Data Structures
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
6 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (10.34%) XAML
6 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle
7 2 (6.90%) Windows
7 2 (6.90%) MCSE
7 2 (6.90%) MCSD
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (6.90%) Ariba
7 2 (6.90%) JD Edwards
7 2 (6.90%) MS Excel

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) SmartPlant
2 2 (6.90%) Primavera
3 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) MS Access
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (62.07%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Change Manager
1 13 (44.83%) Business Change Manager
1 13 (44.83%) Business Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Server Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (3.45%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.45%) DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Economics
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
1 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 13 (44.83%) Project Management
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
3 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.45%) Information Management
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) C#
1 4 (13.79%) VB.NET
2 3 (10.34%) XAML
3 1 (3.45%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) MCSE
2 2 (6.90%) MCSD
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) GAMP
1 1 (3.45%) GxP
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Intergraph
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) Ariba
4 2 (6.90%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.45%) SAP