The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 404 417 417
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs citing Life Science 15 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.062% 0.021% 0.036%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.056% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £410 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £424 £547
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%
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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 London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8764 8962 9756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.41% 37.38% 39.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6061 5962 6653
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 183 197
Average hourly rate £21.35 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.36% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.04 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in London

Life Science
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Life Science Daily Rate Trend in London

Life Science
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Life Science across the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Life Science Daily Rate Histogram in London

Life Science
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Life Science Hourly Rate Trend in London

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
1 11 (29.73%) Manufacturing
2 10 (27.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (24.32%) MS Visio
3 9 (24.32%) Risk Assessment
3 9 (24.32%) QA
3 9 (24.32%) Use Case
4 8 (21.62%) BPMN
4 8 (21.62%) Big Data
4 8 (21.62%) Bioinformatics
4 8 (21.62%) Degree
4 8 (21.62%) MS Office
4 8 (21.62%) RUP
4 8 (21.62%) Project Management
5 7 (18.92%) UML
5 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
6 6 (16.22%) Economics
6 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
6 6 (16.22%) SAP
6 6 (16.22%) Rational Rose
7 5 (13.51%) GAMP
7 5 (13.51%) HP
7 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
7 5 (13.51%) Validation
7 5 (13.51%) SAP SD
7 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (10.81%) Clustering
8 4 (10.81%) Biotechnology
8 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
8 4 (10.81%) DNS

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) SAS
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Visio
2 8 (21.62%) MS Office
3 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) SAP SD
2 3 (8.11%) SAP MM
3 1 (2.70%) SAP QM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) DNS
2 3 (8.11%) IPv6
2 3 (8.11%) DHCP
3 2 (5.41%) VPN
3 2 (5.41%) LAN
3 2 (5.41%) VoIP
3 2 (5.41%) WAN
3 2 (5.41%) Internet
3 2 (5.41%) OSPF
3 2 (5.41%) BGP
3 2 (5.41%) EIGRP
3 2 (5.41%) Firewall
3 2 (5.41%) Wireless
3 2 (5.41%) IPsec
3 2 (5.41%) VLAN
3 2 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (5.41%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) Big Data
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.41%) HBase
3 2 (5.41%) BigTable
3 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) MS Access
4 1 (2.70%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Rational Rose
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (29.73%) Manufacturing
2 10 (27.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Project Manager
1 9 (24.32%) Business Analyst
1 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Validation Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (5.41%) SAP Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Project Office Manager
5 2 (5.41%) SAP Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Operations Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.70%) SAS Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior DBA
6 1 (2.70%) Senior SQL Server DBA
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) Flash
1 3 (8.11%) EDI
1 3 (8.11%) BAPI
1 3 (8.11%) HTML
1 3 (8.11%) SAP ALE
1 3 (8.11%) jQuery
1 3 (8.11%) HTML5
2 2 (5.41%) HTML5 Canvas
2 2 (5.41%) RESTful
2 2 (5.41%) Ajax
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Economics
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.81%) Clustering
3 4 (10.81%) Biotechnology
4 3 (8.11%) User Experience
5 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.70%) LIMS
6 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
1 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) UNIX
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Risk Assessment
1 9 (24.32%) Use Case
2 8 (21.62%) BPMN
2 8 (21.62%) Bioinformatics
2 8 (21.62%) RUP
2 8 (21.62%) Project Management
3 7 (18.92%) UML
3 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
4 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
5 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
5 5 (13.51%) Validation
6 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.41%) Web Development
7 2 (5.41%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (5.41%) Migration
7 2 (5.41%) Data Management
7 2 (5.41%) MVC
8 1 (2.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.70%) SAS Certification
3 1 (2.70%) PMP
3 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) QA
2 5 (13.51%) GAMP
3 4 (10.81%) GMP
4 1 (2.70%) GxP
4 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (8.11%) XenApp
1 3 (8.11%) vSphere
1 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (8.11%) vCloud
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) vMotion
2 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) SAP
3 5 (13.51%) HP
4 3 (8.11%) Citrix
4 3 (8.11%) VMware
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco
5 2 (5.41%) Juniper
5 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.70%) Wall Street Systems
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