The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Life Sciences
North West / Manchester
Rank 82 93 75
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Contract jobs citing Life Science 9 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.67% 0.50% 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.23% 1.63% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Median daily rate £413 £313 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -30.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £202 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £360 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £365 £465
% change year-on-year
+13.90% -21.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.90 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.20 £22.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -45.00%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
404 551 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.88% 30.54% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 304 223
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 12
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.00 £11.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £34.80 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Life Science
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Life Science Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Life Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Life Science across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Life Science Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Life Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Life Science Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 15 (88.24%) Manufacturing
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) SAP
2 5 (29.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (29.41%) Workflow
2 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
2 5 (29.41%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) SAP Basis
4 3 (17.65%) Finance
4 3 (17.65%) Legal
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) SLA
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (11.76%) SAP TM
5 2 (11.76%) Office 365
5 2 (11.76%) Line Management
5 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
5 2 (11.76%) SAPUI5
5 2 (11.76%) Time Management
5 2 (11.76%) Degree
5 2 (11.76%) JIRA
5 2 (11.76%) Marketing
5 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
5 2 (11.76%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.76%) SAP BW

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (11.76%) NetWeaver
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) DB2
1 2 (11.76%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 15 (88.24%) Manufacturing
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Legal
3 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Project Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Basis Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SAPUI5 Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Finance Manager
5 1 (5.88%) HR Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Project Coordinator
5 1 (5.88%) Rollout Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Rollout Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Finance Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) SAP Basis
2 2 (11.76%) SAP TM
2 2 (11.76%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
1 5 (29.41%) Project Management
1 5 (29.41%) System Integration Testing
1 5 (29.41%) Workflow
2 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) ITSM
4 2 (11.76%) Line Management
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
4 2 (11.76%) Time Management
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.76%) Wyse
3 1 (5.88%) Apple
3 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.88%) VMware