The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 29 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 Manchester 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 82 80 88
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing Life Science 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.18% 0.073%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.83% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £513 £550
% change year-on-year
-4.82% -6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 - £42.50
Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
292 241 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.55% 21.16% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 126 117
Average daily rate £375 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £212 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 29
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.38 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -47.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £21.73 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
Life Science
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Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Life Science across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 12 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) Logistics
1 1 (33.33%) CMDB
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CMDB
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Greater Manchester
NES Global Talent
Rate: £500 to £595 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Greater Manchester
NES Global Talent
Rate: £12 to £15 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago