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 27 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 75 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Life Science 27 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.46% 0.68% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.27% 2.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Median daily rate £305 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £365 £488
% change year-on-year
-1.36% -25.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £23.75 -
% change year-on-year
-41.05% -
Life Science
North West

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
633 425 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.29% 26.36% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 239 204
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.80 £9.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.80 £30.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 45 (95.74%) Manufacturing
2 14 (29.79%) Windows
3 13 (27.66%) ITIL
4 12 (25.53%) Project Management
4 12 (25.53%) Citrix
5 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
6 10 (21.28%) Wyse
6 10 (21.28%) Windows Server
7 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (17.02%) VMware
8 8 (17.02%) ITSM
8 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2
9 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
10 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (12.77%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (12.77%) SAP
10 6 (12.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 6 (12.77%) DBS Check
11 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
11 5 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
11 5 (10.64%) Unix
12 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
12 4 (8.51%) HP
12 4 (8.51%) CheckPoint
12 4 (8.51%) Cisco
12 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
12 4 (8.51%) Linux
12 4 (8.51%) Change Management

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 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
1 2 (4.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.13%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Firewall
1 4 (8.51%) Network Security
2 3 (6.38%) NetScaler
2 3 (6.38%) SSL
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.26%) LAN
3 2 (4.26%) VPN
3 2 (4.26%) WAN
4 1 (2.13%) DHCP
4 1 (2.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.13%) Internet
4 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.13%) VoIP
4 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.13%) DB2
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 45 (95.74%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Analyst
2 6 (12.77%) Support Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Change Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Citrix Specialist
5 3 (6.38%) ICT Manager
5 3 (6.38%) ITSM Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Service Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Configuration Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.26%) ICT Assistant
6 2 (4.26%) ICT Network Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Knowledge Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) Middleware
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.13%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.38%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.38%) iPad
2 3 (6.38%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.26%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.26%) e-Learning
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) PKI
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.13%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Windows
2 10 (21.28%) Windows Server
3 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.64%) Unix
6 4 (8.51%) Linux
6 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.38%) Mac OS X
7 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.38%) Solaris
8 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) ITIL
2 12 (25.53%) Project Management
3 8 (17.02%) ITSM
3 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2
4 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.51%) Change Management
6 4 (8.51%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (8.51%) Migration
6 4 (8.51%) Security Patching
7 3 (6.38%) Application Packaging
7 3 (6.38%) Logistics
7 3 (6.38%) Service Management
7 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.38%) TOGAF
7 3 (6.38%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (4.26%) Data Management
8 2 (4.26%) ERP
8 2 (4.26%) Quality Management
8 2 (4.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) DBS Check
1 6 (12.77%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.26%) MCP
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.13%) CCENT
3 1 (2.13%) CCNP
3 1 (2.13%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.13%) CISM
3 1 (2.13%) CISMP
3 1 (2.13%) CISSP
3 1 (2.13%) CLAS
3 1 (2.13%) EMCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (4.26%) XenApp
5 1 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) SCCM
1 3 (6.38%) SCOM
1 3 (6.38%) SmoothWall
2 2 (4.26%) WSUS
3 1 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Citrix
2 10 (21.28%) Wyse
3 8 (17.02%) VMware
4 6 (12.77%) SAP
5 4 (8.51%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco
5 4 (8.51%) HP
5 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.51%) ServiceNow
6 3 (6.38%) AppSense
7 2 (4.26%) Clearswift
7 2 (4.26%) EMC
7 2 (4.26%) Kaspersky
7 2 (4.26%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.13%) Apple
8 1 (2.13%) Avaya
8 1 (2.13%) IBM
8 1 (2.13%) Meru Networks