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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 69 75 82
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs citing Life Science 34 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.85% 1.00% 0.080%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.54% 3.61% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Median daily rate £305 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year
-34.88% -
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
614 415 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.50% 27.78% 26.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 217 160
Median daily rate £400 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £242 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 30
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £17.30 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -14.63%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 40 (93.02%) Manufacturing
2 12 (27.91%) Windows
3 10 (23.26%) Citrix
3 10 (23.26%) Project Management
4 9 (20.93%) VMware
4 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (18.60%) Windows Server
5 8 (18.60%) Wyse
5 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
6 7 (16.28%) ITIL
6 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
7 6 (13.95%) SAP
7 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (13.95%) ITSM
7 6 (13.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (11.63%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
8 5 (11.63%) Change Management
8 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
8 5 (11.63%) HP
8 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (9.30%) NetScaler
9 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
9 4 (9.30%) Unix
9 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
9 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
9 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
9 4 (9.30%) Thin Client
9 4 (9.30%) AppSense

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 1 (2.33%) Apache
1 1 (2.33%) IIS
1 1 (2.33%) NetWeaver
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.65%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.33%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (2.33%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) NetScaler
2 3 (6.98%) Firewall
2 3 (6.98%) Network Security
3 2 (4.65%) SSL
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.33%) DHCP
4 1 (2.33%) DNS
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.33%) VPN
4 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.65%) DB2
4 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MSI
General
1 40 (93.02%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Analyst
2 5 (11.63%) Architect
2 5 (11.63%) Business Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Change Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Citrix Specialist
4 3 (6.98%) Service Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Configuration Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (4.65%) ICT Manager
5 2 (4.65%) ITSM Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Server Specialist
5 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) ICT Project Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Operations Support Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) SAP HR Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Middleware
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Fat Client
2 4 (9.30%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.33%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.33%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.33%) iPad
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) Windows Server
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.30%) Unix
7 3 (6.98%) Linux
8 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.65%) Solaris
8 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Project Management
2 7 (16.28%) ITIL
3 6 (13.95%) ITSM
4 5 (11.63%) Change Management
4 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
4 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.30%) Application Packaging
5 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.30%) TOGAF
6 3 (6.98%) IT Governance
6 3 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (6.98%) Logistics
6 3 (6.98%) Migration
6 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.98%) Security Patching
6 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.65%) Business Process Mapping
7 2 (4.65%) Data Management
7 2 (4.65%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) Java
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) DBS Check
1 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.33%) CCENT
3 1 (2.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.33%) CISM
3 1 (2.33%) CISMP
3 1 (2.33%) CISSP
3 1 (2.33%) CLAS
3 1 (2.33%) EMCSA
3 1 (2.33%) MCP
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (4.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
1 2 (4.65%) SCOM
1 2 (4.65%) SmoothWall
2 1 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Citrix
2 9 (20.93%) VMware
3 8 (18.60%) Wyse
4 6 (13.95%) SAP
5 5 (11.63%) HP
6 4 (9.30%) AppSense
6 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.98%) Cisco
7 3 (6.98%) ServiceNow
8 2 (4.65%) EMC
8 2 (4.65%) Kaspersky
9 1 (2.33%) Apple
9 1 (2.33%) Clearswift
9 1 (2.33%) Dell
9 1 (2.33%) IBM
9 1 (2.33%) Meru Networks
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