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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 95 91 73
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Contract jobs citing Life Science 9 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.54% 0.77% 1.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.03% 2.70% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 10
Median daily rate £331 £250 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.20% -39.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £160 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £480 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-46.34% +2.50%
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
444 556 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.46% 28.56% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 286 278
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 £271 £212 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £499 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 21
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.37 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +6.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.25 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.05 £29.00 £18.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.91 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +19.61%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 17 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 8 (47.06%) ITIL
3 6 (35.29%) Project Management
4 5 (29.41%) Wyse
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
5 4 (23.53%) Citrix
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (17.65%) SAP
6 3 (17.65%) Workflow
6 3 (17.65%) Service Management
6 3 (17.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (17.65%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (17.65%) DBS Check
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
7 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
7 2 (11.76%) Line Management
7 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (11.76%) LANDesk
7 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
7 2 (11.76%) Release Management
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery

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 (5.88%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) SSL
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) DB2
1 1 (5.88%) SAP BW
General
1 17 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Local Government
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Project Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Basis Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Basis
1 1 (5.88%) SAP TM
1 1 (5.88%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Service Management
4 3 (17.65%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Workflow
5 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) ITSM
5 2 (11.76%) Line Management
5 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.76%) Release Management
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) DBS Check
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
1 1 (5.88%) SmoothWall
1 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Wyse
2 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) SAP
4 2 (11.76%) LANDesk
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) Avaya
5 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Clearswift
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.88%) VMware