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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 76 75 95
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +20
Contract jobs citing Life Science 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.69% 0.17% 0.070%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.78% 0.82% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £525 £550
% change year-on-year
-23.80% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-64.53% +1.17%
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
324 244 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.81% 20.42% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 141 138
Average daily rate £363 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 32
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.53 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.78 £20.34 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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
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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 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 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) Nortel
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (20.00%) Avaya
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (10.00%) Local Government
4 1 (10.00%) CMDB
4 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
4 1 (10.00%) SCCM
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Product Management
4 1 (10.00%) iPad
4 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Business Objects Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) CMDB
1 1 (10.00%) iPad
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Product Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) Nortel
1 2 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Meru Networks
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
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