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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 74 77 74
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Life Science 15 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.99% 0.081% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.78% 0.33% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £258
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £431
% change year-on-year
- +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - £25.00
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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
397 299 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.19% 24.13% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 145 116
Average daily rate £363 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £192 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 25
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.48 £11.30 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £46.00 £24.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 27 (79.41%) Manufacturing
2 14 (41.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 14 (41.18%) MS Project
3 13 (38.24%) Project Management
4 11 (32.35%) Citrix
4 11 (32.35%) Finance
5 9 (26.47%) Programme Management
6 8 (23.53%) Windows
7 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
7 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
7 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
7 7 (20.59%) Migration
8 6 (17.65%) VMware
8 6 (17.65%) Firewall
8 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (17.65%) Cisco
8 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
8 6 (17.65%) Oracle
8 6 (17.65%) CheckPoint
9 5 (14.71%) Clearswift
9 5 (14.71%) SAP
9 5 (14.71%) SSL
9 5 (14.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (11.76%) QA
10 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
10 4 (11.76%) SQL
10 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (8.82%) Windows 7

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (8.82%) IBM Notes
1 3 (8.82%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 14 (41.18%) MS PowerPoint
1 14 (41.18%) MS Project
2 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.94%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.94%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (2.94%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Firewall
1 6 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (14.71%) SSL
3 3 (8.82%) WAN
3 3 (8.82%) VPN
3 3 (8.82%) SAN
4 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.94%) LAN
4 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.94%) DMZ
4 1 (2.94%) Internet
4 1 (2.94%) MPLS
4 1 (2.94%) OSPF
4 1 (2.94%) BGP
4 1 (2.94%) Wireless
4 1 (2.94%) VPLS
4 1 (2.94%) NAS
4 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.94%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle APEX
General
1 27 (79.41%) Manufacturing
2 11 (32.35%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) PMO Lead
3 3 (8.82%) Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Security Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Project Officer
4 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Project Management Officer
5 1 (2.94%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Test Leader
5 1 (2.94%) Build Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Business Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Programme Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Basis
1 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) PKI
2 2 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.88%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) UNIX
3 1 (2.94%) Solaris
3 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Project Management
2 9 (26.47%) Programme Management
3 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
3 7 (20.59%) Migration
4 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (8.82%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (8.82%) ITIL
6 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.82%) Service Management
6 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (8.82%) Resource Management
7 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (5.88%) Information Security
7 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.88%) CRM
7 2 (5.88%) Change Control
7 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) CISM
1 3 (8.82%) CISSP
1 3 (8.82%) CISMP
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) CCEE
3 1 (2.94%) CCAA
3 1 (2.94%) MCSE
3 1 (2.94%) CCIE
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.94%) CCA
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.94%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.88%) BitLocker
3 2 (5.88%) XenApp
4 1 (2.94%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.94%) MetaFrame
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.94%) Xen
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Citrix
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.65%) VMware
3 6 (17.65%) Cisco
3 6 (17.65%) Oracle
3 6 (17.65%) CheckPoint
4 5 (14.71%) Clearswift
4 5 (14.71%) SAP
5 3 (8.82%) Lotus
5 3 (8.82%) AppSense
5 3 (8.82%) Kaspersky
6 2 (5.88%) Wyse
6 2 (5.88%) EMC
7 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.94%) Nortel
7 1 (2.94%) Avaya
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