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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Life Sciences
North West / Manchester
Rank 81 98 87
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs citing Life Science 8 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.58% 0.52% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.03% 1.64% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Median daily rate £303 £325 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.92% -32.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £270 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £410 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £465
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 - £32.50

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
394 611 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.59% 31.81% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 316 227
Median daily rate £400 £374 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.02% +6.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £191 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 16
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £12.50 £10.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.17 £29.40 £20.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

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
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 20 January 2017, 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 10 (90.91%) Manufacturing
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Workflow
2 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
2 3 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (27.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (18.18%) Line Management
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) SAP BW
4 1 (9.09%) NetWeaver
4 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) DB2
4 1 (9.09%) ITSM
4 1 (9.09%) 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 (9.09%) NetWeaver
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) SAP BW
General
1 10 (90.91%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Local Government
3 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Project Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Project Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) Rollout Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Rollout Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Basis Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SAPUI5 Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Basis
1 1 (9.09%) SAP TM
1 1 (9.09%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
1 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
1 3 (27.27%) Workflow
2 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Line Management
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Governance
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
2 1 (9.09%) Wyse