The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Life Sciences
England / North West
Rank 123 139 131
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing Life Science 14 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.37% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.78% 1.14% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 7
Median daily rate £388 £355 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% -21.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £244 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £375 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £365 £515
% change year-on-year
+13.01% -29.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.20 £22.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -45.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
785 1226 982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.26% 32.05% 28.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 712 543
Median daily rate £400 £385 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £218 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 57 47
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £15.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £47.33 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.19
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +23.93%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Life Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Life Science
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Life Science across the North West region.

Life Science Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Life Science
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Life Science across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Life Science Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Life Science
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Life Science across the North West region.

Life Science Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Life Science
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Life Science across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Life Science Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Life Science
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +9 9 £413 +32.00%
Lancashire +15 3 - -
Cumbria - 1 - -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 North West region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 25 (86.21%) Manufacturing
2 11 (37.93%) SAP
2 11 (37.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (31.03%) Windows
4 7 (24.14%) ITIL
4 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
4 7 (24.14%) Project Management
4 7 (24.14%) Finance
5 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (20.69%) VMware
5 6 (20.69%) SAP Implementation
5 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (20.69%) MCSE
6 5 (17.24%) MS Office
6 5 (17.24%) Citrix
6 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
6 5 (17.24%) Integration Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Workflow
6 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (17.24%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
7 4 (13.79%) Office 365
7 4 (13.79%) Clustering
7 4 (13.79%) Time Management
7 4 (13.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (13.79%) Change Management
7 4 (13.79%) ERP
7 4 (13.79%) SLA

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 2 (6.90%) NetWeaver
4 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
2 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (37.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) DNS
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) DHCP
2 2 (6.90%) IP Telephony
2 2 (6.90%) LAN
2 2 (6.90%) NAS
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) VoIP
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) DB2
1 2 (6.90%) SAP BW
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
General
1 25 (86.21%) Manufacturing
2 7 (24.14%) Finance
3 4 (13.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (10.34%) Legal
5 2 (6.90%) Back Office
5 2 (6.90%) Marketing
6 1 (3.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) IT Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Change Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Developer
4 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Project Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) SAP Basis Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) SAP Developer
4 2 (6.90%) SAP Security Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) SAPUI5 Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) SAP Basis
2 2 (6.90%) SAP TM
2 2 (6.90%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
3 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Unix
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) ITIL
1 7 (24.14%) Project Management
2 6 (20.69%) SAP Implementation
2 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (17.24%) Integration Testing
3 5 (17.24%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (17.24%) Workflow
4 4 (13.79%) Change Management
4 4 (13.79%) ERP
4 4 (13.79%) Time Management
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (6.90%) CRM
6 2 (6.90%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) ITSM
6 2 (6.90%) Line Management
6 2 (6.90%) Release Management
6 2 (6.90%) SAP Security
6 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) Service Management
6 2 (6.90%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Java
1 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) MCSE
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.79%) MCP
3 3 (10.34%) MCSA
4 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 2 (6.90%) MCITP
5 1 (3.45%) CCNA
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
1 2 (6.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (6.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) SAP
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.69%) VMware
4 5 (17.24%) Citrix
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco
5 3 (10.34%) HP
5 3 (10.34%) Polycom
6 2 (6.90%) Atlassian
6 2 (6.90%) hybris
6 2 (6.90%) Kaseya
6 2 (6.90%) Kaspersky
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle
6 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.90%) Symantec
6 2 (6.90%) Wyse
7 1 (3.45%) Apple
7 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
North West
Martin & Conley
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Posted: 27 days ago