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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 143 122 133
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Contract jobs citing Life Science 22 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 0.42% 0.070%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.76% 1.33% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 0
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£357 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £525
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £15.25 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+178.68% -64.53%
Life Science
England

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
1249 978 833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 28.45% 31.69% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 518 413
Average daily rate £400 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 53 52
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.84 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.67% -2.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.00 £10.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £36.10 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Life Science across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -13 12 - -
Cheshire -3 9 £357 +2.00% 2
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 33 (86.84%) Manufacturing
2 9 (23.68%) Service Delivery
2 9 (23.68%) SAP
2 9 (23.68%) ITIL
3 8 (21.05%) Citrix
4 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
4 7 (18.42%) Oracle
4 7 (18.42%) VMware
4 7 (18.42%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (18.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (18.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (15.79%) Programme Management
5 6 (15.79%) Finance
5 6 (15.79%) Windows
5 6 (15.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (13.16%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
6 5 (13.16%) SSL
6 5 (13.16%) Cisco
6 5 (13.16%) Migration
6 5 (13.16%) Firewall
6 5 (13.16%) Project Management
6 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
6 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.16%) PKI
6 5 (13.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (13.16%) SCCM
6 5 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (13.16%) Kaspersky

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (5.26%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (7.89%) MS Project
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
2 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (2.63%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (2.63%) SAP MDM
4 1 (2.63%) SAP HR
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) SSL
1 5 (13.16%) Firewall
1 5 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (7.89%) WAN
3 1 (2.63%) VPN
3 1 (2.63%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
General
1 33 (86.84%) Manufacturing
2 7 (18.42%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (15.79%) Finance
4 3 (7.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Business Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Security Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) SAP Business Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Test Leader
4 2 (5.26%) Service Transition Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) PMO Lead
4 2 (5.26%) Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Service Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (2.63%) Process Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Team Leader
5 1 (2.63%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (2.63%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) SAS Programmer
5 1 (2.63%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) PKI
2 2 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) ITIL
1 9 (23.68%) Service Delivery
2 6 (15.79%) Programme Management
3 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.16%) Project Management
3 5 (13.16%) Migration
3 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
3 5 (13.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (13.16%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (10.53%) Data Management
4 4 (10.53%) Security Patching
4 4 (10.53%) Change Management
4 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (10.53%) Master Data Management
4 4 (10.53%) User Stories
5 3 (7.89%) SIEM
5 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.89%) Service Management
5 3 (7.89%) CRM
5 3 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) CISSP
1 3 (7.89%) CISM
1 3 (7.89%) CISMP
2 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) CCIE
3 1 (2.63%) CCA
3 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.63%) CCENT
3 1 (2.63%) CCEE
3 1 (2.63%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.53%) QA
3 2 (5.26%) SLA
4 1 (2.63%) CDISC
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.26%) Xen
3 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.26%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.63%) XenApp
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (2.63%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) SAP
2 8 (21.05%) Citrix
3 7 (18.42%) Oracle
3 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.42%) VMware
4 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
4 5 (13.16%) Kaspersky
4 5 (13.16%) Cisco
5 3 (7.89%) Clearswift
5 3 (7.89%) AppSense
6 2 (5.26%) Wyse
6 2 (5.26%) EMC
6 2 (5.26%) Lotus
7 1 (2.63%) Dell
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