The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Life Science 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.28% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £450 £513
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -12.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - -
Life Science
Oxfordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
100 61 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 28.41% 25.42% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 36 27
Average daily rate £412 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 5
Average hourly rate £8.50 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Life Science across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Life Science
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Life Science Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Life Science
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (100.00%) ERP Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) ERP Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft