The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Life Science 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.52% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.72% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £506 £475 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.57% +52.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - £62.50
Life Science
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
233 134 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 30.38% 26.12% 25.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 85 53
Average daily rate £370 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £202 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 13
Average hourly rate £13.35 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.77 £10.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.00 £21.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Life Science
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Life Science Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Life Science
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Oxford - 2 £500 - 6
Banbury - 1 - -
Life Science
South East

Life Science
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) MS Project
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) Image Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) GAMP
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (50.00%) MS Project
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) ERP Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) ERP Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) Image Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GAMP
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft