The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 237 230 213
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Contract jobs citing Life Science 29 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.090% 0.065%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 0.34% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 2
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£600 £500 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £370 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £648 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £475 £613
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -22.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £82.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -48.48%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2622 2376 1785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.75% 26.83% 23.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1341 1243 817
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 148 189
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £23.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Life Science
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Life Science Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Life Science
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Life Science across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Life Science Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Life Science
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Life Science Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Life Science
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Hampshire - 19 £600 - 1
Berkshire +3 8 £425 -17.07% 1
Surrey -1 1 - -
West Sussex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 15 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 10 (25.00%) Project Management
4 8 (20.00%) Degree
5 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (15.00%) Finance
5 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.00%) Ariba
6 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 5 (12.50%) .NET
7 4 (10.00%) Intergraph
7 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.00%) VB.NET
7 4 (10.00%) C#
7 4 (10.00%) Oracle
7 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
7 4 (10.00%) XML
7 4 (10.00%) MS Access
7 4 (10.00%) Data Structures
7 4 (10.00%) SmartPlant
7 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (7.50%) TOGAF
8 3 (7.50%) Economics
8 3 (7.50%) Semantic Web
8 3 (7.50%) SPARQL
8 3 (7.50%) Ontologies
8 3 (7.50%) Financial Analysis
8 3 (7.50%) Linked Data

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.00%) MS Project
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) SmartPlant
2 3 (7.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.50%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.50%) SAP HCM
3 1 (2.50%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) MS Access
2 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.50%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.50%) Spotfire
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (15.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Business Manager
1 9 (22.50%) Change Manager
1 9 (22.50%) Business Change Manager
2 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) Architect
3 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (7.50%) Programmer
3 3 (7.50%) Ontologist
4 2 (5.00%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Quality Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Project Planner
5 1 (2.50%) Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) DBA
5 1 (2.50%) Server Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Lead Architect
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (7.50%) W3C
3 3 (7.50%) Economics
3 3 (7.50%) Ontologies
3 3 (7.50%) Semantic Web
3 3 (7.50%) Linked Data
4 1 (2.50%) Biotechnology
4 1 (2.50%) Statistics
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) UNIX
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
1 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 10 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.50%) TOGAF
4 3 (7.50%) Financial Analysis
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.50%) RDF
4 3 (7.50%) Quality Management
5 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.00%) Software Licensing
5 2 (5.00%) Validation
5 2 (5.00%) Change Control
6 1 (2.50%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.50%) User Stories
6 1 (2.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.50%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) C#
1 4 (10.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (7.50%) XAML
2 3 (7.50%) SPARQL
3 1 (2.50%) R
3 1 (2.50%) Python
3 1 (2.50%) PHP
3 1 (2.50%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) VB
3 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) CBAP
2 1 (2.50%) PMP
2 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) GxP
1 2 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) CDISC
2 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (15.00%) Ariba
2 4 (10.00%) Intergraph
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) JD Edwards
3 3 (7.50%) Primavera
3 3 (7.50%) SAP
4 2 (5.00%) Axway
4 2 (5.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.50%) SunGard
5 1 (2.50%) Allen-Bradley
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