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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 242 259 239
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -20
Contract jobs citing Life Science 18 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.48% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 9
Median daily rate £481 £360 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.68% -24.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £272 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £452 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £360 £400
% change year-on-year
+23.26% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £22.50 £42.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +157.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £42.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-58.23% +203.57%
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
2566 3096 2819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.82% 31.31% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 1774 1528
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £233 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 179 165
Median hourly rate £24.09 £21.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.75% +24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +9 10 £413 +13.79% 1
Hampshire +16 8 £563 - 2
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 South East region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 13 (40.63%) Manufacturing
2 10 (31.25%) Validation
2 10 (31.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (28.13%) Project Management
3 9 (28.13%) PMI Certification
3 9 (28.13%) Data Management
4 8 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 8 (25.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2
5 7 (21.88%) Document Management
6 6 (18.75%) Change Management
6 6 (18.75%) Workflow
6 6 (18.75%) PMI
6 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 5 (15.63%) PMP
7 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
7 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (15.63%) Marketing
7 5 (15.63%) Degree
7 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.63%) Programme Management
7 5 (15.63%) Chemistry
7 5 (15.63%) Biology
7 5 (15.63%) Use Case
7 5 (15.63%) Line Management
8 4 (12.50%) Test Management
9 3 (9.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (9.38%) CBAP
9 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
9 3 (9.38%) Data Integration

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.13%) Documentum
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) GIS
2 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (40.63%) Manufacturing
2 10 (31.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (15.63%) Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Business Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) IT Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Business IT Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Computer Systems Validation Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Computer Systems Validation Specialist
4 4 (12.50%) Validation Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Validation Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Business Process Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Process Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Transformation Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Transformation Programme Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) jQuery
1 1 (3.13%) XML
1 1 (3.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) PMI
2 5 (15.63%) Biology
2 5 (15.63%) Chemistry
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) Data Integration
3 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Informatics
5 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.13%) NHS
5 1 (3.13%) User Experience
5 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Validation
2 9 (28.13%) Data Management
2 9 (28.13%) Project Management
3 8 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 7 (21.88%) Document Management
4 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2
5 6 (18.75%) Change Management
5 6 (18.75%) Workflow
6 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (15.63%) Line Management
6 5 (15.63%) Programme Management
6 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
6 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (15.63%) Use Case
7 4 (12.50%) Test Management
8 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
9 2 (6.25%) ERP
9 2 (6.25%) Fit Analysis
9 2 (6.25%) Open Source
9 2 (6.25%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C#
1 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) PMI Certification
2 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) PMP
3 3 (9.38%) CBAP
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.13%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
1 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.13%) Acronis
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe
4 1 (3.13%) Alteryx
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Remedy
4 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.13%) Splunk
4 1 (3.13%) Symantec
4 1 (3.13%) Tableau