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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 239 219 229
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +10
Contract jobs citing Life Science 19 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.39% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 1
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£525 £339 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.09% -41.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £325 £650
% change year-on-year
+49.23% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £40.00
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
2857 2307 1971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.05% 27.03% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1585 1229 902
Average daily rate £375 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.83% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 133 187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.90 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire -1 8 £550 +69.23%
Hampshire - 7 - -
Surrey -3 4 £450 -5.26% 1
West Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) Semantic Web
2 7 (21.21%) SPARQL
2 7 (21.21%) Ontologies
2 7 (21.21%) NoSQL
2 7 (21.21%) RDF
2 7 (21.21%) W3C
3 6 (18.18%) Linked Data
3 6 (18.18%) Degree
4 5 (15.15%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (15.15%) .NET
4 5 (15.15%) XML
4 5 (15.15%) Linux
5 4 (12.12%) UNIX
5 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle
5 4 (12.12%) C#
5 4 (12.12%) VB.NET
5 4 (12.12%) FTP
5 4 (12.12%) Ariba
5 4 (12.12%) Intergraph
5 4 (12.12%) Axway
5 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) TOGAF
5 4 (12.12%) SmartPlant
5 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (12.12%) Data Structures
6 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.09%) Quality Management
6 3 (9.09%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) SAS
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.03%) ProjectWise
3 1 (3.03%) MS Project
3 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) SmartPlant
2 3 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.03%) SAP ERP
3 1 (3.03%) SAP HCM
3 1 (3.03%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) FTP
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.03%) NAS
2 1 (3.03%) DHCP
2 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) NoSQL
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.09%) MS Access
3 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (6.06%) Triplestore
4 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.03%) SAP BW
4 1 (3.03%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.15%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Ontologist
2 3 (9.09%) Architect
2 3 (9.09%) Developer
2 3 (9.09%) Analyst
2 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (9.09%) Programmer
3 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Quality Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) Lead Architect
4 1 (3.03%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Statistical Programmer
4 1 (3.03%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.03%) EDI Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
4 1 (3.03%) SAS Programmer
4 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
1 5 (15.15%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) EDI
2 1 (3.03%) EDIFACT
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) W3C
1 7 (21.21%) Ontologies
1 7 (21.21%) Semantic Web
2 6 (18.18%) Linked Data
3 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.12%) Data Structures
4 2 (6.06%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.03%) Economics
5 1 (3.03%) Statistics
5 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.03%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) UNIX
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) RDF
3 4 (12.12%) TOGAF
3 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Quality Management
4 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.06%) Software Licensing
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Validation
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.03%) UML
6 1 (3.03%) ERP
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) Change Management
6 1 (3.03%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SPARQL
2 4 (12.12%) C#
2 4 (12.12%) VB.NET
3 3 (9.09%) XAML
4 2 (6.06%) R
5 1 (3.03%) C
5 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) GxP
3 1 (3.03%) SLA
3 1 (3.03%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle
1 4 (12.12%) Ariba
1 4 (12.12%) Intergraph
1 4 (12.12%) Axway
2 3 (9.09%) SAP
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.03%) SunGard
4 1 (3.03%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.03%) Symantec
4 1 (3.03%) Primavera
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Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
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