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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 250 234 224
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Contract jobs citing Life Science 8 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.085% 0.12% 0.072%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.43% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 5
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£350 £501 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.06% -2.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £513
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -12.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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
2941 2583 2350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.43% 28.84% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1562 1388 1128
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £205 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 145 165
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.45 £47.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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
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 3 July 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
Berkshire +9 4 £350 -30.06% 3
Hampshire - 3 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 3
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 22 (55.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 16 (40.00%) Project Management
3 14 (35.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
5 8 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 7 (17.50%) Degree
6 7 (17.50%) PRINCE2
7 5 (12.50%) Finance
8 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
8 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
8 4 (10.00%) ERP
8 4 (10.00%) ITIL
8 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 4 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (10.00%) Validation
8 4 (10.00%) Change Control
9 3 (7.50%) Performance Management
9 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.50%) Data Management
9 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.50%) MS Project
9 3 (7.50%) MS Office
9 3 (7.50%) SQL
9 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (7.50%) Primavera
10 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
10 2 (5.00%) Ariba
10 2 (5.00%) JD Edwards
10 2 (5.00%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Project
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
3 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Force.com
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
1 1 (2.50%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) VoIP
1 1 (2.50%) DHCP
1 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.50%) HTTP
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.50%) DNS
1 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
1 1 (2.50%) NAS
1 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) MySQL
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) MS Access
General
1 22 (55.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Change Manager
1 13 (32.50%) Business Change Manager
1 13 (32.50%) Business Manager
2 12 (30.00%) Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Business Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Developer
6 2 (5.00%) ERP Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Solutions Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) ERP Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement Manager
7 1 (2.50%) PMO Lead
7 1 (2.50%) Project Planner
7 1 (2.50%) Server Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.50%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) jQuery
2 1 (2.50%) Visualforce
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Economics
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Chemistry
3 1 (2.50%) Biology
3 1 (2.50%) Biotechnology
3 1 (2.50%) LIMS
3 1 (2.50%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) UNIX
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
1 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
1 1 (2.50%) Android
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Project Management
2 14 (35.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 7 (17.50%) PRINCE2
4 4 (10.00%) ERP
4 4 (10.00%) Validation
4 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (10.00%) ITIL
4 4 (10.00%) Change Control
5 3 (7.50%) Performance Management
5 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.50%) Data Management
6 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Change Management
6 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Financial Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Image Processing
7 1 (2.50%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.50%) Competitive Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) VB
2 1 (2.50%) Python
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.50%) Apex Code
2 1 (2.50%) C#
2 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.00%) MCSD
3 2 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) MCSA
4 1 (2.50%) PhD
4 1 (2.50%) PMP
4 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.50%) MOS
4 1 (2.50%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) GAMP
2 1 (2.50%) GxP
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Ariba
2 2 (5.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.50%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.50%) Allen-Bradley
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
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