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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 220 245 254
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +9
Contract jobs citing Life Science 26 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 0.60% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 8
Median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £500 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-46.34% +2.50%
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
2313 3017 3109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.88% 32.01% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1264 1740 1714
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 183 185
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £16.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +6.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.70%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +13 14 £475 - 3
Hampshire +20 6 £575 +15.00%
Surrey +23 5 £450 - 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 21 (43.75%) Pharmaceutical
2 15 (31.25%) Project Management
2 15 (31.25%) Manufacturing
2 15 (31.25%) Validation
3 10 (20.83%) Quality Management
3 10 (20.83%) PMI Certification
4 9 (18.75%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 9 (18.75%) Data Management
4 9 (18.75%) Business Analysis
5 8 (16.67%) Chemistry
5 8 (16.67%) Biology
5 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 8 (16.67%) Migration
5 8 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 7 (14.58%) Programme Management
6 7 (14.58%) Change Management
6 7 (14.58%) PMI
7 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (12.50%) QMS
7 6 (12.50%) Analytics
7 6 (12.50%) Line Management
8 5 (10.42%) Regulatory Compliance
8 5 (10.42%) QA
8 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (10.42%) Document Management
8 5 (10.42%) Workflow
8 5 (10.42%) PMP
8 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
8 5 (10.42%) Documentum

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 5 (10.42%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Firewall
1 1 (2.08%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) GIS
2 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
General
1 21 (43.75%) Pharmaceutical
2 15 (31.25%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.33%) Marketing
4 3 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) Project Manager
3 6 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Quality Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Data Business Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) IT Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) QA Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Business IT Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Computer Systems Validation Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Computer Systems Validation Specialist
6 3 (6.25%) Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Validation Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Validation Specialist
7 2 (4.17%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Transformation Programme Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Transformation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Biology
1 8 (16.67%) Chemistry
2 7 (14.58%) PMI
3 3 (6.25%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.25%) LIMS
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Biotechnology
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.17%) Informatics
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) Ontologies
5 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.08%) Linked Data
5 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.08%) NHS
5 1 (2.08%) Social Media
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
5 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
1 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Project Management
1 15 (31.25%) Validation
2 10 (20.83%) Quality Management
3 9 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 9 (18.75%) Data Management
4 8 (16.67%) Migration
4 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 8 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 7 (14.58%) Change Management
5 7 (14.58%) Programme Management
6 6 (12.50%) Analytics
6 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 6 (12.50%) Line Management
6 6 (12.50%) QMS
6 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.42%) Document Management
7 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (10.42%) Regulatory Compliance
7 5 (10.42%) Workflow
8 4 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
1 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) PMI Certification
2 5 (10.42%) PMP
3 3 (6.25%) CBAP
3 3 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.08%) HNC
5 1 (2.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 5 (10.42%) QA
3 2 (4.17%) GxP
4 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.08%) SCCM
1 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) SAP
3 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.08%) Acronis
4 1 (2.08%) Alteryx
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco
4 1 (2.08%) LabWare
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.08%) Splunk
4 1 (2.08%) Symantec
4 1 (2.08%) Tableau