The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Life Sciences
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 112 116
Rank change year-on-year +13 +4  
Contract jobs citing Life Science 5 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.28% 0.35% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.03% 1.19% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £238 £563 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.77% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £338 £475
% change year-on-year +33.33% -28.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £36.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +14.28% -34.88%  

Life Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 484 586 661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 27.56% 29.49% 30.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 355 376
Median daily rate £425 £380 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 35 39
Median hourly rate £38.75 £42.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.73% +180.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £15.70 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £57.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing Life Science as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in Hampshire

Life Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Life Science in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Life Science in Hampshire

Life Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Life Science in Hampshire

Life Science
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Life Science
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 15 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (25.00%) Change Management
2 5 (25.00%) SAP
3 4 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Validation
3 4 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (15.00%) SAP EHS
4 3 (15.00%) Statistics
4 3 (15.00%) Data Management
4 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (15.00%) CRM
4 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Tableau
4 3 (15.00%) Veeva
5 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (10.00%) QA
5 2 (10.00%) Spotfire
5 2 (10.00%) Data Validation
5 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (10.00%) SaaS
5 2 (10.00%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (5.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP EHS
2 1 (5.00%) SAP MM
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Veeva
2 2 (10.00%) SaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) 802.11
1 1 (5.00%) BGP
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) HSRP
1 1 (5.00%) IPsec
1 1 (5.00%) OSPF
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (10.00%) Spotfire
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) QlikView
General
1 15 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) IT Support
3 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Change Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Development Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) IT Trainer
4 1 (5.00%) Junior
4 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Report Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (5.00%) Ajax
1 1 (5.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Biotechnology
3 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Change Management
2 4 (20.00%) Validation
3 3 (15.00%) CRM
3 3 (15.00%) Data Management
3 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (15.00%) Statistics
3 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Data Validation
4 2 (10.00%) Economics
4 2 (10.00%) Logistics
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Information Management
5 1 (5.00%) Network Design
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) CISSP
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) CISA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) SAP
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Tableau
4 2 (10.00%) Cognos
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (10.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Remedy