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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Life Sciences
South East / Hampshire
Rank 100 123 104
Rank change year-on-year +23 -19  
Contract jobs citing Life Science 15 2 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.81% 0.092% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.65% 0.31% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 18
Median daily rate £268 - £600
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 - £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 - £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £387 £388 £513
% change year-on-year -0.19% -24.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.22% -63.52%  

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 567 653 605
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 30.45% 29.97% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 447 341
Median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 22 41
Median hourly rate £17.50 £38.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.54% +28.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.32 £15.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.17 £50.00 £40.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Life Science in Hampshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Life Science in Hampshire

Life Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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
Farnborough - 9 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £379 -
Life Science
South East

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 (71.43%) Manufacturing
2 8 (38.10%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (33.33%) Change Management
4 6 (28.57%) Validation
5 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
5 5 (23.81%) SAP
6 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) Data Management
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
7 3 (14.29%) SAP EHS
7 3 (14.29%) Release Management
7 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 3 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 3 (14.29%) Quality Management
7 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (14.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (14.29%) Tableau
7 3 (14.29%) Test Planning
8 2 (9.52%) Cognos Report Studio
8 2 (9.52%) Veeva
8 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
8 2 (9.52%) Analytics
8 2 (9.52%) Project Management
8 2 (9.52%) Data Validation

Life Science
Top Related 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 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.76%) InfoPath
3 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SAP EHS
2 1 (4.76%) SAP MM
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Veeva
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (9.52%) Spotfire
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) QlikView
General
1 15 (71.43%) Manufacturing
2 8 (38.10%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) IT Support
3 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.76%) Change Manager
4 1 (4.76%) IT Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Junior
4 1 (4.76%) Report Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Support
4 1 (4.76%) Social Media Manager
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Reporting Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Support Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Biotechnology
2 1 (4.76%) Social Media
2 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Change Management
2 6 (28.57%) Validation
3 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
4 4 (19.05%) Data Management
5 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 3 (14.29%) Quality Management
5 3 (14.29%) Release Management
5 3 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) Content Management
6 2 (9.52%) Data Validation
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
6 2 (9.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (9.52%) QA
3 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) SAP
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Tableau
4 2 (9.52%) Cognos
4 2 (9.52%) IBM
4 2 (9.52%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Remedy
5 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow