Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 6 months to 19 November 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 141 133
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8 -33
Contract jobs citing Life Science 13 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.45% 0.59% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.47% 1.83% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 7
Manchester median daily rate £250 £323 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.48% +29.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £191 £261 £155
90th Percentile £435 £419 £500
North West median daily rate £350 £305 £357
% change year-on-year +14.75% -14.57% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £13.75 -
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 -
% change year-on-year +10.34% - -

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

All Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 883 1148 1041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 30.28% 32.51% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 747 578
Manchester median daily rate £390 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £175 £256 £209
90th Percentile £600 £538 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 33 39
Manchester median hourly rate £19.25 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.76% +7.41% -6.09%
10th Percentile £12.82 £11.30 £11.20
90th Percentile £41.00 £29.81 £38.01
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% +16.67%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Life Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in Manchester

Life Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Life Science in Manchester

Life Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Life Science in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Life Science in Manchester

Life Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Life Science in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 10 (76.92%) Manufacturing
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Legal
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) SAP
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) ERP
3 3 (23.08%) SAP BW
3 3 (23.08%) NetWeaver
3 3 (23.08%) SAP SRM
3 3 (23.08%) SAP ERP
3 3 (23.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
3 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
4 2 (15.38%) DB2
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Local Government
4 2 (15.38%) SAP Basis
4 2 (15.38%) SCCM
4 2 (15.38%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) PMI
4 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Clustering
4 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (23.08%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SAP ERP
1 3 (23.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (23.08%) SAP SRM
2 1 (7.69%) SAP CO
2 1 (7.69%) SAP FI
2 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (7.69%) SAP FI-AP
2 1 (7.69%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SAP BW
2 2 (15.38%) DB2
3 1 (7.69%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (76.92%) Manufacturing
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Legal
4 2 (15.38%) Local Government
4 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Basis Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Packager
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Development Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.69%) ICT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Basis
2 1 (7.69%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Development
4 1 (7.69%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
4 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) ABAP
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.69%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
3 1 (7.69%) MuleSoft
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Talend