The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 68 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LIMS 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.73% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.87% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£210 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
155 224 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.95% 27.62% 32.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 124 105
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £121 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 22
Average hourly rate £23.00 £26.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.20% -29.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £20.75 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £53.75 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LIMS across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

LIMS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

LIMS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LIMS across the Cambridgeshire region.

LIMS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

LIMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LIMS across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

LIMS Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

LIMS
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 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
Cambridge - 6 £210 -
LIMS
East of England

LIMS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing LIMS 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 LIMS.

1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) NHS
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Bioinformatics
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Catalyst
3 1 (12.50%) DBIx::Class
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing LIMS 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 LIMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) NHS Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) NHS Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) Catalyst
1 1 (12.50%) DBIx::Class
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Content Management
2 1 (12.50%) Bioinformatics
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Content Management
2 1 (12.50%) Line Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle