The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing LIMS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £175 -
% change year-on-year
+142.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
LIMS
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2027 2725 2376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.56% 38.48% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1584 2039 1775
Average daily rate £450 £475 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £632 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 48 61
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.67 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.55 £41.53 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

LIMS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

LIMS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

LIMS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

LIMS
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) GAMP
1 1 (50.00%) GxP
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GAMP
1 1 (50.00%) GxP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix