The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 542 540 507
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -33
Contract jobs citing LIMS 22 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.013% 0.017%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.042% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 4
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£575 £563 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £533 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £593 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £563 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +73.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14483 14382 12725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.41% 31.44% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9042 8892 7779
Average daily rate £425 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 589 719
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

LIMS Jobs Demand Trend in England

LIMS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

LIMS Daily Rate Trend in England

LIMS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LIMS across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

LIMS Daily Rate Histogram in England

LIMS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LIMS across the England region.

LIMS Hourly Rate Trend in England

LIMS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
South East - 16 £575 - 1
East of England +7 3 £200 -66.66% 1
London -16 2 £406 -
Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
North West - - - - 1
South West - - - -
LIMS
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LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 19 (59.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 16 (50.00%) GAMP
3 11 (34.38%) Project Management
4 9 (28.13%) GMP
4 9 (28.13%) GxP
4 9 (28.13%) Quality Management
4 9 (28.13%) Validation
4 9 (28.13%) QMS
4 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 8 (25.00%) Change Management
6 5 (15.63%) SAP
7 4 (12.50%) NHS
7 4 (12.50%) SAP QM
8 3 (9.38%) Information Management
8 3 (9.38%) PMP
8 3 (9.38%) PMI Certification
8 3 (9.38%) SQL
8 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
9 2 (6.25%) Java
9 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
9 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
9 2 (6.25%) PACS
9 2 (6.25%) e-Health
9 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
9 2 (6.25%) Informatics
9 2 (6.25%) HL7
9 2 (6.25%) Health Informatics
9 2 (6.25%) Analytics

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) SAP QM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (3.13%) SAP BI
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 19 (59.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 7 (21.88%) Change Manager
3 3 (9.38%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) SAP QM Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) NHS Programme Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) J2EE
1 1 (3.13%) JSP
1 1 (3.13%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) NHS
2 2 (6.25%) PACS
2 2 (6.25%) e-Health
2 2 (6.25%) Informatics
2 2 (6.25%) Health Informatics
3 1 (3.13%) NPfIT
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Project Management
2 9 (28.13%) Quality Management
2 9 (28.13%) Validation
2 9 (28.13%) QMS
2 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 8 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.38%) Information Management
4 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.25%) Analytics
5 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.13%) Web Development
6 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.13%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) PMP
1 3 (9.38%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (50.00%) GAMP
2 9 (28.13%) GMP
2 9 (28.13%) GxP
3 2 (6.25%) HL7
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) SAP
2 1 (3.13%) Agilent
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
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