The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 404 407 414
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing LIMS 7 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.029% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.097% 0.088% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £625 £90
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +594.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +55.55%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7230 7925 8157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.62% 32.69% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4861 5471 5512
Average daily rate £450 £460 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 174 205
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.53 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
LIMS
England

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

LIMS Jobs Demand Trend in London

LIMS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

LIMS Daily Rate Trend in London

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 4 (28.57%) Oracle
1 4 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (21.43%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) SAP
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
2 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
2 3 (21.43%) GMP
2 3 (21.43%) GLP
2 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (21.43%) Release Management
3 2 (14.29%) FMCG
3 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (14.29%) HL7
3 2 (14.29%) SAP SCM
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (14.29%) PLM
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) NHS
4 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.14%) Logistics

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
1 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
1 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP SCM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) NHS
1 2 (14.29%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
1 3 (21.43%) Release Management
2 2 (14.29%) PLM
3 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.14%) Logistics
3 1 (7.14%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) GMP
1 3 (21.43%) GLP
2 2 (14.29%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) SAP
3 2 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft