The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 439 434 439
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing LIMS 2 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.004% 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.024% 0.012% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £225 £500 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £230 £370
% change year-on-year
+52.17% -37.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
LIMS
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8254 8641 9086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.05% 37.46% 37.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5806 5960 6193
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 167 206
Median hourly rate £17.25 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.63
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.12%

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing LIMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the London region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 £225 -
LIMS
England

LIMS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LIMS 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 London region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 7 (58.33%) Manufacturing
2 5 (41.67%) SCADA
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (33.33%) FMCG
4 3 (25.00%) Information Management
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (8.33%) LabVantage
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Life Science
5 1 (8.33%) SAP QM
5 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
5 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (8.33%) MS Office
5 1 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP QM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (58.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Architect
1 8 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) LIMS Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Quality Management Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) SCADA
2 4 (33.33%) FMCG
3 1 (8.33%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (25.00%) Information Management
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) LabVantage
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) SAP