The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank - - 94
Contract jobs citing LIMS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.070%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £300
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%
LIMS
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
334 253 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 25.17% 20.82% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 142 144
Average daily rate £370 £343 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% +7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £227 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 30
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £25.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -34.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.52 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.56 £20.67 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

LIMS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester