The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 260 - 233
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LIMS 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% - 0.024%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.034% - 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£438 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2933 2675 2348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.77% 29.09% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1648 1421 1168
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £212 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 139 159
Average hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.09% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.13 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

LIMS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

LIMS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

LIMS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

LIMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

LIMS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

LIMS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 13 (86.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (80.00%) GAMP
3 9 (60.00%) Change Management
4 8 (53.33%) Project Management
5 5 (33.33%) GxP
6 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (20.00%) Information Management
6 3 (20.00%) FMCG
6 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
7 2 (13.33%) Validation
7 2 (13.33%) GMP
7 2 (13.33%) QMS
8 1 (6.67%) SAP
8 1 (6.67%) Citrix
8 1 (6.67%) SAN
8 1 (6.67%) NHS
8 1 (6.67%) Wireless
8 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 1 (6.67%) Migration
8 1 (6.67%) Life Science
8 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (6.67%) Data Centre

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
General
1 13 (86.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Change Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Business Change Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Business Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (20.00%) FMCG
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Life Science
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Change Management
2 8 (53.33%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Information Management
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (13.33%) QMS
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (80.00%) GAMP
2 5 (33.33%) GxP
3 2 (13.33%) GMP
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) SAP
1 1 (6.67%) Citrix
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