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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 253 257 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing LIMS 3 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.035% 0.12% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 0
Average daily rate - £575 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £575 £563
% change year-on-year
-46.95% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2632 2701 2446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.66% 28.68% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1540 1415 1264
Average daily rate £388 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 178 173
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.70 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the South East region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire - 3 - - 1
LIMS
England

LIMS
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) SAP MM
1 3 (100.00%) SAP PP
1 3 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 3 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) SAP QM
1 3 (100.00%) Logistics
1 3 (100.00%) Life Science
1 3 (100.00%) SAP PP-PI

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) SAP MM
1 3 (100.00%) SAP PP
1 3 (100.00%) SAP PP-PI
1 3 (100.00%) SAP QM
General
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) SAP QM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Logistics
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Quality Management
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP