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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 245 - 229
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LIMS 20 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% - 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 3
Average daily rate
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£575 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £563 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +73.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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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
2667 2458 1870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.09% 27.17% 23.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1396 1294 899
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 150 181
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -29.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LIMS across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

LIMS Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 March 2015. 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
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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
Surrey - 1 £650 - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
LIMS
England

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (88.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 21 (84.00%) GAMP
3 12 (48.00%) GxP
4 11 (44.00%) Project Management
4 11 (44.00%) Change Management
5 10 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (36.00%) QMS
6 9 (36.00%) Quality Management
6 9 (36.00%) GMP
6 9 (36.00%) Validation
7 3 (12.00%) Information Management
7 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (12.00%) FMCG
7 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
8 2 (8.00%) Migration
8 2 (8.00%) SAP
8 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (4.00%) Citrix
9 1 (4.00%) SAN
9 1 (4.00%) SAP BI
9 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
9 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (4.00%) NPfIT
9 1 (4.00%) e-Health
9 1 (4.00%) Informatics
9 1 (4.00%) Life Science
9 1 (4.00%) HL7
9 1 (4.00%) PACS
9 1 (4.00%) Wireless
9 1 (4.00%) Risk Management

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
1 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) SAP BI
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Data Services
General
1 22 (88.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Change Manager
2 10 (40.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Business Change Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (12.00%) FMCG
2 1 (4.00%) Health Informatics
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) NPfIT
2 1 (4.00%) PACS
2 1 (4.00%) e-Health
2 1 (4.00%) Informatics
2 1 (4.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Project Management
1 11 (44.00%) Change Management
2 10 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 9 (36.00%) QMS
3 9 (36.00%) Quality Management
3 9 (36.00%) Validation
4 3 (12.00%) Information Management
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Analytics
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (84.00%) GAMP
2 12 (48.00%) GxP
3 9 (36.00%) GMP
4 1 (4.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix