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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 243 - 262
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LIMS 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.052% - 0.020%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% - 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £525 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £383 £425
% change year-on-year
+37.25% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
2239 3089 3133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.32% 32.41% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1224 1770 1739
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 183 179
Median hourly rate £19.63 £21.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% +35.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.79%

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing LIMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
Berkshire - 2 £525 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
LIMS
England

LIMS
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 South East region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 3 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (75.00%) Life Science
1 3 (75.00%) Information Management
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) GMP
3 1 (25.00%) SQLPlus
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) LabWare
3 1 (25.00%) LabVantage
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Chemistry

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQLPlus
General
1 3 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) LIMS Manager
2 1 (25.00%) LIMS Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Implementation Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Life Science
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) Chemistry
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GMP
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) LabVantage
1 1 (25.00%) LabWare