The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing LIMS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
179 119 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.79% 22.93% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 87 54
Average daily rate £325 £367 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.38% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £214 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.88 £14.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.12% +30.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

LIMS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

LIMS
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

LIMS Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

LIMS
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

LIMS Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

LIMS
Top 18 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (100.00%) Information Management
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (50.00%) MS Project
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (50.00%) NHS
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (25.00%) Business Development
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Product Management
4 1 (25.00%) People Management

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Project
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Healthcare Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Healthcare Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Management
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Business Development
4 1 (25.00%) People Management
4 1 (25.00%) Product Management
4 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree