The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 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 the South West - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £210 -
% change year-on-year
+90.47% -
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
912 848 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.96% 26.45% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 564 428
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 55 49
Median hourly rate £23.50 £36.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.72% +118.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £12.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £42.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing LIMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

LIMS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

LIMS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

LIMS Daily Rate Trend in the South West