The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 - - -
Contract jobs citing LIMS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in 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
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
211 163 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 31.68% 23.49% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 102 63
Average daily rate £325 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £168 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -11.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

LIMS Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

LIMS
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

LIMS Daily Rate Trend in Wales

LIMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

LIMS Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

LIMS
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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