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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank - 55 52
Contract jobs citing LIMS 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.51% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.24% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +55.55%
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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 Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
160 134 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.66% 22.56% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 76 68
Average daily rate £325 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £418 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 7
Average hourly rate £22.15 £14.75 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.16% -73.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £10.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.80 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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