Period
to 21 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LIMS over the 6 months to 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 86 135 -
Rank change year-on-year +49 - -
Contract jobs citing LIMS 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.64% 0.041% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.36% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
East Midlands median daily rate £350 - -
England median daily rate £388 £451 £475
% change year-on-year -13.98% -5.16% +22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 - -

LIMS is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 424 680 800
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.09% 27.63% 26.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 450 506
East Midlands median daily rate £394 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.32% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £170 £250 £218
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 40
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.10 £14.11 £14.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.08% +0.28% -15.35%
10th Percentile £12.18 £11.88 £10.29
90th Percentile £45.00 £34.25 £43.88
England median hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +9.52% -2.33% +7.93%

LIMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing LIMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for LIMS in the East Midlands

LIMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LIMS in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LIMS in the East Midlands

LIMS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +15 9 £350 -
LIMS
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing LIMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 10 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 10 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) NHS
1 10 (100.00%) Migration
1 10 (100.00%) PACS
1 10 (100.00%) e-Health
1 10 (100.00%) Informatics
1 10 (100.00%) HL7
1 10 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 10 (100.00%) Analytics
1 10 (100.00%) Electronic Patient Records
1 10 (100.00%) Health Informatics
1 10 (100.00%) ePrescribing
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) MySQL
4 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Office 365
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Azure
5 1 (10.00%) Information Management

LIMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) OneDrive
2 1 (10.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) Power BI
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (10.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Change Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Change Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Quality Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) e-Health
1 10 (100.00%) NHS
1 10 (100.00%) PACS
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Analytics
1 10 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 10 (100.00%) ePrescribing
1 10 (100.00%) Health Informatics
1 10 (100.00%) Informatics
1 10 (100.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (10.00%) Business Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Information Management
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) HL7
2 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) VMware