Period
to 17 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LIMS over the 6 months to 17 July 2018 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 of England
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 205 191
Rank change year-on-year +27 -14 +13
Contract jobs citing LIMS 16 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.34% 0.022% 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 0.064% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
East of England median daily rate - £193 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -22.93% +19.05%
England median daily rate £513 £313 £450
% change year-on-year +64.00% -30.56% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,512 1,561 1,632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.01% 33.66% 31.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 831 908 923
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £220
90th Percentile £588 £573 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 123 138
East of England median hourly rate £20.25 £19.38 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.46% +2.00% -35.04%
10th Percentile £13.15 £10.50 £11.92
90th Percentile £50.88 £47.90 £42.68
England median hourly rate £22.93 £19.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.63% -1.70% +11.11%

LIMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for LIMS in the East of England

LIMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LIMS in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for LIMS in the East of England

LIMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LIMS in the East of England

LIMS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. 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
Cambridgeshire - 6 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 6 - - 2
Essex +19 4 - - 1
LIMS
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 of England region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 15 (93.75%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 10 (62.50%) Migration
2 10 (62.50%) PACS
2 10 (62.50%) e-Health
2 10 (62.50%) Informatics
2 10 (62.50%) HL7
2 10 (62.50%) Health Informatics
2 10 (62.50%) Analytics
2 10 (62.50%) Data Migration
2 10 (62.50%) Electronic Patient Records
3 9 (56.25%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) NHS
5 5 (31.25%) MS Access
5 5 (31.25%) JD Edwards
5 5 (31.25%) VBA
5 5 (31.25%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (31.25%) ERP
5 5 (31.25%) XML
5 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
5 5 (31.25%) Quality Management
6 4 (25.00%) QlikView
6 4 (25.00%) Information Governance
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
7 2 (12.50%) Use Case
8 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
8 1 (6.25%) People Management
8 1 (6.25%) GDPR

LIMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (62.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) Electronic Patient Records
2 5 (31.25%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (31.25%) MS Access
3 4 (25.00%) QlikView
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Developer
3 5 (31.25%) IT Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) IT Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) IT Support
3 5 (31.25%) IT Support Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) QlikView Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Information Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Governance Manager
7 1 (6.25%) Information Governance Manager
7 1 (6.25%) Information Manager
7 1 (6.25%) IT Director
7 1 (6.25%) Project Governance Manager
7 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) e-Health
1 10 (62.50%) PACS
2 7 (43.75%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (62.50%) Analytics
2 10 (62.50%) Data Migration
2 10 (62.50%) Health Informatics
2 10 (62.50%) Informatics
2 10 (62.50%) Migration
3 5 (31.25%) ERP
3 5 (31.25%) Quality Management
4 4 (25.00%) Information Governance
5 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 2 (12.50%) Use Case
6 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 1 (6.25%) Data Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) People Management
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
6 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) HL7
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) GDPR
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) JD Edwards