Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +199
Contract jobs citing LIMS 17 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.34% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
East of England median daily rate £415 - -
England median daily rate £451 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +6.00% -5.56% -4.00%
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 1,621 1,604 1,671
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.21% 32.81% 33.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 905 929 930
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £208 £191 £205
90th Percentile £588 £558 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 115 144
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £20.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.00% +22.46% -31.95%
10th Percentile £13.74 £10.97 £12.75
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.80 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.80% - +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 20 September 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
Hertfordshire - 8 £415 - 1
Essex - 5 - -
Cambridgeshire - 4 - -
LIMS
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 13 (76.47%) SharePoint
1 13 (76.47%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) Migration
1 13 (76.47%) PACS
1 13 (76.47%) e-Health
1 13 (76.47%) Informatics
1 13 (76.47%) HL7
1 13 (76.47%) Data Migration
1 13 (76.47%) Health Informatics
1 13 (76.47%) Analytics
1 13 (76.47%) Electronic Patient Records
2 9 (52.94%) NHS
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Information Governance
3 5 (29.41%) QlikView
4 4 (23.53%) Degree
5 3 (17.65%) Law
5 3 (17.65%) Ruby
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
5 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 3 (17.65%) Raspberry Pi
5 3 (17.65%) Private Cloud
5 3 (17.65%) C
5 3 (17.65%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) Linux
5 3 (17.65%) Python
5 3 (17.65%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving

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 13 (76.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) Electronic Patient Records
2 5 (29.41%) QlikView
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) QlikView Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Information Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.88%) Governance Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Governance Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Information Governance Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Information Governance Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Information Manager
6 1 (5.88%) IT Director
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Project Governance Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) e-Health
1 13 (76.47%) PACS
2 9 (52.94%) NHS
3 3 (17.65%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (17.65%) Private Cloud
3 3 (17.65%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Analytics
1 13 (76.47%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) Data Migration
1 13 (76.47%) Health Informatics
1 13 (76.47%) Informatics
1 13 (76.47%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) Information Governance
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
3 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
4 2 (11.76%) Use Case
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.88%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) People Management
5 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.88%) Server Patching
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) C
2 3 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (76.47%) HL7
2 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft