Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 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
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 157 189 182
Rank change year-on-year +32 -7 +11
Contract jobs citing LIMS 25 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.60% 0.11% 0.045%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.86% 0.32% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
East of England median daily rate £538 £390 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.82% +44.40% -27.98%
10th Percentile £429 £380 £207
90th Percentile £696 £400 £342
England median daily rate £520 £475 £388
% change year-on-year +9.47% +22.58% +20.16%
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 1,347 1,568 1,392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.16% 33.49% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 932 784
East of England median daily rate £438 £420 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +17.07% -8.01%
10th Percentile £205 £206 £176
90th Percentile £600 £580 £543
England median daily rate £475 £458 £435
% change year-on-year +3.83% +5.17% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 79 109
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.44% +25.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £12.55 £11.80 £11.26
90th Percentile £52.50 £54.25 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.44 £21.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -4.93% +10.26% -2.50%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LIMS in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 February 2019. 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 - 22 - -
Cambridgeshire +14 2 £538 +37.82% 3
Norfolk - 1 - -
LIMS
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 23 (92.00%) SharePoint
1 23 (92.00%) Business Intelligence
1 23 (92.00%) Migration
1 23 (92.00%) PACS
1 23 (92.00%) e-Health
1 23 (92.00%) Informatics
1 23 (92.00%) HL7
1 23 (92.00%) Data Migration
1 23 (92.00%) Health Informatics
1 23 (92.00%) Analytics
1 23 (92.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 22 (88.00%) NHS
3 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (56.00%) Windows
4 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (44.00%) Windows 10
6 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (36.00%) Remote Desktop
7 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
8 8 (32.00%) Server Patching
8 8 (32.00%) DNS
8 8 (32.00%) DHCP
9 6 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (24.00%) Lorenzo
10 4 (16.00%) Performance Engineering
11 3 (12.00%) SCCM
11 3 (12.00%) Adobe Captivate

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 23 (92.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) Remote Desktop
2 8 (32.00%) DHCP
2 8 (32.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (92.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Performance Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Active Directory Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (8.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Business Change Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Change Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Developer
3 2 (8.00%) e-Learning Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 23 (92.00%) e-Health
1 23 (92.00%) PACS
2 22 (88.00%) NHS
3 2 (8.00%) e-Learning
4 1 (4.00%) Life Science
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (44.00%) Windows 10
4 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Analytics
1 23 (92.00%) Business Intelligence
1 23 (92.00%) Data Migration
1 23 (92.00%) Health Informatics
1 23 (92.00%) Informatics
1 23 (92.00%) Migration
2 8 (32.00%) Server Patching
3 6 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (16.00%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) Business Process Modelling
5 2 (8.00%) Converged Infrastructure
5 2 (8.00%) Workshop Facilitation
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) IT Strategy
6 1 (4.00%) People Management
6 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) CBAP
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (92.00%) HL7
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Adobe
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) LabWare