Period
to 26 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LIMS over the 6 months to 26 July 2017 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)
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 799 847 816
Rank change year-on-year +48 -31 +5
Contract jobs citing LIMS 18 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.021% 0.020% 0.035%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.061% 0.060% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 22
England median daily rate £313 £406 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% -24.42% +19.44%
10th Percentile £235 £231 £205
90th Percentile £525 £550 £613
UK median daily rate £306 £356 £525
% change year-on-year -14.04% -32.14% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
England median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK median hourly rate £22.38 - £45.00

LIMS is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 29540 33602 33244
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 33.67% 33.12% 32.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 19401 22352 21069
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £270 £258 £243
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 967 1069 1248
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% -5.13%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.39 £47.33
UK median hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.19% +13.51% -7.50%

LIMS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for LIMS in England

LIMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LIMS in England

LIMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LIMS in England over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LIMS in England

LIMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LIMS in England

LIMS
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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
London +19 9 £313 -13.79% 3
South East +50 5 £500 - 1
North of England +62 3 £400 - 1
North West +40 3 £400 - 1
East of England -7 1 £193 -22.93% 2
LIMS
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LIMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 9 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (38.89%) LabWare
3 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (27.78%) NHS
4 5 (27.78%) Migration
4 5 (27.78%) Electronic Patient Records
5 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
5 4 (22.22%) PACS
5 4 (22.22%) Life Science
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) SAP
6 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 3 (16.67%) GMP
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) PMP
6 3 (16.67%) HL7
6 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 3 (16.67%) Health Informatics
6 3 (16.67%) Analytics
6 3 (16.67%) Validation
6 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 3 (16.67%) e-Health
6 3 (16.67%) Informatics
7 2 (11.11%) Acronis
7 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification

LIMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.11%) Legal
4 1 (5.56%) Electronics
4 1 (5.56%) Finance
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Contracts Manager
2 2 (11.11%) LIMS Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) LIMS Manager
2 2 (11.11%) LIMS Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Healthcare Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Healthcare Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) IT Support
3 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Migration Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) PMO Support Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Project Quality Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Support Officer
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) NHS
2 4 (22.22%) Life Science
2 4 (22.22%) PACS
3 3 (16.67%) e-Health
4 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (27.78%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Health Informatics
4 3 (16.67%) Informatics
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 3 (16.67%) Validation
5 2 (11.11%) Benchmarking
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.56%) Change Control
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.56%) Information Management
6 1 (5.56%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) PMP
2 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) Master's Degree
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) GMP
1 3 (16.67%) HL7
2 2 (11.11%) GxP
3 1 (5.56%) PMO
3 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) LabWare
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) Acronis
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Cerner
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