Period
to 22 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LIMS over the 6 months to 22 January 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +90
Contract jobs citing LIMS 15 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.05% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.73% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £415 - -
East of England median daily rate £420 £390 £348
% change year-on-year +7.69% +12.23% -30.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 402 527 481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 28.01% 34.38% 34.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 280 260
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -0.64%
10th Percentile £173 £200 £155
90th Percentile £550 £575 £563
East of England median daily rate £440 £413 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +17.86% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 15
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.70 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.07% -17.14% -18.60%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £47.65 £47.50 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £27.60 £29.06
% change year-on-year -30.25% -5.01% +35.14%

LIMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for LIMS in Hertfordshire

LIMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LIMS in Hertfordshire

LIMS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Stevenage - 8 - -
LIMS
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 15 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 15 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) NHS
1 15 (100.00%) Migration
1 15 (100.00%) PACS
1 15 (100.00%) e-Health
1 15 (100.00%) Informatics
1 15 (100.00%) HL7
1 15 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 15 (100.00%) Health Informatics
1 15 (100.00%) Analytics
1 15 (100.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 9 (60.00%) Windows 10
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
5 8 (53.33%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (46.67%) Server Patching
6 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (46.67%) DHCP
6 7 (46.67%) DNS
7 5 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (20.00%) Lorenzo
8 3 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
9 2 (13.33%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (13.33%) Adobe

LIMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 15 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (46.67%) DHCP
2 7 (46.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (6.67%) QlikView
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Performance Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Support
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) e-Health
1 15 (100.00%) NHS
1 15 (100.00%) PACS
2 1 (6.67%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Analytics
1 15 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 15 (100.00%) Health Informatics
1 15 (100.00%) Informatics
1 15 (100.00%) Migration
2 7 (46.67%) Server Patching
3 5 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (100.00%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) VMware