Period
to 20 June 2018

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 20 June 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 - 83
Rank change year-on-year - +83 -
Contract jobs citing LIMS 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.28% - 0.075%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate - - £250
East of England median daily rate - £193 £250
% change year-on-year - -22.93% -28.57%
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 431 446 421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 29.72% 36.17% 31.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 219 223
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £159 £230
90th Percentile £588 £575 £494
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 18
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.75% +3.23% -53.03%
10th Percentile £12.94 £10.50 £10.97
90th Percentile £56.25 £49.67 £28.58
East of England median hourly rate £20.00 £23.18 £19.00
% change year-on-year -13.70% +21.97% -40.72%

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
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 20 June 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
Stevenage - 4 - -
LIMS
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) NHS
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) PACS
1 4 (100.00%) e-Health
1 4 (100.00%) Informatics
1 4 (100.00%) Health Informatics
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) HL7
1 4 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Information Governance
2 2 (50.00%) QlikView
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office

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 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (50.00%) QlikView
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Information Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) QlikView Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) e-Health
1 4 (100.00%) NHS
1 4 (100.00%) PACS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Health Informatics
1 4 (100.00%) Informatics
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) HL7