Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing LIMS 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.75% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.65% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £415 - -
East of England median daily rate £420 - -
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 453 516 501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 28.38% 34.38% 35.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 247 263
Hertfordshire median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% - -
10th Percentile £174 £179 £188
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 15
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.25% - -50.77%
10th Percentile £12.09 £12.20 £11.64
90th Percentile £50.63 £46.50 £31.05
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% +6.38% -5.65%

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 18 October 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 - 11 - - 1
LIMS
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 12 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 12 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) NHS
1 12 (100.00%) Migration
1 12 (100.00%) PACS
1 12 (100.00%) e-Health
1 12 (100.00%) Informatics
1 12 (100.00%) HL7
1 12 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 12 (100.00%) Health Informatics
1 12 (100.00%) Analytics
1 12 (100.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (41.67%) DHCP
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) QlikView
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
2 5 (41.67%) Server Patching
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 10
2 5 (41.67%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) Information Governance

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 12 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
1 5 (41.67%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 5 (41.67%) QlikView
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) QlikView Developer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Information Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) e-Health
1 12 (100.00%) NHS
1 12 (100.00%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows 10
1 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Analytics
1 12 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 12 (100.00%) Health Informatics
1 12 (100.00%) Informatics
1 12 (100.00%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Server Patching
3 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) Information Governance
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft