Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LIMS over the 6 months to 17 November 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)
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 612 604 609
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5 +1
Contract jobs citing LIMS 15 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.032% 0.042% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.082% 0.11% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
London median daily rate £456 £363 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.86% -27.50% +81.82%
10th Percentile £414 £220 £488
90th Percentile £549 £634 £513
England median daily rate £438 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London 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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 18273 16696 17618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.02% 36.86% 37.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13090 11835 12394
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £294 £273
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 252 311
London median hourly rate £21.20 £19.96 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.21% -0.20% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £12.02
90th Percentile £47.00 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.67 £19.03
% change year-on-year -0.82% +8.62% +5.72%

LIMS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for LIMS in London

LIMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LIMS in London

LIMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LIMS in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LIMS in London

LIMS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the London region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
South London - 3 - -
West London - 2 £425 -
Central London 0 1 £475 +111.11%
LIMS
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 London region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
1 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) NHS
1 7 (46.67%) Migration
1 7 (46.67%) PACS
1 7 (46.67%) e-Health
1 7 (46.67%) Informatics
1 7 (46.67%) HL7
1 7 (46.67%) Data Migration
1 7 (46.67%) Health Informatics
1 7 (46.67%) Analytics
1 7 (46.67%) Electronic Patient Records
2 4 (26.67%) Information Management
2 4 (26.67%) LabWare
2 4 (26.67%) SEO
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Benchmarking
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 2 (13.33%) Tableau
4 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
4 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 2 (13.33%) Cerner
5 1 (6.67%) Cognizant

LIMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) TrackWise
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Electronic Patient Records
2 3 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Consultant
1 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Contracts Manager
2 3 (20.00%) IT Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Tableau Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Quality Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Support Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) e-Health
1 7 (46.67%) NHS
1 7 (46.67%) PACS
2 1 (6.67%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Analytics
1 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Data Migration
1 7 (46.67%) Health Informatics
1 7 (46.67%) Informatics
1 7 (46.67%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Information Management
2 4 (26.67%) SEO
3 3 (20.00%) Benchmarking
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) Master's Degree
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) HL7
2 1 (6.67%) GMP
2 1 (6.67%) GxP
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) LabWare
2 2 (13.33%) Cerner
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Tableau
3 1 (6.67%) Cognizant
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft