Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LIMS over the 6 months to 21 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 371 374 393
Rank change year-on-year +3 +19 -8
Contract jobs citing LIMS 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.042% 0.024% 0.005%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.081% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
South East median daily rate £500 £525 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +20.00% -7.89%
10th Percentile £348 £500 £419
90th Percentile £525 £550 £456
England median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East 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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4851 4931 5919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.83% 29.66% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2849 2834 3430
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +6.94%
10th Percentile £220 £225 £225
90th Percentile £563 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 287 322
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.68 £19.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.54% +22.92% +18.88%
10th Percentile £10.72 £12.03 £11.18
90th Percentile £47.75 £54.25 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.55 £20.75 £19.08
% change year-on-year -0.96% +8.75% +6.00%

LIMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing LIMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for LIMS in the South East

LIMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LIMS in the South East

LIMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LIMS in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LIMS in the South East

LIMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LIMS in the South East

LIMS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 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
Berkshire +5 6 £500 -4.76% 1
Thames Valley -5 6 £500 -4.76% 2
Surrey - 1 £275 -
LIMS
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 6 (85.71%) Pharmaceutical
1 6 (85.71%) Life Science
2 5 (71.43%) Programme Management
2 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (57.14%) PMP
3 4 (57.14%) PMI Certification
3 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
3 4 (57.14%) GxP
3 4 (57.14%) PRINCE
3 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) Legal
3 4 (57.14%) LabWare
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (28.57%) TrackWise
5 1 (14.29%) Electronics
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) NHS
5 1 (14.29%) Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) Electronic Patient Records

LIMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 6 (85.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (57.14%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) LIMS Manager
2 3 (42.86%) LIMS Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Healthcare Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Healthcare Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Life Science
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (14.29%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Programme Management
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) PMI Certification
1 4 (57.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) GxP
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) LabWare
2 1 (14.29%) SAP