The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing LIMS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.18% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £305 £575
% change year-on-year -1.63% -46.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.70 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.70 - £45.00

LIMS is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 168 156 98
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 30.16% 26.67% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 113 71
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £219 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £474 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.40% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 6
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.65% -28.98%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -36.66% +62.16%  

LIMS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing LIMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for LIMS in South Wales

LIMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LIMS in South Wales

LIMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LIMS in South Wales

LIMS
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 1 - -
LIMS
Wales

LIMS
Top 11 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 2 (100.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (50.00%) Informatics
2 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Support Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Informatics
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft