Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LIMS over the 6 months to 18 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 103 106
Rank change year-on-year +12 +3 +7
Contract jobs citing LIMS 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.17% 0.071% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.25% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Wales median daily rate £203 - £338
UK median daily rate £431 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +18.97% -3.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £22.38 - -
UK median hourly rate £22.38 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -44.05% - -

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 Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 322 406 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 26.97% 28.71% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 304 277
Wales median daily rate £360 £391 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.99% +11.79% -
10th Percentile £145 £161 £185
90th Percentile £475 £538 £477
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 21
Wales median hourly rate £22.76 £20.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.02% +28.13% +8.47%
10th Percentile £12.75 £16.88 £10.38
90th Percentile £39.88 £40.00 £30.25
UK median hourly rate £20.92 £21.00 £19.46
% change year-on-year -0.37% +7.91% +8.11%

LIMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for LIMS in Wales

LIMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LIMS in Wales

LIMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LIMS in Wales

LIMS
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 18 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 Wales +12 2 £203 -
LIMS
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 Wales region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Information Management
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Degree

LIMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas