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 3 months to 29 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.

Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
UK / Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing LIMS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.14% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £250 £575
% change year-on-year +20.00% -56.52%  
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 Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 170 163 201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 24.18% 24.70% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 116 122
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £465 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 14
Median hourly rate £32.50 £19.81 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.03% +24.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £16.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £29.65 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

LIMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 29 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
South Wales - 1 - -
LIMS
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 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
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:

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