The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term PACS in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PACS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Bedfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PACS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £290 -
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £170.00 -
Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
80 46 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.18% 24.08% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 28 27
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £149 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.42 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.77% -70.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
PACS
East of England

PACS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PACS across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

PACS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire