The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PACS in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PACS over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PACS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £388 £313
% change year-on-year
-45.80% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -
PACS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
785 824 847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.63% 27.66% 28.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 432 473
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 90 85
Median hourly rate £22.25 £33.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.57% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

PACS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing PACS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

PACS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

PACS
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PACS across the East of England region.

PACS Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

PACS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PACS across the East of England region.

PACS Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England