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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PACS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 146 126 137
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Contract jobs citing PACS 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.033% 0.042% 0.066%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.13% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£140 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.92% +12.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
907 741 782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.52% 31.23% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 361 343
Average daily rate £330 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £219 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 86 97
Average hourly rate £24.50 £29.00 £30.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% -3.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.43 £14.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

PACS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PACS across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

PACS
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing PACS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PACS.

1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) LIMS
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) e-Health
1 1 (100.00%) Informatics
1 1 (100.00%) HL7
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (100.00%) Health Informatics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics

PACS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing PACS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PACS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) LIMS
1 1 (100.00%) e-Health
1 1 (100.00%) Informatics
1 1 (100.00%) Health Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) HL7