The table below looks at the statistics for DICOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DICOM over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM)
Rank 545 533 508
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -25
Contract jobs citing DICOM 12 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.014% 0.017%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.33% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 3
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£313 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- +53.84%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3673 3441 2964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.91% 7.82% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2216 2057 1685
Average daily rate £413 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.48% +3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 131 212
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.93 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £53.96 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

DICOM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DICOM across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DICOM Jobs Demand Trend in England

DICOM
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

DICOM Daily Rate Trend in England

DICOM
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DICOM across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

DICOM Daily Rate Histogram in England

DICOM
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

DICOM Hourly Rate Trend in England

DICOM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DICOM within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -5 4 £278 -
East Midlands - - - - 1
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UK

DICOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing DICOM 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 DICOM.

1 13 (92.86%) HL7
2 7 (50.00%) XML
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) Web Services
4 5 (35.71%) ODBC
4 5 (35.71%) UNIX
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) NHS
4 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
5 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (28.57%) CRM
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) PACS
6 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Workflow Management
7 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
7 2 (14.29%) QA
7 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (14.29%) Information Governance
7 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
7 2 (14.29%) Workflow
7 2 (14.29%) Tcl
7 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 2 (14.29%) XML Schema

DICOM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing DICOM 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 DICOM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Integration Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) CRM Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Integration Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Field Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) ODBC
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) XML Schema
4 2 (14.29%) XSL
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) NHS
2 3 (21.43%) PACS
3 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (28.57%) CRM
2 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow Management
3 2 (14.29%) Information Governance
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
3 2 (14.29%) Tcl
4 1 (7.14%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (92.86%) HL7
2 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat