The table below looks at the statistics for DICOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DICOM over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM)
Rank 609 609 594
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs citing DICOM 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.008% 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.067% 0.086% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £300 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £240 £263
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
DICOM
UK

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
4475 4666 4639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.76% 9.06% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2894 2878 2856
Median daily rate £425 £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 151 204
Median hourly rate £24.75 £26.00 £20.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.80% +26.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +38.09%

DICOM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing DICOM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DICOM within the England region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London -28 3 £300 -25.00%
DICOM
UK

DICOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DICOM 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 England region with a requirement for DICOM.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) HL7
2 4 (66.67%) Data Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) XSLT
2 4 (66.67%) ODBC
2 4 (66.67%) Tcl
2 4 (66.67%) NHS
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) PACS
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server

DICOM
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ODBC
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) XML
1 4 (66.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Integration
1 4 (66.67%) NHS
2 2 (33.33%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Mac OS
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (66.67%) Tcl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco