The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PACS in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PACS over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 572 561 511
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -50
Contract jobs citing PACS 11 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.042% 0.034%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.071% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 10
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£350 £375 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +27.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £215 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £424 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £290
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £28.93 - £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.93 - £170.00
PACS
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15548 15970 13780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.77% 31.76% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9670 9990 8444
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 566 624 631
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £11.50 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

PACS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

PACS Jobs Demand Trend in England

PACS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

PACS Daily Rate Trend in England

PACS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PACS across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

PACS Daily Rate Histogram in England

PACS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

PACS Hourly Rate Trend in England

PACS
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PACS across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

PACS Hourly Rate Histogram in England

PACS
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 PACS within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 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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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
London -4 6 £350 -13.58% 2
Yorkshire -17 3 - - 2
South East - 1 - -
South West - 1 £325 - 1
PACS
UK

PACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 15 (71.43%) NHS
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) SQLPlus
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (14.29%) Toad
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) DICOM
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.52%) HL7
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.52%) Marketing
4 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.52%) Electronics
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 2 (9.52%) Workflow
4 2 (9.52%) Finance
4 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing

PACS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQLPlus
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (14.29%) Toad
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (9.52%) Marketing
1 2 (9.52%) Electronics
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
3 3 (14.29%) Programmer
4 2 (9.52%) NHS Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Data Migration Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Change Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Author
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Author
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) PACS Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (71.43%) NHS
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) DTV
3 1 (4.76%) Informatics
3 1 (4.76%) FMCG
3 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
2 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
2 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
2 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
2 2 (9.52%) Workflow
2 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
2 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.52%) Project Management
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) Validation
3 1 (4.76%) Workflow Management
3 1 (4.76%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.52%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) DICOM
2 2 (9.52%) HL7
3 1 (4.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (4.76%) GCP
3 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) iSOFT
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
York, North Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
South Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
North East England
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago