The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PACS in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PACS over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs citing PACS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.50
PACS
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
146 180 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.63% 31.75% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 86 42
Average daily rate £400 £275 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £124 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 25
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £19.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +6.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

PACS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

PACS Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

PACS
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

PACS Daily Rate Trend in Essex

PACS
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

PACS Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

PACS
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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