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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PACS over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank - - 69
Contract jobs citing PACS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £140
UK excluding London median daily rate - £275 £325
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.63 - -
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
127 158 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 31.20% 27.87% 34.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 73 104
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 37 28
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% +54.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.79%

PACS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing PACS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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