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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank - 48 48
Contract jobs citing PACS 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.65% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.59% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £200 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
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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
135 116 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 27.66% 25.27% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 48 53
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 32
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £27.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -36.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £9.23 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £30.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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
Essex
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £430 per day
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