The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PACS in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PACS over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PACS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £425 £264
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +61.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -
PACS
Suffolk

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

Miscellaneous Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
47 43 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 27.17% 24.71% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 40
Median daily rate £525 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

PACS
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

PACS Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

PACS
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

PACS Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

PACS
Top 1 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PACS 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for PACS.

1 1 (100.00%) NHS

PACS
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) PACS Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS