The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PACS in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PACS over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 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 the North East - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
-44.73% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -
PACS
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
590 356 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.49% 38.16% 28.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 196 83
Median daily rate £310 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.51% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £480 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 18 16
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -5.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.35 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £30.50 £25.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

PACS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

PACS Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

PACS
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

PACS Daily Rate Trend in the North East

PACS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

PACS Hourly Rate Trend in the North East