The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PACS in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PACS over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 62 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PACS 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.34% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.96% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£385 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
PACS
Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
151 164 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.44% 28.67% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 116 69
Average daily rate £350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 9
Average hourly rate £16.80 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

PACS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

PACS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

PACS
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

PACS Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

PACS
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PACS across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

PACS Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

PACS
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PACS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 9 £385 -
PACS
Wales

PACS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 9 (90.00%) EDI
1 9 (90.00%) ETL
1 9 (90.00%) IBM
1 9 (90.00%) Citrix
1 9 (90.00%) EDIFACT
1 9 (90.00%) Migration
1 9 (90.00%) Fiorano
1 9 (90.00%) HL7
1 9 (90.00%) DICOM
1 9 (90.00%) Data Migration
2 7 (70.00%) Data Integration
2 7 (70.00%) NHS
3 6 (60.00%) Project Management
4 5 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Informatics
6 1 (10.00%) Finance

PACS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Integration Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Clinical Data Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Data Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Integration Project Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Clinical Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) NHS Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) EDI
1 9 (90.00%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) NHS
1 7 (70.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) ETL
1 9 (90.00%) Migration
1 9 (90.00%) Data Migration
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
3 5 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) HL7
1 9 (90.00%) DICOM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) IBM
1 9 (90.00%) Citrix
1 9 (90.00%) Fiorano