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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank - - 43
Contract jobs citing PACS 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £288 £285
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +0.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
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
112 92 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.37% 22.89% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 49 56
Average daily rate £325 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Average hourly rate £18.88 £15.00 £13.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.83% +8.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £9.99 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £53.20 £15.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £18.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.37% -9.37%

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