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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PACS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.18% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £288
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +30.43%
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
179 119 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.79% 22.93% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 87 54
Average daily rate £325 £367 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.38% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £214 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.88 £14.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.12% +30.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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
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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 1 £300 -
PACS
Wales

PACS
Top 9 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

PACS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix