The table below looks at the statistics for DICOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DICOM over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM)
Rank - - 145
Contract jobs citing DICOM 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.033%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate - £240 £300
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
DICOM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
301 299 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.30% 10.01% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 194 225
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 32
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +53.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £16.23 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £45.00 £41.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%

DICOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing DICOM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DICOM Jobs Demand Trend in the South West