The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term PACS in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PACS over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South West region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank - 123 144
Contract jobs citing PACS 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.17% 0.028%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.79% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £290 -
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £97.50 -
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
770 505 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.92% 21.16% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 263 369
Average daily rate £350 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £191 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 50 73
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.39 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.79% -31.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
PACS
England

PACS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

PACS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PACS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

PACS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

PACS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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