The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PACS in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PACS over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PACS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £218 £376 £350
% change year-on-year
-42.19% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
PACS
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
84 63 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 37.00% 24.80% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 35 50
Median daily rate £475 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+226.92% -52.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.08 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +0.42%

PACS
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing PACS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

PACS Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

PACS
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

PACS Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk