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 2 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
2 May 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 £325 £425 £264
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +61.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -
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
62 51 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 25.94% 22.97% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 47
Median daily rate £500 £525 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.90 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -7.23%

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

PACS
Top 1 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PACS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for PACS.

1 1 (100.00%) NHS

PACS
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) PACS Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS