The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PACS in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PACS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 92 - 88
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PACS 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.066% - 0.075%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£100 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
469 382 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 31.10% 29.09% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 209 151
Average daily rate £400 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £489 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 33
Average hourly rate £40.50 £21.71 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.59% +8.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £36.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

PACS
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

PACS Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

PACS
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

PACS Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

PACS
Top 1 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 2 (100.00%) NHS

PACS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Trainer
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Project Support Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) NHS