The table below looks at the statistics for DICOM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DICOM over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM)
Rank - 636 -
Contract jobs citing DICOM 0 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.023% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 0
Median daily rate - £385 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £385 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
5033 5381 5147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.35% 9.46% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3188 3469 3136
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.39% +6.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 197 212
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.15 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+21.73% +12.19%

DICOM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

DICOM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DICOM
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DICOM within the UK.

DICOM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DICOM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DICOM within the UK.

DICOM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DICOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DICOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for DICOM.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) HL7
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) PACS
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) Tcl
3 1 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office

DICOM
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ODBC
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) PACS
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Tcl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle