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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM)
Rank - 659 640
Contract jobs citing DICOM 0 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.024% 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.25% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 1
Median daily rate - £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £385 £375
% change year-on-year
- +2.66%
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
5119 5606 5435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.61% 9.69% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3316 3430 3402
Median daily rate £425 £428 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 232 239
Median hourly rate £27.83 £25.06 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.03% +25.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%

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 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) PACS
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) HL7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

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 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware