The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PACS in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PACS over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 121 109 109
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing PACS 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.079% 0.049% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.20% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-27.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.50
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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 West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
630 501 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.77% 24.34% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 277 233
Average daily rate £350 £315 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 41 54
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.70 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

PACS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

PACS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PACS
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

PACS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PACS
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PACS across the West Midlands region.

PACS Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PACS
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow Management
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) HL7
2 1 (50.00%) DICOM
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat

PACS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) HL7
1 1 (50.00%) DICOM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £275.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 14 days ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-450 Per Day
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable dependent on experience
Posted: 18 days ago