The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PACS in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PACS over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 118 117 132
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing PACS 3 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.12% 0.37% 0.075%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 1.42% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
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£463 £300 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -25.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £300 £397
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £328 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
689 565 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.41% 26.19% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 304 307
Average daily rate £361 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.89% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 31
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £33.30 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

PACS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

PACS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

PACS
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

PACS Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

PACS
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PACS across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

PACS Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

PACS
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

PACS Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

PACS
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 5 (83.33%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Cerner

PACS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cerner Millennium
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (50.00%) PACS Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Trainer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Procurement Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
1 1 (16.67%) Document Management
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Cerner