Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PACS in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PACS over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 - 200
Rank change year-on-year - +200 +18
Contract jobs citing PACS 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.039% - 0.034%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
East of England median daily rate £241 - £190
10th Percentile £232 - £157
90th Percentile £251 - £223
England median daily rate £228 £325 £296
% change year-on-year -30.00% +9.70% -30.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £23.75 -

PACS is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1638 1550 1653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.80% 31.79% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 881 879
East of England median daily rate £400 £351 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.12% -6.53% +5.63%
10th Percentile £190 £182 £205
90th Percentile £561 £538 £551
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 127 180
East of England median hourly rate £19.38 £31.50 £22.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.48% +39.29% -7.69%
10th Percentile £10.93 £13.58 £12.23
90th Percentile £49.25 £43.75 £45.05
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.67 £19.03
% change year-on-year -0.82% +8.62% +5.72%

PACS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing PACS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for PACS in the East of England

PACS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PACS in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for PACS in the East of England

PACS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PACS in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PACS in the East of England

PACS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PACS within the East of England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 2 £241 -
PACS
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PACS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for PACS.

1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) SystmOne
2 1 (50.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) NHS

PACS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (100.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SystmOne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Electronic Patient Records
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared