Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for DICOM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DICOM over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 854 869 867
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2 -24
Contract jobs citing DICOM 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.003% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.025% 0.036% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
England median daily rate £225 £345 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.78% +4.15% +1.92%
10th Percentile £213 £283 £273
90th Percentile £238 £391 £394
UK median daily rate £225 £345 £385
% change year-on-year -34.78% -10.39% +28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

DICOM is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 12027 11035 12248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.68% 11.28% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7927 7256 7886
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £228 £237
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +3.53% +4.42% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 334 387 430
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +2.27% +12.82%
10th Percentile £11.05 £11.00 £11.66
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.85 £51.26
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.42% +1.49% +18.42%

DICOM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing DICOM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for DICOM in England

DICOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DICOM in England

DICOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DICOM in England

DICOM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DICOM within the England region over the 6 months to 23 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
London -17 3 £225 -34.78% 1
DICOM
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for DICOM.

1 3 (100.00%) PACS
2 2 (66.67%) HL7
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Contract Management
3 1 (33.33%) Proactive Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Measurement
3 1 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) InterSystems
3 1 (33.33%) Migration

DICOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Healthcare Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) PACS Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) PACS
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Contract Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Measurement
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Proactive Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) HL7
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) InterSystems