Period
to 23 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PACS in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PACS over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +111
Contract jobs citing PACS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.069% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median daily rate - - -
Berkshire median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 462 427 448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 31.82% 34.00% 29.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 221 249
Reading median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £190 £250 £188
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 19
Reading median hourly rate £12.00 £19.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.84% -19.15% +56.67%
10th Percentile £7.83 £11.10 £18.19
90th Percentile £42.00 £48.75 £45.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.06 £15.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -6.30% -18.92% -5.13%

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PACS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for PACS.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) IFS
1 1 (100.00%) PMO

PACS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PMO
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IFS