The table below looks at the statistics for Practice Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Practice Management over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Practice Management
Rank 189 201 223
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +22
Contract jobs citing Practice Management 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.052% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.067% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate
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£550 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £120 £275
% change year-on-year
+137.50% -56.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4239 4497 5570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.59% 77.43% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3360 3351 4122
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 70
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.44 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.40% -0.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.95 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.15 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Practice Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Practice Management across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Practice Management Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Practice Management
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Practice Management across the City of London region.

Practice Management Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Practice Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Practice Management across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Practice Management Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Practice Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Practice Management across the City of London region.

Practice Management Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Practice Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Practice Management 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 Practice Management.

1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) MS Visio
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Legal
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) MS Project
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Middleware
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Billing
5 1 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall

Practice Management
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Practice Management 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 Practice Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Visio
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) MS Project
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Billing
3 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Environment Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Environment Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) VMware