The first table below looks at the demand for Practice Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Practice Management over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Practice Management
Rank 534 490 558
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +68
Contract jobs citing Practice Management 30 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.060% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.082% 0.083% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 6
Average daily rate £375 £300 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £270 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £423 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36715 31361 38804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.87% 72.92% 69.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23271 19148 22593
Average daily rate £405 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 971 1312
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Practice Management
UK

Practice Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Practice Management Jobs Demand Trend in England

Practice Management
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Practice Management Daily Rate Trend in England

Practice Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Practice Management across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Practice Management Daily Rate Histogram in England

Practice Management
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Practice Management Hourly Rate Trend in England

Practice Management
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Practice Management within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +2 30 £375 +25.00% 2
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Practice Management
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Practice Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 23 (47.92%) Legal
2 20 (41.67%) Law
3 15 (31.25%) Finance
3 15 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (29.17%) Service Management
4 14 (29.17%) Business Analysis
5 13 (27.08%) SQL
6 12 (25.00%) C#
7 10 (20.83%) HTML
7 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
7 10 (20.83%) CSS
7 10 (20.83%) Web Development
7 10 (20.83%) Android
7 10 (20.83%) User Experience Design
7 10 (20.83%) HTML5
7 10 (20.83%) Apple iOS
7 10 (20.83%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (20.83%) Big Data
7 10 (20.83%) Mobile App
8 9 (18.75%) MEAP
9 7 (14.58%) WinForms
9 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (14.58%) .NET
9 7 (14.58%) Billing
10 6 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
10 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 6 (12.50%) Project Management
11 5 (10.42%) ITIL
12 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
12 4 (8.33%) Windows

Practice Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.25%) CMS
2 2 (4.17%) WorkSite
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Project
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.08%) VPN
1 1 (2.08%) Firewall
1 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) Big Data
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (47.92%) Legal
2 20 (41.67%) Law
3 15 (31.25%) Finance
4 7 (14.58%) Billing
5 2 (4.17%) Advertising
5 2 (4.17%) Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Architect
2 14 (29.17%) Analyst
3 12 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (25.00%) Developer
4 9 (18.75%) Business Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) C# Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Agile Business Analyst
6 6 (12.50%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 5 (10.42%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) IT Business Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Service Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Technical Business Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) WinForms Developer
9 2 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Trainer
9 2 (4.17%) IT Trainer
9 2 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
10 1 (2.08%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) HTML
1 10 (20.83%) CSS
1 10 (20.83%) HTML5
2 9 (18.75%) MEAP
3 7 (14.58%) WinForms
3 7 (14.58%) .NET
4 1 (2.08%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) PDA
3 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Android
1 10 (20.83%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (29.17%) Business Analysis
2 14 (29.17%) Service Management
3 10 (20.83%) Web Development
3 10 (20.83%) User Experience Design
3 10 (20.83%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.50%) Project Management
5 6 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (10.42%) ITIL
7 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.17%) PRINCE
8 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (4.17%) Document Management
8 2 (4.17%) Business Transformation
8 2 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.08%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) SQL
2 12 (25.00%) C#
3 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.08%) VB
4 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.08%) PMP
2 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.08%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (2.08%) SCCM
1 1 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Dell
2 1 (2.08%) CA
2 1 (2.08%) Symantec
2 1 (2.08%) Hummingbird
2 1 (2.08%) VMware
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle