The first table below looks at the demand for Practice Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Practice Management over the 3 months to 23 July 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 North West 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Practice Management
Rank 128 125 133
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Practice Management 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.067% 0.038% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.053% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £431
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2087 1893 2116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.40% 71.06% 64.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 949 1118
Average daily rate £375 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 84 112
Average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.45% -1.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Practice Management
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Practice Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Practice Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Practice Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Practice Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Practice Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Practice Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Practice Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 2 £400 -
Practice Management
England

Practice Management
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration

Practice Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration