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 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 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Practice Management
Rank - 116 -
Contract jobs citing Practice Management 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2245 1733 1966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.02% 70.48% 63.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1173 857 989
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 84 88
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.88% +41.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Practice Management
England

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
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 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Practice Management
England

Practice Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) PMP
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CA

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Build Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle