The table below looks at the statistics for Practice Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Practice Management
Rank 143 113 128
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +15
Contract jobs citing Practice Management 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.062% 0.090% 0.072%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£135 £335 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-59.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £135 £438 £350
% change year-on-year
-69.14% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £9.75
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2383 1558 1866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.48% 69.77% 67.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1627 1020 1095
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 106 126
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.55% -7.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.50 £12.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

Practice Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Practice Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Practice Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Practice Management Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Practice Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Practice Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Practice Management
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
Bristol - 2 £135 -
Somerset - - - - 1
Practice Management
England

Practice Management
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Document Management
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Open Text
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) MCDST
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) LexisNexis
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Mitel
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Software Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Software Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Open Text
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
2 1 (33.33%) LexisNexis
2 1 (33.33%) Mitel