The table below looks at the statistics for Practice Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Practice Management over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Practice Management
Rank 625 602 597
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -5
Contract jobs citing Practice Management 25 43 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.075% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.056% 0.095% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 9
Median daily rate £438 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £248 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £578 £559
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £270 £400
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -32.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44681 45476 42373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 79.84% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29558 29423 26292
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1183 1185
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Practice Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Practice Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Practice Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Practice Management
Daily Rate Trend

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

Practice Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Practice Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Practice Management within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Practice Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Practice Management
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Practice Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Practice Management
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Practice Management within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -34 23 £413 -8.33% 14
London -17 19 £400 -11.11% 5
City of London +47 4 £400 -36.00% 3
Newport - 2 £500 -
South Wales - 2 £500 -
Wales - 2 £500 -
South East +12 1 - -
North West +1 1 £520 +225.00% 1
South West -5 1 £165 -
East of England - 1 £500 - 4
Bristol - 1 £165 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £500 - 1

Practice Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Practice Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Practice Management.

1 36 (59.02%) Law
2 31 (50.82%) Legal
2 31 (50.82%) Finance
3 19 (31.15%) Project Management
4 16 (26.23%) Document Management
5 15 (24.59%) Business Analysis
5 15 (24.59%) PRINCE2
6 13 (21.31%) ITIL
6 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
8 10 (16.39%) MS Office
9 9 (14.75%) SQL
9 9 (14.75%) Windows
9 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
9 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
10 8 (13.11%) Management Information System
11 7 (11.48%) Windows 7
11 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (9.84%) Data Analysis
13 5 (8.20%) Billing
13 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (8.20%) Client/Server
13 5 (8.20%) Eclipse
14 4 (6.56%) SDLC
14 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
14 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence

Practice Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.56%) CMS
2 2 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) MS Office
2 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.64%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Extranet
1 2 (3.28%) Internet
1 2 (3.28%) Intranet
1 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.64%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.56%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.92%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.92%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 36 (59.02%) Law
2 31 (50.82%) Finance
2 31 (50.82%) Legal
3 5 (8.20%) Billing
4 3 (4.92%) Back Office
4 3 (4.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.64%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (42.62%) Analyst
2 15 (24.59%) Project Manager
3 12 (19.67%) Business Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Report Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) SSRS Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) IT Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Legal Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Service Desk Support
6 4 (6.56%) Business IT Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Desktop Support
6 4 (6.56%) IT Business Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Service Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Trainer
7 3 (4.92%) Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Implementation Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Implementation Project Manager
7 3 (4.92%) IT Trainer
7 3 (4.92%) Programme Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Project Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Project Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.20%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.92%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.64%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.64%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.64%) User Experience
6 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Windows
2 7 (11.48%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.92%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) Project Management
2 16 (26.23%) Document Management
3 15 (24.59%) Business Analysis
3 15 (24.59%) PRINCE2
4 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (21.31%) ITIL
5 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (9.84%) Data Analysis
7 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.56%) ERP
7 4 (6.56%) Requirements Management
7 4 (6.56%) SDLC
8 3 (4.92%) Change Management
8 3 (4.92%) Data Flow Diagram
8 3 (4.92%) ERD
8 3 (4.92%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (4.92%) PRINCE
8 3 (4.92%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (4.92%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) SQL
2 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (3.28%) CISSP
3 2 (3.28%) ISEB
3 2 (3.28%) MCDST
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.28%) QA
1 2 (3.28%) RMADS
2 1 (1.64%) COBIT
2 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) Interwoven
3 3 (4.92%) SAP
4 2 (3.28%) Citrix
4 2 (3.28%) LANDesk
4 2 (3.28%) Mitel
4 2 (3.28%) OpenText
5 1 (1.64%) iManage
5 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com