The table below looks at the statistics for Practice Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Practice Management over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Practice Management
Rank 577 556 533
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -23
Contract jobs citing Practice Management 32 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.048% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.075% 0.064% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 11
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£395 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £531 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 - £344
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
42721 40908 35003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.41% 74.95% 73.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 26685 25646 20857
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1245 1181 1060
Average hourly rate £29.00 £29.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.52% -7.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

Practice Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Practice Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 May 2015.

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 11 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
England -23 26 £350 -12.50% 5
London +6 16 £350 -12.50%
West Yorkshire - 7 £390 - 1
Yorkshire - 7 £390 - 2
South Wales - 6 £575 - 1
Wales - 6 £575 - 1
Newport - 6 £575 - 1
Leeds - 5 £390 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £270 -
South East - 3 £270 - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £270 -

Practice Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 24 (54.55%) Finance
2 21 (47.73%) Law
3 16 (36.36%) Legal
4 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
5 12 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 10 (22.73%) C#
6 10 (22.73%) .NET
7 9 (20.45%) Project Management
7 9 (20.45%) Risk Management
8 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (15.91%) .NET Framework
9 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
9 7 (15.91%) Visual Studio
10 6 (13.64%) MS Project
10 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
10 6 (13.64%) CISSP
10 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
10 6 (13.64%) VB.NET
10 6 (13.64%) RMADS
10 6 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (13.64%) Business Analysis
11 5 (11.36%) Project Planning
11 5 (11.36%) Document Management
11 5 (11.36%) Network Architecture
11 5 (11.36%) MS Office
11 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
11 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
11 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (9.09%) User Experience

Practice Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (6.82%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) WorkSite
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.64%) MS Project
3 5 (11.36%) MS Office
4 4 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) DHCP
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.82%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
General
1 24 (54.55%) Finance
2 21 (47.73%) Law
3 16 (36.36%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Analyst
2 11 (25.00%) Architect
3 10 (22.73%) Business Analyst
3 10 (22.73%) Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Analyst Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Analyst Programmer
4 7 (15.91%) Programmer
5 6 (13.64%) Security Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Project Planner
6 4 (9.09%) Applications Developer
7 3 (6.82%) .NET Programmer
7 3 (6.82%) VB Analyst Programmer
7 3 (6.82%) C# Analyst Programmer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Applications Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Programme Planner
7 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.82%) VB Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Project Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) .NET Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) .NET
2 7 (15.91%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.82%) HTML
3 3 (6.82%) CSS
3 3 (6.82%) MEAP
3 3 (6.82%) HTML5
4 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
1 6 (13.64%) RMADS
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) User Experience
4 3 (6.82%) PMI
4 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.27%) Data Conversion
5 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Android
1 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Project Management
1 9 (20.45%) Risk Management
2 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 6 (13.64%) Business Analysis
5 5 (11.36%) Project Planning
5 5 (11.36%) Document Management
5 5 (11.36%) Network Architecture
6 4 (9.09%) Change Management
6 4 (9.09%) Process Management
6 4 (9.09%) Software Architecture
6 4 (9.09%) Critical Path Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Web Development
7 3 (6.82%) UX Design
7 3 (6.82%) Service Management
7 3 (6.82%) Security Architecture
7 3 (6.82%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (4.55%) Requirements Management
8 2 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) C#
2 6 (13.64%) VB.NET
3 4 (9.09%) SQL
4 3 (6.82%) XAML
4 3 (6.82%) VB
4 3 (6.82%) C++
4 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) CISSP
3 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) PMP
4 3 (6.82%) PMI Certification
5 2 (4.55%) Degree
6 1 (2.27%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.09%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) ISO 14001
3 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) OpenText
2 3 (6.82%) Interwoven
3 1 (2.27%) HP
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