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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Practice Management
Rank 604 613 601
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing Practice Management 37 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.039% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.081% 0.049% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 22
Median daily rate £450 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £475 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £390 -
% change year-on-year
+60.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
45487 44731 42956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.61% 78.86% 77.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30072 27893 26816
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 £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1054 1299 1233
Median hourly rate £34.50 £29.41 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.78 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 2 May 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 12 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 2 May 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 +16 37 £450 +28.57% 11
London -10 31 £450 +28.57% 8
City of London - 9 £388 - 3
South East -8 4 £700 -
Kent - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +11 1 £700 -
Milton Keynes +6 1 £700 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £550 -
South West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £550 -

Practice Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 37 (54.41%) Law
2 35 (51.47%) Legal
3 26 (38.24%) Finance
4 24 (35.29%) PRINCE2
5 18 (26.47%) Project Management
6 17 (25.00%) Document Management
7 16 (23.53%) Business Analysis
7 16 (23.53%) ITIL
8 14 (20.59%) Windows
8 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (19.12%) MS Office
9 13 (19.12%) Windows 7
10 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
11 9 (13.24%) ISEB
12 8 (11.76%) ERP
12 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
12 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
13 7 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (10.29%) Management Information System
14 6 (8.82%) Migration
14 6 (8.82%) Billing
14 6 (8.82%) Client/Server
15 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (7.35%) SDLC
15 5 (7.35%) Case Management
15 5 (7.35%) Requirements Management
15 5 (7.35%) Data Migration
16 4 (5.88%) Time Management
16 4 (5.88%) ERD

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 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (5.88%) CMS
1 4 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.47%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.47%) Documentum
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (19.12%) MS Office
2 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.88%) MS Project
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Boomi
1 2 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.94%) Extranet
2 2 (2.94%) Internet
2 2 (2.94%) Intranet
3 1 (1.47%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.47%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 37 (54.41%) Law
2 35 (51.47%) Legal
3 26 (38.24%) Finance
4 6 (8.82%) Billing
5 4 (5.88%) Back Office
5 4 (5.88%) Banking
6 2 (2.94%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (48.53%) Analyst
2 14 (20.59%) Project Manager
3 11 (16.18%) Business Analyst
4 9 (13.24%) Service Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Legal Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Business Change Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Change Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.88%) IT Trainer
7 4 (5.88%) Junior
7 4 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Service Desk Support
7 4 (5.88%) Trainer
8 3 (4.41%) Junior Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Junior Change Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Legal IT Trainer
8 3 (4.41%) Project Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Project Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) .NET
1 2 (2.94%) Middleware
1 2 (2.94%) ODBC
1 2 (2.94%) SOAP
1 2 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.29%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.82%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.88%) N-Tier
4 4 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (4.41%) Data Conversion
6 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.94%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.94%) User Experience
7 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.47%) iPad
7 1 (1.47%) NHS
7 1 (1.47%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.59%) Windows
2 13 (19.12%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) PRINCE2
2 18 (26.47%) Project Management
3 17 (25.00%) Document Management
4 16 (23.53%) Business Analysis
4 16 (23.53%) ITIL
5 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (11.76%) ERP
7 7 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.82%) Migration
9 5 (7.35%) Case Management
9 5 (7.35%) Data Migration
9 5 (7.35%) Requirements Management
9 5 (7.35%) SDLC
10 4 (5.88%) ERD
10 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (5.88%) Time Management
10 4 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.41%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) ISEB
2 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (5.88%) Degree
3 4 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.88%) MCDST
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.94%) PMP
5 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) COBIT
2 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.47%) P3O
2 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.94%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) Citrix
2 4 (5.88%) Interwoven
3 3 (4.41%) SAP
4 2 (2.94%) Dell
4 2 (2.94%) HP
4 2 (2.94%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.94%) Reuters
4 2 (2.94%) Tableau
5 1 (1.47%) Adobe
5 1 (1.47%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.47%) LexisNexis
5 1 (1.47%) Mitel
5 1 (1.47%) OpenText
5 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com