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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Practice Management
Rank 579 619 611
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -8
Contract jobs citing Practice Management 42 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.045% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.056% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 10
Median daily rate £450 £500 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +119.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £350 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £585 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £413 £150
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +175.00%
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
41059 44815 43569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.50% 81.16% 77.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 27372 29040 28392
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1342 1199
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 22 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 8 December 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 +40 42 £450 -10.00% 15
London +5 28 £413 -17.50% 8
City of London +2 13 £200 -60.00% 5
South East +38 6 £500 +42.85% 1
Kent - 6 £500 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £500 - 1
Liverpool - 3 £375 -
North West - 3 £375 - 1
Merseyside - 3 £375 -
South West +16 1 £275 -42.10%
East Midlands -7 1 £575 - 2
East of England - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £700 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £700 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £575 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £700 - 1
Derby - 1 £575 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £275 -
Birmingham - 1 - - 1

Practice Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 47 (66.20%) Law
2 45 (63.38%) Legal
3 38 (53.52%) Finance
4 21 (29.58%) Change Management
4 21 (29.58%) Project Management
5 16 (22.54%) SQL
6 13 (18.31%) ITIL
7 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
7 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (16.90%) Document Management
8 11 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (14.08%) Data Analysis
9 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
10 9 (12.68%) PRINCE2
10 9 (12.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (12.68%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (11.27%) ERP
11 8 (11.27%) MS Office
11 8 (11.27%) Risk Management
12 7 (9.86%) Interwoven
12 7 (9.86%) Windows
12 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
12 7 (9.86%) CRM
13 6 (8.45%) Programme Management
13 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (8.45%) JIRA
13 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (8.45%) Windows Server
13 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2014
14 5 (7.04%) Business Transformation

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 (5.63%) IIS
2 3 (4.23%) Apache
2 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Office
2 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.04%) MS Project
4 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.41%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) WAN
1 2 (2.82%) WebEx
2 1 (1.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.82%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.82%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) JIRA
2 5 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.41%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.41%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.41%) MSI
3 1 (1.41%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 47 (66.20%) Law
2 45 (63.38%) Legal
3 38 (53.52%) Finance
4 3 (4.23%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.82%) Billing
5 2 (2.82%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.82%) Marketing
6 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Project Manager
2 16 (22.54%) Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) Implementation Manager
4 7 (9.86%) Programme Manager
5 6 (8.45%) SSRS Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Applications Support
6 5 (7.04%) Implementation Project Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Project Implementation Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Report Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Sun Support
7 4 (5.63%) Change Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Trainer
8 3 (4.23%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Change Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) IT Manager
8 3 (4.23%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (4.23%) SQL Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Data Conversion
1 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
1 5 (7.04%) PMI
2 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.23%) e-Learning
3 2 (2.82%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.82%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.41%) Replication
4 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) Windows
2 6 (8.45%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) Change Management
1 21 (29.58%) Project Management
2 13 (18.31%) ITIL
3 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.90%) Document Management
4 11 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (14.08%) Data Analysis
6 9 (12.68%) PRINCE2
6 9 (12.68%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (11.27%) ERP
7 8 (11.27%) Risk Management
8 7 (9.86%) CRM
9 6 (8.45%) Programme Management
10 5 (7.04%) Business Transformation
10 5 (7.04%) Investment Management
10 5 (7.04%) ITIL V3
10 5 (7.04%) Project Planning
10 5 (7.04%) Release Management
10 5 (7.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (5.63%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.54%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.41%) VB
3 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (2.82%) CISSP
3 2 (2.82%) Degree
3 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) APMP
4 1 (1.41%) ISEB
4 1 (1.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.82%) RMADS
2 1 (1.41%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (1.41%) Firmware
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) Interwoven
3 5 (7.04%) Sun
4 4 (5.63%) SAP
5 2 (2.82%) iManage
5 2 (2.82%) Reuters
6 1 (1.41%) Citrix
6 1 (1.41%) OpenText
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle
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