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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Practice Management
UK
Rank 560 587 595
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +8
Contract jobs citing Practice Management 35 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.062% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.076% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 9
Median daily rate £500 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +58.33%
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
36798 40775 39191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 81.72% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24365 26369 25350
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 942 1196 1044
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +18 35 £500 +25.00% 19
London +7 24 £475 +18.75% 13
City of London +3 12 £500 +21.21% 6
South East +24 8 £500 -
Kent - 8 £500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £500 -
West Yorkshire +16 1 £700 -
Yorkshire +14 1 £700 - 2
South West +12 1 £275 -42.10% 2
East Midlands +6 1 £575 -
Leeds +2 1 £700 -
Derby - 1 £575 -
Derbyshire - 1 £575 -
Bristol - 1 £275 -

Practice Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 52 (71.23%) Legal
2 43 (58.90%) Law
3 38 (52.05%) Finance
4 24 (32.88%) Project Management
5 21 (28.77%) Change Management
6 14 (19.18%) ITIL
7 12 (16.44%) SQL
7 12 (16.44%) Document Management
8 11 (15.07%) MS Office
9 10 (13.70%) PRINCE2
9 10 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (12.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (10.96%) Systems Analysis
11 8 (10.96%) CRM
11 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
11 8 (10.96%) Interwoven
12 7 (9.59%) PMI
12 7 (9.59%) MS Excel
12 7 (9.59%) PMI Certification
12 7 (9.59%) MS Project
12 7 (9.59%) JIRA
13 6 (8.22%) Data Analysis
13 6 (8.22%) Programme Management
13 6 (8.22%) Risk Management
13 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
13 6 (8.22%) Windows
13 6 (8.22%) ERP
13 6 (8.22%) Data Cleansing
13 6 (8.22%) Data Conversion

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 (5.48%) IIS
2 3 (4.11%) Apache
2 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (15.07%) MS Office
2 7 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.59%) MS Project
3 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics SL
2 1 (1.37%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) WAN
1 2 (2.74%) WebEx
2 1 (1.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) JIRA
2 5 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.37%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.37%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.37%) MSI
3 1 (1.37%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 52 (71.23%) Legal
2 43 (58.90%) Law
3 38 (52.05%) Finance
4 4 (5.48%) General Ledger
5 3 (4.11%) Billing
6 2 (2.74%) Marketing
7 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (27.40%) Project Manager
2 12 (16.44%) Analyst
3 9 (12.33%) Implementation Manager
4 8 (10.96%) Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Programme Manager
6 5 (6.85%) Applications Support
6 5 (6.85%) Implementation Project Manager
6 5 (6.85%) Project Implementation Manager
6 5 (6.85%) Sun Support
7 4 (5.48%) Change Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Trainer
8 3 (4.11%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Change Manager
8 3 (4.11%) IT Manager
8 3 (4.11%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (4.11%) SQL Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) Data Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) IT Trainer
9 2 (2.74%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) PMI
2 6 (8.22%) Data Conversion
3 3 (4.11%) e-Learning
4 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.74%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.74%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.37%) Replication
5 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.22%) Windows
1 6 (8.22%) Windows Server
2 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) Project Management
2 21 (28.77%) Change Management
3 14 (19.18%) ITIL
4 12 (16.44%) Document Management
5 10 (13.70%) PRINCE2
5 10 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (12.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (10.96%) CRM
7 8 (10.96%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (8.22%) Data Analysis
8 6 (8.22%) Data Cleansing
8 6 (8.22%) ERP
8 6 (8.22%) Programme Management
8 6 (8.22%) Risk Management
9 5 (6.85%) Business Transformation
9 5 (6.85%) Investment Management
9 5 (6.85%) ITIL V3
9 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (6.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.44%) SQL
2 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.37%) VB
3 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) PMI Certification
2 5 (6.85%) Degree
3 3 (4.11%) APMP
3 3 (4.11%) PMP
4 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.37%) ISEB
5 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) P3O
2 2 (2.74%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (1.37%) Firmware
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (10.96%) Interwoven
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.85%) SAP
2 5 (6.85%) Sun
3 2 (2.74%) iManage
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle
3 2 (2.74%) Reuters
4 1 (1.37%) Citrix
4 1 (1.37%) IFS
4 1 (1.37%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.37%) OpenText
4 1 (1.37%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
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