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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Practice Management
Rank 580 568 521
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -47
Contract jobs citing Practice Management 15 14 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.027% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.036% 0.037% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 9
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£275 £510 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.07% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £334 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £563 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
-17.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £9.75

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
41096 38070 35468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.49% 73.77% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26903 23461 20857
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1170 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 30 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 19 December 2014. 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 -29 15 £275 -46.07% 9
London +20 13 £275 -49.30% 7
City of London +14 7 £215 - 3
South East -20 1 £450 -10.00%
South West -24 1 £150 -55.22%
Bristol - 1 £150 -
Bury - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Leeds - - - -
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - -
Bath - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Braintree - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - -
Watford - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -

Practice Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 18 (51.43%) Finance
1 18 (51.43%) Law
2 16 (45.71%) Legal
3 14 (40.00%) MS Office
4 12 (34.29%) Document Management
5 11 (31.43%) Windows
6 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
7 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
8 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
9 6 (17.14%) Project Management
9 6 (17.14%) Business Analysis
10 5 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (14.29%) Blackberry
10 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
10 5 (14.29%) SQL
11 4 (11.43%) CRM
11 4 (11.43%) Citrix
11 4 (11.43%) Open Text
11 4 (11.43%) Advertising
11 4 (11.43%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (11.43%) Coaching
11 4 (11.43%) Budget Control
12 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
12 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
12 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (8.57%) LANDesk
12 3 (8.57%) MCDST

Practice Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) CMS
2 3 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.71%) WorkSite
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (40.00%) MS Office
2 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (5.71%) MS Project
6 1 (2.86%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.71%) DHCP
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) Big Data
2 1 (2.86%) QlikView
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 18 (51.43%) Finance
1 18 (51.43%) Law
2 16 (45.71%) Legal
3 4 (11.43%) Advertising
4 2 (5.71%) Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Back Office
5 1 (2.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.71%) Programmer
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) IT Support
6 1 (2.86%) Service Desk Supervisor
6 1 (2.86%) Designer
6 1 (2.86%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) MEAP
2 1 (2.86%) HTML5
2 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 4 (11.43%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) PDA
5 1 (2.86%) Statistics
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
5 1 (2.86%) Data Conversion
5 1 (2.86%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.86%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.86%) Android
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Document Management
2 6 (17.14%) Project Management
2 6 (17.14%) Business Analysis
3 4 (11.43%) CRM
3 4 (11.43%) Coaching
3 4 (11.43%) Budget Control
4 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.57%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.71%) Service Management
5 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) Business Development
6 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.86%) Line Management
6 1 (2.86%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (2.86%) Change Control
6 1 (2.86%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
3 2 (5.71%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) XPath
4 1 (2.86%) C++
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) VBA
4 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) MCDST
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) MOS
3 1 (2.86%) APMP
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Citrix
2 4 (11.43%) Open Text
3 3 (8.57%) LANDesk
4 2 (5.71%) Dell
4 2 (5.71%) Interwoven
4 2 (5.71%) Mitel
5 1 (2.86%) LexisNexis
5 1 (2.86%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Cognos
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