The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Practice Management
Rank 557 514 577
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +63
Contract jobs citing Practice Management 30 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.063% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.073% 0.087% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 7
Average daily rate £375 £300 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £270 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £419 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -12 29 £375 +25.00% 6
England -87 29 £375 +25.00% 9
City of London -17 4 £238 -12.03% 2
Scotland - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Glasgow - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Cheltenham - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Hackney - - - -
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -

Practice Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (50.00%) Legal
2 20 (41.67%) Law
3 15 (31.25%) Finance
3 15 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (27.08%) SQL
4 13 (27.08%) Service Management
4 13 (27.08%) Business Analysis
5 12 (25.00%) C#
6 9 (18.75%) HTML
6 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 9 (18.75%) CSS
6 9 (18.75%) Web Development
6 9 (18.75%) User Experience Design
6 9 (18.75%) Android
6 9 (18.75%) Apple iOS
6 9 (18.75%) HTML5
6 9 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (18.75%) Big Data
6 9 (18.75%) Mobile App
7 8 (16.67%) MEAP
7 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.58%) Billing
8 7 (14.58%) .NET
8 7 (14.58%) Project Management
8 7 (14.58%) WinForms
9 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 6 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (10.42%) ITIL
11 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
11 4 (8.33%) Windows

Practice Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (6.25%) CMS
2 2 (4.17%) WorkSite
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Project
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.08%) VPN
1 1 (2.08%) Firewall
1 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) Big Data
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (50.00%) Legal
2 20 (41.67%) Law
3 15 (31.25%) Finance
4 7 (14.58%) Billing
5 2 (4.17%) Banking
5 2 (4.17%) Advertising
6 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Architect
1 14 (29.17%) Analyst
2 12 (25.00%) Developer
3 11 (22.92%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (18.75%) Business Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Agile Business Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) C# Developer
6 6 (12.50%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 5 (10.42%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
9 3 (6.25%) Service Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) IT Business Analyst
10 2 (4.17%) WinForms Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Technical Business Analyst
10 2 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
10 2 (4.17%) Senior Manager
10 2 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
10 2 (4.17%) IT Trainer
10 2 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) HTML
1 9 (18.75%) CSS
1 9 (18.75%) HTML5
2 8 (16.67%) MEAP
3 7 (14.58%) .NET
3 7 (14.58%) WinForms
4 1 (2.08%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.08%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Android
1 9 (18.75%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (27.08%) Service Management
2 13 (27.08%) Business Analysis
3 9 (18.75%) Web Development
3 9 (18.75%) User Experience Design
3 9 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.58%) Project Management
6 6 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (10.42%) ITIL
8 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.17%) Document Management
9 2 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (4.17%) Business Transformation
9 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.17%) PRINCE
10 1 (2.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) SQL
2 12 (25.00%) C#
3 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.08%) VB
4 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.08%) PMP
2 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (2.08%) SCCM
1 1 (2.08%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle
2 1 (2.08%) Symantec
2 1 (2.08%) Dell
2 1 (2.08%) CA
2 1 (2.08%) Hummingbird
2 1 (2.08%) VMware
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