The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Practice Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Practice Management over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Practice Management
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 146 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 -  
Contract jobs citing Practice Management 12 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.37% 0.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 0
Median daily rate £500 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £625 £390
% change year-on-year -16.00% +60.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Practice Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2751 3036 4508
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.94% 86.94% 81.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2093 2459 3507
Median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 43
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.78% -21.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.75 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £44.00 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

Practice Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Practice Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Practice Management in the City of London

Practice Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Practice Management in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Practice Management in the City of London

Practice Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Practice Management in the City of London over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Practice Management in the City of London

Practice Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Practice Management in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Practice Management in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Practice Management.

1 15 (60.00%) Legal
2 13 (52.00%) Law
3 10 (40.00%) Finance
4 7 (28.00%) SQL
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (20.00%) Document Management
6 5 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (16.00%) MS Visio
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.00%) ERP
8 3 (12.00%) ITIL
8 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (12.00%) Interwoven
8 3 (12.00%) Project Management
8 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
8 3 (12.00%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
9 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (8.00%) Degree
9 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (8.00%) Migration
9 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (8.00%) Reuters
9 2 (8.00%) CRM
10 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
10 1 (4.00%) SAP

Practice Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (16.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 15 (60.00%) Legal
2 13 (52.00%) Law
3 10 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Implementation Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Report Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Security Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Cutover Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Deployment Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Document Management
1 5 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (12.00%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (12.00%) ERP
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Project Management
2 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (8.00%) CRM
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) Data Conversion
4 1 (4.00%) Data Extraction
4 1 (4.00%) Data Management
4 1 (4.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) APMP
2 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.00%) P3O
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Interwoven
3 2 (8.00%) Reuters
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) SAP