The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 27 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 574 598 589
Rank change year-on-year +24 -9  
Contract jobs citing Practice Management 27 25 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.062% 0.050% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.074% 0.060% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 27
Median daily rate £498 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.06% +17.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £291 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £720 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £510 £340
% change year-on-year -46.07% +50.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £27.50

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36629 41404 40602
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.70% 83.49% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24036 27790 26591
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 948 977 1113
Median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.36% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Practice Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Practice Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Practice Management in England

Practice Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Practice Management in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Practice Management in England

Practice Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Practice Management in England

Practice Management
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
London +7 22 £513 +20.58% 5
North West +21 2 - - 1
South West +5 2 £275 +66.66% 2
East Midlands - 1 - -
Practice Management
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 England region with a requirement for Practice Management.

1 46 (67.65%) Finance
2 34 (50.00%) Legal
3 27 (39.71%) Law
4 19 (27.94%) Project Management
4 19 (27.94%) SQL
5 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
6 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (14.71%) Degree
7 9 (13.24%) PRINCE2
7 9 (13.24%) ERP
8 8 (11.76%) CRM
8 8 (11.76%) PMP
8 8 (11.76%) PMI Certification
8 8 (11.76%) General Ledger
8 8 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (11.76%) Billing
8 8 (11.76%) Data Analysis
9 7 (10.29%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (10.29%) Change Management
9 7 (10.29%) PMI
9 7 (10.29%) Test Scripting
10 6 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (8.82%) MS Visio
10 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Project
10 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
10 6 (8.82%) Risk Management
10 6 (8.82%) Wealth Management
10 6 (8.82%) Document Management
10 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (8.82%) Banking

Practice Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1 (1.47%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (8.82%) MS Visio
3 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (4.41%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (4.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (4.41%) Dynamics SL
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Intranet
1 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.47%) Big Data
4 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.47%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.47%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.47%) HP UFT
General
1 46 (67.65%) Finance
2 34 (50.00%) Legal
3 27 (39.71%) Law
4 8 (11.76%) Billing
4 8 (11.76%) General Ledger
5 6 (8.82%) Banking
6 4 (5.88%) Financial Institution
6 4 (5.88%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.94%) Retail
8 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (35.29%) Analyst
2 13 (19.12%) Project Manager
3 9 (13.24%) Financial Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Consultant
5 6 (8.82%) Senior Manager
5 6 (8.82%) Senior Project Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Data Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Finance Systems Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Security Specialist
7 4 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Functional Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Programme Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Report Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) MDX
2 1 (1.47%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) Middleware
2 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) PMI
2 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.47%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) Social Network
4 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) Project Management
2 9 (13.24%) ERP
2 9 (13.24%) PRINCE2
3 8 (11.76%) CRM
3 8 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 7 (10.29%) Change Management
4 7 (10.29%) Systems Analysis
4 7 (10.29%) Test Scripting
5 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.82%) Document Management
5 6 (8.82%) Risk Management
5 6 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (8.82%) Wealth Management
6 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (7.35%) Time Management
7 4 (5.88%) Analytics
7 4 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (5.88%) Data Conversion
7 4 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.94%) SQL
2 2 (2.94%) C
2 2 (2.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 2 (2.94%) VBA
3 1 (1.47%) C#
3 1 (1.47%) Python
3 1 (1.47%) R
3 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Degree
2 8 (11.76%) PMI Certification
2 8 (11.76%) PMP
3 5 (7.35%) APMP
4 3 (4.41%) ISEB
4 3 (4.41%) Master's Degree
5 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.47%) ACCA
6 1 (1.47%) CIMA
6 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) P3O
2 3 (4.41%) QA
3 2 (2.94%) PMO
4 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) SAP
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle
4 3 (4.41%) IFS
4 3 (4.41%) JD Edwards
4 3 (4.41%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (4.41%) Reuters
4 3 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.47%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.47%) Cognos
5 1 (1.47%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.47%) HP
5 1 (1.47%) MapR
5 1 (1.47%) Tableau