The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 603 625
Rank change year-on-year +36 +22  
Contract jobs citing Practice Management 41 36 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.067% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.081% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 15
Median daily rate £500 £450 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £733 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 - £390
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37483 44400 43069
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.14% 82.87% 79.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24787 29149 26680
Median daily rate £450 £425 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 946 1114 1248
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +30.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Practice Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Practice Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Practice Management in the UK

Practice Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Practice Management over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Practice Management in the UK

Practice Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Practice Management in the UK

Practice Management
Top 4 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 28 March 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 +36 41 £500 +11.11% 18
London +33 40 £500 +11.11% 11
City of London -5 10 £525 +162.50% 5
West Midlands - 1 £525 -

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 (62.65%) Legal
2 45 (54.22%) Finance
3 42 (50.60%) Law
4 25 (30.12%) Project Management
5 17 (20.48%) SQL
6 16 (19.28%) MS Office
6 16 (19.28%) Change Management
7 13 (15.66%) PRINCE2
8 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
9 11 (13.25%) MS Project
9 11 (13.25%) MS Excel
9 11 (13.25%) Document Management
10 10 (12.05%) Data Analysis
10 10 (12.05%) Systems Analysis
10 10 (12.05%) Degree
10 10 (12.05%) PMI Certification
10 10 (12.05%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (10.84%) Test Scripting
11 9 (10.84%) Data Conversion
11 9 (10.84%) PMI
11 9 (10.84%) PMP
11 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (9.64%) Billing
12 8 (9.64%) General Ledger
12 8 (9.64%) Dynamics CRM
12 8 (9.64%) CRM
13 7 (8.43%) ERP
13 7 (8.43%) Data Cleansing
13 7 (8.43%) JIRA
14 6 (7.23%) APMP

Practice Management
Co-occurring 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 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.20%) SAS
1 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (19.28%) MS Office
2 11 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.25%) MS Project
3 6 (7.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.61%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.61%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (3.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (3.61%) Dynamics SL
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.20%) OpenText MBPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.20%) Big Data
3 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.20%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.20%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) JIRA
2 5 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.20%) HP UFT
General
1 52 (62.65%) Legal
2 45 (54.22%) Finance
3 42 (50.60%) Law
4 8 (9.64%) Billing
4 8 (9.64%) General Ledger
5 4 (4.82%) Banking
5 4 (4.82%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.61%) Marketing
7 2 (2.41%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) Project Manager
2 11 (13.25%) Implementation Manager
3 9 (10.84%) Developer
4 8 (9.64%) Analyst
4 8 (9.64%) Senior Manager
4 8 (9.64%) Senior Project Manager
5 7 (8.43%) Implementation Project Manager
5 7 (8.43%) Programme Manager
5 7 (8.43%) Project Implementation Manager
6 6 (7.23%) Consultant
7 4 (4.82%) Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Security Specialist
7 4 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.82%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Trainer
8 3 (3.61%) Data Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Senior Implementation Manager
8 3 (3.61%) SQL Reporting Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) MDX
2 1 (1.20%) Middleware
2 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) PMI
2 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.61%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.61%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.61%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.20%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.20%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.12%) Project Management
2 16 (19.28%) Change Management
3 13 (15.66%) PRINCE2
4 11 (13.25%) Document Management
5 10 (12.05%) Data Analysis
5 10 (12.05%) Systems Analysis
5 10 (12.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (10.84%) Data Conversion
6 9 (10.84%) Test Scripting
7 8 (9.64%) CRM
8 7 (8.43%) Data Cleansing
8 7 (8.43%) ERP
9 6 (7.23%) ITIL
9 6 (7.23%) Programme Management
9 6 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.02%) Risk Management
10 5 (6.02%) Time Management
10 5 (6.02%) Workflow
11 4 (4.82%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.48%) SQL
2 2 (2.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.20%) Python
3 1 (1.20%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (12.05%) Degree
1 10 (12.05%) PMI Certification
2 9 (10.84%) PMP
3 6 (7.23%) APMP
4 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) P3O
2 4 (4.82%) PMO
3 3 (3.61%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.23%) Interwoven
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle
3 4 (4.82%) Reuters
3 4 (4.82%) SAP
4 3 (3.61%) IFS
4 3 (3.61%) JD Edwards
4 3 (3.61%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.20%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.20%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.20%) HP
5 1 (1.20%) MapR
5 1 (1.20%) OpenText
5 1 (1.20%) Tableau
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 26 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 26 days ago