The table below looks at the statistics for Matrix Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Matrix Management over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Matrix Management
Rank 65 55 62
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing Matrix Management 3 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.41% 1.63% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 2.09% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
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£475 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
Matrix Management
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
566 766 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.64% 78.16% 65.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 349 291
Average daily rate £395 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 46 18
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -7.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £18.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £73.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

Matrix Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Matrix Management across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Matrix Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Matrix Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Matrix Management across the Cheshire region.

Matrix Management Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Matrix Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Matrix Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Matrix Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Matrix Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Chester - 1 - -
Knutsford - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Matrix Management
North West

Matrix Management
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Matrix 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 Matrix Management.

1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Local Government
3 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) VBA
3 2 (28.57%) MS Project
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring

Matrix Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Matrix 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 Matrix Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Local Government
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) ICT Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Engagement Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Security Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Business Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Manager
4 1 (14.29%) PMO Manager
4 1 (14.29%) PMO Lead
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco