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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Matrix Management
Rank 63 59 59
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Matrix Management 14 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.41% 1.36% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.73% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 1
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£350 £400 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +90.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £459 £425
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +7.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - £25.00
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
825 635 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.83% 78.30% 75.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 302 253
Average daily rate £408 £388 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 48 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.49 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £56.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Matrix Management across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Matrix Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 2015. 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 +14 10 £310 +39.63%
Warrington -19 3 £350 -22.22%
Matrix Management
North West

Matrix Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 11 (73.33%) PRINCE2
2 9 (60.00%) MS Project
3 8 (53.33%) ITIL
4 7 (46.67%) MS Visio
4 7 (46.67%) Local Government
5 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
6 5 (33.33%) Project Management
7 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 2 (13.33%) MS Office
9 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
9 2 (13.33%) Finance
9 2 (13.33%) Information Security
9 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
9 2 (13.33%) Information Governance
9 2 (13.33%) Data Privacy
9 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (13.33%) COBIT
9 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (13.33%) ISMS
9 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
10 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
10 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
10 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
10 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
10 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management

Matrix Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Project
2 7 (46.67%) MS Visio
3 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (13.33%) MS Office
5 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
General
1 7 (46.67%) Local Government
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Junior
2 5 (33.33%) Junior Project Manager
3 4 (26.67%) ICT Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Audit Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Coordinator
4 2 (13.33%) Communications Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Project Assurance Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) PRINCE2
2 8 (53.33%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Information Security
5 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
5 2 (13.33%) Information Governance
5 2 (13.33%) Data Privacy
5 2 (13.33%) ISMS
5 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
6 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (6.67%) Information Management
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
6 1 (6.67%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.67%) PMP
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (13.33%) COBIT
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco