The first table below looks at the demand for Matrix Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Matrix Management over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Matrix Management
Rank 126 115 121
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing Matrix Management 8 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.42% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.58% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 12
Average daily rate
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- £320 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £421 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.85% +12.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -5.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -30.06%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2055 1881 2133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.33% 71.63% 65.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1120 934 1129
Average daily rate £375 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 85 110
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.54 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.91% -5.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.56 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Matrix Management
England

Matrix Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Matrix Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Matrix Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Matrix Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Matrix Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Matrix Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Matrix Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 22 July 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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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
Cheshire 0 7 - - 1
Lancashire - 1 - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Matrix Management
England

Matrix Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (47.83%) Project Management
2 9 (39.13%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) Resource Management
5 4 (17.39%) Java
5 4 (17.39%) .NET
5 4 (17.39%) UML
5 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (17.39%) Change Management
5 4 (17.39%) Web Development
5 4 (17.39%) Cash Management
6 3 (13.04%) MS Project
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL
6 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Local Government
6 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (8.70%) VBA
7 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
7 2 (8.70%) ERP
7 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
7 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (8.70%) Advertising
7 2 (8.70%) Information Security
7 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
7 2 (8.70%) QA

Matrix Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Project
1 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
1 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Local Government
3 2 (8.70%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Billing
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Front Office
4 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Project Manager
2 8 (34.78%) Senior Manager
2 8 (34.78%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Business Manager
3 3 (13.04%) ICT Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Security Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Engagement Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) PMO Manager
5 1 (4.35%) CRM Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) CRM Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Project Management
2 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (26.09%) Resource Management
3 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Change Management
4 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (17.39%) UML
4 4 (17.39%) Web Development
4 4 (17.39%) Cash Management
5 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) ERP
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) ATG
1 1 (4.35%) VMware
1 1 (4.35%) hybris