The table below looks at the statistics for Matrix Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Matrix Management over the 3 months to 27 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Matrix Management
Rank 419 351 421
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +70
Contract jobs citing Matrix Management 191 241 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.45% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.62% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 150 101
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£450 £465 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £313 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £5.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+800.00% -87.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £5.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+800.00% -81.13%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41303 39122 41685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.30% 73.30% 70.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 25558 24009 24155
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1135 1071 1478
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Matrix Management
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Matrix Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Matrix Management
Daily Rate Trend

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

Matrix Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Matrix Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Matrix Management within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Matrix Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Matrix Management
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Matrix Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Matrix Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
England -61 179 £450 -3.22% 55
London -66 69 £450 -10.00% 16
South East -5 48 £450 -2.70% 10
Berkshire +14 19 £450 -2.70% 1
South West -23 15 £470 +40.29% 6
City of London -10 13 £435 -17.14% 10
Hampshire -5 10 £509 -3.01% 2
East of England -21 10 £438 +2.94% 4
West Midlands +2 9 £345 -29.23% 4
North West -14 9 £329 -13.48% 4
Scotland -15 9 £413 - 2
Wiltshire - 9 £470 - 1
Yorkshire -3 7 £456 +7.98% 9
Buckinghamshire +4 6 £495 +7.02%
Milton Keynes +2 6 £495 +7.02%
Surrey -3 6 £375 -1.63% 2
Edinburgh -6 6 £438 - 1
Hertfordshire -10 6 £470 +10.58% 3
Swindon - 6 £470 - 1
Slough +6 5 £474 +35.35%
Manchester -5 5 £329 -20.30% 2
Kent -7 5 £488 +50.00% 2
Cheshire -6 4 - - 1
West Yorkshire -8 4 £675 +59.76% 3
East Midlands - 4 £500 - 1
North East - 4 £500 - 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £500 - 1
Essex -5 3 £413 -
Warwickshire -8 3 - - 1
Salisbury - 3 £298 -

Matrix Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 141 (42.22%) Project Management
2 134 (40.12%) Finance
3 99 (29.64%) PRINCE2
4 81 (24.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 46 (13.77%) Banking
6 45 (13.47%) ITIL
7 42 (12.57%) Project Planning
8 40 (11.98%) MS Project
9 36 (10.78%) Change Management
10 32 (9.58%) Business Analysis
10 32 (9.58%) Migration
11 30 (8.98%) Telecoms
11 30 (8.98%) Oracle
12 29 (8.68%) Risk Management
12 29 (8.68%) Investment Banking
13 28 (8.38%) Waterfall
14 27 (8.08%) User Acceptance Testing
15 26 (7.78%) Scrum
16 25 (7.49%) Service Management
16 25 (7.49%) Service Delivery
17 23 (6.89%) Microsoft
17 23 (6.89%) Agile Software Development
17 23 (6.89%) QA
18 22 (6.59%) Degree
18 22 (6.59%) Supplier Management
19 21 (6.29%) Programme Management
19 21 (6.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 21 (6.29%) Windows
19 21 (6.29%) Security Cleared
19 21 (6.29%) Dependency Management

Matrix Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 11 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.80%) TPMS
3 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.30%) IIS
4 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.30%) SAS
4 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.30%) CMS
4 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 40 (11.98%) MS Project
2 18 (5.39%) MS Excel
3 17 (5.09%) MS Visio
3 17 (5.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (4.19%) MS Office
5 3 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.30%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (3.29%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.30%) Summit
3 1 (0.30%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.99%) WAN
2 9 (2.69%) Firewall
3 7 (2.10%) IP Telephony
4 6 (1.80%) 3G
4 6 (1.80%) LAN
4 6 (1.80%) 4G
5 5 (1.50%) Intranet
6 4 (1.20%) Network Security
7 3 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.90%) Internet
8 2 (0.60%) ADSL
8 2 (0.60%) SAN
9 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.30%) DHCP
9 1 (0.30%) FTP
9 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.30%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.60%) WATIR
1 2 (0.60%) Selenium
1 2 (0.60%) WebDriver
1 2 (0.60%) Cucumber
1 2 (0.60%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.30%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.30%) JIRA
General
1 134 (40.12%) Finance
2 46 (13.77%) Banking
3 30 (8.98%) Telecoms
4 29 (8.68%) Investment Banking
5 18 (5.39%) Retail
6 10 (2.99%) Local Government
7 7 (2.10%) Front Office
8 6 (1.80%) Back Office
8 6 (1.80%) Legal
8 6 (1.80%) Private Banking
9 5 (1.50%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.20%) Marketing
11 3 (0.90%) Advertising
12 2 (0.60%) German Language
12 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.30%) Law
13 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 152 (45.51%) Project Manager
2 41 (12.28%) Analyst
3 32 (9.58%) Business Analyst
4 28 (8.38%) Programme Manager
5 19 (5.69%) Architect
6 17 (5.09%) Senior Manager
6 17 (5.09%) Service Manager
7 16 (4.79%) Delivery Manager
8 14 (4.19%) Development Manager
9 13 (3.89%) Test Manager
10 12 (3.59%) Senior Project Manager
10 12 (3.59%) Security Manager
11 11 (3.29%) Web Manager
11 11 (3.29%) Infrastructure Manager
11 11 (3.29%) Technical Manager
12 10 (2.99%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 10 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (2.69%) Contracts Manager
13 9 (2.69%) Security Project Manager
13 9 (2.69%) Web Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.59%) .NET
1 12 (3.59%) ASP.NET
2 11 (3.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (2.99%) Middleware
4 3 (0.90%) HTML
5 1 (0.30%) Web Services
5 1 (0.30%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.79%) Management Information System
2 11 (3.29%) N-Tier
3 8 (2.40%) NHS
4 7 (2.10%) IVR
5 6 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (1.80%) Derivative
6 5 (1.50%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.20%) IPTV
7 4 (1.20%) Social Media
7 4 (1.20%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.90%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.90%) PMI
8 3 (0.90%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (0.90%) PKI
8 3 (0.90%) Equities
8 3 (0.90%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.60%) Open Source
9 2 (0.60%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.60%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.29%) Windows
2 9 (2.69%) Windows 7
3 6 (1.80%) UNIX
4 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.30%) Solaris
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (42.22%) Project Management
2 99 (29.64%) PRINCE2
3 81 (24.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (13.47%) ITIL
5 42 (12.57%) Project Planning
6 36 (10.78%) Change Management
7 32 (9.58%) Business Analysis
7 32 (9.58%) Migration
8 29 (8.68%) Risk Management
9 28 (8.38%) Waterfall
10 27 (8.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 26 (7.78%) Scrum
12 25 (7.49%) Service Delivery
12 25 (7.49%) Service Management
13 23 (6.89%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (6.59%) Supplier Management
15 21 (6.29%) Programme Management
15 21 (6.29%) Dependency Management
16 20 (5.99%) Information Security
17 15 (4.49%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.89%) SQL
2 11 (3.29%) C#
2 11 (3.29%) PL/SQL
3 6 (1.80%) Java
4 5 (1.50%) C
5 2 (0.60%) VBA
5 2 (0.60%) Ruby
6 1 (0.30%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (6.59%) Degree
2 21 (6.29%) Security Cleared
2 21 (6.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 14 (4.19%) ISEB
4 11 (3.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 11 (3.29%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.40%) PMI Certification
6 7 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.80%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.50%) PMP
9 2 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.30%) APMP
10 1 (0.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.30%) CISSP
10 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.30%) CISA
10 1 (0.30%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.89%) QA
2 12 (3.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.50%) SLA
3 5 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.20%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.20%) EMIR
5 3 (0.90%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.90%) AIFMD
6 2 (0.60%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.60%) BS15000
6 2 (0.60%) BS7799
7 1 (0.30%) Basel II
7 1 (0.30%) COBIT
7 1 (0.30%) P3O
7 1 (0.30%) COSO
7 1 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.30%) XenApp
3 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (2.69%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.10%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 30 (8.98%) Oracle
2 23 (6.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.10%) HP
3 7 (2.10%) SAP
3 7 (2.10%) Citrix
3 7 (2.10%) Genesys
3 7 (2.10%) Empirix
3 7 (2.10%) Siemens
3 7 (2.10%) Verint
4 5 (1.50%) Siebel
4 5 (1.50%) Cisco
5 4 (1.20%) VMware
6 3 (0.90%) Reuters
6 3 (0.90%) NetApp
7 2 (0.60%) CommVault
7 2 (0.60%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.60%) Dell
7 2 (0.60%) ATG
7 2 (0.60%) hybris
8 1 (0.30%) VocaLink
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