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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Matrix Management
Rank 437 371 416
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +45
Contract jobs citing Matrix Management 175 226 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.43% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.58% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 136 109
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£450 £465 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £311 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 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
42716 39097 41510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.16% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26685 24121 24021
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1186 1114 1519
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -57 167 £450 -3.22% 64
London -45 59 £450 -12.19% 19
South East +3 45 £475 +2.70% 10
Berkshire +16 19 £450 +5.88% 3
North West -14 15 £340 -10.52% 8
South West -32 15 £454 +39.61% 4
City of London +2 13 £425 -19.04% 9
Yorkshire -3 10 £263 -37.86% 6
Manchester -13 10 £339 -17.87% 6
Wiltshire - 10 £388 - 2
Kent +5 9 £481 +48.07% 2
Hampshire -9 9 £519 -1.10% 2
East of England -24 8 £460 +8.23% 10
Swindon - 7 £470 - 2
West Yorkshire -1 6 £675 +59.76% 5
Slough -2 6 £450 +28.57% 2
Surrey -9 6 £375 -27.71% 1
Hertfordshire -20 6 £470 +10.58% 3
Cheshire +4 5 £413 +8.55%
Edinburgh -1 5 £350 -4.10% 1
Scotland -12 5 £350 -4.10% 1
West Midlands -15 5 £290 -40.51% 2
North East - 4 £500 - 2
South Yorkshire +10 3 £250 -
Bradford -5 3 - - 3
Northamptonshire - 3 £500 - 1
Salisbury - 3 £298 -
Warwickshire - 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 £500 - 3
Leeds -1 2 £675 +67.70% 2

Matrix Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 138 (40.95%) Project Management
2 129 (38.28%) Finance
3 100 (29.67%) PRINCE2
4 81 (24.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (16.02%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (14.24%) Banking
7 47 (13.95%) ITIL
8 44 (13.06%) Project Planning
9 43 (12.76%) MS Project
10 41 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
11 36 (10.68%) Business Analysis
12 35 (10.39%) Risk Management
12 35 (10.39%) Change Management
13 34 (10.09%) Telecoms
13 34 (10.09%) Migration
14 29 (8.61%) Oracle
15 28 (8.31%) Supplier Management
15 28 (8.31%) Investment Banking
16 26 (7.72%) Service Management
17 24 (7.12%) Service Delivery
17 24 (7.12%) Microsoft
17 24 (7.12%) Scrum
17 24 (7.12%) Programme Management
17 24 (7.12%) Waterfall
18 23 (6.82%) Degree
18 23 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
19 22 (6.53%) QA
19 22 (6.53%) Dependency Management
19 22 (6.53%) Information Security
20 21 (6.23%) Windows

Matrix Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.78%) TPMS
3 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.30%) SAS
4 1 (0.30%) IIS
4 1 (0.30%) CMS
4 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 43 (12.76%) MS Project
2 19 (5.64%) MS Excel
3 18 (5.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (4.45%) MS Visio
5 14 (4.15%) MS Office
6 3 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (3.26%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.30%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.30%) Summit
3 1 (0.30%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) Office 365
1 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.86%) WAN
2 11 (3.26%) Firewall
3 8 (2.37%) 4G
3 8 (2.37%) 3G
4 7 (2.08%) IP Telephony
4 7 (2.08%) Network Security
5 6 (1.78%) LAN
6 4 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.89%) Intranet
7 3 (0.89%) Internet
8 2 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.59%) ADSL
9 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.30%) NetScreen
9 1 (0.30%) SAN
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 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.59%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.59%) WebDriver
1 2 (0.59%) Cucumber
1 2 (0.59%) WATIR
1 2 (0.59%) Selenium
1 2 (0.59%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.30%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.30%) JIRA
2 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 129 (38.28%) Finance
2 48 (14.24%) Banking
3 34 (10.09%) Telecoms
4 28 (8.31%) Investment Banking
5 18 (5.34%) Retail
6 11 (3.26%) Local Government
7 6 (1.78%) Retail Banking
7 6 (1.78%) Private Banking
7 6 (1.78%) Front Office
7 6 (1.78%) Legal
8 4 (1.19%) Back Office
9 3 (0.89%) Advertising
9 3 (0.89%) Marketing
10 2 (0.59%) German Language
10 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 152 (45.10%) Project Manager
2 43 (12.76%) Analyst
3 36 (10.68%) Business Analyst
4 30 (8.90%) Programme Manager
5 20 (5.93%) Senior Manager
6 19 (5.64%) Service Manager
7 17 (5.04%) Architect
8 14 (4.15%) Delivery Manager
8 14 (4.15%) Development Manager
9 13 (3.86%) Senior Project Manager
9 13 (3.86%) Security Manager
10 12 (3.56%) Contracts Manager
10 12 (3.56%) Technical Manager
11 11 (3.26%) Infrastructure Manager
11 11 (3.26%) Web Manager
12 10 (2.97%) Security Project Manager
12 10 (2.97%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 10 (2.97%) Test Manager
13 9 (2.67%) Consultant
13 9 (2.67%) Web Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.86%) .NET
1 13 (3.86%) ASP.NET
2 11 (3.26%) Middleware
2 11 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (0.89%) HTML
4 1 (0.30%) Web Services
4 1 (0.30%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.34%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.26%) N-Tier
4 8 (2.37%) NHS
5 6 (1.78%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.48%) IVR
6 5 (1.48%) Derivative
7 4 (1.19%) Social Media
7 4 (1.19%) Smart Meter
7 4 (1.19%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.19%) IPTV
8 3 (0.89%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (0.89%) PKI
8 3 (0.89%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.59%) Open Source
9 2 (0.59%) Informatics
9 2 (0.59%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.59%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.23%) Windows
2 7 (2.08%) UNIX
2 7 (2.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.30%) Solaris
4 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (40.95%) Project Management
2 100 (29.67%) PRINCE2
3 81 (24.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 54 (16.02%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (13.95%) ITIL
6 44 (13.06%) Project Planning
7 36 (10.68%) Business Analysis
8 35 (10.39%) Risk Management
8 35 (10.39%) Change Management
9 34 (10.09%) Migration
10 28 (8.31%) Supplier Management
11 26 (7.72%) Service Management
12 24 (7.12%) Service Delivery
12 24 (7.12%) Scrum
12 24 (7.12%) Programme Management
12 24 (7.12%) Waterfall
13 23 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
14 22 (6.53%) Dependency Management
14 22 (6.53%) Information Security
15 21 (6.23%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.15%) SQL
2 11 (3.26%) C#
2 11 (3.26%) PL/SQL
3 6 (1.78%) Java
4 5 (1.48%) C
5 2 (0.59%) Ruby
5 2 (0.59%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.59%) VBA
6 1 (0.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 23 (6.82%) Degree
2 20 (5.93%) Security Cleared
3 19 (5.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 13 (3.86%) ISEB
5 9 (2.67%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (2.37%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.78%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.19%) PMP
9 2 (0.59%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.30%) CISA
10 1 (0.30%) CISM
10 1 (0.30%) CIPFA
10 1 (0.30%) CISSP
10 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.30%) CCNP
10 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.53%) QA
2 13 (3.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.48%) SLA
5 4 (1.19%) EMIR
5 4 (1.19%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.89%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.89%) AIFMD
7 2 (0.59%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.59%) BS7799
7 2 (0.59%) BS15000
8 1 (0.30%) Basel II
8 1 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.30%) P3O
8 1 (0.30%) COBIT
8 1 (0.30%) COSO
System Software
1 4 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.30%) XenApp
3 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.48%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (8.61%) Oracle
2 24 (7.12%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.37%) Cisco
4 7 (2.08%) SAP
5 5 (1.48%) Genesys
5 5 (1.48%) Empirix
5 5 (1.48%) Siemens
5 5 (1.48%) HP
5 5 (1.48%) VMware
5 5 (1.48%) Verint
6 4 (1.19%) Siebel
7 3 (0.89%) Reuters
7 3 (0.89%) CheckPoint
7 3 (0.89%) NetApp
7 3 (0.89%) Citrix
8 2 (0.59%) hybris
8 2 (0.59%) ATG
8 2 (0.59%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.59%) CommVault
9 1 (0.30%) BMC
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