The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Matrix Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Matrix Management over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Matrix Management
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 52 61
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9  
Contract jobs citing Matrix Management 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.97% 0.60% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.74% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Median daily rate £265 £356 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.61% -10.93%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -2.77% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +36.36%  

Matrix Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 502 544 579
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 80.84% 81.07% 76.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 342 368
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 17
Median hourly rate £14.63 £17.95 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +5.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.63 £8.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.60 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Matrix Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Matrix Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Matrix Management in Birmingham

Matrix Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Matrix Management in Birmingham

Matrix Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Matrix Management in Birmingham over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Matrix Management in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Matrix Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Matrix Management.

1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Billing
2 5 (62.50%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL V3
2 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) Case Management
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) SLA
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) Scala

Matrix Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Billing
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Service Manager
2 5 (62.50%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (62.50%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (37.50%) IT Manager
3 3 (37.50%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (37.50%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL Business Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL V3
2 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Case Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
1 1 (12.50%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco