Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 6 months to 21 January 2018 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 82 104
Rank change year-on-year +1 +22 -15
Contract jobs citing Matrix Management 7 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.57% 0.70% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.82% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 4
Cheshire median daily rate £265 £450 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.11% -10.45% +21.82%
10th Percentile £227 £337 £465
90th Percentile £460 £602 £538
North West median daily rate £430 £450 £385
% change year-on-year -4.44% +16.88% -14.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £22.50
North West median hourly rate - - £22.50

Matrix Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,025 1,096 1,671
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.27% 85.16% 82.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 792 1,127
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £258 £235 £270
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 54
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £19.66 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.36% +10.64% -6.47%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £38.47 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £21.60 £23.30 £33.00
% change year-on-year -7.29% -29.40% +73.68%

Matrix Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Matrix Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Matrix Management in Cheshire

Matrix Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Matrix Management in Cheshire

Matrix Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Matrix Management in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Matrix Management in Cheshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Matrix Management in Cheshire

Matrix Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Matrix Management within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 3 £280 -
Macclesfield - 2 £381 -
Chester -1 1 £250 -44.44%
Warrington - 1 - -
Matrix Management
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Matrix Management.

1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) EMC
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Data Guard
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) Internal Audit
3 2 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) HFM
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) Web 2.0
4 1 (14.29%) Statistics
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (14.29%) SEO

Matrix Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) DBA
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum Master
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) CSS3
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) XHTML
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) AIX
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Internal Audit
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
3 1 (14.29%) Gantt Chart
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Data Guard
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) EMC
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Adobe
3 1 (14.29%) Hyperion
3 1 (14.29%) SAP