The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 April 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
England / North West
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 154 129
Rank change year-on-year +27 -25  
Contract jobs citing Matrix Management 9 8 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.31% 0.20% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.25% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 15
Median daily rate £375 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% -0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £315 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £478 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £445 £400
% change year-on-year -2.86% +11.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £11.23 £22.54 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.19% -18.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.23 £35.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year -68.60% +30.00%  

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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2346 3255 3054
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 81.80% 81.91% 79.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1433 1996 1671
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 104 142
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.17 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.91 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Matrix Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Matrix Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Matrix Management in the North West

Matrix Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Matrix Management in the North West over the 3 months to 22 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Matrix Management in the North West

Matrix Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Matrix Management 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Matrix Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +9 5 £390 -22.00% 1
Merseyside - 3 £375 - 1
Cheshire +29 1 - - 1
Matrix Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 North West region with a requirement for Matrix Management.

1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (23.08%) Virtual Team Management
3 3 (23.08%) Virtual Team
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (15.38%) Facilities Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Content Management
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) FTP
4 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Line Management
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Data Flow Diagram
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring

Matrix Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP MDG
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) FTP
2 1 (7.69%) Intranet
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Programme Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Domain Architect
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Programme Manager
3 1 (7.69%) HR Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Programme Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Web Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Virtual Team
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) AIX
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Matrix Organization
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 3 (23.08%) Virtual Team Management
3 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Content Management
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) Facilities Management
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Line Management
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Data Flow Diagram
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Sybase
2 1 (7.69%) VMware