Period
to 27 April 2018

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 6 months to 27 April 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
England > North West
6 months to
27 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 190 219
Rank change year-on-year +1 +29 -45
Contract jobs citing Matrix Management 22 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.38% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 10
North West median daily rate £400 £383 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% -7.27% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £170 £343
90th Percentile £536 £526 £532
England median daily rate £488 £475 £484
% change year-on-year +2.63% -1.81% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
North West median hourly rate - £11.23 £22.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.20% -18.04%
England median hourly rate £10.00 £11.23 £37.50
% change year-on-year -10.91% -70.07% +36.36%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,924 4,484 6,484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.18% 83.47% 82.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,099 2,789 3,980
North West median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £250
90th Percentile £588 £550 £569
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 192 236
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £37.36 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.92% +13.22% +61.59%
10th Percentile £11.79 £11.80 £13.00
90th Percentile £54.64 £52.95 £51.64
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -11.76% +10.87% +9.79%

Matrix Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Matrix Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 27 April 2018.

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 6 months to 27 April 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
Manchester -14 15 £400 +1.27% 2
Cheshire -14 5 £350 +6.06% 1
Merseyside +9 2 £488 +30.00% 2
Matrix Management
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Matrix Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Matrix Management.

1 13 (59.09%) Project Management
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) PRINCE2
3 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (36.36%) Line Management
4 7 (31.82%) Project Planning
4 7 (31.82%) Performance Management
4 7 (31.82%) People Management
4 7 (31.82%) Virtual Team Management
4 7 (31.82%) Virtual Team
5 6 (27.27%) Case Management
5 6 (27.27%) Strategic Thinking
5 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (27.27%) Supplier Management
6 5 (22.73%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (18.18%) Degree
7 4 (18.18%) ServiceNow
7 4 (18.18%) Legal
7 4 (18.18%) Cisco IPCC
7 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
8 3 (13.64%) Migration
8 3 (13.64%) Banking
8 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
8 3 (13.64%) Local Government
8 3 (13.64%) Life Science
8 3 (13.64%) SaaS
9 2 (9.09%) GDPR
9 2 (9.09%) jQuery
9 2 (9.09%) Coaching

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 1 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) SMS
General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Legal
3 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Local Government
3 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Business Change Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Business Change Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Migration Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) SAP Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum Master
4 1 (4.55%) Software Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) CSS
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
1 2 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (4.55%) Ajax
2 1 (4.55%) CSS3
2 1 (4.55%) Visualforce
2 1 (4.55%) XHTML
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Virtual Team
2 3 (13.64%) Life Science
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Online Banking
3 1 (4.55%) PMI
3 1 (4.55%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Project Management
2 9 (40.91%) PRINCE2
3 8 (36.36%) Line Management
3 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (31.82%) People Management
4 7 (31.82%) Performance Management
4 7 (31.82%) Project Planning
4 7 (31.82%) Virtual Team Management
5 6 (27.27%) Case Management
5 6 (27.27%) Strategic Thinking
5 6 (27.27%) Supplier Management
6 5 (22.73%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.64%) Migration
8 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
9 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
9 2 (9.09%) Coaching
9 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
10 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (4.55%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) Apex Code
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) GDPR
2 1 (4.55%) PMO
2 1 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) ServiceNow
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe
3 1 (4.55%) Conga
3 1 (4.55%) Hyperion
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Pardot
3 1 (4.55%) Progress
3 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.55%) SAP