Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 220 187
Rank change year-on-year +34 -33 -15
Contract jobs citing Matrix Management 17 12 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.30% 0.16% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.19% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 28
North West median daily rate £390 £388 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% -1.31% -1.84%
10th Percentile £206 £300 £277
90th Percentile £510 £611 £539
England median daily rate £475 £500 £432
% change year-on-year -5.00% +15.87% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
North West median hourly rate £11.23 £22.54 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.20% -18.04% -38.89%
10th Percentile £10.61 £21.31 £24.25
90th Percentile £11.84 £23.77 £28.75
England median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +12.00% +36.36% -38.89%

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 4671 6333 6055
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 81.83% 82.25% 79.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2865 3911 3431
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £263 £261 £256
90th Percentile £538 £550 £556
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.55% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 207 273
North West median hourly rate £36.00 £28.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.32% +3.64% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.00 £57.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.91
% change year-on-year - +14.10% +6.88%

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 21 July 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 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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 +16 12 £395 -7.06% 4
Merseyside - 3 £375 -
Cheshire +21 2 £425 +21.43% 1
Matrix Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
5 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
5 5 (29.41%) Virtual Team Management
5 5 (29.41%) Virtual Team
5 5 (29.41%) Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) Banking
6 4 (23.53%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
7 3 (17.65%) Retail
8 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (11.76%) Facilities Management
8 2 (11.76%) Requirements Management
8 2 (11.76%) Degree
8 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
8 2 (11.76%) Project Governance
8 2 (11.76%) Line Management
8 2 (11.76%) Coaching
8 2 (11.76%) Critical Success Factor
8 2 (11.76%) SDLC
8 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
8 2 (11.76%) Web Services
8 2 (11.76%) ITIL
8 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2

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 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) FTP
2 1 (5.88%) Intranet
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (11.76%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Banking Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) HR Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Mortgage Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Portfolio Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Programme Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Banking Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) GDPR Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Web Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) AIX
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
4 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
4 5 (29.41%) Project Management
4 5 (29.41%) Virtual Team Management
5 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.76%) Coaching
7 2 (11.76%) Critical Success Factor
7 2 (11.76%) Facilities Management
7 2 (11.76%) Line Management
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
7 2 (11.76%) Project Governance
7 2 (11.76%) Requirements Management
7 2 (11.76%) SDLC
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GDPR
1 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Sybase
3 1 (5.88%) VMware