Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 184 225
Rank change year-on-year -16 +41 -43
Contract jobs citing Matrix Management 22 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.36% 0.30% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.36% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 6
North West median daily rate £413 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +0.65% -1.31%
10th Percentile £315 £206 £300
90th Percentile £541 £510 £611
England median daily rate £475 £475 £500
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +16.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
North West median hourly rate - £11.23 £22.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.20% -18.04%
England median hourly rate £33.50 £42.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -20.24% +29.23% +18.18%

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 5,196 4,680 6,369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 84.49% 82.48% 82.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,269 2,866 3,934
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £258 £261
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 218 215
North West median hourly rate £24.50 £36.74 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.31% +36.06% -0.61%
10th Percentile £11.36 £11.75 £12.58
90th Percentile £53.20 £52.65 £52.30
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -8.16% +3.16% +10.47%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -17 15 £413 +4.43% 3
Cheshire -6 4 £350 -17.65%
Merseyside +16 2 £488 +30.00%
Matrix Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 16 (72.73%) Finance
2 15 (68.18%) Project Management
3 11 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (31.82%) Project Planning
5 7 (31.82%) Line Management
5 7 (31.82%) People Management
5 7 (31.82%) Performance Management
6 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (27.27%) Case Management
6 6 (27.27%) Virtual Team Management
6 6 (27.27%) Virtual Team
6 6 (27.27%) Strategic Thinking
6 6 (27.27%) Supplier Management
6 6 (27.27%) Legal
7 4 (18.18%) Cisco IPCC
7 4 (18.18%) Degree
7 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (18.18%) ServiceNow
8 3 (13.64%) Life Science
8 3 (13.64%) Migration
8 3 (13.64%) Local Government
8 3 (13.64%) SaaS
8 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
9 2 (9.09%) C
9 2 (9.09%) Banking
9 2 (9.09%) Retail

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%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) Skype
1 1 (4.55%) SMS
General
1 16 (72.73%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Legal
3 3 (13.64%) Local Government
3 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
4 2 (9.09%) Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Retail
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Programme Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Applications Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Business Change Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Fraud Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Migration Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Project Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Virtual Team
2 3 (13.64%) Life Science
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Online Banking
3 1 (4.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Project Management
2 11 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (31.82%) Line Management
4 7 (31.82%) People Management
4 7 (31.82%) Performance Management
4 7 (31.82%) Project Planning
5 6 (27.27%) Case Management
5 6 (27.27%) Strategic Thinking
5 6 (27.27%) Supplier Management
5 6 (27.27%) Virtual Team Management
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (13.64%) Migration
8 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Information Security
8 1 (4.55%) ITIL
8 1 (4.55%) Logistics
8 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) GDPR
2 1 (4.55%) PMO
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.55%) Progress