Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 November 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
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 552 538 488
Rank change year-on-year -14 -50 -17
Contract jobs citing Matrix Management 347 373 448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.36% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.42% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 266 278
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £356 £331 £338
90th Percentile £715 £638 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £444 £425
% change year-on-year -1.41% +4.41% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
UK median hourly rate £33.00 - £22.50
10th Percentile £24.60 - £20.35
90th Percentile £41.80 - £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 - £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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 87132 87864 92880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.90% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 58048 58076 60168
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2060 2332 2734
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.31 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -2.04% +3.16% +18.75%

Matrix Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Matrix Management in the UK

Matrix Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Matrix Management in the UK

Matrix Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Matrix Management over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Matrix Management in the UK

Matrix Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Matrix Management in the UK

Matrix Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Matrix Management over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Matrix Management in the UK

Matrix Management
Top 14 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 21 November 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
England -12 324 £475 -5.00% 50
UK excluding London +32 190 £438 -1.41% 35
London -54 152 £521 -5.23% 16
South East +8 54 £450 -9.55% 8
North of England +59 52 £450 +1.41% 9
North West +38 30 £443 -1.67% 3
Midlands +19 30 £425 +25.83% 5
West Midlands +16 22 £408 +20.65% 5
East of England -8 22 £438 -4.11% 9
Scotland +1 20 £425 +1.49% 1
Yorkshire +26 19 £478 +25.66% 5
East Midlands +6 9 £650 +89.78%
South West -13 9 £419 -18.29% 3
North East +53 3 £381 -33.70% 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 with a requirement for Matrix Management.

1 154 (44.38%) Project Management
2 131 (37.75%) Finance
3 116 (33.43%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (31.12%) Matrix Organization
5 101 (29.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 63 (18.16%) PRINCE2
7 51 (14.70%) ITIL
7 51 (14.70%) Waterfall
8 45 (12.97%) Microsoft Project
9 43 (12.39%) Risk Management
10 41 (11.82%) Degree
11 40 (11.53%) Banking
12 39 (11.24%) Microsoft
13 38 (10.95%) Change Management
14 37 (10.66%) Programme Management
15 31 (8.93%) Service Delivery
15 31 (8.93%) Test Automation
16 30 (8.65%) Security Cleared
16 30 (8.65%) Project Governance
17 28 (8.07%) Windows
18 26 (7.49%) Coaching
18 26 (7.49%) SDLC
19 25 (7.20%) Service Management
19 25 (7.20%) Investment Banking
20 23 (6.63%) Virtual Team
21 22 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
21 22 (6.34%) Test Strategy
21 22 (6.34%) Migration
22 20 (5.76%) Oracle
22 20 (5.76%) Project Planning

Matrix Management
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 15 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.46%) Confluence
3 9 (2.59%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.44%) CMS
4 5 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (0.86%) Apache
5 3 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.58%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.29%) Documentum
7 1 (0.29%) Drupal
7 1 (0.29%) Kentico
7 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.29%) SAS
7 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (12.97%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.73%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.44%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.15%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.29%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.29%) Infor CloudSuite
4 1 (0.29%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.29%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.29%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.29%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.29%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (3.46%) Office 365
2 11 (3.17%) SaaS
3 6 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.58%) IaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.29%) G Suite
5 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.29%) PaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Taleo
5 1 (0.29%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.73%) Firewall
1 6 (1.73%) LAN
1 6 (1.73%) WAN
2 5 (1.44%) Internet
2 5 (1.44%) Network Security
3 3 (0.86%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.58%) SMS
4 2 (0.58%) SSL
4 2 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.29%) ADSL
5 1 (0.29%) Broadband
5 1 (0.29%) Intranet
5 1 (0.29%) MPLS
5 1 (0.29%) NAS
5 1 (0.29%) Skype
5 1 (0.29%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.29%) VoIP
5 1 (0.29%) VPN
5 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.44%) MySQL
3 5 (1.44%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.86%) Big Data
4 3 (0.86%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.58%) MariaDB
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.58%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.29%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.29%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.29%) DB2
6 1 (0.29%) GIS
Development Applications
1 17 (4.90%) JIRA
2 9 (2.59%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.86%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.58%) Appium
5 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.29%) JMeter
6 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.29%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.29%) Selenium
6 1 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 131 (37.75%) Finance
2 40 (11.53%) Banking
3 25 (7.20%) Investment Banking
4 18 (5.19%) Retail
5 14 (4.03%) Legal
6 11 (3.17%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.59%) Marketing
8 8 (2.31%) Front Office
9 7 (2.02%) Advertising
10 6 (1.73%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.44%) Retail Banking
12 4 (1.15%) Back Office
12 4 (1.15%) Financial Institution
12 4 (1.15%) Publishing
13 3 (0.86%) Automotive
13 3 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.58%) Billing
14 2 (0.58%) Electronics
14 2 (0.58%) Law
14 2 (0.58%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 131 (37.75%) Project Manager
2 40 (11.53%) Delivery Manager
3 31 (8.93%) Programme Manager
4 30 (8.65%) Senior Manager
5 25 (7.20%) Senior Project Manager
6 20 (5.76%) Analyst
6 20 (5.76%) IT Manager
7 18 (5.19%) Risk Manager
8 17 (4.90%) Service Manager
9 15 (4.32%) Architect
10 14 (4.03%) Business Analyst
10 14 (4.03%) Infrastructure Manager
10 14 (4.03%) IT Project Manager
10 14 (4.03%) Test Manager
11 13 (3.75%) Delivery Project Manager
11 13 (3.75%) Services Delivery Manager
12 12 (3.46%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 11 (3.17%) Risk Project Manager
14 10 (2.88%) Change Manager
14 10 (2.88%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.03%) HTML
2 11 (3.17%) .NET
3 10 (2.88%) REST
4 9 (2.59%) Web Services
5 8 (2.31%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (2.31%) CSS
6 7 (2.02%) ASP.NET
6 7 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (2.02%) WCF
7 4 (1.15%) jQuery
7 4 (1.15%) XML
8 3 (0.86%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.86%) Middleware
9 2 (0.58%) EDI
9 2 (0.58%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.58%) HTML5
9 2 (0.58%) OLE
9 2 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.58%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.58%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.63%) Virtual Team
2 22 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.32%) Credit Risk
3 15 (4.32%) Market Risk
4 13 (3.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.59%) PMI
6 7 (2.02%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.73%) NHS
8 5 (1.44%) Equities
8 5 (1.44%) SCADA
9 4 (1.15%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.86%) Derivative
10 3 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.86%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.86%) Social Media
10 3 (0.86%) User Experience
11 2 (0.58%) Cyber Attack
11 2 (0.58%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.07%) Windows
2 18 (5.19%) Linux
3 8 (2.31%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.73%) Unix
5 3 (0.86%) AIX
6 2 (0.58%) Android
6 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.58%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.29%) CentOS
7 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (44.38%) Project Management
2 116 (33.43%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (31.12%) Matrix Organization
4 101 (29.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (18.16%) PRINCE2
6 51 (14.70%) ITIL
6 51 (14.70%) Waterfall
7 43 (12.39%) Risk Management
8 38 (10.95%) Change Management
9 37 (10.66%) Programme Management
10 31 (8.93%) Service Delivery
10 31 (8.93%) Test Automation
11 30 (8.65%) Project Governance
12 26 (7.49%) Coaching
12 26 (7.49%) SDLC
13 25 (7.20%) Service Management
14 22 (6.34%) Migration
14 22 (6.34%) Test Strategy
15 20 (5.76%) Project Planning
16 19 (5.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.75%) Java
1 13 (3.75%) JavaScript
2 12 (3.46%) C#
2 12 (3.46%) SQL
3 9 (2.59%) C
4 6 (1.73%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.73%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.29%) VB
5 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (11.82%) Degree
2 30 (8.65%) Security Cleared
3 19 (5.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 17 (4.90%) PMI Certification
4 17 (4.90%) PMP
5 15 (4.32%) SC Cleared
6 13 (3.75%) ISEB
7 12 (3.46%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.15%) CISM
9 4 (1.15%) CISSP
10 3 (0.86%) CCNA
10 3 (0.86%) CEH
10 3 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.86%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.58%) CCIE Security
11 2 (0.58%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.32%) GDPR
2 10 (2.88%) PMO
2 10 (2.88%) QA
3 6 (1.73%) SLA
4 4 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.86%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (0.86%) GAMP
5 3 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.58%) MiFID
7 1 (0.29%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.29%) COBIT
7 1 (0.29%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.29%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.29%) SEPA
7 1 (0.29%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.29%) UCITS
System Software
1 7 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.86%) ISA Server
2 3 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.58%) Snort
3 2 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.29%) Docker
4 1 (0.29%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.29%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 11 (3.17%) Ansible
2 3 (0.86%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.29%) Puppet
4 1 (0.29%) SCCM
4 1 (0.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.76%) Oracle
3 15 (4.32%) SAP
4 14 (4.03%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (2.31%) Cisco
6 7 (2.02%) HP
6 7 (2.02%) PeopleSoft
7 6 (1.73%) Progress
7 6 (1.73%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.15%) Adobe
9 3 (0.86%) EMC
9 3 (0.86%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.86%) VMware
10 2 (0.58%) ArcSight
10 2 (0.58%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.58%) Blue Coat
10 2 (0.58%) FactSet
10 2 (0.58%) Lancope
10 2 (0.58%) Pega
11 1 (0.29%) Nintex