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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 426 489 407
Rank change year-on-year +63 -82  
Contract jobs citing Matrix Management 186 162 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.30% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.36% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 107 157
Median daily rate £450 £550 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +25.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £716 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £42.00 - £11.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.38 - £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 - £11.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 - £11.25

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39769 44877 44538
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.43% 83.33% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25882 29740 28602
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1055 1093 1231
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.83 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Matrix Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Matrix Management in the UK

Matrix Management
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 June 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
England +54 170 £445 -19.09% 33
London +27 96 £500 -11.11% 5
South East +30 21 £400 -13.04% 7
City of London +3 15 £513 -10.86% 2
Yorkshire +18 12 £395 -8.40% 2
West Yorkshire +21 10 £395 -8.40% 2
Scotland +36 9 £500 +33.33% 1
East of England -3 9 £418 -33.20% 8
Leeds +24 8 £395 -3.95%
Edinburgh +22 8 £495 - 1
East Midlands - 8 £363 -
West Midlands +25 7 £438 +1.74% 7
Oxfordshire 0 7 £400 -3.90% 2
North West +22 5 £370 +5.71% 3
Berkshire +21 5 £463 -22.91%
South West -4 5 £469 +18.67%
Midlands - 5 £500 - 7
Manchester +16 4 £370 +5.71% 3
Surrey +11 4 £463 -11.90% 3
South Wales +3 4 £514 +20.88%
Cardiff +2 4 £514 +20.88%
Wales +2 4 £514 +20.88%
Oxford +1 4 £425 +1.19% 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £355 -
Brentford - 4 £425 -
Coventry - 4 £425 - 1
Bradford +9 3 - - 1
Watford - 3 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £418 - 1
Northampton - 3 £335 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 144 (43.77%) Project Management
2 130 (39.51%) Finance
3 113 (34.35%) Matrix Organization
4 106 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (30.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 79 (24.01%) PRINCE2
7 44 (13.37%) ITIL
8 39 (11.85%) Banking
9 35 (10.64%) Microsoft Project
10 34 (10.33%) Programme Management
10 34 (10.33%) Risk Management
10 34 (10.33%) Waterfall
11 30 (9.12%) Test Automation
11 30 (9.12%) PMI Certification
11 30 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
12 28 (8.51%) Security Cleared
13 27 (8.21%) Change Management
14 26 (7.90%) Coaching
14 26 (7.90%) SDLC
15 25 (7.60%) Migration
15 25 (7.60%) Degree
16 24 (7.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 24 (7.29%) PMP
17 23 (6.99%) Microsoft
18 22 (6.69%) Oracle
18 22 (6.69%) Scrum
18 22 (6.69%) Service Delivery
18 22 (6.69%) Retail
19 20 (6.08%) Project Planning
19 20 (6.08%) Project Governance

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 13 (3.95%) Confluence
2 8 (2.43%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.22%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.91%) Apache
5 3 (0.91%) CMS
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 3 (0.91%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.61%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.61%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.61%) SAS
6 2 (0.61%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.30%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (10.64%) Microsoft Project
2 16 (4.86%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (3.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (3.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.91%) Oracle Payroll
3 3 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.30%) Actimize
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.65%) SaaS
3 7 (2.13%) IaaS
3 7 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.13%) Office 365
4 6 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.52%) PaaS
6 2 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.61%) Boomi
6 2 (0.61%) iPaaS
6 2 (0.61%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.30%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.43%) Network Security
2 4 (1.22%) Skype
2 4 (1.22%) SSH
2 4 (1.22%) Unified Communications
3 3 (0.91%) Firewall
4 2 (0.61%) CTI
4 2 (0.61%) FTP
4 2 (0.61%) Internet
4 2 (0.61%) Intranet
4 2 (0.61%) ISDN
4 2 (0.61%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.61%) VoIP
4 2 (0.61%) WAN
5 1 (0.30%) DHCP
5 1 (0.30%) DMZ
5 1 (0.30%) DNS
5 1 (0.30%) HTTP
5 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.30%) LAN
5 1 (0.30%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.82%) Big Data
2 6 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.91%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.61%) MariaDB
5 2 (0.61%) MySQL
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.61%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.61%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (0.61%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.30%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.30%) Power BI
6 1 (0.30%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 19 (5.78%) JIRA
2 8 (2.43%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.61%) MSBuild
4 2 (0.61%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.30%) Appium
5 1 (0.30%) Selenium
General
1 130 (39.51%) Finance
2 39 (11.85%) Banking
3 22 (6.69%) Retail
4 14 (4.26%) Investment Banking
4 14 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.65%) Marketing
6 10 (3.04%) Advertising
7 9 (2.74%) Legal
8 7 (2.13%) Front Office
9 6 (1.82%) Billing
10 5 (1.52%) Electronics
10 5 (1.52%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.91%) Back Office
12 2 (0.61%) Law
12 2 (0.61%) Local Government
12 2 (0.61%) Military
12 2 (0.61%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.30%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 136 (41.34%) Project Manager
2 38 (11.55%) Senior Manager
3 34 (10.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 27 (8.21%) Delivery Manager
5 26 (7.90%) IT Manager
6 23 (6.99%) Analyst
7 22 (6.69%) Programme Manager
8 21 (6.38%) Infrastructure Manager
9 20 (6.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 17 (5.17%) Business Analyst
10 17 (5.17%) IT Project Manager
10 17 (5.17%) Service Manager
11 16 (4.86%) Delivery Project Manager
12 12 (3.65%) Architect
13 11 (3.34%) Test Manager
14 9 (2.74%) Consultant
14 9 (2.74%) Programme Director
15 8 (2.43%) Banking Project Manager
15 8 (2.43%) Services Delivery Manager
16 7 (2.13%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.26%) Web Services
2 9 (2.74%) HTML
3 5 (1.52%) .NET
3 5 (1.52%) XML
4 4 (1.22%) CSS
4 4 (1.22%) REST
5 3 (0.91%) Middleware
5 3 (0.91%) Spring
6 2 (0.61%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.61%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.61%) jQuery
6 2 (0.61%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.61%) SOAP
6 2 (0.61%) Velocity
7 1 (0.30%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.30%) OAuth
7 1 (0.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.17%) PMI
3 11 (3.34%) Virtual Team
4 9 (2.74%) Smart Meter
5 8 (2.43%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.13%) Equities
7 6 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.52%) FMCG
8 5 (1.52%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.22%) IVR
9 4 (1.22%) NHS
9 4 (1.22%) User Experience
10 3 (0.91%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.91%) Minimum Viable Product
10 3 (0.91%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.91%) Semantic Web
11 2 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.17%) Linux
1 17 (5.17%) Windows
2 4 (1.22%) Unix
3 3 (0.91%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.61%) Android
4 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.61%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.30%) AIX
5 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.30%) CentOS
5 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (43.77%) Project Management
2 113 (34.35%) Matrix Organization
3 106 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (30.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 79 (24.01%) PRINCE2
6 44 (13.37%) ITIL
7 34 (10.33%) Programme Management
7 34 (10.33%) Risk Management
7 34 (10.33%) Waterfall
8 30 (9.12%) Test Automation
9 27 (8.21%) Change Management
10 26 (7.90%) Coaching
10 26 (7.90%) SDLC
11 25 (7.60%) Migration
12 22 (6.69%) Scrum
12 22 (6.69%) Service Delivery
13 20 (6.08%) Project Governance
13 20 (6.08%) Project Planning
14 17 (5.17%) Change Control
14 17 (5.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.17%) Java
1 17 (5.17%) SQL
2 6 (1.82%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.22%) C#
4 3 (0.91%) C
4 3 (0.91%) Python
5 2 (0.61%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.61%) Ruby
5 2 (0.61%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.30%) C-shell
6 1 (0.30%) Korn
6 1 (0.30%) R
6 1 (0.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (9.12%) PMI Certification
2 28 (8.51%) Security Cleared
3 25 (7.60%) Degree
4 24 (7.29%) PMP
4 24 (7.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 13 (3.95%) SC Cleared
6 11 (3.34%) ISEB
7 9 (2.74%) ISTQB
7 9 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (2.13%) APMP
8 7 (2.13%) CISSP
9 5 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.22%) CISA
11 3 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (0.91%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.61%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.61%) CAPM
12 2 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.86%) PMO
2 11 (3.34%) QA
3 6 (1.82%) GDPR
3 6 (1.82%) MiFID
3 6 (1.82%) SLA
4 5 (1.52%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.61%) EMIR
6 2 (0.61%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.30%) Basel III
7 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.30%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.30%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.30%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (2.74%) Ansible
2 7 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.13%) Puppet
3 2 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (6.99%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.69%) Oracle
3 13 (3.95%) SAP
4 11 (3.34%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (2.74%) Cisco
6 5 (1.52%) Adobe
7 4 (1.22%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.91%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.61%) Ariba
9 2 (0.61%) Citrix
9 2 (0.61%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.61%) ComArch
9 2 (0.61%) Concur
9 2 (0.61%) Dell
9 2 (0.61%) F5
9 2 (0.61%) Mitel
9 2 (0.61%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.61%) Tableau
9 2 (0.61%) VMware
10 1 (0.30%) Siebel
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