Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Matrix Organization skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Matrix Organization over the 6 months to 15 October 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 Organization
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 388 378 390
Rank change year-on-year -10 +12 -46
Contract jobs citing Matrix Organization 641 625 644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.64% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.74% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 391 413
UK median daily rate £488 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.71% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £303 £313 £316
90th Percentile £669 £688 £655
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £430
% change year-on-year +12.50% -6.98% +6.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 13 4
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £36.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.53% +45.45% -45.00%
10th Percentile £16.21 £22.00 £19.58
90th Percentile £45.60 £48.20 £33.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £37.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -47.97% +49.49% -45.00%

Matrix Organization 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 88,851 84,367 90,149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.19% 85.72% 85.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,575 55,816 59,552
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,431 2,058 2,442
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.00% +11.11% +3.45%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +6.38% +6.82%

Matrix Organization
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Matrix Organization in the UK

Matrix Organization
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Matrix Organization in the UK

Matrix Organization
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Matrix Organization over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Matrix Organization in the UK

Matrix Organization
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Matrix Organization in the UK

Matrix Organization
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Matrix Organization over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Matrix Organization in the UK

Matrix Organization
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Matrix Organization within the UK over the 6 months to 15 October 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
England -27 585 £489 +15.00% 80
UK excluding London -15 376 £450 +12.50% 56
London -4 249 £525 +10.53% 30
South East -16 162 £488 +14.71% 13
Midlands -33 75 £425 +9.82% 10
North of England -20 44 £390 +4.00% 9
East of England +13 43 £495 +18.56% 9
West Midlands +8 41 £425 +6.25% 3
East Midlands -34 32 £425 +13.33% 7
Scotland -13 31 £363 -9.38% 3
North West -11 26 £350 -13.04% 5
North East -8 10 £384 +3.37%
South West -11 9 £445 +11.25% 9
Yorkshire -17 8 £431 +18.15% 4
Wales -8 6 - - 3
Northern Ireland - 6 £388 -

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Matrix Organization 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 with a requirement for Matrix Organization.

1 260 (40.56%) Project Management
2 228 (35.57%) Finance
3 174 (27.15%) Agile Software Development
4 149 (23.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 119 (18.56%) Analytical Skills
6 115 (17.94%) PRINCE2
7 102 (15.91%) Change Management
8 95 (14.82%) Degree
8 95 (14.82%) Problem-Solving
9 89 (13.88%) Matrix Management
10 81 (12.64%) ITIL
11 79 (12.32%) Microsoft
12 73 (11.39%) Microsoft Office
13 71 (11.08%) Marketing
14 65 (10.14%) Migration
15 63 (9.83%) PMP
16 62 (9.67%) PMI Certification
17 61 (9.52%) Project Governance
18 56 (8.74%) Risk Management
19 54 (8.42%) Waterfall
20 52 (8.11%) Analytics
21 51 (7.96%) SAP
22 49 (7.64%) Microsoft Excel
23 47 (7.33%) Scrum
23 47 (7.33%) ERP
23 47 (7.33%) Decision-Making
24 46 (7.18%) SDLC
25 45 (7.02%) Security Cleared
26 44 (6.86%) Windows
26 44 (6.86%) SQL

Matrix Organization
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 24 (3.74%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.28%) CMS
3 11 (1.72%) Drupal
4 8 (1.25%) Confluence
5 5 (0.78%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.62%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.31%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.31%) IIS
7 2 (0.31%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.31%) SAS
8 1 (0.16%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.16%) Documentum
8 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.16%) FileNet
8 1 (0.16%) OnBase
Applications
1 73 (11.39%) Microsoft Office
2 49 (7.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 38 (5.93%) Microsoft Project
4 34 (5.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (2.18%) MS Visio
5 14 (2.18%) Open Workbench
6 4 (0.62%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.47%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.47%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.31%) UserZoom
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.16%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 9 (1.40%) Oracle ERP
1 9 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.94%) Maximo
2 6 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.62%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.62%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.47%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.31%) Infor SunSystems
6 2 (0.31%) Lawson
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle ASCP
6 2 (0.31%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.31%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.31%) Social Studio
6 2 (0.31%) Sprinklr
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.21%) Office 365
2 19 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (2.03%) OneDrive
5 9 (1.40%) SaaS
6 6 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.78%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.47%) BlueKai
8 3 (0.47%) Sumo Logic
9 2 (0.31%) PaaS
9 2 (0.31%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 2 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 2 (0.31%) Serverless
9 2 (0.31%) Trello
10 1 (0.16%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.16%) GitHub
10 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.72%) Firewall
2 6 (0.94%) Internet
3 5 (0.78%) DNS
4 4 (0.62%) DHCP
4 4 (0.62%) Network Security
4 4 (0.62%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.47%) HTTP
5 3 (0.47%) LAN
5 3 (0.47%) VoIP
6 2 (0.31%) 4G
6 2 (0.31%) 5G
6 2 (0.31%) DMARC
6 2 (0.31%) MVNO
6 2 (0.31%) SAN
6 2 (0.31%) Skype
6 2 (0.31%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.16%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.16%) IOS XR
7 1 (0.16%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (2.50%) Big Data
3 11 (1.72%) SQL Server
4 8 (1.25%) MySQL
5 6 (0.94%) DB2
5 6 (0.94%) Hadoop
5 6 (0.94%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 5 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (0.78%) QlikView
7 4 (0.62%) Apache Hive
7 4 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.62%) Impala
7 4 (0.62%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.47%) Data Lake
8 3 (0.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.47%) Power BI
9 2 (0.31%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.31%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.31%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 16 (2.50%) JIRA
2 6 (0.94%) Jenkins
2 6 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.62%) Axure RP
4 3 (0.47%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.47%) GitLab
4 3 (0.47%) Selenium
5 2 (0.31%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.31%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.16%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.16%) Maven
6 1 (0.16%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.16%) SpecFlow
General
1 228 (35.57%) Finance
2 71 (11.08%) Marketing
3 44 (6.86%) Retail
4 41 (6.40%) Telecoms
5 39 (6.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 36 (5.62%) Banking
7 19 (2.96%) Manufacturing
8 15 (2.34%) Investment Banking
9 13 (2.03%) Financial Institution
9 13 (2.03%) Legal
10 9 (1.40%) Front Office
11 8 (1.25%) Advertising
11 8 (1.25%) Back Office
12 6 (0.94%) Law
13 5 (0.78%) Billing
13 5 (0.78%) Publishing
14 3 (0.47%) German Language
14 3 (0.47%) Mandarin Language
15 2 (0.31%) French Language
15 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 220 (34.32%) Project Manager
2 88 (13.73%) Analyst
3 54 (8.42%) IT Manager
4 49 (7.64%) Business Analyst
5 42 (6.55%) Senior Manager
6 37 (5.77%) Senior Project Manager
7 34 (5.30%) Architect
8 33 (5.15%) IT Project Manager
9 32 (4.99%) Programme Manager
10 22 (3.43%) Applications Manager
11 21 (3.28%) Consultant
12 18 (2.81%) Developer
13 16 (2.50%) Infrastructure Manager
13 16 (2.50%) Support Engineer
13 16 (2.50%) Transformation Manager
14 15 (2.34%) Applications Project Manager
15 14 (2.18%) Data Manager
15 14 (2.18%) Delivery Manager
15 14 (2.18%) Transformation Project Manager
16 13 (2.03%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.34%) Middleware
2 13 (2.03%) Web Services
3 12 (1.87%) HTML
4 8 (1.25%) .NET
4 8 (1.25%) CSS
5 7 (1.09%) XML
6 6 (0.94%) HTML5
7 4 (0.62%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (0.62%) J2EE
7 4 (0.62%) LDAP
8 3 (0.47%) CSS3
8 3 (0.47%) EJB
8 3 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (0.47%) JSON
8 3 (0.47%) JSP
8 3 (0.47%) Kafka
8 3 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (0.47%) REST
8 3 (0.47%) Servlets
8 3 (0.47%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 119 (18.56%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 33 (5.15%) Virtual Team
4 32 (4.99%) Management Information System
5 27 (4.21%) PMI
6 23 (3.59%) User Experience
7 21 (3.28%) Data Centre
8 16 (2.50%) Social Media
9 11 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
10 10 (1.56%) FMCG
10 10 (1.56%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.25%) Equities
12 6 (0.94%) Mainframe
12 6 (0.94%) NHS
12 6 (0.94%) Reference Data
13 5 (0.78%) Fixed Income
14 4 (0.62%) Driving Licence
14 4 (0.62%) Life Science
14 4 (0.62%) Smart Meter
15 3 (0.47%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 44 (6.86%) Windows
2 18 (2.81%) Linux
3 17 (2.65%) Windows 10
4 16 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 14 (2.18%) Mac OS
6 8 (1.25%) Unix
7 6 (0.94%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.78%) Solaris
9 2 (0.31%) Android
9 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.31%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.31%) zOS
10 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (40.56%) Project Management
2 174 (27.15%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (23.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 115 (17.94%) PRINCE2
5 102 (15.91%) Change Management
6 95 (14.82%) Problem-Solving
7 89 (13.88%) Matrix Management
8 81 (12.64%) ITIL
9 65 (10.14%) Migration
10 61 (9.52%) Project Governance
11 56 (8.74%) Risk Management
12 54 (8.42%) Waterfall
13 52 (8.11%) Analytics
14 47 (7.33%) Decision-Making
14 47 (7.33%) ERP
14 47 (7.33%) Scrum
15 46 (7.18%) SDLC
16 43 (6.71%) Project Planning
17 42 (6.55%) Asset Management
17 42 (6.55%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (6.86%) SQL
2 27 (4.21%) Java
3 11 (1.72%) C
4 8 (1.25%) PHP
5 7 (1.09%) C#
5 7 (1.09%) Perl
5 7 (1.09%) Shell Script
6 6 (0.94%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.78%) PL/SQL
7 5 (0.78%) Python
8 2 (0.31%) Apple Swift
8 2 (0.31%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.31%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.31%) Scala
8 2 (0.31%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.31%) VBA
9 1 (0.16%) R
9 1 (0.16%) RPG
9 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 95 (14.82%) Degree
2 63 (9.83%) PMP
3 62 (9.67%) PMI Certification
4 45 (7.02%) Security Cleared
5 34 (5.30%) SC Cleared
6 25 (3.90%) Master's Degree
7 18 (2.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 17 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 15 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
10 14 (2.18%) A+ Certification
11 13 (2.03%) CISSP
12 11 (1.72%) DV Cleared
13 9 (1.40%) SANS
14 8 (1.25%) MBA
15 7 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
17 5 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 5 (0.78%) MCSE
17 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
18 4 (0.62%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.08%) PMO
2 37 (5.77%) QA
3 23 (3.59%) SLA
4 17 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (2.50%) Data Quality
5 16 (2.50%) GDPR
6 13 (2.03%) COBIT
7 7 (1.09%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.47%) Actionable Recommendations
9 3 (0.47%) GxP
10 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.16%) PSD2
System Software
1 28 (4.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
2 1 (0.16%) Docker
2 1 (0.16%) Firmware
2 1 (0.16%) LXC
2 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (3.28%) SCCM
2 13 (2.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.47%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.31%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.31%) Puppet
5 2 (0.31%) SCOM
5 2 (0.31%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.31%) SCSM
5 2 (0.31%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.31%) Terraform
6 1 (0.16%) Ansible
6 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.16%) MOM
6 1 (0.16%) Nessus
6 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.16%) QRadar
6 1 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 79 (12.32%) Microsoft
2 51 (7.96%) SAP
3 44 (6.86%) Oracle
4 24 (3.74%) ServiceNow
5 17 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (2.18%) Apple
7 11 (1.72%) Adobe
8 9 (1.40%) Remedy
8 9 (1.40%) TIBCO
8 9 (1.40%) Workday
9 7 (1.09%) VMware
10 6 (0.94%) Pega
10 6 (0.94%) Splunk
11 5 (0.78%) Cisco
11 5 (0.78%) Cloudera
11 5 (0.78%) HP
12 4 (0.62%) Ariba
12 4 (0.62%) Citrix
12 4 (0.62%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.62%) Symantec