Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 373 384 376
Rank change year-on-year +11 -8 -48
Contract jobs citing Matrix Organization 679 592 697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.62% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.72% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 358 437
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £436
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.58% +9.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 10
UK median hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £22.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +55.28% -30.65%
10th Percentile £17.96 £18.40 £14.95
90th Percentile £48.28 £48.20 £34.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £35.50 £22.54
% change year-on-year -4.23% +57.50% -54.92%

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 88,210 81,843 92,507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.23% 85.54% 84.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,214 53,662 61,020
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £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 2,373 2,071 2,299
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.49 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.23% +4.19% +8.47%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.41 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.25 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year -19.19% +3.13% +9.94%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -3 620 £499 +10.89% 77
UK excluding London +4 388 £450 +5.88% 44
London +21 270 £525 +9.15% 34
South East -19 177 £475 +5.56% 17
Midlands -3 64 £425 +8.97% 9
East of England +17 50 £475 +2.98% 5
North of England -14 43 £388 +3.33% 6
West Midlands -6 35 £425 +11.11% 2
Scotland -20 30 £400 -
East Midlands -15 27 £425 +6.25% 7
North West -12 25 £350 -15.66% 4
South West -5 13 £420 +0.48% 6
North East -14 9 £350 -6.67%
Yorkshire -14 9 £413 -2.94% 2
Wales - 6 £328 -
Northern Ireland - 5 £388 - 1

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 286 (42.12%) Project Management
2 236 (34.76%) Finance
3 195 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
4 151 (22.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 137 (20.18%) PRINCE2
6 113 (16.64%) Analytical Skills
7 108 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
8 106 (15.61%) Matrix Management
8 106 (15.61%) Degree
9 105 (15.46%) Change Management
10 96 (14.14%) Microsoft
11 84 (12.37%) ITIL
12 72 (10.60%) PMP
13 68 (10.01%) PMI Certification
14 66 (9.72%) Migration
15 63 (9.28%) Microsoft Office
15 63 (9.28%) SDLC
16 61 (8.98%) Microsoft Excel
17 60 (8.84%) Marketing
18 59 (8.69%) SAP
19 58 (8.54%) Project Governance
20 57 (8.39%) Waterfall
21 56 (8.25%) Microsoft Project
22 54 (7.95%) Risk Management
23 53 (7.81%) Retail
23 53 (7.81%) Analytics
24 51 (7.51%) PMO
25 50 (7.36%) Scrum
25 50 (7.36%) Programme Management
26 49 (7.22%) Business Analysis

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 29 (4.27%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.65%) CMS
3 11 (1.62%) WebSphere
4 10 (1.47%) Drupal
5 8 (1.18%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.03%) Confluence
6 7 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.03%) IIS
7 5 (0.74%) SAS
8 2 (0.29%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.29%) Appian
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.15%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.15%) Documentum
9 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.15%) FileNet
9 1 (0.15%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.15%) nginx
9 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 63 (9.28%) Microsoft Office
2 61 (8.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 56 (8.25%) Microsoft Project
4 41 (6.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 21 (3.09%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.77%) Open Workbench
7 4 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.44%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.44%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.15%) InDesign
10 1 (0.15%) InVision
10 1 (0.15%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 8 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.03%) Maximo
3 4 (0.59%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.44%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.44%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.44%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle ASCP
5 2 (0.29%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.29%) Social Studio
5 2 (0.29%) Sprinklr
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.15%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.15%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (2.95%) Office 365
4 10 (1.47%) SaaS
5 5 (0.74%) PaaS
6 4 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.59%) OneDrive
6 4 (0.59%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 3 (0.44%) BlueKai
7 3 (0.44%) IaaS
7 3 (0.44%) Sumo Logic
8 2 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.29%) Lucidchart
8 2 (0.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.15%) GitHub
9 1 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) Serverless
9 1 (0.15%) Trello
9 1 (0.15%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.06%) Firewall
2 13 (1.91%) DNS
3 9 (1.33%) Internet
4 7 (1.03%) LAN
4 7 (1.03%) SAN
5 5 (0.74%) DHCP
5 5 (0.74%) SMS
5 5 (0.74%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.44%) Broadband
6 3 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (0.44%) HTTP
6 3 (0.44%) Network Security
6 3 (0.44%) VoIP
6 3 (0.44%) Wireless
7 2 (0.29%) 4G
7 2 (0.29%) 5G
7 2 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.29%) Skype
7 2 (0.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (2.06%) Big Data
3 10 (1.47%) DB2
4 9 (1.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (0.74%) MySQL
5 5 (0.74%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.59%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.59%) Power BI
6 4 (0.59%) QlikView
6 4 (0.59%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 3 (0.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.29%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.29%) DTS
8 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.15%) GIS
9 1 (0.15%) OLTP
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 19 (2.80%) JIRA
2 10 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.88%) GitLab
4 4 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.44%) Axure RP
5 3 (0.44%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.29%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.15%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.15%) ERwin
7 1 (0.15%) Maven
General
1 236 (34.76%) Finance
2 60 (8.84%) Marketing
3 53 (7.81%) Retail
4 48 (7.07%) Banking
5 42 (6.19%) Telecoms
6 35 (5.15%) Pharmaceutical
7 22 (3.24%) Legal
8 19 (2.80%) Financial Institution
9 17 (2.50%) Manufacturing
10 14 (2.06%) Investment Banking
11 11 (1.62%) Front Office
12 9 (1.33%) Billing
13 7 (1.03%) Publishing
14 6 (0.88%) Back Office
15 5 (0.74%) Advertising
15 5 (0.74%) Law
16 2 (0.29%) Games
16 2 (0.29%) Mandarin Language
16 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 260 (38.29%) Project Manager
2 87 (12.81%) Analyst
3 65 (9.57%) IT Manager
4 64 (9.43%) Senior Manager
5 54 (7.95%) Senior Project Manager
6 52 (7.66%) Business Analyst
7 40 (5.89%) IT Project Manager
8 38 (5.60%) Architect
9 24 (3.53%) Programme Manager
10 23 (3.39%) Infrastructure Manager
11 20 (2.95%) Consultant
12 19 (2.80%) Applications Manager
12 19 (2.80%) Change Manager
13 18 (2.65%) Delivery Manager
13 18 (2.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 18 (2.65%) Security Manager
13 18 (2.65%) Service Manager
14 16 (2.36%) Technical Manager
15 15 (2.21%) Transformation Manager
16 14 (2.06%) Senior IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.80%) Web Services
2 18 (2.65%) Middleware
3 8 (1.18%) .NET
4 7 (1.03%) HTML
4 7 (1.03%) LDAP
5 5 (0.74%) AngularJS
5 5 (0.74%) Spring
6 4 (0.59%) HTML5
7 3 (0.44%) CSS
7 3 (0.44%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (0.44%) J2EE
7 3 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.44%) Spring Boot
7 3 (0.44%) XML
8 2 (0.29%) COM
8 2 (0.29%) EDI
8 2 (0.29%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.15%) jQuery
9 1 (0.15%) Velocity
9 1 (0.15%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 113 (16.64%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.60%) Virtual Team
3 35 (5.15%) Management Information System
4 33 (4.86%) Computer Science
5 31 (4.57%) Data Centre
6 27 (3.98%) PMI
7 20 (2.95%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (2.36%) User Experience
9 14 (2.06%) Mainframe
9 14 (2.06%) Social Media
10 11 (1.62%) Life Science
11 9 (1.33%) FMCG
12 7 (1.03%) Hedge funds
12 7 (1.03%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.88%) Equities
13 6 (0.88%) Reference Data
14 4 (0.59%) CCTV
14 4 (0.59%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.59%) Fixed Income
15 3 (0.44%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 41 (6.04%) Windows
2 24 (3.53%) Linux
3 13 (1.91%) Unix
4 10 (1.47%) Solaris
5 9 (1.33%) Windows 10
6 8 (1.18%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.88%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.88%) zOS
8 5 (0.74%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.59%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.15%) Android
10 1 (0.15%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (42.12%) Project Management
2 195 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (22.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 137 (20.18%) PRINCE2
5 108 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
6 106 (15.61%) Matrix Management
7 105 (15.46%) Change Management
8 84 (12.37%) ITIL
9 66 (9.72%) Migration
10 63 (9.28%) SDLC
11 58 (8.54%) Project Governance
12 57 (8.39%) Waterfall
13 54 (7.95%) Risk Management
14 53 (7.81%) Analytics
15 50 (7.36%) Programme Management
15 50 (7.36%) Scrum
16 49 (7.22%) Business Analysis
17 48 (7.07%) Project Planning
18 47 (6.92%) Decision-Making
19 39 (5.74%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 32 (4.71%) SQL
2 23 (3.39%) Java
3 13 (1.91%) C
4 6 (0.88%) PHP
5 5 (0.74%) Python
6 4 (0.59%) C#
6 4 (0.59%) Perl
6 4 (0.59%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.59%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.44%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.29%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.29%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.29%) VBA
9 1 (0.15%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.15%) C++
9 1 (0.15%) Java 8
9 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.15%) R
Qualifications
1 106 (15.61%) Degree
2 72 (10.60%) PMP
3 68 (10.01%) PMI Certification
4 38 (5.60%) Security Cleared
5 27 (3.98%) Master's Degree
6 25 (3.68%) SC Cleared
7 21 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 19 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 11 (1.62%) CISSP
9 11 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
10 9 (1.33%) MBA
11 8 (1.18%) DV Cleared
12 7 (1.03%) APMP
12 7 (1.03%) SANS
13 6 (0.88%) CIPD
13 6 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (0.74%) A+ Certification
14 5 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (7.51%) PMO
2 37 (5.45%) QA
3 24 (3.53%) GDPR
4 23 (3.39%) SLA
5 15 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (1.77%) Data Quality
7 11 (1.62%) COBIT
8 7 (1.03%) JSP 440
8 7 (1.03%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.59%) IFRS
9 4 (0.59%) IFRS 9
10 3 (0.44%) Actionable Recommendations
10 3 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.29%) COSO
11 2 (0.29%) GxP
12 1 (0.15%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.15%) SEPA
System Software
1 27 (3.98%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.44%) BitLocker
3 2 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.15%) Docker
4 1 (0.15%) Firmware
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.15%) vCloud
4 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.15%) XenApp
4 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (1.91%) SCCM
2 7 (1.03%) Puppet
2 7 (1.03%) Terraform
3 4 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.44%) QRadar
4 3 (0.44%) SCOM
5 2 (0.29%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.29%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.15%) Ansible
6 1 (0.15%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.15%) MOM
6 1 (0.15%) Nessus
6 1 (0.15%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.15%) SCSM
Vendors
1 96 (14.14%) Microsoft
2 59 (8.69%) SAP
3 42 (6.19%) Oracle
4 19 (2.80%) Cisco
5 16 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (2.21%) ServiceNow
7 11 (1.62%) VMware
8 10 (1.47%) Adobe
9 9 (1.33%) Remedy
9 9 (1.33%) TIBCO
9 9 (1.33%) Workday
10 8 (1.18%) IBM
11 7 (1.03%) F5
11 7 (1.03%) Infoblox
11 7 (1.03%) SevOne
12 4 (0.59%) Kronos
12 4 (0.59%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.59%) Splunk
12 4 (0.59%) Symantec
12 4 (0.59%) Trustwave