Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 368 386 358
Rank change year-on-year +18 -28 -34
Contract jobs citing Matrix Organization 656 547 716
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.60% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.71% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 345 435
UK median daily rate £488 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.98% +2.22% +6.67%
10th Percentile £306 £358 £313
90th Percentile £675 £700 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £445 £424
% change year-on-year +1.12% +5.01% +5.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 13
UK median hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £22.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.08% +44.19% -6.97%
10th Percentile £14.80 £18.00 £15.10
90th Percentile £64.00 £43.75 £39.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £32.50 £23.77
% change year-on-year +6.92% +36.73% +63.93%

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 85,192 77,002 89,420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.69% 84.77% 84.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,127 50,468 58,834
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,313 2,083 2,265
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% - +17.37%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.47 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £50.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -18.00% -7.41% +25.29%

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 17 June 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 17 June 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 17 June 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 +9 601 £500 +9.89% 76
UK excluding London +21 349 £450 +1.12% 53
London -18 287 £525 +5.00% 28
South East -22 144 £475 +5.56% 20
Midlands +12 55 £425 - 3
North of England -17 51 £375 -12.79% 12
East of England +32 44 £490 +7.69% 8
North West -1 35 £375 -16.67% 8
Scotland -17 34 £420 -5.62% 2
East Midlands +6 29 £425 - 2
West Midlands -6 23 £378 -11.18% 1
South West +3 14 £420 -6.67% 5
Yorkshire -19 12 £400 +1.27% 3
Wales - 5 £328 - 3
North East -8 4 £209 -52.56% 1
Northern Ireland +15 3 £388 -12.68%

For the 6 months to 17 June 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.

1 264 (40.24%) Project Management
2 217 (33.08%) Finance
3 158 (24.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 157 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
5 142 (21.65%) PRINCE2
6 111 (16.92%) Matrix Management
7 102 (15.55%) Problem-Solving
8 98 (14.94%) Change Management
9 96 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
10 92 (14.02%) Microsoft
10 92 (14.02%) Degree
11 88 (13.41%) ITIL
12 66 (10.06%) PMP
13 65 (9.91%) PMI Certification
14 64 (9.76%) Microsoft Project
14 64 (9.76%) PMO
15 62 (9.45%) Marketing
16 60 (9.15%) Migration
17 58 (8.84%) SDLC
18 53 (8.08%) Banking
18 53 (8.08%) Project Planning
19 50 (7.62%) Programme Management
20 49 (7.47%) Retail
21 48 (7.32%) Scrum
22 47 (7.16%) Analytics
23 46 (7.01%) Project Governance
23 46 (7.01%) Data Centre
24 43 (6.55%) Microsoft Excel
25 42 (6.40%) Risk Management
25 42 (6.40%) Waterfall

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 23 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.44%) CMS
3 9 (1.37%) SAS
4 7 (1.07%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.07%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (0.91%) Confluence
5 6 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (0.91%) IIS
6 3 (0.46%) Drupal
7 2 (0.30%) Documentum
7 2 (0.30%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.15%) Apache
8 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.15%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.15%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.15%) nginx
Applications
1 64 (9.76%) Microsoft Project
2 43 (6.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (5.95%) Microsoft Office
4 36 (5.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 22 (3.35%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.76%) Open Workbench
6 5 (0.76%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.61%) InDesign
8 3 (0.46%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.15%) InVision
9 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.22%) Maximo
2 3 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.30%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.30%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.30%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.15%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.15%) HFM
4 1 (0.15%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.15%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.29%) Office 365
4 14 (2.13%) SaaS
5 8 (1.22%) PaaS
6 7 (1.07%) IaaS
6 7 (1.07%) Veeva
7 3 (0.46%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (0.46%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.30%) Cloudflare
8 2 (0.30%) Lucidchart
8 2 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.30%) Taleo
9 1 (0.15%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (0.15%) GitHub
9 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.29%) Firewall
2 13 (1.98%) SAN
3 11 (1.68%) DNS
4 9 (1.37%) LAN
5 8 (1.22%) Intranet
6 6 (0.91%) SMS
6 6 (0.91%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.76%) DHCP
7 5 (0.76%) Internet
7 5 (0.76%) Network Security
8 4 (0.61%) NAS
9 3 (0.46%) Broadband
9 3 (0.46%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (0.46%) Wireless
10 2 (0.30%) 4G
10 2 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.30%) DMZ
10 2 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.30%) VoIP
10 2 (0.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (2.44%) Big Data
3 11 (1.68%) SQL Server
4 9 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (1.07%) DB2
5 7 (1.07%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 5 (0.76%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.61%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.61%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.46%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.46%) Data Lake
8 3 (0.46%) GIS
8 3 (0.46%) Power BI
8 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.30%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.30%) QlikView
9 2 (0.30%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 19 (2.90%) JIRA
2 10 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.76%) GitLab
4 4 (0.61%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.46%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.15%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.15%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.15%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.15%) ERwin
6 1 (0.15%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.15%) Maven
6 1 (0.15%) Travis CI
General
1 217 (33.08%) Finance
2 62 (9.45%) Marketing
3 53 (8.08%) Banking
4 49 (7.47%) Retail
5 32 (4.88%) Legal
6 29 (4.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 24 (3.66%) Telecoms
8 14 (2.13%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.83%) Billing
9 12 (1.83%) Investment Banking
10 11 (1.68%) Manufacturing
11 10 (1.52%) Advertising
12 8 (1.22%) Front Office
13 6 (0.91%) Publishing
14 4 (0.61%) Back Office
15 3 (0.46%) Law
16 2 (0.30%) Games
16 2 (0.30%) Local Government
16 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 247 (37.65%) Project Manager
2 82 (12.50%) Analyst
3 64 (9.76%) Senior Manager
4 56 (8.54%) Senior Project Manager
5 55 (8.38%) Architect
5 55 (8.38%) IT Manager
6 41 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 31 (4.73%) Infrastructure Manager
8 27 (4.12%) IT Project Manager
9 26 (3.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 26 (3.96%) Security Manager
10 24 (3.66%) Programme Manager
11 23 (3.51%) Service Manager
12 21 (3.20%) Change Manager
12 21 (3.20%) Technical Manager
13 18 (2.74%) Delivery Manager
13 18 (2.74%) Transformation Manager
14 17 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
14 17 (2.59%) Technical Project Manager
15 16 (2.44%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.90%) Middleware
1 19 (2.90%) Web Services
2 9 (1.37%) .NET
3 8 (1.22%) HTML
4 6 (0.91%) Visualforce
5 5 (0.76%) AngularJS
5 5 (0.76%) LDAP
5 5 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (0.76%) Spring
6 4 (0.61%) SailPoint
7 3 (0.46%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (0.46%) Spring Boot
8 2 (0.30%) CSS
8 2 (0.30%) EDI
8 2 (0.30%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.30%) HTML5
8 2 (0.30%) J2EE
8 2 (0.30%) XML
9 1 (0.15%) JDBC
9 1 (0.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 96 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (7.01%) Data Centre
3 32 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 29 (4.42%) Self-Motivation
4 29 (4.42%) Virtual Team
5 22 (3.35%) Life Science
6 19 (2.90%) PMI
7 14 (2.13%) Mainframe
8 12 (1.83%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.52%) User Experience
10 8 (1.22%) FMCG
10 8 (1.22%) Social Media
11 7 (1.07%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.07%) Hedge funds
12 6 (0.91%) Equities
12 6 (0.91%) Reference Data
13 5 (0.76%) Blog
13 5 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (0.76%) NHS
14 4 (0.61%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 33 (5.03%) Windows
2 22 (3.35%) Linux
3 15 (2.29%) Unix
4 8 (1.22%) Windows 7
5 6 (0.91%) Solaris
6 5 (0.76%) zOS
7 4 (0.61%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.61%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.30%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.15%) Android
9 1 (0.15%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (40.24%) Project Management
2 158 (24.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 157 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
4 142 (21.65%) PRINCE2
5 111 (16.92%) Matrix Management
6 102 (15.55%) Problem-Solving
7 98 (14.94%) Change Management
8 88 (13.41%) ITIL
9 60 (9.15%) Migration
10 58 (8.84%) SDLC
11 53 (8.08%) Project Planning
12 50 (7.62%) Programme Management
13 48 (7.32%) Scrum
14 47 (7.16%) Analytics
15 46 (7.01%) Project Governance
16 42 (6.40%) Decision-Making
16 42 (6.40%) Risk Management
16 42 (6.40%) Waterfall
17 40 (6.10%) Cybersecurity
18 39 (5.95%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (4.12%) SQL
2 15 (2.29%) Java
3 10 (1.52%) C
4 8 (1.22%) C#
5 7 (1.07%) Apex Code
6 5 (0.76%) Python
6 5 (0.76%) VB.NET
7 4 (0.61%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.46%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.30%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.30%) PHP
10 1 (0.15%) Delphi
10 1 (0.15%) Java 8
10 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.15%) R
10 1 (0.15%) SOQL
10 1 (0.15%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (14.02%) Degree
2 66 (10.06%) PMP
3 65 (9.91%) PMI Certification
4 30 (4.57%) Security Cleared
5 21 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 19 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 19 (2.90%) SC Cleared
7 17 (2.59%) Master's Degree
8 14 (2.13%) CISSP
9 9 (1.37%) PCI QSA
9 9 (1.37%) SANS
10 7 (1.07%) APMP
10 7 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (1.07%) Numerate Degree
11 6 (0.91%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.91%) MBA
12 5 (0.76%) CIPD
12 5 (0.76%) CISM
12 5 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (9.76%) PMO
2 35 (5.34%) QA
3 33 (5.03%) GDPR
4 20 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (2.90%) SLA
6 13 (1.98%) COBIT
6 13 (1.98%) PCI DSS
7 7 (1.07%) Data Quality
7 7 (1.07%) IFRS
7 7 (1.07%) IFRS 9
7 7 (1.07%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.46%) COSO
8 3 (0.46%) ISO 22301
8 3 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 19770
9 2 (0.30%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.15%) GxP
10 1 (0.15%) MiFID
10 1 (0.15%) SEPA
System Software
1 22 (3.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.30%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.30%) vCloud
4 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.15%) Docker
5 1 (0.15%) Firmware
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.15%) XenApp
5 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (2.44%) SCCM
2 7 (1.07%) Puppet
2 7 (1.07%) Terraform
3 5 (0.76%) SCOM
4 4 (0.61%) SCVMM
4 4 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.30%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.30%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.30%) QRadar
7 1 (0.15%) Ansible
7 1 (0.15%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.15%) MOM
7 1 (0.15%) Nessus
Vendors
1 92 (14.02%) Microsoft
2 40 (6.10%) SAP
3 36 (5.49%) Oracle
4 26 (3.96%) Cisco
5 24 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (2.13%) Adobe
7 11 (1.68%) Remedy
7 11 (1.68%) ServiceNow
7 11 (1.68%) VMware
8 9 (1.37%) IBM
9 8 (1.22%) F5
10 7 (1.07%) Citrix
10 7 (1.07%) Infoblox
10 7 (1.07%) SevOne
10 7 (1.07%) Symantec
10 7 (1.07%) Trustwave
11 5 (0.76%) CheckPoint
11 5 (0.76%) Dell
11 5 (0.76%) Snow
12 4 (0.61%) CyberArk