Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 396 367 411
Rank change year-on-year -29 +44 -96
Contract jobs citing Matrix Organization 579 654 558
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.65% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.76% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 424 383
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £336 £323 £313
90th Percentile £638 £666 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £419 £425
% change year-on-year +13.43% -1.47% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 12 5
UK median hourly rate £17.70 £36.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.51% +10.61% -2.94%
10th Percentile £16.21 £30.13 £27.15
90th Percentile £35.10 £45.50 £51.66
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.70 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -52.16% +2.78% -20.00%

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 85,872 86,040 82,551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.96% 85.85% 85.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,696 57,535 54,541
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,175 2,028 2,386
UK median hourly rate £23.49 £23.00 £23.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.13% -0.41% +0.41%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £50.06 £49.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.47 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.40% +6.67% -10.00%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 -28 553 £475 +5.56% 89
UK excluding London -30 340 £475 +13.43% 62
London -50 224 £498 -0.50% 32
South East -35 129 £475 +5.56% 21
Midlands -10 87 £450 +15.38% 14
West Midlands +7 47 £500 +25.00% 5
North of England -12 43 £500 +33.33% 9
East of England +8 41 £500 +2.04% 7
East Midlands -7 39 £418 +11.33% 9
North West +1 27 £500 +23.46% 4
South West -7 23 £450 +12.50% 6
Yorkshire -2 15 £456 +4.89% 5
Scotland -16 13 £343 -14.38% 3
Wales -12 3 - - 2
North East -17 1 £500 +33.33%
Northern Ireland - 1 £388 -

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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.

1 220 (38.00%) Finance
2 215 (37.13%) Project Management
3 153 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
4 145 (25.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 110 (19.00%) PRINCE2
6 97 (16.75%) Analytical Skills
7 93 (16.06%) Matrix Management
8 87 (15.03%) Degree
9 86 (14.85%) Change Management
10 78 (13.47%) ITIL
11 65 (11.23%) Risk Management
11 65 (11.23%) Problem-Solving
12 64 (11.05%) Microsoft Office
12 64 (11.05%) Microsoft
13 62 (10.71%) Waterfall
14 59 (10.19%) Migration
15 57 (9.84%) Decision-Making
16 56 (9.67%) Analytics
17 54 (9.33%) Marketing
18 53 (9.15%) Project Governance
19 51 (8.81%) PMI Certification
20 50 (8.64%) Telecoms
21 48 (8.29%) Security Cleared
22 45 (7.77%) Scrum
23 44 (7.60%) Microsoft Excel
24 43 (7.43%) PMP
24 43 (7.43%) PMO
25 41 (7.08%) Retail
26 38 (6.56%) CRM
26 38 (6.56%) 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 17 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.73%) CMS
2 10 (1.73%) Confluence
3 8 (1.38%) Drupal
4 7 (1.21%) SAS
5 5 (0.86%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.52%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.35%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.35%) IIS
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.17%) Apache
8 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 64 (11.05%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (7.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 35 (6.04%) Microsoft Project
4 29 (5.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (2.25%) Open Workbench
6 11 (1.90%) MS Visio
7 6 (1.04%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.35%) InVision
9 2 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.17%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 8 (1.38%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.86%) Eloqua
5 4 (0.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.69%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.52%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.35%) Infor SunSystems
7 2 (0.35%) Lawson
7 2 (0.35%) Primavera
7 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.35%) SAP PP
7 2 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.35%) Social Studio
7 2 (0.35%) Sprinklr
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.63%) Office 365
3 14 (2.42%) OneDrive
4 9 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.21%) SaaS
6 5 (0.86%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (0.69%) BlueKai
7 4 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.35%) G Suite
8 2 (0.35%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.35%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (0.35%) Serverless
9 1 (0.17%) Boomi
9 1 (0.17%) GitHub
9 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.17%) PaaS
9 1 (0.17%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.45%) Firewall
2 6 (1.04%) LAN
2 6 (1.04%) WAN
3 5 (0.86%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (0.86%) SAN
3 5 (0.86%) Skype
4 4 (0.69%) BGP
4 4 (0.69%) EIGRP
4 4 (0.69%) Ethernet
4 4 (0.69%) OSPF
4 4 (0.69%) VPN
5 3 (0.52%) Broadband
5 3 (0.52%) Internet
5 3 (0.52%) Network Security
5 3 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.35%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (0.35%) DMARC
6 2 (0.35%) MVNO
6 2 (0.35%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.07%) Big Data
1 12 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.21%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.04%) Hadoop
4 5 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (0.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 5 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (0.86%) Power BI
4 5 (0.86%) QlikView
5 4 (0.69%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.52%) Apache Hive
6 3 (0.52%) GIS
6 3 (0.52%) Impala
6 3 (0.52%) MySQL
7 2 (0.35%) DB2
7 2 (0.35%) DTS
7 2 (0.35%) MS Access
7 2 (0.35%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.35%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.35%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 19 (3.28%) JIRA
2 7 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.86%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.69%) Axure RP
5 3 (0.52%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.52%) Selenium
6 2 (0.35%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.35%) GitLab
6 2 (0.35%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.35%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.17%) CA Release Automation
7 1 (0.17%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.17%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.17%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.17%) TestPartner
7 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 220 (38.00%) Finance
2 54 (9.33%) Marketing
3 50 (8.64%) Telecoms
4 41 (7.08%) Retail
5 29 (5.01%) Legal
6 25 (4.32%) Banking
7 22 (3.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 15 (2.59%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.90%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.73%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.55%) Advertising
12 6 (1.04%) Law
13 5 (0.86%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.69%) Back Office
14 4 (0.69%) Front Office
14 4 (0.69%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.52%) Billing
15 3 (0.52%) Mandarin Language
16 2 (0.35%) Electronics
16 2 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 161 (27.81%) Project Manager
2 67 (11.57%) Analyst
3 42 (7.25%) Programme Manager
4 40 (6.91%) IT Manager
5 38 (6.56%) Business Analyst
6 33 (5.70%) Architect
7 28 (4.84%) IT Project Manager
8 20 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
9 19 (3.28%) Delivery Manager
10 18 (3.11%) Applications Manager
11 17 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 14 (2.42%) Consultant
12 14 (2.42%) Senior Manager
12 14 (2.42%) Support Engineer
13 13 (2.25%) Change Manager
14 12 (2.07%) Applications Project Manager
14 12 (2.07%) Business Manager
15 11 (1.90%) Developer
15 11 (1.90%) Marketing Manager
15 11 (1.90%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.59%) Middleware
2 10 (1.73%) HTML
3 7 (1.21%) CSS
4 6 (1.04%) .NET
4 6 (1.04%) Web Services
5 4 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (0.69%) JSON
5 4 (0.69%) REST
5 4 (0.69%) WCF
5 4 (0.69%) XML
6 3 (0.52%) Android SDK
6 3 (0.52%) Cocoa
6 3 (0.52%) Cocoa Touch
6 3 (0.52%) iOS SDK
6 3 (0.52%) RESTful
6 3 (0.52%) SailPoint
7 2 (0.35%) COM
7 2 (0.35%) EJB
7 2 (0.35%) JSP
7 2 (0.35%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 97 (16.75%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.22%) Management Information System
3 35 (6.04%) Data Centre
4 24 (4.15%) PMI
5 22 (3.80%) User Experience
6 19 (3.28%) Virtual Team
7 18 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
8 17 (2.94%) Social Media
9 11 (1.90%) NHS
10 9 (1.55%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.04%) Fixed Income
11 6 (1.04%) FMCG
11 6 (1.04%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.86%) Credit Risk
12 5 (0.86%) Equities
12 5 (0.86%) iPhone
12 5 (0.86%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
14 3 (0.52%) iPad
14 3 (0.52%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 36 (6.22%) Windows
2 19 (3.28%) Apple iOS
3 18 (3.11%) Windows 10
4 12 (2.07%) Mac OS
5 11 (1.90%) Linux
6 8 (1.38%) Android
7 5 (0.86%) Unix
8 3 (0.52%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.35%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.17%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (37.13%) Project Management
2 153 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (25.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 110 (19.00%) PRINCE2
5 93 (16.06%) Matrix Management
6 86 (14.85%) Change Management
7 78 (13.47%) ITIL
8 65 (11.23%) Problem-Solving
8 65 (11.23%) Risk Management
9 62 (10.71%) Waterfall
10 59 (10.19%) Migration
11 57 (9.84%) Decision-Making
12 56 (9.67%) Analytics
13 53 (9.15%) Project Governance
14 45 (7.77%) Scrum
15 38 (6.56%) Business Analysis
15 38 (6.56%) Coaching
15 38 (6.56%) CRM
16 37 (6.39%) Programme Management
17 35 (6.04%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 37 (6.39%) SQL
2 24 (4.15%) Java
3 7 (1.21%) C
3 7 (1.21%) C#
4 6 (1.04%) Python
5 5 (0.86%) Perl
5 5 (0.86%) PL/SQL
6 4 (0.69%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.69%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.52%) Apple Swift
7 3 (0.52%) Objective-C
7 3 (0.52%) PHP
8 2 (0.35%) C++
8 2 (0.35%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.35%) Ruby
8 2 (0.35%) Scala
9 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.17%) Korn
9 1 (0.17%) RPG
9 1 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 87 (15.03%) Degree
2 51 (8.81%) PMI Certification
3 48 (8.29%) Security Cleared
4 43 (7.43%) PMP
5 35 (6.04%) SC Cleared
6 22 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 14 (2.42%) A+ Certification
7 14 (2.42%) CISSP
7 14 (2.42%) Master's Degree
8 12 (2.07%) DV Cleared
8 12 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 11 (1.90%) CISM
10 8 (1.38%) CISA
10 8 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.86%) APMP
12 5 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.86%) MBA
13 4 (0.69%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.69%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.43%) PMO
2 31 (5.35%) QA
3 22 (3.80%) SLA
4 20 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.73%) GDPR
6 8 (1.38%) Data Quality
7 7 (1.21%) COBIT
7 7 (1.21%) ISO 9001
8 6 (1.04%) GxP
9 4 (0.69%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.52%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.35%) COSO
11 2 (0.35%) Def Stans
12 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.17%) FINRA
12 1 (0.17%) IFRS
12 1 (0.17%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.17%) SEPA
System Software
1 18 (3.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.69%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.52%) Docker
5 2 (0.35%) LXC
5 2 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (2.76%) SCCM
2 12 (2.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.69%) HP ALM
4 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.35%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.17%) Ansible
5 1 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.17%) Mesos
5 1 (0.17%) MOM
5 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.17%) Puppet
5 1 (0.17%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.17%) SCOM
5 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.17%) SCSM
5 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 64 (11.05%) Microsoft
2 35 (6.04%) SAP
3 31 (5.35%) Oracle
4 19 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (3.11%) ServiceNow
6 14 (2.42%) VMware
7 13 (2.25%) Apple
8 9 (1.55%) Google
9 8 (1.38%) Cisco
10 7 (1.21%) TIBCO
10 7 (1.21%) Workday
11 6 (1.04%) HP
12 5 (0.86%) Adobe
12 5 (0.86%) Avaya
12 5 (0.86%) Cloudera
13 4 (0.69%) Citrix
13 4 (0.69%) Demandware
13 4 (0.69%) JD Edwards
13 4 (0.69%) Pega
13 4 (0.69%) Tableau